PROJECTS

"ROCK ROSE"

A coming-of-age tale about a teenage boy growing up lonely and isolated in 1980's Anglesey, North Wales. His friendship with an old hermit transforms his life and heals old family wounds.

 

Directed by Marinella Setti

Written by Lisa Baker

Produced by Gareth Owen

Exec Producer Angus Finney

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"PERLA S"  

Based on Arnost Lustig's "The Unloved"

(in development) written by Terry Newman & Marinella Setti

Produced by https://czech-film.cz/

 

A coming-of-age drama set in the Nazi transit camp Theresienstadt (Terezín), where young teenage prostitute Perla will do anything to stay alive - but as she witnesses friends and family transported east she is forced to grow up and choose between life or honor.

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"MENTALO"

(Gothic Sci-fi set in 1857 London)

in development

Directed by Marinella Setti

Written by Marinella Setti & Terry Newman             

In a turbulent world about to be transformed by new technology - steam, electricity and the telegraph - a young woman with a dark past and a fated young man confront his uncle's biomedical revolution; a breakthrough that could herald a future beyond anybody's comprehension.

AWARDS

SEA CHANGE

Produced by AIR films, Goldcrest and Pendragon School

Written by Joel Jenkins, starring Jo Hartley and Toby Jones.  

 

Best Dramatic Short at Worldfest Houston

Best short nominee Cork Film Festival

Best Short nominee Brest International Film Festival

Best short nominee Filmnorth, Canada

Best actress award for Jo Hartley, ICFF

Grand Jury Prize at SWIFF, London

Selected by the British Council

CHASMOGAMY

Produced by Mariam Issimdar at Articulate Pictures

Executive Producer: Hunterhall Finance Management

 

Soundscape & Best International Short Nominee, Filmfest Dresden, Germany

Best Culturally-Inclined Short Film, Strasbourg International Film Festival, France

Best Humanitarian Film Award + Angel Peace Award + Best Supporting Actress, Monaco International Film Festival

Time Out Best London Film Award Nominee, London Short Film Festival

Best Short Film Nominee, Rhode Island International Film Festival, Capalbio Cinema/Italy

Selected by the British Council

LUREX

Produced by Clare Spencer at Grasshopper films

and Tower Hamlets Film Fund

 

Best short nominee at Gijon, FEC-Reus, Indielisboa, Larissa, Femmetotale, Leeds, Cambridge, Latitude, and many other festivals worldwide

Award for Innovation Nominee at Bird's Eye View Film Festival, London

Audience and Best Short Film Awards at Spice Fest/Hackney Short Cuts

Special Mention at Festival Der Nationen, Austria

Selected by the British Council