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Postcard from Sundance

Dark Horse director Louise Osmond on visiting Sundance for the first time, where her film premiered to critical acclaim and won the Audience Award for World Cinema Documentary.

Dark Horse: winner of the Audience Awards for World Documentary at Sundance

Sundance has such a romance attached to it – the original indie festival – and I’m glad to say it genuinely lives up to its reputation. There is some madness out there – a swanky crowd who gather on the …

Film4 signs development deal with Jonathan Glazer

05 Feb, 2015 Productions Posted in: Behind The Scenes

Film4 has announced a development deal with Under The Skin director Jonathan Glazer, continuing its longstanding relationship with the acclaimed British filmmaker.

David Kosse, Director of Film4, says: “Jonathan is one of the most visionary directors in the world, let alone the UK. He epitomises Film4’s ethos of ground-breaking, distinctive, authored film, and I’m looking forward to continuing what has already been a close and collaborative relationship between him and Film4.”

Film4 and Glazer’s most recent film Under The Skin was heralded …

Gearing up for the Glasgow Film Festival 2015

23 Jan, 2015 Posted in: Festivals, Glasgow

The Glasgow Film Festival programme is announced and features Film4-backed films Second Coming and Catch Me Daddy plus much, much more, from 18th February to 1st March

It’s almost time once more for the Glasgow Film Festival, and once again, its programmers have put together a cracking selection of films, including a few Film4 favourites. We’re delighted to have backed Debbie Tucker Green’s drama Second Coming, which receives its Scottish premiere at the festival. Starring Nadine Marshall and Idris Elba, it …

Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance

As Louise Osmond’s inspirational documentary about an unlikely group of friends who breed themselves a racehorse is about to premiere at Sundance 2015, Catherine Bray catches up with the director for a quick chat about her inspiration for the film and hopes for Sundance 2015.

Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance

Apparently, Dark Horse came out of a desire on Louise Osmond’s part to make “the Rocky of horse documentaries.” It’s quite the pitch, and that’s exactly what …

Film4 FrightFest Glasgow line-up announced

21 Jan, 2015 Posted in: Film4 FrightFest

Film4 FrightFest celebrates 10th year at Glasgow Film Festival with three World, two European and six UK premiere attractions…


Kicking off with a special screening on Thurs 26th February and hosting eleven films on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th, the UK’s favourite horror fantasy festival celebrates ten ‘gore-ious’ years at its second home at the Glasgow Film Festival with an all-exclusive slate of the freshest new horror films around.

The shocktacular line-up starts on Thurs 26 Feb in sumptuous Hammer-style with …