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"THE OLD MAN & THE GUN" IS OUT IN THE UK TODAY!
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"THE OLD MAN & THE GUN" IS OUT IN THE UK TODAY!

After doing the festival rounds, including London, Toronto and Camerimage, David Lowery’s THE OLD MAN & THE GUN is released in UK cinemas today! The final silver screen performance by Robert Redford has been praised by critics and it is beautifully shot by echo’s DoP Joe Anderson.

“LORDS OF CHAOS”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS
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“LORDS OF CHAOS”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS

For Meyhem band’s front man black metal was not just about music. It was about creating chaos. It was about creating suffering. Watch Jonas Åkerlund’s portrayal of the bloody rise of satanic metal in 90’s Norway, with Costumes by Susie Coulthard and Hair and Make-Up by Loz Schiavo, premiering tonight in the UK at LFF.

THROWBACK THURSDAY! BEAN ELLIS ON THE SET OF MARI!
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THROWBACK THURSDAY! BEAN ELLIS ON THE SET OF MARI!

A lovely candid image of echo’s Hair and Make-Up Designer Bean Ellis on set of Georgia Parris’ feature MARI, retouching the lead actress and dancer Bobbi Jene Smith before the next take. We are VERY excited to see the finished film tonight at London Film Festival along with our other wonderful clients work that features in the film; Costume Designer Holly Rebecca, Production Designer Bobbie Cousins and Editor Napoleaon Stratogiannakis.

SHORT FILMS AT LFF: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS
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SHORT FILMS AT LFF: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS

Go and check out these shorts at LFF! Our DOP Michael Paleodimos and Costume Designer Sharon Long, have worked on BLACK SHEEP, Edgar Dubrovskiy shot RIGHT PLACE, WRONG TIM, Matteo Bini has edited NAPTHA and Loz Schiavo has designed hair and make-up for JERK!

“THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS
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“THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS

THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN is having its European premiere at LFF tonight! Directed by David Lowery and shot by echo’s Joe Anderson, the film sees Robert Redford (soon to be retired) playing Forrest Tucker, the infamous criminal who escaped from San Quentin State Prison with a self-built kayak and committed his last bank robbery at the age of seventy-nine. Sissy Spacek and Casey Affleck star in the picture alongside Redford for a nostalgic dip into classic American independent cinema.

 

“HAPPY NEW YEAR, COLIN BURSTEAD”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS
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“HAPPY NEW YEAR, COLIN BURSTEAD”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS

Ben Wheatley’s new film HAPPY NEW YEAR, COLIN BURSTEAD premieres tonight! With Costume Design by echo’s Emma Fryer and Hair and Make Up Design by Emma Scott, the film is part of LFF’s Official Competition and stars Neil Maskell, Sam Riley, Joe Cole, Charles Dance, Hayley Squires and more. The film will then air on BBC this Christmas.

“THE OLD MAN & THE GUN”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS
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“THE OLD MAN & THE GUN”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS

The latest film from 'AINT THEM BODIES SAINTS and A GHOST STORY director, David Lowery is taking the 2018 film festivals by storm! Based on a true story, THE OLD MAN & THE GUN follows Forrest Tucker, an unremorseful career criminal in his quest to live life on his own terms. The star studded cast boasts Robert Redford (in his final role before retiring), Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover and Tom Waits. Lensed by new echo DoP, Joe Anderson, the film premieres at Toronto Film Festival today after having it's world premiere at Telluride Film Festival.  If you aren't able to attend either festival, then you can see the film in competition at this year's London Film Festival in October.

"THE FAVOURITE" WINS GRAND JURY PRIZE AT VENICE!
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"THE FAVOURITE" WINS GRAND JURY PRIZE AT VENICE!

THE FAVOURITE, the latest film from Academy Award nominated director, Yorgos Lanthimos, has won the Grand Jury Prize at this year's Venice along with Olivia Colman winning the Best Actress Volpi Cup.

With additional editing by echo's Sam Sneade and starring Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone and Olivia Colman, the film was also part of the selection for New York and Telluride Film Festivals and is also part of the London Film Festival in October.

"BORDER": ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS
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"BORDER": ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS

After huge success at festivals this year already including winning the Un Certain Regard Award at Cannes Film Festival, Ali Abbasi's BORDER will also appear at this year's TIFF, Telluride and the London Film Festival. Shot by the incredibly talented, Variety's "Cinematographer To Watch", echo's Nadim Carlsen, don’t let anyone spoil the plot before going to see it! This is one not to be missed!

