The folks over at Dazed & Confused have been showcasing various short films as part of their presence at the Edinburgh Film Festival, in a programme called “Short Cuts to Bigger Pictures”, discussing with filmmakers how their short films acted as a springboard to features. Included in this programme, among some fantastic shorts, was my […]Read more "Dazed & Confused: Short Cuts to Bigger Pictures"
Did an interview and photoshoot as part of a piece on UK film industry creatives, in PROJECT – a pretty nifty new magazine designed exclusively for the iPad. Other people interviewed included Armando Iannucci, Joe Cornish, Kevin Loader and Nira Park. Click the image to enlarge and read the interview. To read the whole piece, […]Read more "PROJECT Issue 3 – “Brit-Flick” article"
Sure enough, I had barely written my previous post, promising more news on BUTTER, when Ion Cinema published their list of the Top 100 Most Anticipated Films of 2011. And guess who sneaked in at #39… We’re big on this top BlackList screenplay (#3 in 2008) and think this might turn out to be a […]Read more "Buttered up…"
Okay, so it’s been almost a year since I last updated the blog, but in my defence I have been extremely lazy busy. Firstly, “She’s Out of My League” was released. We had great fun promoting the movie around the US and internationally, almost got stranded by snow in New York for the press junket, […]Read more "Where did 2010 go?"
An exciting day. The trailer is online exclusively at Yahoo! and the official “Get Your Rating” website went live too. The trailer is the theatrical “green band” trailer, which US audiences will see in theaters from tomorrow.Read more "SOOML trailer and website now online"
Hollywood Reporter picked up news of my pitch sale to Paramount a few weeks back, relaying the story with a liberal smattering of inaccuracy. It’s largely correct though. Read the full article here.Read more "Paramount picks pitch"
More blogs, papers and industry trades have been picking up the story about “Good Luck Anthony Belcher”. A sample – here’s the Hollywood Reporter article and here’s The Guardian article. All nice pieces, but interestingly the implication is that I have recently signed on to the project, whereas in fact we’ve been developing it together for a […]Read more "Press follows “Good Luck”"
My good friend and collaborator George Kay’s excellent screenplay “Good Luck Anthony Belcher” (which I am attached to direct) has been voted top of the Brit List, the UK film industry’s equivalent of Hollywood’s notorious Black List, as announced by Screen International today: The 2009 Brit List, a list of the most liked and recommended […]Read more "“Good Luck…” tops Brit List"