Monsters

November 27, 2010

Interesting article in today’s Guardian newspaper on Monsters film due for its uk release next friday. Posits the argument that it may be a game changer. Doubt it as Director Edwards has a particular and specific skillset that can’t be industrialised.
Go see the film if you get the chance.

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Monsters at Mayhem

October 30, 2010

Seeing Monsters today at the Mayhem Horror Festival.

MonstersPosterImage

MonstersPosterImage

Film is followed by a q&A session with Director Gareth Edwards.

 

Gareth Edwards

Dir: Gareth Edwards Image

Edwards is also delivering a Masterclass in the evening. Not sure what the crack is here but I imagine he’ll deconstruct a number of scenes from the film.

 


Mayhem Horror Film Festival

October 11, 2010

Nottingham’s annual Mayhem Horror Film Festival opens at the end of the month. The festival was conceived and is run and programmed by filmmakers Chris Cooke, Steven Sheil and animator Gareth Howell. This year it hosts Monsters Director Gareth Edwards. Edwards himself is hosting a BAFTA masterclass as well an a q&a after the showing of his debut feature film as Director. The film was made on a very low budget.  See here for a featurette on the slashfilm site for how the look was achieved on such a low budget.

See here for full festival programme.


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