The vanguard of the revival of modern British horror, Ashley Thorpe of Carrion Films -he of Scayrecrow fame, winner of independent filmmaker of the year award and traveller to Cannes (to name but three) will be on Jo Loosemore’s The Review on BBC Radio Devon tonight between (Thursday, May 7) 6pm and 7pm.
The Devon + Cornwall Film Show 2 from Alex White on Vimeo. The second D+CFilm Show has in-depth interviews with two of Devon’s renown filmmakers: Elizabeth-Jane Baldry and Ashley Thorpe, in a Fairytales and Nightmares Special.
This year’s Chagford Filmmaking Group film is a grippingly scary fairytale from Northumbria about a princess who gets turned into a dragon. The shoot takes place between August 11 and 16, and they are looking for boys and girls between 11 and 15 for roles in the film.
Don’t you just hate it when some ogre pinches your cabbages? Check out this trailer for the Chagford Filmmaking Group’s short film Peerifool, based on the Orkney fairytale of three little girls who outwit an ogre.
We’re getting news from France that Chagford Filmmaking Group has been awarded 57,000 euros of for a joint project with the Centre de l’Imaginaire Arthurien in Brittany to make a film of the 12th century fairytale of Sir Lanval.