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.
"STAN & OLLIE" IS OUT IN THE US TODAY!
Jon S. Baird’s STAN & OLLIE is out in US cinemas today! Guy Speranza, echo’s brilliant Costume Designer, was at the helm to make sure Laurel and Hardy’s (Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly) iconic outfits were perfect. The film is a biographical tale of the comedy duo when they took on a demanding tour in post-war Britain. Don’t worry if you’re not in the US, the movie will be coming to UK cinemas on 11th January.
GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED!
Congratulations to echo clients Sophie Becher, Joe Anderson, Guy Speranza, Luke Dunkley, Tim Murrell, Dan Roberts and Sam Sneade whose projects (in corresponding order) A PRIVATE WAR, THE OLD MAN & THE GUN, STAN & OLLIE, PATRICK MELROSE and THE FAVOURITE are all nominated for various awards.
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!
“STAN AND OLLIE”: ECHO FESTIVAL FOCUS
STAN AND OLLIE is the Closing Night Gala of this year’s London Film Fest! Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly star as the most iconic Hollywood comedy duo. Directed by Jon S. Baird and produced by Entertainment One and BBC, the film portrays the life long relationship of Laurel and Hardy with fabulous Costume Design by echo’s Guy Speranza. Until next year LFF - it’s been great!!
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!
COSTUME DESIGNER GUY SPERANZA WRAPS ON "STAN AND OLLIE"
The feature, directed by Jon S. Baird and produced by Faye Ward for Fable Pictures for BBC Films and eOne Entertainment stars John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan as the infamous comedic duo Laurel and Hardy. STAN AND OLLIE follows their final tour through post-war Britain as they reunite to attempt to revive their careers.