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ISHA is 2017 #FourFilms4Freedom director Christopher Manning’s next project. We are working with some fantastic creatives and will be announcing top cast attachments from Europe very soon. Follow for more news here and the Isha and 198 Films social media accounts.
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We are happy to announce our upcoming short film production ISHA, by London-based US director Christopher Manning.
Manning’s previous short film, JAMIE, has been recently released by Peccadillo Pictures through their acclaimed DVD label Boys On Film. Jamie was also part of the BFI and British Council’s first global digital LGBT short-film programme #FiveFilms4Freedom 2017.
ISHA will be a co-production with the London Film School. The project is part of a longer-term cooperation between Manning and 198 Films, in preparation of the director’s feature debut.
ISHA is scheduled to be released in early 2018.
There has been a flurry of articles in the British press following the European premiere of Forgotten Man, produced by 198 Films’s Anna Jancsó.
The film is the first feature by Canadian director Arran Shearing, and paints the portrait of social and class division in contemporary London through the tale of a homeless actor, who falls for a wealthy girl.
Jerry Hall, who has a part in the film, was accompanied to the East End Film Festival Premiere by her husband Rupert Murdoch, to the shock and surprise of the festival and the filmmakers. Murdoch was greeted with what the Guardian’s Marina Hyde calls a “good old-fashioned East End welcome”.
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Stella Corradi’s Little Soldier, produced by Anna Jancsó as part of an all-female production team, has been launched today to audiences under the Vimeo Staff Pick label. The film was picked up by the video sharing and hosting service at New York’s Athena Film Festival, where Little Soldier played earlier this year.
Join us on Saturday 27th of June 2017 at London’s Curzon Aldgate, for a screening of Little Soldier, produced by 198 Films’s Anna Jancsó.
The event is a double bill with Sally Potter’s Ginger& Rosa, hosted by The Bechdel Test Fest. An extended Q&A with director Stella Corradi and actress Zawe Ashton and drinks will follow the screening.
Tickets available on the Curzon Aldgate website.
Another film by Anna Jancsó is on the big screen in London this summer: Arran Shearing’s Forgotten Man will be premiering to European audiences at the East End Film Festival on June 16th. Join the filmmakers, cast and crew at the Hackney Picturehouse on June 16 @ 21:00
For tickets, visit the Hackney Picturehouse website
We are very pleased that 198 Films founder/producer Anna Jancsó is joining the prestigious BAFTA Crew programme this year.
198 Films’s Anna Jancsó has been invited to take part in the 2017 edition of Berlinale Talents. According to the programme, ‘the international selection committee chose the 250 Talents out of 2,711 applicants from 127 nations based on their prior achievements and the impact and relevance of their artistic work in their home countries. The Talents are usually five to ten years into their careers and have extensive professional expertise, considerable festival exposure and, often times, award-winning films under their belts.’
198 Films founder Anna Jancsó is among 10 European producers selected for the 2016 Producers Lab Toronto. The event takes place during TIFF between September 6-9.
Now in its seventh year, the initiative for emerging producers is run by European Film Promotion in collaboration with Ontario Media Development Corporation and Toronto International Film Festival.
Anna will be at the event presenting the Librecine-198 Films family film project Island Blue.