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Film4 Receives 12 Nominations for the British Indepdendent Film Awards 2016

01 Nov, 2016 Productions Posted in: Uncategorized

Film4 received a total of 12 nominations for the British Independent Film Awards 2016, announced this morning.

Sasha Lane in American Honey

Andrea Arnold’s American Honey received six nominations, there were three nominations for debut filmmaker Adam Smith’s Trespass Against Us, two for Ben Wheatley’s recent LFF Closing Night film Free Fire, and one nomination for Susanna White’s Our Kind of Traitor.

Director of Film4 Daniel Battsek commented: “I’m thrilled for all our nominees whose work was recognised in this morning’s announcement, …

Fright Bites: Tickle Monster Q&A

We sat down with director Remi Weekes to hear about terrifying Fright Bites short Tickle Monster, coming soon to All4 on October 22nd, just in time for Halloween.

Remi Weekes’ Tickle Monster

So tell us about where the idea for this short came from? Are you ticklish yourself?

When I was asked to write something for Fright Bites, I really wanted to see if I could take something we normally associate with horror films and make it frightening. Recently, a friend was …

Fright Bites: Old Gal Q&A

21 Oct, 2016 Productions Posted in: Directors, Interview, Short films

 We sat down with director Leigh Dovey to hear about his terrifying Fright Bites short Old Gal, coming soon to All4 on October 22nd just in time for Halloween.

Leigh Dovey’s Old Gal

So tell us about where the idea for this short came from? It’s about an old woman who is dismissed by a young woman as a random “crazy old lady”…

Growing old and losing your mind is a common fear, one that makes a lot of younger people avoid …

Fright Bites: Night Cap Q&A

20 Oct, 2016 Productions Posted in: Directors, Short films

We sat down with director Jed Hart to hear about terrifying Fright Bites short Night Cap, coming soon to All4 on October 22nd, just in time for Halloween.

Jed Hart’s Night Cap

So tell us about where the idea for this short came from – it feels like it has elements of child-in-peril films like The Shining, Poltergeist or The Babadook in the mix?

I think children are just very vulnerable both physically and mentally, so they make fascinating protagonists in …

Fright Bites: Wake Q&A

19 Oct, 2016 Productions Posted in: Directors, Interview

We sat down with director Maria Martinez Bayona to hear about her terrifying Fright Bites short Wake, coming soon to All4 on October 22nd, just in time for Halloween.

Wake, from Maria Martinez Bayona

So tell us about where the idea for this short came from? It’s about a man grieving for his wife beside her open coffin…

I always think there is something terrifying and fascinating about looking at a dead person. Probably because it reminds of our own fragility, but …