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.
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!
“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.
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.
"APOSTASY" IS OUT TODAY!
Written and Directed by Dan Kokotajlo, APOSTASY is out today in the UK. Produced by Frank & Lively and BFI, the story is about a faithful Jehovah's Witness who is forced to shun her own sister because of a religious transgression. Starring Siobhan Finneran and edited beautifully by Napoleon Stratogiannakis. It's a must see!
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
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, ADFC, Costume 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.