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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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Soror: Portobello Film Festival

Soror has been selected for the 20th Portobello Film Festival and will be screened on the 17th of September! PFF is the UK’s biggest independent film competition and we’re thrilled to see Soror be a part of that. The screening is free and for all the details click here Soror on IMDb

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The Prey: World Premiere

The Prey has secured it World Premiere and has been officially selected for this year’s Mile High Horror Film Festival in Colorado, US. Recognised as one of the top 5 coolest horror/sci-fi film festivals in the world by MovieMaker Magazine, the MHHFF strives to bring the very best genre films from around the world to Colorado and we […]

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Tea For Two: World Premiere Announced

Tea For Two has secured it World Premiere and has been officially selected for this year’s Portland Film Festival in Oregon, US. With other 3500 submission this year, we’re both excited and privileged to be a part of such a thriving festival and can’t wait to share Tea For Two over the pond. The festival takes place between 1st-7th […]

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Soror: British Urban Film Festival

Soror, the story which explores the relationship of two half sisters, Grace and Lisa is to be screening at the British Urban Film Festival supported by Channel 4. In all, BUFF 2015 will screen 33 films across 7 days from a host of venues including at Genesis, East London’s biggest independent cinema. The majority of tickets […]

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The Prey: Cineworld Premiere

Tonight sees The Prey premiere on the big screen at Cineworld before hitting the festival circuit, with cast and crew reunited for an evening of celebrations. This quirky horror is brought to by The Springhead Film Company in association with Mini Productions and digital distirbution platform, Findie. More about The Prey The Prey on IMDb

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Tea For Two: The Making of the Cake

Executive producer of Tea For Two, baker to the Royals Fiona Cairns has created a cake specifically for the film, which stars John Challis and Amanda Barrie. Shot in her idyllic home and surrounded by many of her famous cakes, we captured Fiona baking her Lemon and Raspberry Tea for Two Cake. Tea For Two: […]

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The Prey: Trailer

Official trailer for The Prey released… The Prey Trailer We teamed up with The Springhead Film Company who brought you Soror to create this gruesome, quirky horror in association with Findie, a new online distribution platform showcasing the best short films from all over the world. The Prey on IMDb

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Flotsam: Trailer

Official Flotsam trailer released… Flotsam Trailer While out for a morning jog alongside London’s Thames River, Vinay makes a grizzly discovery. Haunted by the memory of what he’s seen, he soon realises there are some things you can’t run from. Flotsam on IMDb

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Tea For Two: Trailer

Official Tea For Two trailer released along with an absolute treat of website full of more goodies… Tea For Two Website 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 than a pot of tea and a […]

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Flotsam Screens at St Albans Film Festival

Flotsam premieres at the wonderful St Albans Film Festival this weekend. The physiological thrilled is nominated for Best Film and Best Actor for Sikander Malik’s performance. Flotsam on IMDb

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Soror: Shorts On Tap

Soror will be one of seven films screened at Shorts On Tap: Woman’s Day –  A Celebration. This event is an exploration of feminism and femininity through short film and documentary. A collection of films casting a light upon women and the very meaning of being a woman in a male-dominated world. This is a journey […]

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The Prey

Mini Productions teams up with The Springhead Film Company in its third collaboration entitled The Prey following its previous films Soror and Tea For Two. This high concept horror short has already secured distribution with the new and exciting online platform, Findie. Here’s what Paul Robert Cary the CEO of Findie had the say about the collaboration: […]

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Flotsam: BAFTA Screening

Last night saw Flotsam premiere on the big screen at BAFTA before hitting the festival circuit, with cast and crew reunited for an evening of celebrations. The psychological drama set on the bank of the Thames is featured in the latest issue of Digital Filmmaker Magazine. Available in newsagents now. Flotsam on IMDb

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Merry Christmas

Thank you for making 2014 unforgettable. Reunite with your inner MINI this festive season, escape reality & feel inspired for the New Year…

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Tea For Two: Full Cast Announced

The Tea For Two family is now complete with the delightful talents of William Postlethwaite and Abigail Parmenter signing up for the tea and cake madness along with John Challis and Amanda Barrie. William has featured in Holby City, Midsomer Murders and The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder in Angel Lane – all of which […]

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Tea For Two: Cast Announcement

The excitement grows as we can now confirm that the feisty legend that is Amanda Barrie joins the Tea For Two family. With a career spanning over 50 years in this business we call ‘show’, Amanda is best known for her work in the ‘Carry On’ films, especially her iconic title role in ‘Carry on […]

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Tea For Two: Cast Announcement

We’re thrilled to announce that John Challis has joined the cast of Tea For Two. John is best known for his legendary role as ‘Boycie’ in the critically acclaimed and much loved British sitcom, Only Fools and Horse. Prior to ‘Boycie’, John appeared in Doctor Who as the ruthless ‘Scorby’. Most recently, he has released […]

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Tea For Two: Baker to the Royals joins the team

We’re incredibly excited to announce that we are collaborating with Fiona Cairns on this aptly themed film. Fiona is famous for her hand crafted, lovingly baked and beautifully decorated cakes. So much so, that she has been labelled Queen of Cakes since creating the stunning wedding cake for Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge. Fiona’s other […]

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Soror: Making Of

Here we’re given an insight into the mind of director, James Webber and Producer, Roxy Holman as they share their vision of the film and their hopes for it in the future. Joining them and our three leading ladies, Rosie Day, Sian Breckin and Kate Dickie who tell us what it was like to work […]

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Soror: BAFTA Screening

Last night saw Soror premiere on the big screen at BAFTA. The cast and crew were reunited, speeches were delivered and the champagne flowed. Reviews are already coming in which do the talking for us: ‘For Soror Webber has assembled a very talented cast indeed, the young Rosie Day is brilliant as the shy and reserved Grace and it’s […]

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