STEPHEN FINGLETON’S ‘SLR’

A man obsessed with voyeur pornography makes a shocking discovery online, forcing him onto the trail of an anonymous photographer known only by his user name ‘ANORAK’.

SLR was one of 16 shorts made through the BFI/LIGHTHOUSE scheme and stars noted GAME OF THRONES actors, LIAM CUNNINGHAM and RICHARD DORMER. The short was selected for the 2013 Galway Film Fleadh, and won Best Irish Short at the Academy-recognised Foyle Film Festival.

Stephen Fingleton is set to work in conjunction with The Fyzz Facility to shoot short MAGPIE this February, as well as his first feature THE SURVIVALIST later this year.

WATCH SLR HERE

 



TFF PREPARES TO SHOOT MAGPIE

The Fyzz Facility are delighted to announce MAGPIE a new short by writer/director Stephen Fingleton which is due to shoot this February in Northern Ireland. Written as a pre-cursor to THE SURVIVALIST, Fingleton’s feature scheduled to shoot later this year, MAGPIE is an introduction to his harsh, post-apocalyptic world as well as a selection of the characters that inhabit THE SURVIVALIST.

Funded by the BFI, Northern Ireland Screen and The Fyzz Facility MAGPIE has fantastic cast attached including Olivia Williams (Anna Karenina), newcomer Mia Goth (Nymphomaniac) and Martin McCann (Clash of the Titans).

Watch this space for more information on this brilliant new short and information on how the shoot progresses.

 



IT’S A WRAP FOR X-MOOR

This month TFFF2 finished production on X-MOOR, the terrifying horror film that follows a couple of American tourists and their search for the legendary Beast of X-Moor in Devon and leads to a far more disturbing discovery. The shoot took place in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland and featured Melia Kreiling (The Borgias), Nick Blood (Misfits, Trollied) and Mark Bonnar (Doctor Who, Casualty) in the lead roles.

X-MOOR concluded production on schedule, with the producers and writer/director Luke Hyams extremely pleased with the footage they have been able to view up to this point. Keep an eye on the PROJECTS section to find out X-MOOR’s release date.

 



TFFF5′s SuperBob – Shooting Wraps

Last Monday, The Fyzz Facility Film Five’s heartwarming rom-com about Britain’s first, incredibly awkward, superhero and his attempts to juggle a documentary crew on his day off, as well as his first date in six years, finished Principal Photography with flourish. Producers Robert Jones, Wayne Marc Godfrey and director Jon Drever are incredibly thankful for the wonderful crew who have worked so hard on the film, super excited by the footage they have reviewed so far and are looking forward to moving into Post-Production, with an expected theatrical release in January 2014.

Press has already begun to circulate with the BBC, Hollywood Reporter & Screen Daily all releasing articles on what promises to be a brilliant film. The BBC was granted exclusive behind-the-scenes access which you can view here.

 



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TFFF1′s The Survivalist comes in at No.1 on the brit list

TFFF1 are delighted to announce that this month The Survivalist came in at No.1 on the 2013 Brit List.

Created in 2007 as a UK version of the highly commended Hollywood Black List, The Brit List is voted for by top development executives in the UK with a view to marking out the top as-of-yet unproduced screenplays. Scripts like, ‘”Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” “Salmon Fishing In The Yemen” and “Lawless” all got their start on the list.

In order to appear on the list, scripts have to receive a minimum of 3 or more votes. This year, there was a wider pool of scripts nominated with fewer receiving the necessary 3 votes. The Survivalist received a very impressive total of 7 votes. TFF is extremely excited to be producing this excellent script and look forward to making the film this year.

To read more about this fantastic script and The Brit List, click here.




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TFF’S ROBERT JONES APPEARS ON CNBC

The Fyzz Facility’s own Robert Jones appeared on CNBC this morning to discuss his predictions for this Sunday’s upcoming Oscar’s and the benefits of investing into government backed SEIS opportunities. ”Investors are  covered for 78 pence in the pound going in”.

The Fyzz Facility has recently launched THE TFF SEIS SLATE – 10 new startup film and media companies. For more information on our current SEIS investment opportunities click here.

The Fyzz Facility’s Robert Jones on CNBC from The Fyzz Facility on Vimeo.



YOUTUBE PAID SUBSCRIPTIONS ON THE WAY

YouTube is set to begin paid-for subscriptions for specific channels on its service as a way of attracting content producers away from TV.

The company has contacted a small pool of producers asking them to submit applications to create YouTube channels that will cost between £1 – £5 to access per month. Alongside this, the company is considering charging for content libraries and access to live events on a pay-per-view basis.

Do you think this is the next logical step for YouTube or is it just plain wrong? Share your thoughts in the comments… and read the rest of the article here



GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS – YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE

As some of you may have seen in our projects list The Fyzz Music Video has premiered an all new official music video for the classic track YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE by GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS. A wonderful tribute to a classic song the video features the people of Liverpool, as well as a few famous Liverpudlians, singing along to a song that has come to mean so much to them, not only as a city but also in the wake of The Hillsborough Disaster.

Check out the fantastic new video on Youtube here and enjoy!

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CNBC WELCOMES TFF’S WAYNE GODFREY

One of The Fyzz Facility’s company director’s Wayne Godfrey recently made a television appearance on CNBC to talk about investing into film, and film as an asset class. Wayne was also quoted in an article entitled Independent Films Boost UK Box Office Taking on the CNBC website -

“Now more than ever is an interesting time for film,” Wayne Godfrey, director of The Fyzz Facility, a film financing company told CNBC’s Squawk Box Europe. “More and more investment is going into film. The (British) government announced that they’re extending the U.K. tax credit which is fantastic for investors,”Godfrey added.

Take a look at the full video here

 

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The Fyzz Facility is featured on Investment Europe

We are very proud to announce that The Fyzz Facility, and our company directors Robert Jones and Wayne Godfrey, have been featured in the highly regarded magazine Investment Europe. If you’d like to know more about any of our alternative investment opportunities you can find our contact details on the website. Check out the article, entitled Finding Beauty Amid the Ugliness of Films as an Investment, here.

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