EDIE has been winning festival awards across the world over the last few months. The films acolades include, audience awards in Hell Half Mile festival in Bay City Michigan and the special jury award at the Nordic Adventure film festival in Copenhagen. Simon and everyone who worked on the film are delighted the audience has responded so well to the film. The film was a summer sleeper hit in the UK, Australia and New Zealand and will one in US cinemas in Summer 2019 and in German cinemas in May 2019.
Following a hugely successful cinema run in the UK in the summer of 2018 we are packing our bags and heading across the seas. We are taking over from our UK site as Edie heads around the world on her adventure! Keep checking back for news and events as we set sail for cinemas across the globe.
EDIE had it's first UK public screening in Lochinver, Sutherland where the movie was largely shot. The Screen machine provided the cinema and director Simon Hunter was there to intro the movie and do a lively question and answer session afterwards.
We are delighted to announce that EDIE will be screening at the Cleveland International Film Festival on April 6th, 7th, 8th 2018. Tickets can be purchased for the screening (s) at the festival box office here. We look forward to seeing you there. EDIE director Simon Hunter will be there to introduce the movie and to participate in a question and answer session afterwards.
EDIE packed out the opening night of the Keswick film festival in England's Lake District. Simon Hunter the films director introduced the film and took part in a lively question and answer session afterwards. (there were many mountaineers in the audience!) Simon was later interviewed by Border television news. The festival has run for over twenty years and opens in the historic Alhambra cinema in Keswick. EDIE opens across the United Kingdom on May 25th.
EDIE is getting its north American premiere at the Santa Barbara international film festival. The prestigious film festival takes place in February. Edie is receiving wide UK theatrical release in May 2018 but the Santa Barbara screening is a chance for the movie to play to America audiences for the first time.
We are pleased to announce the EDIE has secured a wide UK cinema release for Spring 2018. Producer Mark Stothert said "we are so excited and pleased, it's a fitting reward for all the hard work of crew and cast. Arrow films will be our UK distributor and we will be releasing nationwide on May 25th 2018
Here's an interview that Sheila Hancock and Kevin Guthrie gave to Nochn film from Hamburg, Germany at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. You can read the glowing five star review from Nochn film HERE.
The first reviews for EDIE have arrived at the Edinburgh Film Festival. We have decided to post all of them! Here they are ....
The stars of EDIE hit the red carpet in Edinburgh this week. Sheila Hancock, Kevin Guthrie and Amy Manson were in attendance at packed out screenings. Audience reaction was sensational and an additional screening was organised to cope with demand.
Meanwhile Sheila Hancock and Kevin Guthrie have been hard at work giving press interviews.
EDIE has been one of the most talked about movies at this years Edinburgh International Film Festival. Kevin Guthrie and Sheila Hancock have been working around the clock to give interviews and help promote the movie. Here's a clip of them on BBC Reporting Scotland. Clip ©BBC
EDIE has taken the Edinbugh international film festival by storm. Both screenings completely sold out within days. EDIE has subsequently been awarded "Best in Fest" selection which earns the movie another prime time sceeening. Mark Stothert producer commented "we are bowled over with the response to EDIE in Edinburgh. Our screenings were amongst the first to sell out and everyone just adores the movie. It's so gratifying. Another screening gives the public the chance to see one of the standout performances of the year. Sheila Hancock giving perhaps the finest performance of her career." YOU CAN BOOK TICKETS HERE
EDIE has the great honour of being selected for the Edinburgh International Film Festival. This will be our first public screening. You can buy tickets HERE. The screenings will take place on June 26th and 28th in Edinburgh. At this time we are expecting that both Sheila Hancock and Kevin Guthrie will be in attendance. We will keep you updated on ticket sales. The first screening (the 26th) is close to full - so please book soon if you wish to attend.
Edie is entering it's final stage of post production. Director Simon Hunter and the sound and grading team are working away on the final elements of the movie at Post Republic in Berlin. The movie is being mixed in state of the art Dolby Atmos.
Edie is now entering the final month of post production on my film Edie. One of Britain's finest film composers Debbie Wiseman MBE recorded the score last week at Angel studios in Islington, London. It's truly a beautiful and poetic piece of work that richly enhances the film. The score is orchestral with solo guitar symbolising the heart of Edie, our adventuring hero. Attention has now turned to sound mixing and grading at Post Republic in Berlin, Germany.
Over the next few months we will bring you all the latest news connected with Edie. Check back here for all the latest developments and exclusive content.