Feb 0
Feb 0

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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Jan 0
Jan 0

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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Jan 1
Jan 1

Evolution: An Evening with Mini at the Lyric Hammersmith

We’re thrilled and proud to announce our upcoming event at the Lyric Hammersmith as part of the Evolution festival. Fresh Faced Feature Film: An Evening with Mini… The Evolution of a Young Production Company. We will be screening three films we’ve produced over the last 18 months. Flotsam – a physiological thriller set on the river Thames. (Written & […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

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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Dec 1
Dec 1

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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Dec 0
Dec 0

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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Dec 0
Dec 0

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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Nov 0
Nov 0

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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Nov 0
Nov 0

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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Nov 0
Nov 0

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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Nov 0
Nov 0

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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Nov 0
Nov 0

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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Nov 0
Nov 0

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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Oct 0
Oct 0

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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Oct 0
Oct 0

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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Oct 0
Oct 0

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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Sep 0
Sep 0

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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Sep 0
Sep 0

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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Sep 0
Sep 0

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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Sep 0
Sep 0

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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Sep 0
Sep 0

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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Sep 0
Sep 0

AOAD: Marathon Mayhem

Having recently announced Dreams Come True as their charity partner and relaunch, they have decided to run the Walt Disney World Marathon in Florida in January 2016 to celebrate all this excitement. A 26.2 mile run that’ll take them through four Walt Disney World theme parks and the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. From the Magic Kingdom Park, Animal Kingdom Park, […]

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Sep 0
Sep 0

AOAD: Charity Partner

After an intense period of development, including being shortlisted for the Richard Branson’s initiative, Pitch to Rich, AOAD is thrilled to announce Dreams Come True as their charity partner and are relaunching as a social enterprise in January 2016. AOAD began as an online movement, a community of people here to tell you that anything is possible, to […]

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Aug 0
Aug 0

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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Aug 0
Aug 0

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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Aug 0
Aug 0

EOTL: Ernie goes to Edinburgh Fringe

Lisa Richards in association End of the Line Theatre presents Ernie a one man show by James Craze about his Granddad, Ernie Hort. This is the exciting, true life story of Ernie Hort, just an ordinary man who was born in 1924 and lived and worked through World War Two. Not to be missed at the […]

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Jul 0
Jul 0

Queen’s Mile

Mini Productions is working alongside Protean Pictures, on Martin Delaney’s debut short film Queen’s Mile, as it preps for the festival circuit. London’s Southbank. A twenty-something girl, wanders the riverside taking unusual Polaroid photos of seemingly irrelevant sights. Why is she taking pictures with empty frames? Why today? And why, in particular, The Queen’s Walk along […]

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Jul 0
Jul 0

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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Jul 0
Jul 0

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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Jul 0
Jul 0

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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Jun 1
Jun 1

Hull Truck Transfer for Phoebe Lewis

After a sell out Camden Fringe run at the Phoenix Artist Club, The Words I Should Have Said to Phoebe Lewis is returning with a transfer to Hull Truck Theatre this Summer, 2015. Written by Hull boy, Jim English and devised by our End of the Line Theatre company, this fast-paced comedy about a young writer’s journey of […]

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May 0
May 0

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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May 0
May 0

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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May 0
May 0

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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May 0
May 0

Discover Tuesday: The Beat Beneath My Feet

The Beat Beneath My Feet screens nationwide wide as part of Discover Tuesday this week. The Beat Beneath My Feet is a heartfelt comedy drama set in London, directed by John Williams in his first feature, and stars Luke Perry, Lisa Dillon and introduces newcomer Nicholas Galitzine. Book your tickets now: http://j.mp/DiscoverTuesday-BBMF The Beat Beneath […]

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May 0
May 0

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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Apr 0
Apr 0

AOAD enters Pitch To Rich

As Acting On A Dream develops into a social enterprise it seemed like the perfect time to enter it into Pitch to Rich the entrepreneurial initiative set up by Sir Richard Branson. But, we cannot do it alone – every vote counts and it only takes a few clicks of your time. Hit the following […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

The Beat Beneath My Feet: The Bedford Screening & Gig

The Beat Beneath My Feet screens at The Bedford this Thursday followed by a live gig featuring the music from the film. Don’t miss out, book your tickets here: www.j.mp/beatlive The Beat Beneath My Feet on IMDb

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Feb 0
Feb 0

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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Feb 1
Feb 1

