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Brilliant four-star REVIEW from The Times for director duo Luke Seomore & Joseph Bull’s debut feature BLOOD CELLS…

“BLOOD CELLS is a ridiculously accomplished film from the home grown debut directors Joseph Bull and Luke Seomore… Gorgeously told, with teasing flashbacks and eerie slow-mo, it signals the arrival of future film-making heavyweights.”

Shot by DOP DAVID PROCTER, the film stars Barry Ward and Chloe Pirrie.

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Short film THE GUN directed by Dylan Southern & Will Lovelace has won Bronze at Cannes Lions 2015. Shot by DOP ROSS McLENNAN, it was commissioned by Twentieth Century Fox to bridge the gap between between Rise of the Planet of the Apes and its sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. The short has also picked up a Gold British Arrow and a silver Creative Circle Award.

Watch it here.

Production Designer SARAH FINLAY’S latest feature 45 YEARS has won the prestigious Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015. Directed by Andrew Haigh and produced by Tristan Golligher through Bureau Films, it was cited by the Michael Powell Jury as “a quietly explosive film which represents classic film-making at its best … a measured yet provocative film, a masterclass in understated acting.”

45 YEARS also picked up Best Performance in a British Feature Film for Actor Charlotte Rampling, which she shared with veteran Scottish actor James Cosmo.

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Great REVIEW from The Hollywood Reporter for director Jake Gavin’s feature debut, HECTOR, which received its world premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on 18 June 2015.

The Hollywood Reporter: “Gavin’s achievement here is to craft a drama which conveys the hard-knock realities of homelessness while maintaining a gentle, wry and sometimes humorous tone — a tricky balancing-act which even experienced film-makers can find problematic.”

BYRON BROADBENT was the Production Designer on HECTOR, which stars Peter Mullan.

The film is nominated in the Michael Powell Award for BEST BRITISH FEATURE 2015.

 

 

 

Wizzo FEATURES welcomes Production Designer SARAH FINLAY to the ROSTER.

SARAH designed the critically acclaimed feature WEEKEND (2011), directed by Andrew Haigh and produced by Tristan Golligher through Bureau Films. It picked up awards at The Evening Standard British Films Awards, London Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, SXSW …

In 2015 SARAH was UK Art Director on the Michael Fassbender produced western thriller SLOW WEST. Other Art Direction credits include Series 2 of BBC Drama PSYCHOVILLE (2010), and Peter Strickland’s nightmarish BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO (2012). SARAH designed episode 6 of the first series of television drama PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS, and in 2013 designed all ten episodes of Sky Atlantic’s comedy drama COMMON GROUND directed by Dave Lambert and starring Katy Brand.

SARAH’S latest feature is 45 YEARS with director Andrew Haigh. Winning two Silver Bears at the Berlin International Film Festival for Best Actor (Tom Courtenay) and Best Actress (Charlotte Rampling), as well as a Golden Bear nomination for director Andrew Haigh, 45 YEARS will receive its UK premiere at Edinburgh Int’l Film Festival.

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HECTOR’s nomination for the prestigious Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature at Edinburgh International Film Festival marks a second entry in the category for Production Designer BYRON BROADBENT. Starring Peter Mullan as affable homeless pensioner Hector McAdam, HECTOR is both a powerful and sympathetic insight into the lives of those existing on the margins of contemporary British Society.

Hector Trailer | byronbroadbent | byronbroadbent.com

HECTOR premiers at #EIFF2015 18 & 20 June 2015 – #EIFF2015 Programme.

THE INCIDENT has been nominated for the prestigious Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature at the Edinburgh Film Festival. With Production Design by BYRON BROADBENT, THE INCIDENT stars Tom Hughes and Ruta Gedmintas as a young middle class couple whose life is disrupted by the arrival of a troubled teenage girl (Tasha Connor).

The Incident Trailer byronbroadbent | byronbroadbent.com

THE INCIDENT premiers at #EIFF2015 24 & 26 June 2015 – #EIFF2015 Programme.

BLOOD CELLS shot by DAVID PROCTER has been nominated for the prestigious Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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The debut feature of Institute for Eyes duo Joseph Bull & Luke Seomore, BLOOD CELLS stars Barry Ward who “plays a kind of modern-day hobo Odysseus, visiting the landmarks of his past as he picks his way painfully back towards the family home” (The Guardian). Also starring Chloe Pirrie and Hayley Squires, Screen Daily reviewed it as “a strikingly haunting film…one that takes it viewer on a journey through a rarely seen variation on the Great British landscape”.

Cineuropa: “Blood Cells proves to be a swampy, atmospheric feature, where a slow pace potently conveys the pervasive forlornness it stages.”

BLOOD CELLS screens at #EIFF2015 23 & 24 June 2015 – #EIFF2015 Programme.