Creativity Capital’s Patrick Fischer has been invited to attend the industry section of the Locarno Film Festival from the 3rd to the 8th of August. For meeting requests please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s been three long years but Cannes is back in person and on the Cote D’Azur and so will we. Our team is in town from the 18th until the 24th of May. Creativity projects Queen Mary and Raven’s Hollow will be selling at the market with Rocket Science and Canoe respectively.
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Creativity’s Richard Kondal and Patrick Fischer will be attending Series Mania from the 19th until the 23rd of March. For meeting requests please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Creativity is proud to announce our funding support for Gary Sinyor’s “Hapless” Series 2 which starts shooting in London next week.
Hapless stars Tim Downie, who is also to appear in Amazon Prime’s Good Omens 2 as a journalist for the fourth biggest Jewish publisher in the UK, alongside Jeany Spark, Josh Howie and Mike Fenton Stevens.
You can catch the first Series on Netflix and ViaPlay.
“Raven’s Hollow” is a mystery horror directed by Christopher Hatton and starring William Moseley has started production in Lativa. The film is produced by Canoe Film, Cinevilla Studios and 828 Media Capital with financing from Creativity Capital. It has been acquired by Shudder for U.S., UK, Australia and New Zealand. The film will launch in 2022.
Variety reports that “A Banquet” has been added to Toronto’s Discovery line-up for it’s North American Premiere.
Outlander star Sam Heughan’s new movie SAS: Red Notice has published the first trailer ahead of its release next month.
SAS: Red Notice is a Sky Original film based on the book of the same name by former SAS operator Andy McNab.
The movie is based around the character Tom Buckingham (Sam Heughan), a Special Forces operative who gets caught up in a train hijacking in the Channel Tunnel.
SAS: Red Notice is written and produced by Laurence Malkin and is directed by The Walking Dead’s Magnus Martens. The movie is set for release next month and will be available to watch on Sky Cinema – it will also be available on the streaming service NOW TV via the Sky Cinema Pass.
Creativity Capital has boarded Ruth Paxton’s directorial debut, the psychological horror A BANQUET. The feature is written by AFI alumnus Justin Bull and was shot on location in London during July and August 2020. HanWay Films has picked up worldwide sales rights and will introduce the film to buyers this fall.
A BANQUET stars Sienna Guillory (Resident Evil film series, High Rise), British rising stars Jessica Alexander (Get Even) and Ruby Stokes (Rocks, Una), and award-winning actress Linsday Duncan CBE (Made in Italy, Private Lives).
Producers on the picture are Leonora Darby, Mark Lane and James Harris for Tea Shop Productions (47 Meters Down, I Am Not A Serial Killer, Cockneys Vs Zombies), Nik Bower (Final Portrait, The Wedding Guest) for Riverstone Pictures and Laure Vaysse (Tell It to the Bees) for REP Productions 8 Ltd.
The film has been funded by Motion Picture Capital, Riverstone and Creativity Capital. Executive Producers are Deepak Nayar alongside Jeremy Baxter and Patrick Fischer and Richard Kondal.
We are looking forward to attend the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) on the 27th and 28th of January.
Our Managing Director, Patrick Fischer, will be speaking as part of the 20th edition of the Rotterdam Lab, IFFR Pro’s five-day talent development programme for producers.
Epic Pictures Group has closed key territories on deals on the sci-fi thriller Sea Fever that premiered in Toronto and stars Hermione Corfield, Connie Nielsen, and Dougray Scott.
Director of international sales Kalani Dreimanis has licensed rights on Neasa Hardiman’s debut feature debut to the UK (Signature), Australia and New Zealand (Icon), CIS (Kinologistika), Mexico, Colombia and Central America (Gussi), South Korea (Challan), Japan (Inter Film), Middle East (Eagle), and Philippines (Pioneer).
Gunpowder & Sky’s sci-fi label Dust previously acquired US rights. Media Networks and The Walt Disney Company took Southeast Asia and pan-Asia pay-TV, and Entertainment In Motion acquired airlines rights.
Corfield stars as a young marine biology student on a fishing trawler who must overcome not just the dynamic of the close-knit crew but a mysterious life form from the deep. Sea Fever recently received its US premiere at Austin’s Fantastic Fest, and will soon screen at the Trieste Science+Fiction Festival in Italy.
Epic Pictures’ AFM slate includes SXSW premiere Extra Ordinary, and upcoming titles The Winter Lake, The Ballad Of Audrey Earnshaw, and Lucky.
Brendan McCarthy and John McDonnell produced, and Börje Hansson, Jean-Yves Roubin, Cassandre Warnauts and Eddie Dick served as co-producers. Executive producers are Epic’s Patrick Ewald along with Shaked Berenson, Patrick Fischer, and Jonathan Feuer, and Lesley McKimm for Screen Ireland, and Peter Possne for Film i Väst.
Co-financiers are Screen Ireland, RTÉ Television, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Film i Väst, Swedish Film Institute, Wallimage, Belgian Tax Shelter, Casa Kafka Pictures (powered by Belfius), VooTV, Creative Scotland, Creativity Capital and Epic Pictures Group. Sea Fever was developed with the support of both the Creative Europe MEDIA programme and Screen Ireland and was also a participant on the Frontieres international co-production market.
This article first appeared in Screendaily.