Personalities from stage and screen were out in force to celebrate the achievements of young creative talent from across Merseyside.READ MORE
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Channel 4 ‘could move out of London’
Proposals on whether to move Channel 4 out of London will be considered as part of a government consultation.
Plans to privatise the TV company have been shelved, but where it spends its money is also under review, Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has announced.
Hurricane Films’ Emily Dickinson biographical drama A Quiet Passion has been announced as this year’s Grand Prix: Best Film 2016 at Gent Film Festival in Belgium.
Shot in Belgium and the US, the film has been warmly received in the film festival circuit, with recent festival appearances in New York, Toronto, London, Vienna and Turin. Richard Brody of the New Yorker called A Quiet Passion ‘an absolute, drop dead masterwork’, whilst Michael Pattison of Indiewire called it ‘quietly masterful’.
A statement from the Gent jury read:
“After a long and passionate discussion it was decided to recognize the film which some members of the jury considered the most daring and most rigorous of the twelve films in competition: ‘A Quiet Passion’ by Terence Davies.”
Filming has begun in Liverpool this week on Jimmy McGovern’s new drama, with Anna Friel joining Sean Bean in the cast.
Six one-hour episodes of Broken (working title) are being produced by LA Productions for BBC One.READ MORE
Filming on a brand new series of ITV crime drama Safe House is to begin later this month in Manchester, Liverpool and Wales.
Stephen Moyer (True Blood, The Bastard Executioner and the upcoming Fox drama series Shots Fired) will take the lead role in the 4 x 60min series produced by Eleventh Hour Films.READ MORE
Sean Bean has been cast in Jimmy McGovern’s new prime time drama series,Broken (working title).
The 6 parter is being made by Liverpool’s LA Productions for BBC One and co-producer, Colin McKeown described it as a “state-of-the-nation piece” based in the city.READ MORE
The Prolific North Top Scriptwriters 2017 – which is not ranked in any order – focuses on those men and women, largely behind the camera, who have helped to make the North such a fertile land for outstanding comedy and drama.READ MORE
Final Fantastic Beast Trailer
The first film from Hurricane Films ‘first look’ deal with Gibson & MacLeod is announced starring Bill Nighy as lead in the Frank Cotterell Boyce scripted ‘Triple Word Score’.
Actor Bill Nighy will star in Hurricane Films’ TRIPLE WORD SCORE – from a growing slate of features to be executive produced by Gibson & MacLeod – the outfit behind Hurricane Films’ A QUIET PASSION.