We would like to congratulate all of our clients who have worked on the following features which have been selected for the 2017 Venice International Film Festival. In competition: LEAN ON PETE, directed by Andrew Haigh shot by Director of Photography, Magnus Joenck; HANNAH, directed by Andrea Pallaoro shot by Director of Photography, Chayse Irvin, CSC. Opening the Horizons category: NICO 1988, directed by Susanna Nicchiarelli shot by Director of Photography, Crystel Fournier, AFC. In the Cinema Nel Giardino section: WOODSHOCK, directed by Kate and Laura Mulleavy, edited by Dino Jonsater. Opening the Out of Competition series is PIN CUSHION, directed by Deborah Haywood and edited by Nick Emerson. The festival runs from 30 August to 9 September.
We are proud to announce that the following films have been selected for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival: In the Gala section, DARKEST HOUR, directed by Joe Wright and edited by Valerio Bonelli; FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL, directed by Paul McGuigan, shot by Director of Photography Ula Pontikos, BSC and edited by Nick Emerson and KINGS, directed by Deniz Ergüven and shot by Director of Photography David Chizallet. In the Special Presentations category the following films have been selected: PLONGER, directed by Mélanie Laurent and shot by Director of Photography Arnaud Potier, AFC; THE SQUARE, directed by Ruben Östlund and edited by Jacob Secher Schulsinger; THE PRICE OF SUCCESS, directed by Teddy Lussi-Modeste and shot by Director of Photography, Julien Poupard and THELMA, directed by Joachim Trier, shot by Director of Photography Jakob Ihre, FSF and edited by Olivier Bugge Coutté. The festival runs between September 7 to September 17.
Director Jane Campion returns with the second instalment of her highly acclaimed TV series, TOP OF THE LAKE: CHINA GIRL. Beginning tonight on BBC2, and starring Elisabeth Moss and Nicole Kidman with sets designed by Production Designer, Annie Beauchamp. The series made history in being the first ever television show to premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
Director Archie Borders has begun production on UNDER THE EIFFEL TOWER, shot by Director of Photography Léo Hinstin. The film, produced by 180 Degrees, centres on a bourbon salesman closing in on 50, who proposes to and is rejected by his best friend’s 24 year old daughter under the Eiffel Tower.
Director Jia Zhangke, enlists Director of Photography, Eric Gautier, AFC, to shoot his latest film, MONEY & LOVE. The film, produced by MK2 Films, follows the epic love story of a dancer and a local mobster in China over a 15 year span.
Luc Besson takes us into the world of Alpha in, VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS, which is released today in the USA, 26 July in France and 2 August in the UK. LUX’s new signing, Production Designer Hugues Tissander is on hand to cut this fast paced, sci-fi thriller, about a utopian metropolis that comes under a mysterious threat.
Amat Escalante’s feature, THE UNTAMED, which won a Silver Lion for Best Director at the 2016 Venice Film Festival, is out today in the US and released 18 August in the UK. Shot by Director of Photography, Manuel Alberto Claro, the film draws inspiration from two tragic incidents that Escalante read in the papers, which allows for this blend of sci-fi/horror storytelling intertwined with elements of true crime.
We would like to welcome Editor, Dino Jonsater to LUX. Dino has worked with Tomas Alfredson on highly the acclaimed TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY and the cult classic, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN. Dino has also cut for Bill Pohlad on LOVE & MERCY; The Rodarte Sisters, Kate & Laura Mulleavy on their directorial debut, WOODSHOCK and with Jason Hall on his forthcoming feature, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE.