Stranger Things has won the Best Feature Narrative Award at the 11th Woodstock Film Festival. Last night at the Maverick Award Ceremony at the BSP Studios, Kingston, the film was honoured alongside documentary Marwencol (Jeff Malmberg). Bruce Beresford received the 2010 Honorary Maverick Award, Keanu Reeves the Excellence in Acting Award and the Trailblazer Award […]
Looking for another reason to see “Stranger Things” at the 2010 Woodstock Film Festival? We were recently listed as one of ten not-to-be-missed picks of the festival by WFF Festival Director Meira Blaustein. Blaustein describes why “Stranger Things” made the list: “The tempo, the way the film moves is beautiful. Somehow, they created a movie […]
Greg Olear lists Stranger Things as one of the highlights of this year’s Woodstock Film Festival in his article Groovy Movie, Take Two: The Woodstock Film Festival Shines On. Olear says: You’ve probably never heard of Eleanor Burke and Ron Eyal, the British filmmaking team who made this mesmerizing piece of cinema, but you will. […]
We are proud to announce that Stranger Things will be premiering in competition at the 2010 Woodstock Film Festival. The “fiercely independent” Woodstock Film Festival takes place September 29-October 3 in the beautiful Hudson Valley. Stranger Things will have two screenings at the festival: October 1, 2010 / 2:00PM / Upstate Films RHINEBECK – 6415 […]
Adeel Akhtar has won the 2010 Norman Beaton Fellowship and will be joining the BBC Radio Drama Company this summer. The Fellowship is a competitive flagship initiative run by BBC Radio Drama as a key part of the department’s (((soundstart))) actor talent events. Congratulations Adeel!
Ted Hope posted a list of “No-Budget Commandments” on Truly Free Film yesterday, which he put together with his colleagues when his production company, The Good Machine, was starting out. It’s interesting to see how many of these we abided by when making Stranger Things without ever having encountered the list or even many people […]
It’s been a long road to get here, but thanks to the amazing talent of Michael Taylor, who came aboard as editor this spring, we are delighted to announce (albeit belatedly) that Stranger Things has reached picture lock. A huge thank you to everyone who came out to our test screenings and gave us such […]
Ron is directing the music video for ‘No Surprises’ for Amanda Palmer’s new album of Radiohead covers, which is called Amanda Palmer Performs the Popular Hits of Radiohead on her Magical Ukulele. The video is going to be fab. It involves a lot of animation. We shot the video for the animator’s reference today (I […]