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FROM HERE TO ETERNITY THEATRICAL RELEASE

The Fyzz Facility are delighted to announce that composer Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice’s musical adaptation of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY hit 250 cinema screens on the 3rd July 2014. Omniverse Vision are producing and distributing the film version.

We look forward to hearing all about this fantastic modern musicals reception in both the UK and Ireland, and look forward to it’s reception in the US as well. Based on James Jones’ 1951 novel of the same name, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY is the story of a group of soldiers stationed in Hawaii during the time of the attack on Pearl Harbour. The musical featured original lyrics by the legendary Tim Rice and starred Darius Campbell and Robert Lonsdale in the lead roles.



THE SURVIVALIST BEGINS PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY

TFFF1 are delighted to announce that the post-apocalyptic, dystopian thriller, THE SURVIVALIST commenced shooting on June 9th in Northern Ireland. Martin McCann, Mia Goth and Olwen Fouere will star respectively in the three lead roles of Survivalist, Milja and Kathryn.

Screen Daily featured the announcement on their homepage, with writer/director Stephen Fingleton quoted as saying, “The Survivalist is a very special project to me and my producers Wayne and Robert have given me the opportunity to make it with the right team, right cast in particular. I am thrilled to introduce a wider audience to the work of Martin McCann in a role worthy of his extraordinary talent.”

Click here to read the full article.



MIA GOTH NAMED A SCREEN STAR OF TOMORROW 2014

Mia Goth, who is currently shooting TFFF1′s feature film, THE SURVIVALIST, has been named a Screen Star of Tomorrow 2014.

Screen Daily described her as having, “an otherworldly presence onscreen, an unusual aura that sets her apart.” TFFF1 are delighted to see Mia receiving the recognition she deserves, and are looking forward to providing a platform for her extraordinary talent to be showcased from.

THE SURVIVALIST is written and directed by Stephen Fingleton and began shooting on June 9th for five weeks in Northern Ireland.

Click here to read the full Screen Daily story.



WRITER/DIRECTOR STEPHEN FINGLETON FEATURED IN SCREEN DAILY

Writer/Director STEPHEN FINGLETON who wrote upcoming feature film THE SURVIVALIST which TFFF1 are due to shoot this June was featured in SCREEN DAILY.

The article focused on selection of Northern Ireland’s hottest creative talents, sharing their latest projects with Sarah Cooper.

TFF’s Wayne Marc Godfrey described Stephen as “a real talent with a uniquely distinctive voice” and the article went on to discuss the development phase of THE SURVIVALIST, with Fingleton describing the feature as, “very much Take Shelter territory about male isolation, prophecy and higher values than simply surviving”.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE



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.



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