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Hyena to open Edinburgh International Film Festival

12 May, 2014 Productions Posted in: Edinburgh, Festivals

Gerard Johnson’s Film4-backed follow-up to Tony will receive its world premiere as the opening film of the Edinburgh International Film Festival

 

Gerard Johnson’s Film4-backed corrupt cop thriller Hyena, starring Peter Ferdinando, will receive its world premiere as the opening film at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on Wednesday 18 June.

Hyena revolves around Michael Logan (Ferdinando), an anti-hero for our times: a natural predator and a complex mix of high-functioning addict and corrupt police officer. But his dark world is evolving. A recent …

How To Build Your Very Own Massive Nightmarish Frank Head In 46 Easy Stages Subdivided Into 4 Convenient Rounds!

09 May, 2014 Productions Posted in:

Welcome to our handy tutorial on how to make a massive Frank head. We do not accept any responsibility for any consequences to your carpet, sanity, or general well-being that arise from attempting to make or wear your own massive Frank head. Not suitable for children or those of a nervous disposition.

Please skip to the foot of the article for a list of ingredients.

ROUND ONE

1. My journey begins at the art store, where I buy a whole load of paint …

Devika Ponnambalam on her Film4-backed short, Broken Eternity

02 May, 2014 Posted in: Interview, Short films

Writer-director Devika Ponnambalam shares the creative process behind her Film4-backed Broken Eternity, a story exploring themes of  love, dreams and reincarnation which you can watch online here.

Broken Eternity is a doorway into my world, one steeped in Hindu rituals, Vedic chants, and the power of the gods. I wanted to explore this unique and ancient world through a modern girl’s eyes, mixing the old and the new, seeing how they rub together in a beautiful and dangerous way.

Love. Reincarnation. Desire. I wanted …

Producer Mark Herbert’s 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 – 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 …

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 …