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"BIRDS OF PASSAGE" UK RELEASE!
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"BIRDS OF PASSAGE" UK RELEASE!

After a highly anticipated wait, and a year after opening Director’s Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival, BIRDS OF PASSAGE is finally out in the UK today! Lensed by DoP David Gallego, ADFC, directed by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra the film will be in Curzon cinemas as of today and also available to stream on Curzon on demand. One of echo’s films of last year - don’t miss it!

TBT: "I AM NOT A WITCH"!
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TBT: “I AM NOT A WITCH”!

Our Throwback today is to an image taken on the set of I AM NOT A WITCH from Costume Designer Holly Rebecca! Shot by David Gallego, ADFC and Art Directed by Malin Lindholm - if you still haven’t caught the BAFTA winning first feature from Rungano Nyoni, it’s available on Netflix now!

"BIRDS OF PASSAGE" IS OUT IN THE US TODAY!
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"BIRDS OF PASSAGE" IS OUT IN THE US TODAY!

After huge success at London, Toronto, Sundance and Telluride Film Festivals, BIRDS OF PASSAGE, will be out in US cinemas today! Directed by Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego and shot by echo’s David Gallego, ADFC we couldn’t recommend the film highly enough! Go see it!

BIRDS OF PASSAGE SHOWING AT SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL TODAY!
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BIRDS OF PASSAGE SHOWING AT SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL TODAY!

Now into the second day of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, BIRDS OF PASSAGE will have it’s first showing at the fest tonight! Directed by Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego the powerful movie shot by echo’s David Gallego ADFC has been praised by critics everywhere! We are looking forward to a 2019 release!

ECHO'S BEST FILMS OF 2018: "BIRDS OF PASSAGE"!
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ECHO'S BEST FILMS OF 2018: "BIRDS OF PASSAGE"!

We’re at the halfway mark now. And flying in at number 5 of our Best Films of 2018 is the wonderful BIRDS OF PASSAGE! The fact that it was selected for Cannes, Toronto and London Film Festivals this year and will be at Sundance in January speaks for itself but Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego’s film is also beautifully shot by echo’s David Gallego, ADFC and is the official Colombian Foreign Language Entry at the Oscars.

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL FULL LINEUP ANNOUNCED!
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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL FULL LINEUP ANNOUNCED!

Sundance has announced the full lineup across the festival and we are very pleased to congratulate echo’s Director of Photographers Lachlan Milne, ACS who shot Abe Forsyth’s LITTLE MONSTERS which will have it’s World Premiere at the festival and David Gallego, ADFC who shot BIRDS OF PASSAGE directed by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra and will feature in the spotlight category.

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.

 

"BIRDS OF PASSAGE" TO OPEN DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT AT THIS YEAR'S CANNES FILM FESTIVAL!
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"BIRDS OF PASSAGE" TO OPEN DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT AT THIS YEAR'S CANNES FILM FESTIVAL!

From the team behind the Academy nominated EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT, Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra return to tackle the origins of the Colombian drug trade, lensed by DoP David Gallego, ADFC. The 71st Cannes Film Festival runs from 8-19th May 2018
 

SEE THE FIRST TRAILER OF CIRO GUERRA'S "BIRDS OF PASSAGE"
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SEE THE FIRST TRAILER OF CIRO GUERRA'S "BIRDS OF PASSAGE"

The Oscar nominated EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT team return to tackle the origins of the Colombian drug trade in BIRDS OF PASSAGE, lensed by DoP David Gallego, ADFC.  Directed by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra, here is a sneak peak until the film has a release announced.

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.

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.  

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.

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.

TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DISCOVERY AND SPECIAL PRESENTATION LINE-UP
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TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DISCOVERY AND SPECIAL PRESENTATION LINE-UP

ECHO Congratulates Editor, Napoleon Stratogiannakis for ifeature APOSTASY, directed by Dan Kokotajlo which will have it’s world premiere at this year’s TIFF.  Congratulations also go to Director of Photography, David Gallego, ADFCCostume Designer, Holly Rebecca and Malin Lindholm for her art direction for Nathan Parker for Rungano Nyoni’s feature debut and North American Premiere, I AM NOT A WITCH which is also screening in the Discovery section.  Michael Noer’s PAPILLON, with hair and make-up design by Kirstin Chalmers and YOU DISAPPEAR (DU FORSVINDER) directed by Peter Schønau Fog and edited by Morten Højbjerg will also screen at the festival in the Special Presentation category.