short film

UK SHORT FILM: TIGHT JEANS ( FILM WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY DESTINY EKARAGHA)

Winner of The London Rushes Soho Film Festival Awards for Best Newcomer, Tight Jeans is the debut film from the UK’s Director/ Writer Destiny Ekaragha, and produced by Tamana Bleasdale for Pollibee Productions. as seen on Channel 4 in 2011. Tight Jeans had a major impact when it was first shown at The London Film Festival in 2008, so much so that it propelled Destiny from unknown into an overnight success. The film went on to receive praise from the critics all over the []

UK FILM: BLUD (OFFICIAL TEASER)

Best described as an urban thriller, BLUD combines the gritty unpredictable under world with that of the real world and brings you a breath taking journey into the supernatural. The concept, story and screen play was written byrapper/actor,director Fredi ‘KRUGA’ Nwaka. It was also directed by him and produced by his company GRIDLOC FILMS LTD. [Thanks Lorraine]

UK NEWS: ACTOR AML AMEEN DIRECTING NEW SHORT FILM / ONLINE CASTING OPENS TODAY!

Award-winning actor AML AMEEN is directing a new untitled short film in London this December 21st and 22nd, under his production company AmeenDream Entertainment. Our source says it contains a few topical and controversial subject matters surrounding London in 2011, such as the state of the Urban film industry. If previous AmeenDream Entertainment projects such as Drinks Drugs and KFC are anything to go by, it should instantly connect with Britain’s young audiences. To check out DDK, the refreshing short film premiered []

UK FILM: THE PICK UP (TRAILER)

The Pick Up is a short film written and directed by British actor Aml Ameen. Check out the trailer below. THE PICK UP is set in a trendy London nightclub and focuses on two socialite’s 20-somethings Jay (Najan Ward) and Adrian (Aml Ameen) and their quest to win the attention, and possible one night-stand bed posts of feisty university club queens Roxanne (Elizabeth Kostantino) and Hannah (Amy Connery). The adventure turns soar, when the boy’s squeaky clean mate David (Sam Underwood) sticks []

UK FILM: MEN LIE, WOMEN LIE….BUT THE FACTS DONT! (OFFICIAL MOVIE TRAILER)

Based on a true story and filmed in London, Men Lie, Women Lie… But The Facts Don’t addresses a number of social issues – one in particular which is so often overlooked. It follows the story of Ryan CLINTON, a young man known on the streets as ‘SHANKZ’ and the events which lead to a gruesome discovery late one summer afternoon. Starring Tanya Vital (Emmerdale Farm, Holby City) and Phoenix James (Romeo is Dying, Dora, Road to F.A Cup), alongside a number of other talented actors – []

UK EVENT: PREMIERE OF NOKIA’S NEW N8 FILM, ‘THE COMMUTER’

Mad News mingled amongst the media ‘glitterati’ last night (October 25th) at the world premiere of Nokia’s new N8 film The Communter starring Dev Patel, Pamela Anderson, Charles Dance and Ed Westwick. The groundbreaking film was shot entirely in mobile HD on the new Nokia N8 smartphone, and was also shot in just four days, with the streets of London and St Albans providing the backdrop to Nokia’s story about one commuter’s eventful journey to work. The movie showcases the stunning HD []

UK NEWS: ACTOR AML AMEEN SET TO MAKE DIRECTORIAL DEBUT

The Voice Newspaper reports that British actor Aml Ameen is preparing to direct his first short film called The Pick Up. Ameen told the newspaper, “It’s a short film I’ve written and this will be my directorial debut through my film production company, Ameen Dream Entertainment. It’s set in a house club and is about a bunch of lads that make up elaborate stories to try and get dates with these University girls. We had an open casting and it’s set to be a slick and []