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Annie Waits: Cinema Jam

Annie Waits will be previewing at Cinema Jam’s March Jam Session on Tuesday. Cinema Jam is a community of filmmakers and freelancers based around these Jam Sessions: a monthly night of screenings and casual conversation. This session will also feature guest speaker Phil Meheux the cinematographer for films such as James Bond: Golden Eye and Casino […]

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BFI Flare: Not The Devil & Queen’s Mile

BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival is the biggest LGBT film festival in Europe. The 31st edition of the Festival will open with the world premiere of Against the Law and close with the international premiere of Signature Move. If you have a delegate pass you can catch Siobhan Schwartzberg’s Not The Devil and Martin Delaney‘s Queen’s […]

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AOAD: The Hospital Club Blog

“Break in when everyone can hear you. Smash the door in, set the alarms off and let the whole damn world know you are there.” To coincide with International Women’s Day, The Hospital Club member Mark Heywood dreams big with entrepreneurs April Kelley and Sara Huxley and their initiative Acting On A Dream. Read full […]

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Not The Devil: World Premiere at BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

We’re thrilled to announce that Siobhan Schwartzberg’s Not The Devil will premiere at BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival. The film will play as part of the Falling Free (UK shorts programme). Being described as ‘an inspiring and varied collection of queer tales, showcasing our most exciting home-grown filmmaking talent.’ This film follows the journey of a […]

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Queen’s Mile: New Renaissance Film Festival

Martin Delaney’s drama, Queen’s Mile has been officially selected as part of this years New Renaissance Film Festival based in Amsterdam. We’re also thrilled to announce that our lead actress, Emerald O’Hanrahan has been nominated for Best Actress in LGBTQ Short Film. Watch the trailer for Queen’s Mile here. Queen’s Mile on IMDb

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Edith: Dublin International Film Festival

We’re very excited to announce that our BAFTA long-listed short film, Edith will be having its Irish premiere at the wonderful Dublin International Film Festival later this month. Sponsored by Audi this film festival is Ireland’s premier event. ADIFF turns the city into a film mecca for cinema-goers and experience-lovers of all kinds. We’re thrilled that Edith […]

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Edith: DC Independent Film Festival

Edith will be having its US Premiere at the DC Independent Film Festival in Washington this February. As the oldest independent film festival in Washington, the DC Independent Film Festival has a storied history of presenting extraordinary films. They have showcased cutting edge features, shorts and documentaries on every subject from every country with every […]

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Queen’s Mile: Desperado LGBT Film Festival

Martin Delaney’s heartwarming Queen’s Mile kicks off 2017 in the United States of America in Phoenix, Arizona at the Desperado LGBT Film Festival. Desperado’s mission is to showcase quality films that are related to the experiences of the LGBT community. Their goal is to create an event that is educational, enlightening, entertaining, and enjoyable. Find out […]

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Tea For Two: Slumberjack Film Festical

Yes, our quirky little comedy, Tea For Two is still doing the festival circuit and will now be heading to Cheshire for the Slumberjack Film Festival in March. Jim and Alice are serving behind the counter of an idyllic but quiet British village tea shop. When some customers finally arrive, they soon discover it’s more […]

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Edith: London Short Film Festival

We’re thrilled to announce that Christian Cooke’s directorial debut, Edith has been officially selected for the 14th London Short Film Festival at Hackney Picturehouse on Tuesday 10th January. Edith stars BAFTA winner Peter Mullan and SAG nominated Michelle Fairley and explores how we move on from bereavements. How we make peace with our past and find […]

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Queen’s Mile: Festival News

Martin Delaney’s Queen’s Mile is finding homes all around the world on the LGBT festival circuit. Most recently this includes Merlinka International Queer Film Festival in Serbia, the Sardina Queer Festival and Pride Film Festival over the pond in Texas. The film stars Emerald O’Hanrahan (The Archers, I Am Yours, Casualty) and Amrita Acharia (Game of Thrones, Silk, […]

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Moose

DogSky Films and Mini Productions presents Moose, a heart-warming, sometimes funny and often magical film about love, loss, and the circle of life. “For once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk with your eyes turned skyward for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” – Leonardo da Vinci From […]

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Edith & Queen’s Mile: Winchester Success

Both Edith and Queen’s Mile have been officially selected for Winchester Short Film Festival this November! Wait, but there’s more news… Both films have also been nominated for Best British Short Film. We’re thrilled that WSFF recongnies such a range of films and that our two films have found a home there. Find out more […]

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Queen’s Mile: US Double Bill!

