SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL STARTS TODAY!
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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL STARTS TODAY!

The Sundance Film Festival starts today with a few additional ECHO appearances!  Jonas Åkerlund's LORDS OF CHAOS follows the dark and twisted beginnings of Oslo's Black Metal movement, showing in the "Midnight" programme with costumes designed by Susie Coulthard and hair and make-up designed by Loz Schiavo. Meanwhile Yannis Chalkiadakis, a new client to ECHO edited the feature PITY which is nominated for the Grand Jury Prize.  MR INBETWEEN, directed by Nash Edgerton and lensed by Director of Photography Christopher Miles will also see it's world premiere.   This is in addition to, the BAFTA nominated I AM NOT A WITCH, with art direction from Malin Lindholm, lensed by David Gallego and costumed by Holly Rebecca, along with the US premiere of Michael Pearce's BEAST, with production design by Laura Ellis Cricks OPHELIA, starring Naomi Watts and Tom Felton will have it's world premiere, directed by Claire McCarthy and edited by Luke Dunkley.  Luke also co-edited Bart Layton's AMERICAN ANIMALS, screening in the "US Dramatic Competition".   

CADBURY "MUM'S BIRTHDAY" BROADCASTS
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CADBURY "MUM'S BIRTHDAY" BROADCASTS

The new advert, Cadbury MUM'S BIRTHDAY has been released today with costume design by ECHO's Holly RebeccaDirected by Academy's Fréderic Planchon, it's a heartwarming short story of small girl very seriously trying to buy her mum a birthday chocolate bar, while paying an increasingly bemused shopkeeper with a child's pocket assortment of buttons, costume rings and lastly (with some reluctance) a toy unicorn. We're looking forward for the second instalment of the campaign to be released! 

COSTUME DESIGNER JANE PETRIE NOMINATED FOR A CDG AWARD
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JANE PETRIE NOMINATED FOR A CDG AWARD

Costume Designer Jane Petrie has been nominated for a Costume Design Guild Award: Excellence in Period Television for her work on Season 2 of THE CROWN.  The new season aired on Netflix on December 8th 2017 and was directed by Stephen Daldry, Benjamin Caron, Philip Martin and Philippa Lowthorpe for Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television.  The CDG Awards will be announced on 20th February 2018.

BAFTA NOMINATIONS OUT!
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BAFTA NOMINATIONS OUT!

Echo congratulates Costume Designer Holly RebeccaDirector of Photography David Gallego, ADFC and Art Director Malin Lindholm for their work on I AM NOT A WITCH as well as Costume Designer Guy Speranza for JAWBONE and Consulting Editor Jinx Godfrey on KINGDOM OF US, all nominated for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer.  GOD'S OWN COUNTRY has also been nominated for Outstanding British Film, with hair and make-up design by Bean EllisPADDINGTON 2, edited by Mark Everson, has been nominated for both Best Adapted Screenplay and Outstanding British Film and AAMIR, co-edited by Matteo Bini has been nominated for Best British Short Film.  The 2018 BAFTA Ceremony takes place on February 18th.

"BLACK MIRROR" SEASON 4 RELEASED ON NETFLIX ON 29 DECEMBER
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"BLACK MIRROR" SEASON 4 RELEASED ON NETFLIX ON 29 DECEMBER

Charlie Booker's sci-fi anthology series returns for a dystopian fourth season on Netflix. The new season includes six new distinct episodes, each addressing our anxieties about living in an increasingly technical world. John Hillcoat directs CROCODILE with production design from new client Morgan Kennedy; Jodie Foster has directed ARKANGEL, cut by Jinx Godfrey with costume design by Guy Speranza; METALHEAD, directed by David Slade, shot in black and white, features work by Costume Designer Susie Coulthard who was nominated for a BAFTA Craft award for her work on SAN JUNIPERO. The season will conclude with the 90-minute BLACK MUSEUM directed by Colm McCarthy, with hair and make-up by Emma Scott

"PEAKY BLINDERS" OUT NOW ON US NETFLIX
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"PEAKY BLINDERS" OUT NOW ON US NETFLIX

After its November UK release, all episodes of the fourth season will be available to US viewers as of today. The award-winning television series starring Cillian Murphy, Paul Anderson, Tom Hardy, Joe Cole and newly joined Adrien Brody is returning to 1920s Birmingham as the family battles for survival. Episodes 1, 3 and 5 of this season have been cut by Dan Roberts, and directed by David Caffrey. Hair and Make-Up Designer, Loz Schiavo continued after designing for all of the previous seasons. 

SEASON 2 OF "THE CROWN" OUT NOW ON NETFLIX
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SEASON 2 OF "THE CROWN" OUT NOW ON NETFLIX

After a highly lauded first season, THE CROWN returns for ten episodes tonight on Netflix with Jane Petrie helming costume design. Claire Foy reprises her role as Queen Elizabeth II as the series continues to explore her increasingly troubled relationship with Prince Philip, played by Matt Smith. Creator Peter Morgan is still on board with Stephen Daldry, Benjamin Caron, Philip Martin and Philippa Lowthorpe directing for Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television.

SUNDANCE ANNOUNCES LINE UP!
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SUNDANCE ANNOUNCES LINE UP!

