Thursday, August 13, 2009

Oscar & Jim Wins!!!

Our new movie Oscar & Jim is a confirmed First Prize winner in the Short Film category at the Rhode Island International Film Festival held Aug 4th- Aug 9th, 2009!

This year’s RIIFF featured 235 cinematic works from more than 57 countries & 31 states in the U.S.A. The festival films were selected from over 3,400 international submissions.(RIIFF).
About the Festival:
The Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) discovers and empowers filmmakers. Held in Providence, and locations throughout the state of Rhode Island, RIIFF is one of only a handful of festivals worldwide that is a qualifying event for the Academy Awards (i.e. “Oscars”) (...) (RIIFF)

Cited as one of the "Best International and Short Film Festivals in the United States," RIIFF is New England’s largest film festival, screening a record 236 films. []

Many congrats to Iain Weatherby, Paul Fenwick, Harry Lloyd, Charlie Corvell, Sarah Llewellyn, Martin Lightening, Phil Casey, Simon Bryant, Miriam Lyons, Rose Pomeroy, Seiji Okumiya, Dara Williams, Martin Wilson ... my fellow executive producers & everyone involved with Oscar & Jim. Great work everybody!!

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Thursday, August 06, 2009

Oscar & Jim (new movie)

As one of the executive producers, I am happy that Oscar & Jim, our new movie from the United Kingdom is being screened at the Rhode Island International Film Festival Aug 4th-9th, 2009. Oscar & Jim was filmed in Paris, France and on the Eurostar train connecting the United Kingdom & France.
The movie stars Harry Lloyd as Gerry, and Charlie Covell as Emma on a romantic weekend trip to Paris. It is written & co-directed by Iain Weatherby, produced & co-directed by Paul Fenwick.
Click image to visit the official Oscar & Jim website and to view the movie trailer.

Synopsis: "Emma and Gerry are on a romantic city break/dirty weekend in Paris. Last stop on the tourist trail is the Pere Lachaise cemetery, where the illustrious dead lie round. He wants to see the grave of Jim Morrison. She wants to find the tomb of Oscar Wilde. Their Eurostar leaves in two hours. It's the end of their first weekend away together. But will it be their last?"
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