Creative England supports the development of 16 projects and the production of 3 micro budget films. Focussed originally on Bristol, the micro budget filmmaking initiative which began life in 2009 has widened its net to a search for stories that reflect the English regions.
Even though the scope is now broader iFeatures holds firm to its founding principles and is still hungry for low budget films that can capture a sense of place, and even time. Looking for England's most imaginative and compelling stories from its brightest filmmakers, the initiative looks to champion films which show the way we live today, with tales that will challenge, move and entertain audiences across the world.
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Creative England, together with its partners the BFI Film Fund, BBC Films and Creative Skillset, have announced the 3 projects and filmmaking teams that will make up the iFeatures production slate for 2015.
The chosen projects are:
You can read more about the 3 projects and teams on the iFeatures website.
The three films greenlit through the 2nd round of iFeatures were 'The Goob' (writer/director Guy Myhill), 'Norfolk' (Writer/Director Martin Radich) and 'Spaceship' (Writer/Director Alex Taylor).
'The Goob' is available now on DVD and 'Norfolk' will had its UK premiere in competition at EIFF in June 2015. 'Spaceship' is currently in post-production. Read our exclusive interviews with ''The Goob' director Guy MyHill, 'Norfolk''s Martin Radich and 'Spaceship''s Alex Taylor and view a selection of trailers below.
The films from the 1st round of iFeatures, 'Flying Blind', 'Eight Minutes Idle' and 'In The Dark Half' are now all complete.
Encompassing a wide range of genres and audiences, all 3 are represented by Content Film for UK and International sales. Watch the trailer for each iFeatures supported film below:
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