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 pitched the original idea for HIS HOUSE to Starchild Pictures. After commissioning we developed it with them – and later with Remi when he was brought on board – and wrote the first draft screenplay.
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.
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 more than jump scares and is at last being taken seriously.
Congrats to SAINT MAUD and all the other nominees!
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, shot, edited, sound tweaked and, to be honest, pretty much everything by Richard Jackson – noted DoP, director and host of Val Verde Broadcasting.