We’re rounding off a cracking October for Queen’s Mile with a US double bill! Popular with the LGBT festivals, Queen’s Mile has screened at TWIST Seattle Queer Film Festival and the Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival this month. The heartwarming story that see’s a young woman dealing with grief along the Queen’s Mile in London […]

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Tea For Two: London Comic Con

Alert the elders! Tea For Two is heading to London Comic Con this weekend! The Comic Con Independent Film Festival will be held at the MCM Comic Con in London from the 28-30th October 2016. MCM is the largest Pop Culture convention in the UK, with over 130,000 people attending in October 2015, making it […]

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Queen’s Mile: Shropshire Win!

It’s been quite a weekend for Queen’s Mile as it wins the Jury Award for Best British Short Film at Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival and was short listed for the Youth Jury award for Best British Film along side its nomination in the Best of British at the Iris Prize. This LGBT film explores a twenty […]

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Edith: World Premiere at Cambridge Film Festival

Christian Cooke’s Edith will have its World Premiere at the BAFTA qualifying Cambridge Film Festival this October. Peter Mullan (Trainspotting, War Horse, Tyrannosaur)  and Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Suits) star in this Northern set drama which explores the heartbreaking inevitability that is old age. Described as a celebration of film – past present and future, this will […]

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The Prey: Spooky Empire

With Halloween creeping up on us, The Prey has been officially selected for Spooky Empire this October! This Springhead Film Company collaboration will be The Prey’s 22nd festival as it embarks on round two of Halloween. Find out more about the Florida film festival here. Have you seen the trailer for the quirky horror? Click […]

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Soror: Best Short Film Win

Heartfelt sibling drama, Soror took home the Best Short Film prize at the Portsmouth International Film Festival this weekend. The film which stars Rosie Day (All Roads Lead to Rome, Outlander, Misfits), Sian Breckin (Tyrannosaur, Starred Up, Truckers), James Alexandrou (Eastenders, Silent Witness) and Kate Dickie (Red Road, Outcast, Prometheus, Game of Thrones) was also nominated for […]

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Exit 6 Film Festival talk to Mini!

The wonderful folk at the new and exciting Exit 6 Film Festival asked us to chat about our experiences as producers as well as all things Mini. We decided to touch on the ambiguous question… ‘What does a producer actually do?’ A question we’re faced with on a regular basis, which we answer differently depending […]

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Queen’s Mile: Out On Film, Atlanta LGBT Film Festival

Martin Delaney’s, Queen’s Mile is going down a storm on the other side of the pond with its latest screening at Out On Film, Atlanta LGBT Film Festival. Described as an ‘8-Day cinematic journey of our lives, our culture, our identity’ we’re thrilled that our heartwarming story will be joining their programme.  Find out more about the […]

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Tea For Two: Short Sighted Cinema

Quirky comedy Tea For Two will be screening at In the Woods Festival this weekend as part of Short Sight Cinema. Set in a local Hertfordshire tearoom, the film features an array of of Fiona Cairns’ cakes, plus a bespoke Tea For Two cake which she created specially for the film. Running alongside the short and to support the […]

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Edith: Screening at BAFTA Qualifying ASFF

We’re thrilled to announce that Edith will be screening at the BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Film Festival in York close to where our rural film was shot. ASFF is an international film festival and a celebration of independent short film from around the world. It is world renowned outlet for supporting and championing filmmaking. Each year, ASFF attracts thousands of entries and […]

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Queen’s Mile: Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival

