Month: January 2018

24 Jan 2018

Phantom Thread Boasts 6 Nominations at the Oscars 2018

The 90th Academy Awards have been announced. Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread is nominated in 6 categories including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis! Oh my! Congratulations! Phantom Thread is released in UK Cinemas on 2nd February 2018.

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22 Jan 2018

Rebecca Parkinson joins Merman as Head of Production

Sharon Horgan and Clelia Mountford’s indie, Merman, has appointed FremantleMedia UK’s Rebecca Parkinson as its Head of Production. Parkinson joins Merman from Fremantle’s scripted comedy label Retort and will oversee the production of all Merman projects in the newly created role, working closely with co-founder Clelia Mountford. The appointment follows the news last week that […]

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16 Jan 2018

Amazon Studios Signs First-Look Deal with Merman and Overall Deal with Sharon Horgan

Amazon Studios Signs Overall Deal with Emmy-Nominated Creator Sharon Horgan Studio also signs first-look series rights deal with Horgan and Clelia Mountford UK-based production company Merman Amazon Studios today announced it has closed an exclusive two-year overall deal with Emmy-nominated writer and creator Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe). In addition to her personal deal, Horgan and co-founder Clelia Mountford’s entertainment company, Merman, […]

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12 Jan 2018

Caleb Slain’s ‘Demon’ Wins at the Austin Film Festival 2017

Congratulations to Caleb Slain! His Short feature ‘Demon’ was screened in the Austin Film Festival 2017 – receiving the Best Narrative Short Jury Winner! Demon is a cinematic one-act play. Using new technology, it was captured with all natural lighting beneath a full moon. Keep up to date with Caleb Slain here. 

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11 Jan 2018

Phantom Thread by Paul Thomas Anderson Receives 5 Stars in the Guardian

Paul Thomas Anderson’s  new film Phantom Thread is receiving acclaim internationally ahead of its release in the UK this February. Peter Bradshaw’s review in the Guardian boasts 5 Stars. Watch the Trailer for Phantom Thread here. ‘There is such pure delicious pleasure in this film, in its strangeness, its vehemence, its flourishes of absurdity, carried off with […]

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10 Jan 2018

Shining Vale, penned by Jeff Astrof and Sharon Horgan, receives pilot commitment at Showtime

Shining Vale, a new horror comedy from Divorce creator Sharon Horgan, Trial & Error co-creator Jeff Astrolf and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment has received a pilot production commitment from US network Showtime. “Shining Vale is a horror comedy about a dysfunctional family that moves from the city to a small town in a house in […]

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05 Jan 2018

Ben Quinn, The Fines, +jacksonkarinja, and The Malloys Film Tumi: The Perfect Journey

The Fines, +jacksonkarinja, The Malloys, Ben Quinn are just some of the filmmakers to contribute to Tumi: The Perfect Journey – a new campaign from Tumi, presenting their elegantly crafted 19 Degree Collection. The films were premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and you can view them in their entirety on the Tumi Site. Ben Quinn acted as creative […]

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05 Jan 2018

Ben Quinn Welcomes All for the Holiday Season in his new spot for Samsung

Ben Quinn’s new spot for Samsung out of adam&eveDDB NY celebrates the excitement (and chaos) of coming together during the festive season. Featuring your typical family preparing to host for the big day in their busy kitchen – the sudden arrival of friends and family is captured via their Samsung device. There’s no place like together. Watch Samsung ‘They’re Here’ on […]

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