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"THE OLD MAN & THE GUN" OPENS CAMERIMAGE 2018!
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"THE OLD MAN & THE GUN" OPENS CAMERIMAGE 2018!

Camerimage Film Festival starts today and David Lowery’s THE OLD MAN & THE GUN will open the festival. Shot by echo’s Joe Anderson, Robert Redford’s final acting role before retirement was at Telluride and in official competition at both Toronto and London Film Festivals this year.

“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.

“MARI”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS
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“MARI”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS

Catch contemporary dancer Bobby Jene Smith playing Charlotte in Georgia Parris’ debut film MARI, premiering tonight at LFF! Parris blends dance and drama, following Charlotte undergoing a complex journey through womanhood. Featuring work from echo clients Hair and Make-Up Designer, Bean Ellis, Costume Designer Holly Rebecca, Production Designer Bobby Cousins and Editor Napoleon Stratogiannakis.

“HOLIDAY”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS
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HOLIDAY”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS

Isabella Eklöf’s breathtaking debut is showing tonight at LFF! Shot by echo’s Nadim Carlsen, this first feature is provocative and at times uncomfortable to watch, portraying male abuse and domination with stark contrast of the luscious Turkish Riviera as back-drop.

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!

“STICKS AND STONES (BRAKLAND)”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS
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“STICKS AND STONES (BRAKLAND)”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS

Martin Skovbjerg’s directorial debut, STICKS AND STONES, is showing tonight at LFF! Exploring the darkest corners of extreme masculinity, the film follows Simon and his family moving to the suburbs where he will find a friend who challenges him into more and more transgressive actions. David Gallego, ADFC lensed the film with Snowglobe Films producing.

 

“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.

"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.

"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!

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.