BB88 GiantLand featured in China Daily!

BB88 GiantLand featured in China Daily!

BB88 and its latest venture 'GiantLand' has been recently featured in China Daily. The film which is one of the three backed by Chinese film and TV financier Zhongze Culture Investment, is set to see its completion soon. Other two films in the pipeline for the Chinese fund are 'The Kruger' and 'Break'.  

Please follow up the full article about the fund and comments from our producer Craig Conway, here.

 

 

Meet BB88 in Cannes 18th - 24th May

Come and meet Craig Conway and rest of the team at this year's Festival de Cannes.

BB88 invite you to meet and discuss potential production and collaboration opportunities.

With our clear mission to create international films with strong commercial elements we will be there to discuss our dynamic slate of productions and collaborations, and looking for new and exciting additions to our slate.

BB88's upcoming film 'Giantland' will be unveiled in Cannes, along with announcements about the rest of our slate - one of which was launched this morning 'The Vigilante' in Variety!

Please contact silja@birdboxent.com and let us know some days and times that would work between Thursday 18th PM and Wednesday 24th AM.

BB88 & Mann Made Films Co-Pro THE VIGILANTE Announced

Again our friends at Variety have been kind enough to run the exclusive launch of our co-production with Mann Made Films, 'The Vigilante' - to read all about it please click on the link below:

http://variety.com/2017/film/news/bb88-mann-made-films-the-vigilante-uk-china-fund-1202426569/  

We are very excited about teaming up with Scott and James, and look forward to discussing 'The Vigilante' along with the rest of our slate at Cannes later this week.

If you wish to talk about any of our projects or want to meet at Cannes please click here.

Variety Unveil BB88 & GiantLand!

Variety Unveil BB88 & GiantLand!

This morning our friends at Variety were brilliant enough to run an article launching both BB88 to the wider industry and our first project GiantLand ahead of Cannes

'Giantland' Hayley Squires wins BIFA Award

'Giantland' Hayley Squires wins BIFA Award

Congratulations to Hayley Squires - one of the stars of Giant Land - who won the 'Most Promising Newcomer' award at last night's BIFAs.

Hayley Squires won the award for her role in Ken Loach's Palm D'or winning 'I, Daniel Blake' which has been receiving rave reviews since it was released.

The BIFAs (British Independent Film Awards) highlight and reward the best, most innovative and creative independent filmmaking and filmmakers in the UK. They identify and encourage emerging talent like Hayley, celebrate the indie film community and promote British film / talent to the public.

Screen unveil first ‘Horror Rising Star Award’ shortlist

Screen unveil first ‘Horror Rising Star Award’ shortlist

Craig’s writing / directing / producing partner Shaun Robert-Smith has been shortlisted for their feature debut Broken, which is set to screen at this year’s FrightFest. He originally trained as a prosthetics make-up artist before turning to writing and directing.

Winner to be announced during genre festival. The full shortlist included Alice Lowe, Paul Hyett, The Ford Brothers, Kate Shenton and Shaun Robert Smith have been shortlisted for the inaugural Screen International Horror Rising Star Award.  The award, celebrating the work of emerging talent in genre cinema, has been launched with Horror Channel FrightFest 2016 (Aug 25-29).

The winner will be announced on Aug 28, following a panel discussion on the future of the UK horror film industry moderated by Screen at London’s Vue Cinema in Shepherds Bush – the main hub of the festival.

Update on Giantland

Update on Giantland

The latest cast to be attached to BB88’s first feature Giant Lands can be confirmed as:

Goran Bogdan - Bearded Man
Hayley Squires - Mum
Joshua Herdman - Jason Mitchell
Lawrence Norman - Ryan

We are extremely excited for this hugely poignant Tribeca nominated story.

Hayley who starred in the Palm D’or winning I, Daniel Blake , Goran who currently stars in The Last Panthers TV series, Josh of Harry Potter fame and Mitchell will combine to create a cast that is more than a sum of it’s already substantial parts.

Watch this space for more cast announcements and production updates as we head towards FDPP very shortly!