Cast: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, James Purefoy, Ella Purnell, John Slattery
Synopsis: An intimate and personal portrait of wartime leader Winston Churchill, set in the final few days preceding D-Day, in June 1944.
Developed with the support of the BFI
Made with the support of Creative Scotland
My name is Lenny
Release June 2017
Sales Agent: Embankment Films
UK Distributor: Lionsgate
Director: Ron Scalpello
Writers: Paul Van Carter & Martin Askew
Cast: Josh Helman, Michael Gambon, Chanel Cresswell, Nick Moran, Michael Bisping
Synopsis: A brutal and uncompromising study of Britain’s most feared bare-knuckle fighter, Lenny Mclean, also known as “The Guv’nor”. Set in 1978, the film charts his three fight rivalry with boxer Roy Shaw.
Premiered in competition at East End Film Festival 2017
Nominated Best Independent Feature Film, National Film Awards 2018
Lek & The Dogs
Released Spring 2018
Distributor: Home Artist Film
Director: Andrew Kotting
Writer: based on the play by Hattie Naylor
Synopsis: acclaimed arthouse director Andrew Kotting’s adaptation of Hattie Naylor’s play, that tells the true story of a young boy who ran away from home to live with a pack of wild dogs on the streets of 1990’s Moscow – relocated in Kotting’s film to the desert of Northern Chile, South America.
Made with the support of the BFI Film Fund
Premiered in competition at BFI LFF 2017 Experimentor
In competition International Film Festival Rotterdam 2018
Out of competition cph:dox 2018
The Problem with People
Director: Chris Cottam
Writer: Paul Reiser
Cast: Paul Reiser
Synopsis: A heart-warming Irish comedy about two estranged cousins now in their sixties making amends for many generations of family dispute.
Director: Casey Tebo
Writer: Christopher Bell
Synopsis: weapons are business, and business is booming. Warlords, billionaires, and government agencies alike, all want to hire the most dangerous weapon of all – the most reckless mercenary in the world. Jonboy Calhoun; a real mad bastard. A fast talking, semtex loving force of nature who leaves a trail of destruction wherever he goes. When Jonboy is wronged one too many times, her realizes he is ultimately fighting by, and for himself. Mad Bastard is a balls-out, full-on, action movie, that gives us the craziest, most explosive, most memorable antihero in years.
Director: Hugo Keijzer
Writer: Hugo Keijzer & Sander Offenberg
Casting director: Dan Hubbard
Synopsis: a high concept two-hander. When a young couple crash their car, the man presumes his wife dead and wanders into a small town, only to find that due to a head injury every man and woman he meets looks exactly like his wife.
Director: Jonathan Teplitzky
Writers: Brock Norman Brock & Andrew Knight
Synopsis: two very different men on opposite sides of the globe: a brash and bullish American billionaire with a formidable appetite for self-gratification; and a wise and noble Buddhist monk who lives a life of restraint. On the same day, same hour, and same minute, both are told they have one year to live, not knowing their lives are about to collide.
Director: Rob Savage
Writer: Rob Savage & David Sugarman
Synopsis: a stylish pyschological horror set on a small english coastal town. When a group of teenagers find a creature washed up on the beach, they nurse it back to health and decide to unleash it on the school bullies.
Director: Sacha Bennett
Writer: Christopher Bell
Synopsis: veteran bank robber Frank enlists his three sons to help retrieve stolen bearer bonds from where he anchored them in the LA ocean, but they all contract the bends and in a decompression chamber, the four come under scrutiny from a bayside detective. As the pressure builds, and flashbacks reveal ever more dirty laundry, nobody is to be trusted.
Director: Adam Wells
Producers: Nick Canham, Grant Branton
Synopsis: Myer – a survivor of humanity’s greatest crime – spends one final night alongside his beloved, Leah. After more than six decades since leah became his wife, death has separated them. The story takes place across one night during the ritual of Shemira, the important Jewish tradition of guarding a body from death to burial.
In competition San Diego Jewish film festival 2018