TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FULL LINE UP ANNOUNCED!
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TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FULL LINE UP ANNOUNCED!

TIFF 2018 has been releasing their line up in stages over the last couple of weeks, with the final program announced last night. We are very pleased to congratulate the following echo clients whose projects are at the festival; Gala Presentations include the world premiere of David McKenzie's OUTLAW KING which will open the festival, with Costume Design by Jane Petrie and Hair + Make-Up Design by Kirstin Chalmers; the world premiere of Nicole Holofcener's THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS with Costume Design by Alex Bovaird. Lensed by Sean Price WilliamsAlex Ross Perry's HER SMELL will also have it's world premiere at the festival and will be shown in the Platform Presentations Program. In the Special Presentation Category we have more world premieres for TEEN SPIRIT, directed by Max Minghella with Production Design by Kave Quinnand Jake Scott's AMERICAN WOMAN which again features Costume Design by Alex Bovaird. Costume Designer, Jo Thompson and Hair + Make-up Designer, Emma Scott worked on Peter Strickland's IN FABRIC, which is part of the Midnight Madness program. Last but not least, the Contemporary World Cinema category includes BORDER directed by Ali Abassi and shot by Nadim Carlsen; and BIRDS OF PASSAGE directed by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerro, lensed by DoP David Gallego, ADFC. Congratulations to you all! TlFF takes place between 6th - 16th September.

 

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL LINE UP ANNOUNCED!

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL LINE UP ANNOUNCED!

This year's Venice Film Festival line up has been announced! Congratulations go to Sam Sneade who was Additional Editor on Yorgos Lanthimos' THE FAVOURITE which is nominated for a Golden Lion Award. Congrats also go to Director of Photography Carlos Catalan for Alvaro Brechner's LA NOCHE DE 12 AÑOS (pictured) which is nominated for Best Film in the Horizon Award category. The festival takes place between 29th August and 8th September.

 

"LEADING LADY PARTS" IS AVAILABLE NOW ON BBC iPLAYER!
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"LEADING LADY PARTS" IS AVAILABLE NOW ON BBC iPLAYER!

The short film, LEADING LADY PARTS, is now available to stream on BBC iPlayer. Written and Directed by Jessica Swale the project is part of the "Hear Her" series inspired by the Times Up campaign. Produced by Rebel Park Productions and shot by echo's Chloë Thomson, the short features a star studded cast including Catherine Tate, Gemma Arterton, Emilia Clarke, Florence Pugh and Tom Hiddleston.

THE FIRST TRAILER OF J.J. ABRAMS PRODUCED "OVERLORD" IS OUT!
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THE FIRST TRAILER OF J.J. ABRAMS PRODUCED "OVERLORD" IS OUT!

Beginning as an intense war drama, OVERLORD unfolds into a bloody horror when U.S. paratroopers stumble upon Nazi zombie experiments. The film, which is out in cinemas later this year, was directed by SON OF A GUN director Julius Avery and produced through J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot and Paramount Pictures with production design by Jon Henson.

JANE PETRIE IS NOMINATED FOR AN EMMY FOR THE CROWN!
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JANE PETRIE IS NOMINATED FOR AN EMMY FOR THE CROWN!

The 2018 Emmy nominations have officially arrived and huge congratulations go to Jane Petrie who has been nominated in the category of Outstanding Period Costumes for her work on the second series of THE CROWN.  Sweeping up an impressive 13 nominations in total, THE CROWN is also nominated for Outstanding Director (Stephen Daldry) and Outstanding Drama Series.  Congratulations also go to our echo editors Tim Murrell, Luke Dunkley and Dan Roberts who worked on PATRICK MELROSE which secured 5 nominations including Lead Actor (Benedict Cumberbatch), Outstanding Directing (Edward Berger) and Outstanding Miniseries.  Congratulations to everyone nominated and fingers crossed for the Awards Ceremony on 17th September!

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"SWIMMING WITH MEN" IN CINEMAS TODAY!
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"SWIMMING WITH MEN" IN CINEMAS TODAY!

Oliver Parker's SWIMMING WITH MEN is released in UK cinemas today, with costume design by Jo Thompson. The dark comedy follows a man in the midst of a mid-life crisis who finds new meaning when he joins an amateur, all-male, synchronised swimming team. Produced by Met Film Productions and Showbox films, it stars Rob Brydon, Jim Carter, Thomas Turgoose and Adeel Akhtar. 

"CALIBRE" IS OUT NOW ON NETFLIX!
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"CALIBRE" IS OUT NOW ON NETFLIX!

After winning the Michael Powell Award for Best British Film at Edinburgh Film Festival last week, CALIBRE, the debut feature of Matt Palmer was released on Netflix on Friday. The nail biting thriller takes place in the Scottish Highlands and stars Jack Lowden and Martin McCann. The film was produced by Wellington Films and with Hair + Make-Up Design by Bean Ellis. Get watching!

GUY SPERANZA WRAPS ON "LYREBIRD"!
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GUY SPERANZA WRAPS ON "LYREBIRD"!

Dan Friedkin, Producer of ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD and Executive Producer of THE SQUARE has now wrapped on his directorial debut, LYREBIRD. Guy Pearce (pictured from BREATHE IN), Claes Bang and Vicky Krieps star in the film based on the true story of an art forger who dupes the Nazi's in to believing his copies are original masterpieces. Produced by Imperative Entertainment and Ridley Scott, the costumes were designed by echo's  Guy Speranza.

