Third Contact Strikes A Blow for Independent British Cinema

(from August 2013) Having run a long, hard Kickstarter appeal, Director Simon Horrocks and his team achieved their goal in the final hour of their 56-day campaign to support the theatrical distribution of their self-funded film, Third Contact. As the minutes ticked away, and the Kickstarter clock approached zero, the last of the project’s 435... Continue Reading →

Kickstarter & Independent Film – A Conversation with Director Simon Horrocks

The last time we saw a revolution in independent film, producers Harvey and Bob Weinstein were leading the charge with Miramax Films – taking small, critically acclaimed ‘arthouse’ movies such as Sex, Lies and Videotape and The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover, and investing in their distribution to wider audiences. Although their... Continue Reading →

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