Best Directing Award at BendFilm Festival 2011
STRANGER THINGS has won the award for BEST DIRECTING at the BendFilm Festival! We’re honoured. Huge thanks to BendFilm and the Jury. http://www.bendfilm.org/2011-festival/2011-winners/
See You In Cincinnati
Catch Stranger Things in Ohio at the Cincinnati Film Festival 2011. The festival runs from Sep 29 to Oct 2. It looks to be a very exciting year for the fest. The line-up is great! Stranger Things is screening on Saturday, October 1st @ 5:00pm in the Cincinnati Club’s Rathskellar Room.
Round the Bend
Stranger Things will be in Oregon this October at the BendFilm Festival. An indie film favorite, the festival also will feature Alrick Brown’s Kinyarwanda and Alex Ross Perry’s The Color Wheel, both of which have been traveling alongside us on the festival circuit. Click here for the Film Threat rundown of the full line-up.
Come On With the Rain
Here’s some happy news for this drizzly day in both New York and London. It’s finally time for the UK premiere of Stranger Things! The film will be screening at the upcoming Raindance Film Festival in London this October, where it’s in competition for Best British Film. Ron and I will both be over in London for the premiere. I know it’s […]
The True North strong and free
Today as Ron makes his way up to the Toronto Film Festival Talent Lab, we have some more Canadian festival news to share: Stranger Things will be screening at the Edmonton International Film Festival later this month. It’s the western Canada premiere. Please tell all your Edmontonian friends to come!
Screening ON in Santiago
The SANFIC film festival in Santiago, Chile has announced that even with the protests and national strike, screenings will continue today, so our South American premiere at the 7th Santiago Festival Internacional de Cine is still on! If you know anyone in the city, please spread the word. We’ll also be playing on Saturday. The screening information is below:
Le Devoir Pick
The Canadian paper Le Devoir has picked Stranger Things as a must-see of the 35th Festival des films du monde (Montreal World Film Festival). Highlighting the “hidden pearls” outside the festival competition, François Lévesque writes: L’histoire d’une amitié inattendue qui se noue entre une jeune femme endeuillée et un sans-abri. Ce modeste pas de deux […]
Down and Out in Paris and London 2011
It’s not alway the case that BBC radio programmes hang around on the website, so I was glad to find that you can still catch the radio piece by Emma Jane Kirby in which she retraces George Orwell’s steps through the world of the ‘down and out’ in Paris and London. Orwell’s first full-length work, Down […]
TIFF Talent Lab
I’m proud to report that my directing partner, Ron Eyal, has been invited to the 2011 TIFF Talent Lab, an intensive four-day artistic development program that provides emerging talent with the opportunity to learn from the world’s top filmmakers. Director Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air) and distribution veteran and October Films founder Bingham Ray and are two of this […]
A Rhode Island Honour
We are very happy to announce that Stranger Things has been honoured with a special mention for Best Screenplay at the Rhode Island International Film Festival. This is the first screenplay award the film has received. Ron and I love writing together and it’s very exciting to have our script recognised. Thanks so much to the […]