A Story For Happy – a 20 minute short being shot on location in Cornwall in October – tells the emotional tale of a girl who flees from an abusive home in an attempt to finally see the sea.
Exeter Phoenix in collaboration with Through a Different Lens celebrates Black History Month with a special screening of three films that reflect African and Caribbean culture. Through a Different Lens, run by Jocelyn Chandler-Hawkins, aims to promote and showcase films which celebrate African and Caribbean culture via screenings and Q&A sessions.
Sing Your Song, screened on 12 October, surveys the life and times of the singer and activist Harry Belafonte. From his rise to fame as a singer, to his provocative crossover into Hollywood, the film shows how Belafonte’s groundbreaking career personifies the American civil rightsmovement and impacted many other social justice movements. Continue reading
Book-writing buddy of D&CFilm, et al, Lisa Glass has signed a movie option on her Newquay YA surf novel Blue.
The National Theatre’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to the Exeter Picturehouse for a limited time for Halloween.
The idea of a dystopian future is nothing new to the movies, but Ikea has taken time-travel to the next level – the shop floor level – to create a vision of the future that will chill any would-be parent’s heart.
London Surf / Film Festival presented by REEF is stoked to announce that submissions to the 4th Annual Shorties short film competition are now open. While entry to the main festival is open to all, The Shorties is open exclusively to filmmakers from or based in Britain and Ireland.
To celebrate Mood Indigo, the latest release by visionary French director Michel Gondry, the Exeter Picturehouse Cinema is screening a short season of some of his best-loved films.
The Runner is set in mad world of movies where a talented actor Ryan Jones (Ben Gilbert) is struggling to break into films, finding that his scenes just get left on the cutting room floor.
There’s a digital invasion going on in Hannahs at Seale-Hayne this summer, and quick-witted filmmakers can take part. There’s a 48 hour film challenge for those who want to flex their creative muscle in South Devon this summer.
A Devon legend could help propel hot British filmmaking talent into orbit.
Word has reached our Cujo-shaped shell-likes that a Stephen King film will be shot in Devon this summer.
Newton Abbot writer/director, Luke Jeffery, has been commissioned to make his film Seeing Red by Exeter Phoenix as part of their Devon Short Film Commission scheme, and is currently auditioning actors and crew.