Congratulations to Blade Runner 2049! BAFTA Awards for Best Cinematography Roger Deakins and Best Special Visual Effects Gerd Nefzer, John Nelson BIG congrats to them and the whole SFX team inc our own Marcia Gay.
Royal Television Society West of England 2018 has announced that Poldark Series 3 has been nominated for 6 awards! Drama, Director (Joss Agnew), Craft in Drama: Cinematography (Nick Dance), Sound (Ronald Bailey), Editing (Jo Smyth) and Composer (Anne Dudley). Produced by our very own Roopesh Parekh. Congratulations and good luck everyone!
Huge congratulations to Richard Dyer! Nominated for the 54th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Sound Mixing on Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall. Awards are on the 24th February 2018 – Good Luck to the whole sound team!
At Berlinale Film Festival 15-25th February...
BLACK 47 - Set in Ireland during the Great Famine, BLACK 47 follows an Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, as he abandons his post to reunite with his family. Despite experiencing the horrors of war, he is shocked by the famine's destruction of his homeland and the brutalization of his people and his family.
Featuring Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville, Stephen Rea
Director: Lance Daly
Producers: Arcadiy Golubovich, Macdara Kelleher, Jonathan Loughran, Tim O'Hair
Production Sound Mixer - Robert Flanagan
On general release in cinemas this month...
PHANTOM THREAD – In this Oscar nominated film set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.
Featuring Daniel Day- Lewis, Lesley Manville, Vicky Kieps
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Producers: Paul Thomas Anderson, Megan Ellison, Joanne Sellar
Production Sound Mixer – John Midgley
On TV this month...
COLLATERAL - When a man is murdered while working as a pizza delivery driver in London, DI Kip Glaspie arrives on the scene – but what she finds opens up more questions than it answers. This star-studded four-part series produced by BBC2 and Netflix goes beyond your usual TV thriller to become a state-of-the-nation drama encompassing politicians, vicars, and Syrian asylum seekers. Featuring Carey Mulligan, John Simm, Billie Piper
Director: S.J. Clarkson Producers: S.J. Clarkson, George Faber, David Hare, Mark Pybus, Lucy Richer
Production Sound Mixer - Steve Phillips
ENDEAVOUR - The critically-acclaimed detective drama prequel returns with new recruit Detective Constable George Fancy joining Morse and DI Fred Thursday. It is now 1968 and Morse has finally passed his Sergeant's exams but dark clouds are gathering at home and abroad as, after almost 100 years, the long history of Oxford City Police comes to an end and it merges into Thames Valley Constabulary. A terrible storm is set to blow through the professional and personal lives of newly promoted Detective Sergeant Endeavour Morse and Oxford's Finest, leaving devastation in its wake.
Featuring Shaun Evans, Roger Allam, Dakota Blue Richards ￼Directors: Brady Hood, Andy Wilson, Jim Field Smith, Rob Quinn ￼Producers: John Phillips, Neil Duncan.
Production Designer - Paul Cripps
SAVE ME – From the producers of the award-winning LINE OF DUTY, SAVE ME is the story of a most unlikely hero, Nelson Nelly Rowe, and his search for his missing daughter who he hasn't seen in 13 years. On his way to finding Jody, Nelly will save lives, find others who have been lost, reunite loved ones, make enemies from friends, risk his life and the lives of others close to him and continually ending up back on his feet after finding himself flat on his face.
Featuring Suranne Jones, Lennie James, Stephen Graham
Director: Nick Murphy Producer: Patrick Schweitzer
Script Supervisor - Liz West