Film and Broadcast Production BA graduate Nathan Hannawin is directing and crowdfunding for his second feature film Scales, and currently crowdfunding for the film.Scales is a tense, claustrophobic drama that spends one evening with four characters, who are trapped in a combustible boiling pot of an apartment. American boxer Darnell, his PR manager and girlfriend Maria, Forbes-fallout Adam and drug dealer Keith are forced to question their relationships and loyalties, as sinister secrets come to the fore that carry threatening and dangerous consequences.
A satire based on the struggles, politics and stereotypes within the industry. Season One see’s Cindy, a struggling casting director and her wide eyed error prone assistant Billy working alongside Simba Slays, an actor turned film director. Over the course of the weekend we get an insight into the castings and the audition candidates experiences. Inspired by ‘People just do nothing’ and ‘RS Hooddocumentrary’, Casting Directors is a mockumentary comedy web series based around the world of the actors auditions and casting.
Scales is a tense, claustrophobic drama that spends one evening with four characters, who are trapped in a combustable boiling pot of an apartment. American boxer, Darnell, his PR manager and girlfriend, Maria, Forbes-fallout Adam and drug dealer Keith are forced to question their relationships and loyalties, as sinister secrets come to the fore, threatening dangerous consequences.
London Live Television speaks to actor, director and producer Anthony Vander and screenwriter Joe Harvey about their debut feature film Sweetboy.They explain why they made the film and the particular feelings they wanted to convey about London. Also they discuss the challenges of filming in the city and the scenes which sum up the films message about/relationship with London.
The film deals with themes of education and adversity. As well as being an filmmaker, actor and producer I have also worked in teaching for over three years now. Working with children and teaching them inspired me. The effort and dedication of not only parents but also children was something that I wanted to highlight. I wanted to tell a story that was personal to me.
Opening the festival was Think Like a Man Two a coming of age comedy starring Kevin Hart. Closing the festival was Spike Lee with his Kickstarter funded “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus”, which I can only describe as a Spike Lee Joint like no other.