Sunday, 1 September 2013

Perception [Short Film]


What if we treated every illness the way we treat mental illness? A short film that aims to shine a light on the differences between the way people react to physical ailments and invisible ones. A portrait for those who find it difficult to get others to understand, Perception aims to capture the frustrations of broken perceptions.

Created for the Raindance Collabor8te 48-Hour Film Challenge, Perception premired at the Vue Apollo in London's Piccadilly Circus as part of the 2013 Randance Film Festival.
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Thursday, 1 August 2013

Press Play


Press Play is a music video produced by Darkwood Films for the wonderfully talented artist Jova Radevska, shot on location in Newquay, Cornwall in August 2013. Jova is a Macedonian born, critically acclaimed and award winning musician and songwriter, rapidly gaining recognition both in her home country and here in the UK.

Darkwood Films collaborated with Jova to bring to life the music video for her song Press Play, which received its broadcast premiere in October 2013 on the cable and satellite television station MTV Adria. The video is also available to watch online below. For more information on Jova and her music, be sure to check out her Facebook page and follow her on Twitter.



Featuring
Jova Radevska

Directed & Edited by
Emily Jones & Mark S. Wright
Cinematographer
                                   Produced by

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Wednesday, 1 May 2013

6 Seconds to Die



Crakehollow Hall is an in development feature film project from Darkwood Films, following three close friends who spend the weekend at a murder mystery themed hotel. It all seems to be a bit of harmless indulgence until a suspicious number of guests suffer from a fatal case of reality. Crakehollow Hall follows the events that unfold as an evening of fun and games takes a twisted turn for the worse.

As part of a contest for Movie Mogul, in association with the Horror Channel and Film4 FrightFest, Darkwood Films produced a short film titled 6 Seconds to Die based on the opening prologue of in development feature film project Crakehollow Hall. It was released as part of Movie Mogul's Shortcuts to Hell: Volume 1 anthology on iTunes and BlinkBox in August 2013. Check out the trailer below:



MAIN CAST
Ben Price

MAIN CREW
Directed by
Produced by
Written by
Production Designer
Emily Jones
Cinematographer
Camera Operator
Andy Coulton
Original Music by
Alec Roberts

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Monday, 1 April 2013

Exit Zone


Exit Zone is a sci-fi short film project coming soon from Darkwood Films. The production took place in April 2013 as part of a 48 hour filmmaking challenge for the Sci-Fi-London Film Festival.
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Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Crakehollow Hall




Crakehollow Hall is an in development feature film project from Darkwood Films, following three close friends who spend the weekend at a murder mystery themed hotel. It all seems to be a bit of harmless indulgence until a suspicious number of guests suffer from a fatal case of reality. Crakehollow Hall follows the events that unfold as an evening of fun and games takes a twisted turn for the worse.

As part of a contest for Movie Mogul, in association with the Horror Channel and Film4 FrightFest, Darkwood Films produced a short film titled 6 Seconds to Die based on the opening prologue of Crakehollow Hall. It will be released as part of Movie Mogul's Shortcuts to Hell: Volume 1 anthology on iTunes and BlinkBox. Check out the trailer below:



MAIN CREW
Director
Mark S. Wright

Producer
Leanne Natalie Jones

Director of Photography
Lewis Wood

Writer
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Monday, 1 October 2012

Unbearable


A silent romantic short film, telling the tale of a young couple's Valentine's Day viewed from the perspective of two teddy bears; Martha and Maverick. The bears are the centrepiece of the couple's Valentine's celebrations until a suspicious text threatens to tear them apart. The two bears are thrown into the middle of a conflict between a couple who, unlike the bears themselves, simply weren't made for each other.

Unbearable was created by Darkwood Films as part of the the 50 Kisses initiative in association with the London Screenwriters Festival and went on to screen at the Staffordshire Film Festival 2013 where it was nominated for the Best UK Filmmaker award. Watch the promo for 50 Kisses below:



MAIN CAST
Lee Potts
Viviana Poludniak
MAIN CREW
Directed by
Produced by
Michael Mannion
Director of Photography
Production Designer
Natalie Fern
Associate Producer
Written by
Nick Luddington
Original Music by
Alec Roberts

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Saturday, 1 September 2012

Purple [Short Film]



PURPLE follows the course of one young couple's relationship. This short film tells a story of truth, intimacy and how love is not always as perfect as it seems. A silent drama conceived, produced, shot and edited entirely in 48 hours as part of a filmmaking challenge for the 2012 Raindance Film Festival.

The film went on to screen as part of the online ShortsNonStop Film Festival, where it picked up the most votes for the Audience Award, nationally at the Staffordshire Film Festival, where it was nominated in the Best UK Filmmaker category, and internationally at the Hyart Film Festival in Wyoming in 2013.
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