So… On Sunday night two extraordinary things happened almost simultaneously. Hail came down in biblical proportions, covering everything – and HIS HOUSE won a BAFTA for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer. Phoebe Dynevor presented the award to director, Remi Weekes. For those who may not know, Felicity Evans and I pitchedContinue reading “BAFTA win for HIS HOUSE”
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HIS HOUSE receives four BAFTA nominations
Nominations for the main BAFTA awards 2021 have just been announced – and HIS HOUSE has been nominated in three categories, including Outstanding British film! The film’s lead actor, Ṣọpẹ́ Dirisu, has also been nominated for BAFTA’s Rising Star Award, bringing the total to four nominations. For the full BAFTA list, go to: https://www.bafta.org/film/awards/2021-nominations-winners?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=organic_social&utm_campaign=film_21
Four BIFA wins for HIS HOUSE!
A great night for HIS HOUSE at the BIFAS with wins for Best Director (Remi Weekes) and Best Actress (Wunmi Mosaku) in additon to Best Production Design and Best Effects. Read the Empire report here, the Variety report here, or visit the BIFA website for the full rundown.
HIS HOUSE gets 16 nominations in British Independent Film Awards
Very happy to announce that HIS HOUSE has been nominated in multiple categories for the British Independent Film Awards, including Director, Screenplay, debut and technical categories. It’s a shame it has to go head to head with the awesome SAINT MAUD (17 nominations) – but if nothing else it shows that horror can do moreContinue reading “HIS HOUSE gets 16 nominations in British Independent Film Awards”
His House: writers’ interview
Here’s an in-depth interview we did with Richard Jackson of Val Verde Broadcasting about the conception, development and writing of HIS HOUSE…
A deeper dive into the making of the virtual production short PERCIVAL from the perspective of the knight himself – aka Rebellion CEO and the film’s star, Jason Kingsley.
New documentary released
Recently, I wrote and co-directed a documentary about my good friends Bob & Barn (aka Paul Arnold and Andrew Barnabas) who have composed many truly epic scores for a whole host of games, film and TV – not least, Sony’s MediEvil series. And today, it’s out there – courtesy of OfficialPSMag. The film was co-directed,Continue reading “New documentary released”
The making of a knight…
Here’s a sneak peek behind the scenes of PERCIVAL showing how it all came together, and why it’s a game changer for the industry. Very proud to have been involved in this world first.
Hollywood Reporter features PERCIVAL
A mention in the Hollywood Reporter for groundbreaking film PERCIVAL – which, astoundingly for the industry, also name-checks the writers (Felicity Evans and me)!
PERCIVAL is the world’s first film shot entirely using virtual production methods (at Rebellion’s new studios). No green screen. Almost everything you see is in camera. Script by me and Felicity Evans, based on an idea by Rebellion CEO Jason Kingsley (who appears as the knight and supplied his own armour and weapons) and directedContinue reading “PERCIVAL released”