It been a wonderful few months for Queen’s Mile where it’s been selected to screen at several festivals around the world and we anticipate this is only the beginning for this beautiful, heartwarming short. Most recently it has been chosen for the Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival which sees this LGBT film head over […]

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Soror: Portsmouth International Film Festival

Soror explores the lives and relationships of two half-sisters; Grace, insular and shy but a talented dancer played by Rosie Day (Outlander, Misfits, All Roads Lead to Rome); and Lisa, who dreams of escaping the confines of their upbringing played by Sian Breckin (Donkey Punch, Tyrannosaur, Starred Up, Truckers). The close relationship shared by the sisters is […]

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Queen’s Mile: Iris Prize

We’re thrilled to announce that Queen’s Mile has been selected as one of the 15 short films up for the Best British Short Film at this years Iris Prize! Identified as one of the top 50 film festivals in the world by Movie Maker Magazine for the second year, their slogan is “Watch films. Party […]

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Queen’s Mile: Behind the Scenes

We take a look behind the scenes on the set of the LGBT short film, Queen’s Mile… Watch here. Queen’s Mile is a heartwarming story of a young woman’s courage in coping with depression, in her own unique way.  Written & Directed by Martin Delaney we follow her journey along London’s Southbank. It stars Emerald O’Hanrahan […]

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Edith: Cinema Jam

We’re excited to announce that Christian Cooke’s heartbreaking drama about grief, Edith has been selected as one of the shorts being privately screened at Cinema Jam’s next Jam Session! The evening includes a Q & A with art director Tim Blake as well as the following shorts which will be joining Edith: On Loop directed by […]

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Queen’s Mile: Kansas City

A busy week for Martin Delaney‘s short LGBT film, Queen’s Mile with screenings at Liverpool Pride and Kansas City LGBT Film Festival where the film is up for Best Dramatic Short. The film follows a twenty-something girl’s story of courage in coping with depression, in her own unique way. Written & Directed by Martin Delaney we […]

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Queen’s Mile: Liverpool Pride

We’re thrilled to announce that Queen’s Mile will be a part of Liverpool Pride this year. For tickets and information click here. For more about the wonderful Liverpool Pride click here. #LoveWins Queen’s Mile on IMDb

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The Prey: Short Sighted Cinema

Quirky horror, The Prey has been selected to screened as part of The Shortest Nights: Dark & Twisted Programme. Short Sighted Cinema is on a mission to raise the profile of British short filmmaking through creative curation, engaging events and diverse collaborations, celebrating the very best of emerging talent. On June 19th, Short Sighted Cinema will host […]

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Queen’s Mile: Kreivės

Queen’s Mile is heading over to Lithuania for the Vilnius LGBT Festival ‘Kreivės’ The heartwarming story of will be screened as part of Her Short; ‘The main characters in these eight short films are wondering whether it is worthy to continue a summer fling; they enjoy drama; are looking forward to meeting their true love; […]

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Tea For Two: Screenings

John Challis and Amanda Barrie starring comedy, Tea For Two has two screenings coming up in London. Herne Hill Short Film Night: Friday 27th May 2016 – for tickets and more information click here. Pop Ritzy Local Shorts: Tuesday 7th June 2016 – for tickets and more information click here. Written and directed by Mark Brennan, watch […]

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The Prey: Crypt TV

The Prey, our quirky horror with added bite in collaboration with The Springhead Film Company has been acquired and released on Crypt TV (founded by Jason Blum and Eli Roth). The online platform that creates original genre content guided by its motto #WeirdIsGood. Together they create and share the dark, edgy and different stories that […]

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Queen’s Mile: MOFF

The heartwarming LGBT film, Queen’s Mile has not only been officially selected for the Milan Online Film Festival but leading lady, Emerald O’Hanrahan received a nomination for Best Actress and the film took home the top prize of Best Short Film. Watch the trailer here Queen’s Mile on IMDb

