Looking ahead to Nashville

Posted by on Mar 28, 2011 in News | No Comments

Stranger Things will be hitting Tennessee for the 2011 Nashville Film Festival, where it will be in the New Directors Competition. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on April 7 at nashvillefilmfestival.org. Screenings take place on Sunday, April 17 and Monday, April 18.

Onwards To Ashland

Posted by on Mar 17, 2011 in News | No Comments

Stranger Things continues its journey with the Ashland Independent Film Festival. We’re thrilled to be in competition at the tenth annual edition of this wonderful festival. Here is the screening information: April 07, 2011 @ 6:20PM April 08, 2011 @ 12:20PM April 10, 2011 @ 6:20PM All the screenings are in Varsity Theatre 2 (166 E Main […]

Phoenix Reminder

Posted by on Mar 16, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments

As we reported earlier this month, Stranger Things will be playing in competition at the Phoenix Film Festival. We’re happy to announce that co-director, Ron Eyal, will be attending the festival (flying directly from Wisconsin) and will be present for Q&As at the screenings of the film on April 2nd and April 3rd. Here is […]

First Stop: Wisconsin

Posted by on Mar 16, 2011 in News | No Comments

We’re very excited to announce that Stranger Things will be screening at the Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison. The film will be playing on: March 31, 2011 @ 7:30PM at the Wisconsin Union Theatre (800 Langdon St, Madison WI 53706) Co-director Ron Eyal will be present at the screening. Click here to see the Stranger Things programme […]

Film Festival Today Interview

Posted by on Mar 1, 2011 in News | No Comments

Here’s one more interview from our Slamdance coverage. This one is with Luis Pedron from Film Festival Today. He had a lot of meaty questions for us about the themes behind the film and about the production, and he said that Bridget Collins reminded him of Imelda Staunton. Click here to read the full interview.

Adeel Akhtar at the BAFTAS

Posted by on Feb 14, 2011 in News | No Comments

When Chris Morris’s name was announced as winner of the BAFTA for Outstanding Debut last night, who was it but Adeel Akhtar, along with his Four Lions co-star Nigel Lindsay, who accepted the award on his behalf. Click here to see a backstage video interview with Adeel and Nigel Lindsay: www.bit.ly/4LionsBaftaBackstage

Filmmaker Mag’s “Gems from the Other Festival”

Posted by on Jan 29, 2011 in News | No Comments

Following Thursday’s Grand Jury Prize win at Slamdance, Filmmaker Magazine has spotlighted Stranger Things in the “Park City Critic’s Notebook.” Filmmaker’s Bradon Harris describes the film as “elegant and evocative” and “as tranquil and refreshing as an autumn afternoon along the rural British coast.” Click here to read the full Filmmaker Magazine article.

Slamdance Win!

Posted by on Jan 28, 2011 in News | 2 Comments

We’re so pleased to announce that Stranger Things has won the Grand Jury Prize at the Slamdance Film Festival! The award ceremony took place last night at the Treasure Mountain Inn in Park City in the main screening room. We were awarded a “Sparky” — Slamdance’s bronze dog-shaped award. Best documentary went to Bhopali by […]

Variety Review for “Stranger Things”

Posted by on Jan 24, 2011 in News | No Comments

We are excited to announce that Stranger Things has received a great review from Variety. Adeel Akhtar and Bridget Collins receive praise for their intelligent performances and the film is called delicate, dignified and soulful. Here’s an extract: Shot on the English seaside and with a Dreyer-esque instinct for the complexity and frankness of the […]

First Day in Park City

Posted by on Jan 20, 2011 in News | No Comments

We’ve arrived in frosty Park City, Utah and are busy getting everything ready for Slamdance. We checked in at Filmmaker Registration this morning and put up our posters at the Treasure Mountain Inn a.k.a Slamdance HQ. We were there early and so were able to nab a great spot. Lindsay MacKay, our production manager on […]