Sundance Film Festival has released the line up with several ECHO appearances. Claire McCarthy's twist on Hamlet, OPHELIA, cut by Luke Dunkley and starring Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts and Clive Owen is in the "Premieres" programme. Luke has also co-edited Bart Layton's art heist story, AMERICAN ANIMALS, which will screen in the "US Dramatic Competition". Rungano Nyoni's acclaimed I AM NOT A WITCH, lensed by David Gallego with art direction by Malin Lindholm and costumes by Holly Rebecca, will screen in the "Spotlight" programme, along with director Michael Pearce's debut feature BEAST about a murder accusation in a small British island community, with production design helmed by Laura Ellis Cricks.   

"GOOD TIME" RELEASED IN THE UK TODAY
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"GOOD TIME" RELEASED IN THE UK TODAY

Having received critical acclaim at Cannes International Film Festival, including a Palme D'Or nomination, A24's GOOD TIME, a thriller lensed by Sean Price Williams and directed by brothers Benny and Josh Safdie, opens in UK theaters today. Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, the film follows an unrecognizable Robert Pattinson as a young man seeking to save his brother (Benny Safdie) from law enforcement after a botched bank robbery.  

SEASON FOUR OF "PEAKY BLINDERS" PREMIERES TONIGHT AT 9PM ON BBC TWO
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SEASON FOUR OF "PEAKY BLINDERS" PREMIERES TONIGHT AT 9PM ON BBC TWO

The award-winning television series starring Cillian Murphy, Paul Anderson, Joe Cole and newly joined Adrien Brody is returning for a fourth season. Set in the underground crime world of 1920s Birmingham, episodes 1, 3 and 5 of this season of the BBC drama have been cut by Dan Roberts, and directed by David Caffrey. Loz Schiavo continues with make up and hair design this season. 

LACHLAN MILNE, ACS SHOOTS "LITTLE MONSTERS" 
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LACHLAN MILNE, ACS SHOOTS "LITTLE MONSTERS" 

Abe Forsythe is set to write and direct this Australian Zombie project produced by Made Up Stories and Snoot Entertainment. Alexander England plays a failed musician who has volunteered to chaperone his nephew's kindergarten field trip, motivated by the company of the teacher, played by Lupita Nyong'o, who has also garnered the attentions of a children's show celebrity, played by Josh Gad. The scenario is of course complicated by a sudden zombie outbreak. Lensed by Lachlan Milne, ACS, the comedy is currently shooting in Sydney. 

 

 

"PADDINGTON 2" RELEASED IN UK CINEMAS TODAY
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"PADDINGTON 2" RELEASED IN UK CINEMAS TODAY

Editor Mark Everson has cut director Paul King's PADDINGTON 2, the sequel to the Heyday Films and Studiocanal's 2014 PADDINGTON. This time around, Paddington will be completing various odd jobs to be able to save up for a special gift, which is then stolen. Sally Hawkins, Hugh Grant, and Brendan Gleeson complete the cast alongside Paddington himself, voiced by Ben Whishaw.  The film will be released in the US on 12th January 2018.

MARJORIE PRIME OUT IN UK CINEMAS TODAY
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MARJORIE PRIME OUT IN UK CINEMAS TODAY

Lensed by DoP Sean Price Williams, the Sundance Film Festival winning feature tells the story of an eighty-six-year-old Marjorie who spends her final, ailing days with a computerized version of her deceased husband. Starring Jon Hamm, Tim Robbins, Geena Davis and Lois Smith, the film is written and directed by Michael Almereyda and based on Jordan Harrison's Pulitzer Prize nominated play of the same name.

CARLOS CATALAN NOMINATED FOR RTS AWARD
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CARLOS CATALAN NOMINATED FOR RTS AWARD

Congratulations to our cinematographer Carlos Catalan on his nomination for his work on the third series of BROADCHURCH by the Royal Television Society in the 'Best Photography in a Drama & Comedy' category. 
THREE GIRLS, with costume design by Emma Fryer, has received three nominations, including 'Best Director' for Philippa Lowthorpe, and Julian Jarrold received a 'Best Director' nomination for WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION, lensed by Felix Wiedemann, BSC
The awards will be presented in London on November 27th. 

MORTEN HØJBJERG EDITS “TRUST”
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MORTEN HØJBJERG EDITS “TRUST”

Directed by Susanna White and produced by Timothy Bricknell, episodes 9 and 10 of the Danny Boyle FX Anthology Series starring Donald Sutherland as eccentric billionaire J. Paul Getty, are being cut by Morten Højbjerg. The series depicts the troubled Getty family, pivoting around the ordeal of J. Paul Getty III's 1973 kidnap in Italy. Hillary Swank plays his broke and desperate mother, with Michael Esper as his dysfunctional and negligent father. Executive producers are Simon Beaufoy, Danny Boyle (who will also direct the first installment), and Christian Colson. 

FELIX WIEDEMANN NOMINATED FOR BSC AWARD
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FELIX WIEDEMANN NOMINATED FOR BSC AWARD

We are thrilled to congratulate our cinematographer Felix Wiedemann on his nomination for the British Society of Cinematographers Award for Best Cinematography in a TV Drama for BBC One's THE WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION, a mini-series directed by Julian Jarrold based on the classic Agatha Christie novel.