The Govyn Kernewek Award offers £5,000 to make a film using Kernewek (the Cornish language). We spoke to past winner Brett Harvey about his experience
Ashley Wing and Clayton Fussell, the directing duo from Devon and Cornwall, picked up the D+CFilm Open award at the Two Short Nights film festival at Exeter Phoenix. The films were voted for at the screening and were presented with wonderful awards, designed by Frances Davidson.
Hugh Ellis, screenwriter of the award-winning film Summer, will be discussing the impact of new media and media ownership with actor and director Peter Ellis at the Exeter Phoenix on Wedensday, July 1 at 2pm.
Ashley Thorpe’s fourth Penny Dreadful animation, The Hairy Hands, which is based on the Devon legend, is due to have the script and budget signed off by South West Screen on June 15, but there is still concern that the name may alienate audiences outside the Devon region.
The Fangoria Weekend of Horrors, which is on in Manhattan, New York, tonight and tomorrow (Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6), has selected Ashley Thorpe’s Scayrecrow and The Screaming Skull in a back-to-back screening in its film room.