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FILM KLAXON: CREATURE.
10 March 2023

Asif Kapadia, director of 'Senna', 'Amy', and 'Diego Maradona', changes tack and heads into contemporary dance territory with his new film. Based on the English National Ballet production of the same name, 'Creature' sees Jeffrey Cirio's animalistic protagonist subjected to military experiments—the absolute worst kind of experiments.

Cut from the same wet cloth as 'The Shape of Water', the narrative then introduces Marie (Erina Takahashi), a cleaner who forms an indelible bond with Creature in this Arctic outpost. Kapadia works with show creator and choreographer Akram Khan to ensure a respectful adaptation, but it's clear that the Pulse Films man also has a few tricks up his sleeves.


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LIAKH JOINS SPINDLE.

Ukrainian director Daniel Liakh now goes by LIAKH instead. No longer weighed down by his first name,


A SINE OF LIFE FOR FRANKIE BEIRNE.

Sine Audio reckon they've hired an "exceptional sound designer" in the form of Frankie Beirne.


MISSING LINK FILMS ENLIST FLORENCE NOBLE.

Missing Link Films have signed comedy Florence Noble for UK representation.


THE BEAUTIFUL COLLABORATION OF ALL OF US HERE.

Two good friends of DAVID REVIEWS, Barney Richard and Isabella Parish have joined forces to create 'All of Us Here'.


ZORNITSA DIMITROVA SIGNS WITH ELEANOR FILMS

Director Zornitsa Dimitrova has signed with Eleanor Films for global representation.


IT'S WE THE GRIMSHAWS AT HUNKYDORY.

Director duo We The Grimshaws have joined HunkyDory for UK representation.


FILM KLAXON: BROKEN WINGS.

When Studio Birthplace learned about bird poaching, they were compelled to dig deeper.


SPOTLIGHT ON... LORENA PAGÈS

Lorena Pagès is part of a new wave of talented cinematographers who may wear their ambition lightly but should never be underestimated.


HAMLET WELCOME MAYA MARGOLINA.

Director Maya Margolina has made her way to HAMLET for work in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and China.


INTRODUCING RICKY RXSE AT 1STAVEMACHINE.

1stAveMachine have added British-Jamaican director Rick Rxse to their ranks.


FURMANN + VASSO JOIN OB.

Outré directors Furmann Ahmed and Vasso Vu have joined OB to "forge moments that make an impact on culture".


ALICE FASSI PLUMPS FOR DIRTY FILMS.

Italian director Alice Fassi has joined Dirty Films for commercial representation.


CAN YOU CRACK IT FOR LEXUS?

Earlier this year, Lexus released 'Stay Ahead', a bite-size espionage thriller that centred on a mysterious briefcase. Now it's time to find out what's inside.


MICHAEL J FERNS AND CRISTINE BERGLUND JOIN THE RATTLING FAMILY.

Michael J Ferns and Cristine Berglund have joined both Rattling Stick and Rattling Stuff in one fell swoop.


JUSTICE MUKHELI ARRIVES AT CURATE FILMS.

South African polymath Justice Mukheli has signed with Curate Films for UK representation.


CURLY FILMS SWOOP FOR JACK PIRIE.

Multifaceted director Jack Pirie has joined Curly Films for UK representation.


HARRY CAUTY JOINS RATTLING STICK AND RATTLING STUFF.

Director Harry Cauty now plies his trade at Rattling Stick and Rattling Stuff.


TV KLAXON: SUPACELL.

Rapper and director Andrew Onwubolu (aka Rapman) predicts 'Supacell'-ular growth with his new Netflix show.


ELLIOTT GONZO, JADE ANG JACKMAN, AND KELVIN JONES JOIN PRETTYBIRD.

Prettybird are three to the good as they sign Elliot Gonzo, Jade Ang Jackman, and Kelvin Jones to their roster.


EVERYBODY'S INVITED TO THE BANQUET.

Adham Hunt and Ian Roderick Gray have launched The Banquet, a boutique production company with films, commercials, and branded content in their sights.


KATE GABRIEL ARRIVES AT NO.8.

A busy year at No.8 continues with the arrival of Kate Gabriel as VFX Supervisor.


FILM KLAXON: THE TROUBLE WITH JESSICA

Writer/director Matt Winn's upcoming feature 'The Trouble with Jessica' is a gloriously dark ride through modern mores and troubled relationships.


TV KLAXON: THE CURSE II.

Season two of 'The Curse', co-written and directed by Another Film Company’s James De Frond, takes place on the Costa del Sol.


TANTRUM SIGN BETH PARK.

tantrum have added up-and-coming writer and director Beth Park to their ranks.


FERGAL HENDRICK JOINS NO. 8.

No. 8 have appointed Fergal Hendrick, one of the industry's canniest operators, as their new Creative Director.


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