Crystal Moselle’s narrative debut, SKATE KITCHEN, which has been cut by Editor, Nico Leunen, is out in US theatres today. The film follows a cast of a real girl skate crew as they cruise through New York City while winding their way through all the complications of teenage-hood. The film is released in UK cinemas on 28 September.
Director of Photography, Martijn Van Broekhuizen, NSC, reunites with longtime collaborator, Director, Anton Corbijn, to shoot STANDARD CHARTERED‘s latest campaign. Shot on location in Kenya, the clip introduces us to a community that has yet to connect to the power grid with the aim of implementing solar panels for its residents.
The 56th New York Film Festival has announced its line-up for this year. The following titles worked on by LUX clients have been selected: Yorgos Lanthimos’ THE FAVOURITE, edited by Yorgos Mavropsaridis, ACE, with production design by Fiona Crombie is to open the festival; ASH IS PUREST WHITE, directed by Jia Zhang-Ke, shot by Director of Photography, Eric Gautier, AFC and edited by Matthieu Laclau; HIGH LIFE, directed by Claire Denis, with production design by François-Renaud Labarthe; IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, directed by Barry Jenkins and shot by James Laxton; NON-FICTION (DOUBLES VIES), directed by Olivier Assayas with production design by François-Renaud Labarthe; RAY & LIZ, directed by Richard Billingham and shot by Director of Photography Daniel Landin, BSC and WILDLIFE, directed by Paul Dano and shot by Diego Garcia. The festival runs from 28 September to 14 October.
Hair & Make-up Designer Louise Coles, has started work on Netflix’s hugely popular series, THE CROWN. Olivia Colman will play Queen Elizabeth II, with Tobias Menzies playing the role of Prince Philip.
Editor, Nick Emerson, reunites with Directors, Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn, to cut their latest project, NORMAL PEOPLE. The film, based on a screenplay by veteran Northern Ireland playwright Owen McCafferty, stars Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville as a long-married couple who test their relationship when the wife is unexpectedly diagnosed with breast cancer.
Daniel Kokotajlo’s debut Manchester-set drama, APOSTASY, is now showing in UK cinemas. The film, shot by Director of Photography, Adam Scarth, shares an inside look at the Jehovah’s Witness branch of Christianity, as a mother finds herself challenged when changing circumstances surrounding her two daughters don’t align with the church’s beliefs.
Out in USA theatres today is writer-director Susanna Nicchiarelli’s NICO, 1988. Shot by Director of Photography Crystel Fournier, AFC, the biopic concentrates on Nico’s disastrous European tour, diving deeply into the life of a tragic but remarkable woman, portrayed by Danish actress and singer Trine Dyrholm.