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EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL STARTS TODAY!
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EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL STARTS TODAY!

Congratulations to the following clients with films premiering at this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival; OLD BOYS edited by Sam Sneade; CALIBRE with hair + make-up designed by Bean Ellis; C'EST LA VIE, shot by David Chizallet; TWO FOR JOY (pictured), production designed by Laura Ellis Cricks and costumes designed by Sarah Blenkinsop; PAPILLON with hair + make-up designed by Kirstin Chalmers; JELLYFISH where Andonis Trattos was Additional Editor; POSSUM with hair + make-up designed by Emma Scott and art directed by Alexandra Toomey; DEAD IN A WEEK with costumes designed by Natalie Humphries; WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY, shot by Nadim Carlsen; PATRICK, with hair + make-up designed by Bean Ellis and SWIMMING WITH MEN with costumes designed by Jo Thompson. Congratulations all!

"SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS" HAS WRAPPED!
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"SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS" HAS WRAPPED!

The Facebook and Big Beach Films series SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS has finished shooting. Directed by James Ponsoldt, the ten part half hour series explores the life of a widow as she deals with the grief of her late husband while reconnecting with relationships of her past. With Costume Design by Alex Bovaird and starring Elizabeth Olsen the project is one of the first high end series to be ordered for Facebook's new streaming platform, Watch. 

"THE HAPPY PRINCE" IS RELEASED TODAY!
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"THE HAPPY PRINCE" IS RELEASED TODAY!

Directed by and staring Rupert Everett as Oscar Wilde, THE HAPPY PRINCE, is released in UK cinemas today. Edited by echo's Nicolas Gaster, it is depicts the less known story of Oscar Wilde's, tragic, former years after being released from prison. It is produced by BBC Films, Maze Pictures and Lionsgate.

"BLACK SHEEP" WINS AT SHEFFIELD DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL!
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"BLACK SHEEP" WINS AT SHEFFIELD DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL!

Congrats to BLACK SHEEP, the short documentary, directed by Ed Perkins and produced by Simon Chinn and Lightbox for The Guardian, which took home the prize for 'Best Short' at it's UK premiere at Sheffield International Documentary Festival yesterday. Shot by Michael Paleodimos with costume design by Sharon Long, the powerful story follows Cornelius, who joins the racist gang who have been persecuting him in order to 'fit in'.

REMI WEEKES' HOTLY ANTICIPATED DEBUT STUDIO FEATURE "HIS HOUSE" SHOOTS!
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REMI WEEKES' HOTLY ANTICIPATED DEBUT STUDIO FEATURE "HIS HOUSE" SHOOTS!

With Costume Designer Holly Rebecca  at the helm (pictured here on the set of I AM NOT A WITCH), first time feature director, Remi Weekes is now in production on the Sundance Institute’s NHK Award winning, HIS HOUSE. The elevated horror follows a young refugee couple who make a harrowing escape from war-torn Sudan but then struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an evil lurking beneath the surface. Produced by New Regency Pictures and BBC Films the film stars Wunmi Mosaku and Sope Dirisu.  

"AMERICAN ANIMALS" IS RELEASED IN THE US TODAY!
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"AMERICAN ANIMALS" IS RELEASED IN THE US TODAY!

After receiving rave reviews at the Sundance Film Festival earlier in the year, AMERICAN ANIMALS, co-edited by Luke Dunkley, is released today in the US.  Directed by Bart Layton following on from his BAFTA and BIFA winning THE IMPOSTER, the compelling and brilliant new narrative feature debut blurs the lines between fact and fiction in it's tale of heist that took place in the Special Collections area of Kentucky’s Transylvania University's library.   Starring Barry Keoghan as Spencer Rheinhard, the film was produced by Katherine Butler, Derrin Schlesinger, Dimitri Dogani, Poppy Dixon and Mary Jane Skalski and will see a UK release later in the year.

EDITOR SACHA SZWARC BEGINS EDIT ON IFEATURE "MAKE UP"
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EDITOR SACHA SZWARC BEGINS EDIT ON IFEATURE "MAKE UP"

Sacha Szwarc begins the edit on Claire Oakley's debut feature film, MAKE UP which is now in post.  Produced by BAFTA award winning Emily Morgan, the psycho-sexual thriller is set in Cornwall and tells the story of a young woman, played by BAFTA winner Molly Windsor, who is forced to question her sexuality when she is stalked by another woman. 

"CALM WITH HORSES" STARTS SHOOTING
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"CALM WITH HORSES" NOW SHOOTING

DMC Film, Element Pictures and Film4 have combined forces to produce the film, CALM WITH HORSES which is now shooting.  With hair + make-up design by Emma Scott and costume design by Sharon LongNFTS director graduate, Nick Rowland's debut feature stars Cosmo Jarvis (LADY MACBETH) and Barry Keoghan (THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER).  The story follows the father of a young autistic boy who is the feared enforcer of a drug dealing family and how his attempt to finally do the right thing puts everyone in danger.

 

JANE PETRIE STARTS SHOOTING DAVID MICHÔD'S NEW MOVIE "THE KING" 
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JANE PETRIE STARTS SHOOTING DAVID MICHÔD'S NEW MOVIE "THE KING" 

THE KING, produced by Netflix, Plan B and Porchlight Films, starring Joel Edgerton and Academy Award nominee Timothée Chalamet has now started shooting. The film brings Costume Designer, Jane Petrie and director David Michôd to collaborate again after working together on WAR MACHINE.