Torbay can now count itself officially on the movie map, following a successful week for the English Riviera Film Festival and the inaugural English Riviera Film Awards.
There’s good value. Then there’s ridiculously good ‘we’ll have 10 please’ value, which the Saturday offering from the English Riviera Film Festival promises to be. Our advice: scare up a group of people and mosey on down for a day filled to over-flowing of screenings, events, talks and awards.
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Paignton Picture House is confirmed as one of the new partners in the ‘bigger and better‘ English Riviera Film Festival 2017, bringing Torbay’s historic cinema into play alongside the acting and directing hopefuls of the film industry of tomorrow.
An inquisitive eye and the sense of a good story are ideal attributes for a filmmaker, and Luke Hagan displayed them both as he unearthed (which sounds so much nicer than ‘stumbled on’) the story of one of the world’s top designers who lives and works in Exeter.
Building on the success of last year’s Riviera Fringe Film Festival and as the final day of the English, Riviera Film Festival – which has had series of film events during the week – there’s a Celebrating Devon Film Day on Saturday, August 20.
The film Follywood is about a British academic who wanted to prove that the CIA had murdered a Hollywood screenwriter to stop a film from being made. ‘This is not your normal conspiracy documentary,’ says Devon filmmaker Will Westaway, who is behind the film.
Devon filmmaker Nick Cooke is working on a new film project entitled Muló a modern ghost story set within a Roma migrant shanty camp on London’s hidden fringes, and they’ve just launched the crowd funder.
Mountains give rise to inspiration, exhilarating and unforgettable adventures, which is also just what you’d expect from the movies. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour combines the two for big stories on the big screen. And you’ll be able to share in the finger-number, breath-taking (literally, the air is rarified people!) films in Truro and Torquay.
“The Runner – lights, camera, action and coffee – has to be one of the most enjoyable films I’ve made as director so far. And as a team collaboration, the creative journey has been the most fulfilling,” filmmaker John Tomkins told D&CFilm.
On Tuesday, February 4, local filmmaker Chris Thomas will unveil his latest film, The Nightman of Nevermoor. The 50-minute film features a selection of Devon’s most picturesque locations, great emerging actors and showcases the talented production crews at work in Devon today.
Cast and crew are required for a film being shot in Torquay and Paignton in mid-March.
Two years of incredible hard work boiled down to just 55 minutes on Thursday 27th September … For this was the day that Torquay-based director, John Tomkins, premiered his new thriller, They’re Coming.
The Manhattan Short Film Festival returns to The Blue Walnut Cafe and Cinema in Torquay from the 1st to the 5th of October 2012.
It’s always a thrill when a filmmaker makes a complete u-turn from their previous project, and Torquay-based Ed Chappell has certainly done that with Clive.
After a summer hiatus, Torbay Film Club hit the ground running with the first screening of their new season on September 11.
The Devil Lies Beneath is a micro-budget feature shooting in Devon in August. It’s an intelligent found footage horror with an incredible indie cast and crew, and they’re looking to get some local runner/drivers on board the production.
David York is searching for his wife. Only one clue is left open to him: two words, ‘They’re Coming’.
Widely considered one of the finest and most influential ghost story writers ever to have lived, MR James revolutionised the genre, drawing the reader into portrayals of banal British life which are then undercut by horrifying encounters with the supernatural. Now, Torquay-based filmmaker Ed Chappell is adapting one of James’ most famous, and gruesome, stories, Lost Hearts, into a film.
Childhood imagination and growing up are featured in the new film by screenwriter Richard Standen and director Dan Haslam.
We all relish those times when we’re reminded of what film is really capable of, but how often does that actually happen? For all the megabucks, airbrushed stars and frequently vapid, slick surfaces, it’s a thrill to observe filmmakers really testing the boundaries of narrative cinema… especially when the length of the reel barely exceeds that of your average action sequence.
Deity, Kirsty Symonds’ Kate Bush and Madonna inspired video to her own music, is set to be premiered at the Spanish Barn, Torre Abbey, Torquay, before being screened at the Apollo Paignton.
The Hollywood Reporter has posted a clip of Torquay-born cinematographer Roger Deakins filming the Coen brothers’ True Grit.
There’s some good news for the West Country in this year’s Oscar nominations, with nods for Torquay-born cinematographer Roger Deakins and Bristol street artist Banksy.
Torquay-born cinematographer Roger Deakins has been doing the rounds to promote his latest flick for the Coen brothers, True Grit.
We got our hands on stills from Torquay filmmaker Nick Cooke’s latest film, Torquay.