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"IN FABRIC" AT TRIBECA: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS
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"IN FABRIC" AT TRIBECA: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS

A huge success at festivals already, Peter Strickland’s IN FABRIC is screening at Tribeca today! The horror film - with a comedy twist - tells the story of a haunted red dress that proves to be possessed while passing from one owner to the other! Costumes were designed by echo's Jo Thompson and Hair + Make-Up Design by echo’s Emma Scott.

NEW SKY ATLANTIC DRAMA "LITTLE BIRDS" STARTS SHOOTING!
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NEW SKY ATLANTIC DRAMA "LITTLE BIRDS" STARTS SHOOTING!

LITTLE BIRDS, the new Sky Atlantic 6 part series, starts it’s shoot this week! Echo’s Jo Thompson will be designing the costumes with Director Stacie Passon at the helm. The story is based on the infamous erotica of Anais Nin and stars Juno Temple (pictured in UNSANE).

BAFTA NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED!
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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.

ECHO'S BEST FILMS OF 2018: "IN FABRIC"
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ECHO'S TOP FILMS OF 2018: "IN FABRIC"

2018 has been an amazing year of film and between now and New Year’s eve we are going to count you down through our top 10 films of the year!

At number 10 is Peter Strickland’s IN FABRIC! The dark, comedy horror had an amazing cast and crew to tell the creepy tale including echo’s Costume Designer Jo Thompson and Hair + Make-Up Designer Emma Scott.

JO THOMPSON WRAPS ON SERIES “MOTHERFATHERSON”!
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JO THOMPSON WRAPS ON SERIES “MOTHERFATHERSON”!

Costume Designer, Jo Thompson wraps today on BBC series MOTHERFATHERSON! Starring Helen McCrory, Richard Gere and Billy Howle the eight part drama was created by Rob Tom Smith (LONDON SPY) and directed by James Kent and Charles Sturridge. The psychological thriller follows a family as the self destructive behaviour of the son, threatens the future of their media empire.

"IN FABRIC": ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS
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"IN FABRIC": ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS

Peter Strickland’s IN FABRIC is showing at TIFF’s Midnight Madness tonight, followed by its European premier at LFF’s Official Competition on 18th October! The film follows a gorgeous deep-red silky dress - courtesy of echo’s Costume Designer Jo Thompson - that proves to be possessed while passing from one owner to the other…fashion can kill! Amazing Hair and Make-Up by echo’s Emma Scott.

LONDON FILM FESTIVAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED!
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LONDON FILM FESTIVAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED!

We are extremely proud to congratulate the following clients whose projects are in the official competition at this year's London Film Festival. Director of Photography David Gallego, ADFC for BIRDS OF PASSAGE, directed by Cristana Gallego and Ciro Guerra; Costume Designer Emma Fryer and Hair + Make-up Designer Emma Scott for Ben Wheatley's HAPPY NEW YEAR, COLIN BURSTEAD; Costume Designer Jo Thompson and again Hair + Make-Up Designer Emma Scott for IN FABRIC, directed by Peter Strickland; our new Director of Photography client Joe Anderson for THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN directed by David Lowery and Director of Photography Nadim Carlsen who shot Isabella's Eklöf's HOLIDAY which is in the First Feature Competition. 

Congratulations also go to the following clients whose features will also be screened at the festival; Costume Designer Guy Speranza for Jon S Baird's STAN & OLLIE which will be screened as the Closing Night Gala; Sam Sneade, Additional Editor on THE FAVOURITE, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos; Director of Photography David Gallego, ADFC again for STICKS AND STONES (BRAKLAND)  directed by Martin Skovbjerg; Costume Designer Jane Petrie and Hair + Make-Up Designer Kirstin Chalmers for David MacKenzie's OUTLAW KING; Production Designer Sophie Becher for A PRIVATE WAR directed by Matthew Heineman; Director of Photography Nadim Carlsen for Ali Abbasi's BORDER; new Production Designer client Bobbie Cousins, Editor Napoleon Stratogiannakis, Costume Designer Holly Rebecca and Hair + Make-Up Designer Bean Ellis for MARI directed by Georgia Parris; Costume Designer Susie Coulthard and Hair + Make-up Designer Loz Schiavo for Jonas Âkerlund's LORDS OF CHAOS.

Finally, congratulations to our clients who worked on the short films selected at this year's festival: Director of Photography Michael Paleodimos and Costume Designer Sharon Long for BLACK SHEEP directed by Ed Perkins; Hair + Make-Up Designer Loz Schiavo for JERK directed by Raine Allen-Miller; Edgar Dubrovskiy for Eros Vlahos's RIGHT PLACE, WRONG TIM and Matteo Bini for NAPTHA, directed by Moin Hussain. The festival runs from 10th to 21st October.

Go team echo!

 

 

 

TELLURIDE FESTIVAL LINEUP!
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TELLURIDE FESTIVAL LINEUP!

Festival Season is in full swing and Telluride has now announced their lineup for this year's festival. Congratulations to Sam Sneade, Additional Editor on THE FAVOURITE directed by Yorgos Lanthimos; Director of Photography Nadim Carlsen for Ali Abbasi's BORDER; Director of Photography David Gallego, ADFC for BIRDS OF PASSAGE directed by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra; our new client, Director of Photography Joe Anderson for OLD MAN AND THE GUN directed by David Lowery and Editor Matteo Bini for documentary RETURN TO PODOR, directed by Kevin MacDonald. Huge congrats to you all!

 

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 and A PRIVATE WAR directed by Matthew Heineman with Production Design by Sophie Becher. 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. 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. Last but not least, GWEN directed by William McGregor and with Production Design by Laura Ellis Cricks will appear in the Discovery section. Congratulations to you all! TlFF takes place between 6th - 16th September.

 

"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. 

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!

"BEAST" IN CINEMAS TODAY!
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"BEAST" IN UK CINEMAS TODAY!

Nominated for the Sutherland Award for First Feature at the London Film Festival alongside being nominated for the Platform Prize at Toronto Film Festival, we are excited to announce the release of BEAST, which is out in UK cinemas today.  Directed by Michael Pearce and produced by Agile Films, Film4, BFI and Stray Bear Productions, the gripping thriller is set on the island of Jersey where Moll (Jessie Buckley), falls in love with Pascal (Johnny Flynn) who is suspected of being a serial killer. Featuring the incredible work of echo's Production Designer Laura Ellis Cricks, we are also pleased to announce that the film features equally incredible work from echo's new Costume Designer client, Jo Thompson. BEAST will be released in the US on May 11th.