Posts Tagged ‘film’

Since she’s just had a new showreel cut, it’s a good time to introduce our leading lady on UNF. Elspeth Turner is a Scottish actor and performer, who trained and worked in New York City. She has an extensive background in theatre, and we’re honoured to have her lead our cast.
Here’s her reel, cut by the talented Chris Cook, and scored by a brilliant track from Mairi Campbell and Dave Gray.
And there’s some footage from UNF…
MOVING PICTURES
2015 was pretty incredible for Lyre, with ongoing DVD sales of our 2 feature films, plenty of script development, plus new shoots throughout Scotland.
It was a privilege collaborating with new crew and creating original work.
Photo by Thomas Morgan

Photo by Thomas Morgan

The rewards come when going through the rushes in the edit. Quality results time and again.
This year looks set to keep the run going, and we cannot wait to get the kit out.
So we wish you all a truly Happy New Year! May 2016 bring adventure and opportunity and reward.

So the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival has passed and after a whole load of films, talks, seminars, meetings, dinners & drinks receptions, I can finally make sense of what’s happened…
I was invited to participate in the Ideas Lab – a collaboration between EIFF and the Wellcome Trust involving 10 scientists and 10 screenwriters. The aim was to connect and gain inspiration from the latest scientific developments in order to develop film ideas.
The plan worked! Seminars, presentations, discussions and debates were followed by drinks, dinners and panel-based talks.
We toured biochemistry and 3-D printing labs at Heriot Watt university.
© EIFF Edinburgh International Film Festival All Rights Reserved

© EIFF
Edinburgh International Film Festival
All Rights Reserved

Healthy debate and much food for thought.
As well as the lab, I saw 13 films.
Highlights include the heartbreaking and brilliant AMY, plus the gorgeously-shot & surprising Australian thriller CUT SNAKE, the brilliant DOPE which had the best soundtrack, Scott Graham’s beautiful IONA and the stunning NORFOLK – my favourite film of the festival.
Full of inspiration & gratitude.
Now there’s many scripts to write & much work to do.

YOU DID IT !!!

Through the generosity of contributors our target on Indiegogo was achieved !!

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£4,023 was raised which enables us to complete the shooting of our new feature.
The support has been amazing. Messages of encouragement have been coming in for the last 35 days. This week we’ll be busy sending out rewards to the people who contributed.
It’s been a rewarding, happy campaign – a great chance to explain to people the film we’re making & why. Now, we’re planning the next stage of the shooting in January. Much work to do.
THANK YOU PEOPLE !!
Love, light, peace X

 

Privileged to say that work has begun on our new project. Keeping it quiet just now, but after 7 days shooting we’re immensely excited at the potential of this new film.
The team are fantastic. The footage looks stunning. Further details will follow here!