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School of RUGBY for Samsung, FEDE ALFONZO and us ALL!

We learn the rules of the game via the informed verbiage of Jack Whitehall…

Lessons 1 thru 5 HERE.

Gabe Turner directed these spots through Rattling Stick… words like ‘scrum’, ‘blindside’, ‘breakdown’, ‘flanker’… they all now make sense.

Shot by DOP MATTHIAS PILZ, psychological thriller A PATCH OF FOG has been selected as part of the Discovery Programme at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The feature directorial debut of Michael Lennox, A PATCH OF FOG stars Conleth Hill (Game of Thrones; Salmon Fishing in the Yemen) and Stephen Graham (Boardwalk Empire; This is England), and “follows a celebrated novelist and TV personality who finds his reputation on the line and his life invaded by a lonely security guard when caught shoplifting…” (Northern Ireland Screen)

MATTHIAS previously shot award-winning short THE CHICKEN.

More info on MATTHIAS here.

 

 

 

ROSS McLENNAN has recently wrapped the new promo for The Chemical Brothers ‘Sometimes I Feel So Deserted’.  Directed by Ninian Doff this is a post-apocalyptic thriller, where the hunted humanoid woman becomes the hunter. The promo was shot in a stunningly eerie flat desert in southern Spain, on the Red Dragon with Panavision Primo Anamorphic Lenses. Thrilling, cinematic and full of beautiful suspense. 

View the haunting promo HERE.

Production Designer STÉPHANE COLLONGE has begun principal photography on THE HIPPOPOTAMUS, a feature film based on the novel by Stephen Fry. Directed by John Jencks through Electric Shadow Co., it stars Roger Allam as “disgraced poet Ted Wallace who is summoned to his friend’s country manor, Swafford Hall, to investigate a series of unexplained miracle healings…” (Screen Daily)

STÉPHANE previously designed the features BYPASS, MY BROTHER THE DEVIL, and ARCHIPELIGO.

More info on STÉPHANE here.

DOP GARY SHAW has begun shooting TOMMY’S HONOUR on location in Scotland. Directed by Jason Connery and starring Peter Mullan and Jack Lowden, it is the dramatic father and son story about the pioneers of modern-day professional golf and its beginnings at St. Andrews.

Director Connery stated: “I am so incredibly passionate and excited to tell this story. It is a story that is truly close to my heart as I grew up with my father on a golf course, and I have a home an hour from St. Andrews. This is an extraordinary and intimate tale of love and family at the beginning of the great game of golf. This story has to be told!”

GARY’S previous feature, LIFE AT THESE SPEEDS, was directed by Leif Tilden with Executive Producer Sam Rockwell, and starred Tim Roth and Billy Crudup.

Check out his CV here.

 

Wizzo FEATURES welcomes SVERRE SØRDAL DOP to the roster.

A graduate of the prestigious NFTS, Sverre’s graduation film, GROUP B, a high-octane adrenalin short about rally-driving starring Richard Madden (GAME OF THRONES) and directed by Nick Rowland, has been nominated for the Oscars Student Academy Awards 2015, and is currently on the festival circuit. SVERRE’S previous short, SLAP, a coming-of-age drama about the struggles of a young boxer who secretly likes to cross-dress, was directed by Nick Rowland, and starred Joe Cole (PEAKY BLINDERS, PRESSURE). Again shot while at the NFTS, SLAP was both BIFA and BAFTA nominated and won Best Short at the Edinburgh International Film Festival (2014), and was further selected for the Prague Short Film Festival, Palm Springs ShortsFest, London Short Film Festival, and AFI Festival (to name but a few). Recently SVERRE has shot main unit days on Tiger Aspect / BBC 1’s contemporary cop drama CUFFS, and director Matt Halsall’s music promo for DARKSTAR: PIN SECURE through Agile Films.

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