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Edith: Screening

To celebrate the completion of Edith and before it embarks on the festival circuit the drama set in Northumberland was screened at Soho House. The film which explores the heartbreaking inevitability that is old age stars Peter Mullan and Michelle Fairley. We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who made Edith possible, from […]

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Soror: Sydney World Film Festival

Soror is heading down under for it’s Australian premiere at the Sydney World Film Festival. Check out the trailer here. Soror explores the lives and relationships of two half-sisters; Sarah, insular and shy but a talented dancer; and Lisa, who dreams of escaping the confines of their upbringing. The close relationship shared by the sisters […]

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Queen’s Mile & The Prey: Exit 6 Film Festival

We’re thrilled to announce that the heartwarming LGBQT film, Queen’s Mile and quirky horror, The Prey will be screening at the launch of new film festival, Exit 6 this month. The launch party is ahead of their first festival on 24th September. Exit 6 Film Festival is an all-day event taking place at multiple venues within […]

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Edith: Trailer

Edith explores the heartbreaking inevitability that is old age, written by novelist Ray Robinson. This is the directorial debut for actor Christian Cooke and is executively produced by Mat Whitecross and Fiona Neilson of Mint Pictures. Peter Mullan (Trainspotting, War Horse, Tyrannosaur)  takes the starring role of haunted Jake with Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones, […]

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The Reel Challenge

Mini Productions along with the BFI, Raindance, MOFILM, TMFF, AOAD and Swan Warf Hackney Wick is a proud partner of The Reel Challenge. What is The Reel Challenge? Reel is an exciting new event for aspiring filmmakers. You’ll travel from London to Budapest while planning, shooting and editing your own short film en-route. It’s a […]

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Tea For Two: Festival News

Tea For Two secures screenings and nomination at uFilmFest International Film Festival, Marbella International Film Festival & London Shows International Film Festival. Amanda Barrie was nominated for Best Actress at Marbella International Film Festival. Haven’t seen the trailer yet? Click here. Tea For Two on IMDb

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Lion’s Den

Mini Productions and Pork Chop Pictures presents a comedy with a comment on social media, Lion’s Den. Written and directed by Mark Brennan (Tea for Two), Lion’s Den makes comedic but relevant observations about how the virtual world of social media can impact the lives of people in the real world. The film is a short […]

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The Prey: Festival Feasting

It has been an exciting couple of months for The Prey as it adds 7 new official screenings on top of the 8 it already has… Mile High Horror Film Festival ScreamFest Horror Film Festival Cornwall Horror Film Festival Waves of Horror Film Festival Toledo International Film Festival Montenegro International Fantastic Film Festival Malta Horror […]

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Tea For Two: Zealous X

We are so excited to announce that our quirky comedy has its London premiere at the incredible Zealous X which is a 10 day festival celebrating all things creative. Zealous connects creative talent from across disciplines with organisations looking to complement their workforce, exhibit works and provide opportunities for creatives to flourish from their craft. Tea For Two will be […]

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Merry Christmas!

Thank you to all for making 2015 a year to remember…   Have a chat with your inner Mini this festive season and make sure they’re ready to kick ass in 2016… In style, of course.

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Queen’s Mile: World & UK Premiere

Wonderful news as Queen’s Mile secures its World & UK premiere having been approached directly by Bath Film Festival after they came across the films’ distribution campaign. The heartwarming LGBT film follows a young woman’s courage in coping with depression, in her own unique way and is he directorial debut for Martin Delaney. It was a privilege […]

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Queen’s Mile: Trailer

We’re thrilled to share with you the official trailer of short LGBT film, Queen’s Mile. Queen’s Mile is a heartwarming story of a young woman’s courage in coping with depression, in her own unique way.  Written & Directed by Martin Delaney we follow her journey along London’s Southbank. It stars Emerald O’Hanrahan (The Archers, I Am […]

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Tea For Two: Fiona Cairns Interview

We sat down with Tea For Two’s Executive Producer, Fiona Cairns and chatted about her career, love for design and that Royal Wedding cake… Fiona Cairns was established over 25 years ago, after Fiona made a batch of miniature fruit cakes for friends one Christmas. Trained as both a graphic designer and a pastry chef, […]

