Our congratulations goes to the following clients and their projects nominated at the 2018 BIFAs. Receiving nominations for Best Cinematography are: Magnus Joenck for LEAN ON PETE, and Tom Townend for YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE. Yorgos Mavropsaridis,ACE has been nominated for Best Editing for THE FAVOURITE. YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE, directed by Lynne Ramsay and shot by Director of Photography, Tom Townend, is also nominated for Best British Independent Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Actor. THE FAVOURITE, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, edited by Yorgos Mavropsaridis,ACE with production design by Fiona Crombie has been nominated for Best British Independent Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Actress. Receiving nominations for Best British Independent Film, Best Debut Director, Best Screenplay and Best Actress is BEAST, directed by Michael Pearce and shot by Director of Photography Benjamin Kračun; Andrew Haigh’s LEAN ON PETE, shot by Director of Photography Magnus Joenck is also been nominated for Best Director and Best Actor. Nominated for Best Debut Director are: RAY & LIZ, directed by Richard Billingham and shot by Daniel Landin, BSC; APOSTASY, directed by Daniel Kokotajlo and shot by Director of Photography Adam Scarth, and CALIBRE, directed by Matt Palmer with production design by Miren Marañon. THE BIG DAY directed by Dawn Shadforth with Hair and Make Up Design by Martin McClean has been nominated for Best British Short Film. In the Best International Independent Film category is CAPERNAUM, directed by Nadine Labaki, shot by Christopher Aoun and edited by Konstantin Bock. The winners will be announced 2 December.
Director Park Chan-Wook’s six-part adaptation of John Le Carre’s novel, THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL, begins airing tonight on BBC ONE. Production Designer Maria Djurkovic and Editor Fiona DeSouza’s talents were summoned for the 1970’s period drama starring Florence Pugh, Alexander Skarsgard and Michael Shannon. The series begins airing on AMC 19 November.
Our congratulations goes to Production Designer, Francesca di Mottola on winning the UKMVA for Best Production Design for her work on KING KRULE “BISCUIT TOWN. Congratulations also go to ALT-J “PLEADER”, for winning Best Alternative Video UK, directed by Isaiah Seret and shot by Director of Photography John Lynch, ISC; The winner for Best Dance Video UK was JON HOPKINS “SINGULARITY” directed by Seb Edwards with costume design by BRATSK; Winning Best Urban Video UK was JORJA SMITH “BLUE LIGHTS” directed by Olivia Rose and shot by Director of Photography Rina Yang, and the winner for Best Pop Video International was ROSALIA “MALAMENTE”, shot by Director of Photography Daniel Fernández Abelló and directed by CANADA.
Editor, Mikkel E.G. Nielsen has begun work on the directorial debut of Darius Marder, SOUND OF METAL. The story follows a drummer whose life and relationship with his bandmate girlfriend are turned upside-down when he unexpectedly begins to lose his hearing.
Bryan Singer’s long-awaited biopic, BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, with 2nd Unit shot by Director of Photography Nanu Segal, is out today in UK cinemas. The film is released on 31 October in France and 2 November in the USA. It follows the history of Queen as they navigate Freddie Mercury’s battles with drugs, fame, and an AIDS diagnosis, and how they must come together in time for the 1985 Live Aid performance.
Production Designer, Maria Djurkovic and Director of Photography, Steve Annis, have joined Director Benito Montorio to work on the latest commercial for LEVI’S. Produced by Pulse Films, the campaign is designed to encourage voter participation in the upcoming U.S. midterm elections with the simple message: “It’s your voice. It’s your vote. Use it.”