“Stranger Things” Woodstock Premiere!
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 wins BBC Radio Fellowship
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!
Commandments for Ultra-Independent Filmmaking
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 […]
“Four Lions” released
Chris Morris’s debut feature film, Four Lions, comes out today in the UK. It received a great review in The Guardian from Peter Bradshaw. Adeel Akhtar plays dim-witted Faisal in the film. Click here to see the Four Lions Trailer.
Adeel in Chris Morris’s “Four Lions”
Adeel is currently on the front page of the Guardian website, starring in a very funny clip from Chris Morris’s new film Four Lions, which will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this Saturday. Click on this link to see the clip: http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/video/2010/jan/21/chris-morris-four-lions-sundance
London ADR Session
The holiday season is over and it’s straight back to work for independent filmmakers. Ron and I have just returned from London where we caught up with a lot of people and got the new year off to a great start with a very successful ADR session / get-together with some of the Stranger Things […]
Happy New Year from the “Stranger Things” team!
Wishing all of our supporters, fans, cast and crew a fantastic new year. Thank you all so much for your support over the last year. We’re looking forward to exciting new developments with the film in 2010.
Adeel Akhtar’s updated Bio
Adeel has sent us news of what he’s been doing out there in the world since shooting Stranger Things and we’ve updated his bio on the website, so check it out. Not only did he sport a dashing turban in the Bollywoodized version of Wuthering Heights (which toured the U.K. for six months this year, […]