Happy New Year and Happy New Newsletter

Posted by on Jan 5, 2011 in News | No Comments

A huge THANK YOU to our supporters, fans, cast and crew for your support over the last year. It’s been a very exciting period for us with the film and we’re looking forward to continuing the adventure in the new year. There’s much more to come. Our first act of 2011 is to improve our […]

Slamdance here we come

Posted by on Dec 7, 2010 in News | No Comments

Great news! Stranger Things will be screening in competition at the 2011 Slamdance Film Festival. You may remember that our short Ruth & Maggie (which also starred Bridget Collins and Victoria Jeffrey) premiered at Slamdance in 2006. We had an amazing time there and are delighted to return with our feature. The festival takes place […]

“Four Lions” US Release

Posted by on Nov 3, 2010 in News | No Comments

Chris Morris’s controversial comedy Four Lions is opening in cinemas in select cities in the US this Friday, including the Angelika in New York. Our very own Adeel Akhtar is hilarious in the film as Faisal, the most hapless of suicide bombers. Four Lions recently received five nominations for the British Independent Film Awards. . […]

“Stranger Things” wins top prize at Woodstock!

Posted by on Oct 3, 2010 in News | 2 Comments

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 […]

Tickets For Sale

Posted by on Sep 6, 2010 in News | No Comments

You can get your ticket for the Woodstock screenings of Stranger Things online today and read about our film in the official Woodstock 2010 program, which is now online on the WFF website: www.woodstockfilmfestival.com/festival2010/details.php?id=21697

“Stranger Things” Woodstock Premiere!

Posted by on Sep 1, 2010 in News | One Comment

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

Posted by on Aug 27, 2010 in News | No Comments

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!

“Stranger Things” Locks Picture

Posted by on Jul 20, 2010 in News | One Comment

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 […]

Amanda Palmer Music Video Shoot

Posted by on Jun 13, 2010 in News | No Comments

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 […]

“Four Lions” released

Posted by on May 7, 2010 in News | No Comments

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.