BIFA 2017 NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED
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BIFA 2017 NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

A huge congratulations to our clients and films with BIFA nominations! I AM NOT A WITCH was nominated for 12 awards, including Best British Independent Film, Best Costume Design for Holly Rebecca, and Best Cinematography for our DoP David Gallego, ADFCJAWBONE, featuring Costume Design by Guy Speranza, received 7 nominations, and GOD'S OWN COUNTRY, featuring Hair and Make Up by Bean Ellis, who will be joining ECHO at the end of this month, received 11 nominations, including Best British Independent Film. Editor Jinx Godfrey cut KINGDOM OF US, which received a Best Documentary nomination. The British Independent Film Awards will be on Sunday December 10th.  

CAMERIMAGE ANNOUNCES 2017 LINEUP
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CAMERIMAGE ANNOUNCES 2017 LINEUP

Congratulations to all ECHO clients who have films in this year's Camerimage International Film Festival! Screening in the Director's Debuts Competition is BORG/MCENROE directed by Janus Metz, and lensed by Niels Thastum, who has been nominated in the Music Videos Competition with Alt-J's IN COLD BLOOD, directed by Casper Balslev. Screening in the European Panorama section is Rungano Nyoni's I AM NOT A WITCH, with cinematography by David Gallego, ADFC (a film which features an ECHO collaboration with Holly Rebecca helming costume direction, and Malin Lindholm on art direction).   

BIFA ANNOUNCES LONGLISTS
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BIFA ANNOUNCES LONGLISTS

Congratulations to the films selected on the BIFA longlists today! I AM NOT A WITCH, directed and written by Rungano Nyoni, appeared in three categories including the Douglas Hickox Award for Debut Director, Best Debut Screenwriter, and Breakthrough Producer for the film's producer Emily Morgan. Shot by David Gallego, ADFC, the film features costume design by Holly Rebecca, and art direction by Malin Lindholm. JAWBONE directed by Thomas Napper and written by Johnny Harris featuring costume design by Guy Speranza has also been listed for the Douglas Hickox Award and Best Debut Screenwriter.  Writer and director Francis Lee is listed in both directing and screenwriting categories for GOD'S OWN COUNTRY, as were the film's producers Jack Tarling and Manon Ardisson in the Breakthrough Producer category. The film features hair and make up design by Bean Ellis, whom we are thrilled to announce will join the ECHO family on November 24th. CITY OF TINY LIGHTS, lensed by Director of Photography, Felix Wiedemann, BSC was listed for Most Promising Newcomer for actress Hannah Rae.

 "I AM NOT A WITCH" OUT IN UK CINEMAS TODAY
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 "I AM NOT A WITCH" OUT IN UK CINEMAS TODAY

With her distinctive satirical voice, director Rungano Nyoni's first feature tells the story of a young girl convicted of witchcraft in modern day Zambia. Lensed by David Gallego, ADFC, the film features costume direction by Holly Rebecca, and art direction by Malin Lindholm. I AM NOT A WITCH is being distributed by Curzon Artficial Eye and was screened at the Cannes Film Festival and more recently at the London Film Festival.

LONDON FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP
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LONDON FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP

Congratulations to all ECHO clients who have films selected in this year’s London Film Festival!  Screening in the First Feature Competition are: APOSTASY, directed by Daniel Kokotajlo and cut by Napoleon Stratogiannakis; BEAST, directed by Michael Pearce with production design by Laura Ellis Cricks; I AM NOT A WITCH, directed by Rungano Nyoni, with cinematography by David Gallego, ADFC, costume design by Holly Rebecca, and art direction by Malin Lindholm. In the Documentary Competition: Jinx Godfrey for her consulting work on KINGDOM OF US, directed by Lucy Cohen.  Other films screening at the festival include: DARK RIVER, directed by Clio Barnard and co-cut by Luke Dunkley; GOOD TIME, directed by Josh and Benny Safdie and lensed by Sean Price Williams; THE PARTY, directed by Sally Potter with costume design by Jane Petrie; AAMIR, directed by Vika Evdokimenko and edited by Matteo Bini; FAMILY HAPPINESS, directed by Alice Englert with cinematography by Lachlan Milne, ACS; OKSIJAN, directed by Edward Watts and lensed by Michael Paleodimos; ROBOT AND SCARECROW, directed by Kibwe Tavares and designed by Laura Ellis Cricks.  The festival will take place from 4th- 15th October.

FREE FIRE RELEASED IN UK CINEMAS

"FREE FIRE" RELEASED IN UK CINEMAS

Director Ben Wheatley's FREE FIRE is out in the UK today.  Nominated for two BIFA 2016 awards, including best director, the film follows a shootout between two gangs in 1970's Boston.  Starring Brie Larson, with costume design by Emma Fryer and make-up and hair by Emma Scott.  FREE FIRE closed the 2016 BFI London Film Festival, was part of the official selection of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival and will be released in the US on 21st April 2017.