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Producer Mark Herbert’s Top Five Stone Roses Tracks

17 Apr, 2014 Productions
by Mark Herbert

With The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone premiering on Channel 4 this Easter Weekend at 10.50pm on Record Store Day – Saturday 19th April – producer  Mark Herbert shares his top five Stone Roses tracks

 

1. Don’t Stop

This is apparently Waterfall in reverse but for nearly 20 years I did not know. When I heard Reni play it live and saw his octopus hands make it look easy playing this rhythm, I was in awe. I love Mani and Reni at …

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Director Shane Meadows’ Top Five Stone Roses Tracks

With The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone premiering on Channel 4 this Easter Weekend at 10.50pm on Record Store Day – Saturday 19th April – director Shane Meadows shares his top five Stone Roses tracks

 

1. Sally Cinnamon

The song that gave us kids of the 80s our very own 60s. Rock and roll wasn’t what mattered, it was having something only you understood, that only you and your generation believed in that mattered, and we believed in the Stone Roses. This …

Loach and Leigh selected for Cannes Film Festival

17 Apr, 2014 Productions Posted in: Cannes, Directors, Events, Festivals

Film4-backed Jimmy’s Hall and Mr. Turner announced for Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival

Ken Loach’s Jimmy’s Hall

Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner and Ken Loach’s Jimmy’s Hall have been announced for Official Selection at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.  Both Film4-backed films will screen in competition during the 67th edition which begins 14th May.

Tessa Ross, Controller of Film and Drama at Channel 4, said: “I’m delighted that two of our most significant filmmakers will premiere their latest films side by …

Four films announced for Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House 2014

08 Apr, 2014 Posted in: Events, Film4 Summer Screen

Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House celebrates its 10th anniversary this August with 14 nights of open-air screenings

Celebrating ten years of classic, cult, and contemporary films in its open-air courtyard, Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House is back for a bumper birthday season in August. For 14 nights, back-to-back great films will feature on London’s largest screen with full surround sound in the spectacular neoclassical setting of Somerset House. To mark its milestone season, an array of anniversary activities will also accompany around the …

Frank: a Twitter prequel

03 Apr, 2014 Productions Posted in: Behind The Scenes, Online

Commissioning Executive Anna Higgs on creating a prequel to Lenny Abrahamson’s Frank via the most natural storytelling medium possible for the character involved: Twitter

The @JonBurroughs83 Twitter handle is a digital prequel to Frank. It’s the main account in a really exciting storytelling project that we’ve developed over the last year. We’ve taken Jon, who is the lead character in Frank, and expanded his life out beyond the film and started his journey before the events of the film itself. We …

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