MORE FILMS ADDED TO THE 2019 TIFF LINEUP!
Further additions to the 2019 Toronto Film Festival have been announced, including A WHITE WHITE DAY (pictured) directed by Hlynur Pálmason and shot by Maria von Hausswolff; J-P Valkeapää’s DOGS DON’T WEAR PANTS edited by echo’s new client Mervi Junkkonen and Dan Friedkin’s LYREBIRD with Costume Design by Guy Speranza.
The final lineup will be revealed on 20th August before the festival begins on 5th September.
"EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE" STARTS SHOOTING!
Warp Film’s EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, based on the hit West End musical, started to shoot this week! Echo’s Costume Designer, Guy Speranza, and Editor, Mark Everson, are both on board. The film is being directed by Jonathan Butterell and stars Richard E. Grant, Sharon Horgan and Sarah Lancashire.
COSTUME DESIGNER, GUY SPERANZA WRAPS ON "DEVS"!
Alex Garland’s new TV series, DEVS, wraps this week with echo’s Costume Designer, Guy Speranza having designed the whole series. The cast includes Karl Glusman, Nick Offerman and Sonoya Mizuno (pictured here rehearsing). We are looking forward to seeing the finished show!
BAFTA NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED!
This year’s BAFTA nominations have been announced and we are very pleased to congratulate Production Designer Laura Ellis Cricks and Costume Designer Jo Thompson for their work on Michael Pearce’s BEAST which has been nominated for Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut; Guy Speranza for his costume design on Jon S. Baird’s STAN & OLLIE which is also nominated for Outstanding British Film; Editor Napoleon Stratogiannakis for his work of APOSTASY which has a nod for Outstanding Debut for Director Dan Kokotajlo; and last but not least Sam Sneade who was Additional Editor on THE FAVOURITE which is nominated for Best Film along with 10 other awards. Congratulations!! The award ceremony will take place in London on the 10th of February.
"STAN & OLLIE" IS OUT IN THE US TODAY!
Jon S. Baird’s STAN & OLLIE is out in US cinemas today! Guy Speranza, echo’s brilliant Costume Designer, was at the helm to make sure Laurel and Hardy’s (Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly) iconic outfits were perfect. The film is a biographical tale of the comedy duo when they took on a demanding tour in post-war Britain. Don’t worry if you’re not in the US, the movie will be coming to UK cinemas on 11th January.
GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED!
Congratulations to echo clients Sophie Becher, Joe Anderson, Guy Speranza, Luke Dunkley, Tim Murrell, Dan Roberts and Sam Sneade whose projects (in corresponding order) A PRIVATE WAR, THE OLD MAN & THE GUN, STAN & OLLIE, PATRICK MELROSE and THE FAVOURITE are all nominated for various awards.
COSTUME DESIGNER GUY SPERANZA NOMINATED FOR A BIFA!
Our congrats also go to our clients who worked on the Best Film nominees; Costume Designer Jo Thompson and Production Designer Laura Ellis Cricks for BEAST, Luke Dunkley and Andy Worboys who co-edited AMERICAN ANIMALS and THE FAVOURITE with additional editing by Sam Sneade.
And finally, well done to all clients who worked on nominated films including APOSTASY cut by Napolean Stratogiannakis, THE HAPPY PRINCE cut by Nicolas Gaster, HAPPY NEW YEAR COLIN BURSTEAD with costumes by Emma Fryer and hair + make-up by Emma Scott, DEAD IN A WEEK with costume design by Natalie Humphries, CALIBRE features hair + make-up design by Bean Ellis, UNDER THE WIRE and DISOBEDIENCE both by art directed Bobbie Cousins and short film POMMEL cut by Sarah Brewerton.
The awards take place on 2nd of December in London. Well done team echo!
“STAN AND OLLIE”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS
STAN AND OLLIE is the Closing Night Gala of this year’s London Film Fest! Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly star as the most iconic Hollywood comedy duo. Directed by Jon S. Baird and produced by Entertainment One and BBC, the film portrays the life long relationship of Laurel and Hardy with fabulous Costume Design by echo’s Guy Speranza. Until next year LFF - it’s been great!!