The Beat Beneath My Feet: Berlinale

After screening at Raindance and a BIFA nomination, Scoop Film’s – The Beat Beneath My Feet has been selected to screen and compete in the Generation category. Mini has been working along side Scoop Films to expand the online world of this wonderful British film and will be out in Berlin to help continue to reach new audiences. The Beat Beneath […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

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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Jan 0
Jan 0

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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Dec 1
Dec 1

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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Nov 0
Nov 0

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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Nov 0
Nov 0

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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Nov 0
Nov 0

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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Nov 0
Nov 0

Soror: World Premiere Announced

Thrilled to announce that Soror has been officially selected for next year’s London Short Film Festival. The LSFF will also allow Soror to qualify for the BAFTAs in 2016. The festival takes place between 9th-18th January with tickets being released soon. Soror on IMDb

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Nov 0
Nov 0

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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Oct 1
Oct 1

REVIEWS: The Vertical Hour

It’s the final week of The Vertical Hour at the Park Theatre and if you’re still on the fence as to whether or not you see this intellectually gripping David Hare play we suggest you take a look at the reviews and then book tickets immediately… ★★★★ The Guardian  ★★★★★ Ham & High ★★★★★ LondonTheatre1.com ★★★★ Time Out ★★★★ […]

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Sep 1
Sep 1

The Vertical Hour: Interviews

We sat down with the cast of The Vertical Hour and their director Nigel Douglas as they share with us their experience in bringing the first London revival of this David Hare play to life. We are given an insight into what brought them to the play, how the rehearsal process has been and what […]

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Sep 0
Sep 0

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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Sep 0
Sep 0

Film4 FrightFest: Video

‘Turn Your Bloody Phone Off’ ident for the 2014 Film4 FrightFest directed by James Webber. Watch Now

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Sep 1
Sep 1

The Vertical Hour: Full Cast Announced

Full cast for The Vertical Hour has been announced! Cameron Cuffe, Pepter Lunkuse and Finlay Robertson will be joining the current cast of Thusitha Jayasundera and Peter Davison in the first London revival of the play directed by Nigel Douglas. Cameron Cuffe, who is a recent graduate from the Lir Academy, will make his professional […]

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Sep 0
Sep 0

Film4 FrightFest

If you’ve been at the Film4 FrightFest this weekend you may well have seen the wonderfully disgusting ‘Turn Your Bloody Phone Off’ ident Mini produced which came from the creatively gruesome mind of writer, director James Webber. Starring Sam Gittins & Rosie Day Soon to be unleashed on the rest of the world…

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Aug 1
Aug 1

The Vertical Hour: Behind the Scenes

Mini went behind the scenes with QNQ Creative on the promo shoot for The Vertical Hour. We spent an afternoon with the delightful Peter Davison and Thusitha Jayasundera as we snapped some official photos for the up and coming first London revival of the Sir David Hare play. With a sold out Mr Hare Q & A and rehearsals kicking off at […]

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Aug 0
Aug 0

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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Aug 1
Aug 1

REVIEWS: The Words I Should Have Said To Phoebe Lewis

The Words They Said About Phoebe Lewis… ‘A bittersweet play rippling with humour & genuine heart… There is a very strong cast labouring away under Charing Cross Road creating magic – go see.’ – The Stage ‘This show is charming, funny and plotted with real pace, presented all-through in 80 minutes…’ – BroadwayWorld.com ‘Another thing […]

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Aug 1
Aug 1

The Vertical Hour: Cast Announced

Cast announced for the first London revival of David Hare’s The Vertical Hour. Peter Davison, probably best known for playing The Doctor in Doctor Who, will take the part of Oliver, with Thusitha Jayasundera joining him as Nadia. The play, which received its UK premiere at the Royal Court in 2008, will be directed by […]

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Jul 1
Jul 1

The Vertical Hour: Sir David Hare Q&A

Have you heard… On 1st October 2014 following the performance of The Vertical Hour, there will be an audience Q&A with it’s writer, the multi-award winning playwright, screen writer and director David Hare! Hare has won a BAFTA, two Olivier Awards, a Writer’s Guild of America Award and his plays include Plenty, Skylight, Racing Demon […]

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Jul 0
Jul 0

VIRTUExAOAD

As we previously announced, Mini and Acting On A Dream have teamed up with the unisex street wear label, Virtue to create VIRTUExAOAD. Mini along with TEAfilms and talented photographers Dan Patrick Hipkin and Brend Trend have been working on creating something very special. To stay updated, follow the hashtag #VIRTUExAOAD

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