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Edith: Cast Announcements

We’re thrilled to announce that Elliott Tittensor and Sai Bennett will be joining Peter Mullan and Michelle Fairley in the cast of Northern drama, ‘Edith’. Elliott was nominated for a BIFA for Most Promising Newcomer for his performance as Tits in feature film Spike Island as well as being named a Screen International Star of Tomorrow. […]

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Tea For Two: A Win at Winchester

Alert the elders, bring out the fine china and silver spoons for today we celebrate with the poshest of tea’s today! Writer and director of Tea For Two, Mark Brennan won Best Original Screenplay at the Winchester Short Film Festival this weekend. The quirky comedy which stars Amanda Barrie and John Challis was also awarded […]

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The Prey: Crystal Palace International Film Festival

The Prey secures it’s second London screening this month at the Crystal Palace International Festival! This urban horror with added bite stars Rebecca Van Cleave (The Royals), Sam Gittins (The Smoke, Call the Midwife) and James Alexandrou (Eastenders, Silent Witness). Written and directed by James Webber, we’re thrilled that this award winning short film is reaching audiences all […]

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Tea For Two: Winchester Short Film Festival

On the eve of Tea For Two’s screening at the BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) we’re thrilled to announced that our quirky comedy has been officially selected for the Winchester Short Film Festival (WSFF) this month too. The film which is in association with baker to the Royals, Fiona Cairns is also up for Best […]

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The Prey: Awards & TweetFest UK

What a Halloween it was for our gruesome short, The Prey! After it’s double UK premiere the horror collaboration with The Springhead Film Company and Findie went on the win Best Film, Best Actor (James Alexandrou) and Audience Vote at the Cornwall Horror Film Festival. Next stop is London based at the UK Actors TweetFest. A short […]

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The Prey: Double UK Premiere

This Halloween weekend The Prey will be celebrating a double UK premiere having been accepted in Waves of Horror Film Festival in Canterbury. The other premiere announced last week will be at Cornwall Horror Film Festival where the film has just received four nominations; Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Actress. Information and tickets […]

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The Prey: Cornwall Horror Fest

We’re really pleased to announce that The Prey secures it’s UK Premiere at the Cornwall Horror Fest this Halloween. For more information about the festival click here For tickets click here The Prey recently received a wonderful 8/10 review from the world renowned Starburst Magazine: ‘Halloween is almost the perfect time to set a horror film. It’s […]

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Tea For Two: Aesthetica Short Film Festival

Exciting tea fuelled news for Tea For Two as it has been selected for the BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival this year. The festival takes place 5-8 November and is the only festival in the UK to take over an entire city centre for four days through pop-up cinema. Tea For Two will be […]

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Edith

Mint Pictures in association with Mini Productions present the powerful Northern drama, Edith. Edith explores the heartbreaking inevitability that is old age. Written by novelist Ray Robinson, whose work has been shortlisted for both the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Authors’ Club First Novel Award. His novel Electricity has also recently been adapted for […]

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The Prey: LA ScreamFest

More exciting news for The Prey as it has been officially selected to screen at this year’s Screamfest Horror Film Festival in LA. The Screamfest Horror Film Festival runs from 13th-22nd October and is the largest and longest running horror film festival in the United States. The collaboration between The Springhead Film Company and Findie has […]

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Tea For Two: Behind the Scenes

Take a look as we go behind the scenes on the set of Tea For Two and learn how the cast and crew take their cuppas… Written and directed by Mark Brennan our joint venture with Pork Chop Picutres stars TV gold, John Challis and Amanda Barrie and recently received it’s world premiere at the […]

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Not the Devil

We’re thrilled to be collaborating with the wonderfully talented and BFI Future Filmmaker Siobhan Schwartzberg on latest short film, Not the Devil. Co-produced by TV producer James Dean (This is Jinsy, Midnight Beast) this powerful LGBT film will be shooting in October It’s present day and Andrew, who lives on an East-London council estate has become […]

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