Win at Raindance tops off Wonderful Weekend

Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 in News | No Comments
Win at Raindance tops off Wonderful Weekend

Stranger Things had its long-awaited U.K. premiere at the Raindance Film Festival this Friday and a repeat screening on Saturday morning. Both screenings were very well attended. Our two lead actors, Bridget Collins and Adeel Akhtar, joined in the Q&A at the Friday screening. Also present this weekend were supporting actors Victoria Jeffrey and Taran […]

STRANGER THINGS wins at Lighthouse Film Festival

Posted by on Jun 6, 2011 in News | One Comment
STRANGER THINGS wins at Lighthouse Film Festival

A wonderful weekend of soaking in sun and cinema at the lovely Lighthouse International Film Festival was topped off with us winning the prize for Best Feature! Check out the fantastic lighthouse-shaped trophies. Shira and Yoav Potash, another husband-and-wife directing team, won Best Documentary with their film Food Stamped.┬áThe Feature Narrative Jury also gave us […]

Sound on Sight Interview

Posted by on Jan 30, 2011 in News | No Comments

The film blog, Sound On Sight, interviewed the two of us just before the Slamdance Awards. They also seemed to be very interested in how we work as a couple! Click here to read the full interview.

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 […]

Filmmaker Magazine on Woodstock Win

Posted by on Oct 4, 2010 in News | No Comments

Scott Macaulay has posted a mention of our Woodstock Best Feature Award on the Filmmaker Magazine blog. Scott picked us for the 25 New Faces of Independent Film list in 2009 after seeing a cut at the IFP Independent Filmmaker Lab. He writes about “Stranger Things”: This is a beautiful, delicate, and extremely well directed […]

“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 […]