The Establishing Shot: Week 7 2012 Film News Round-up


Posted by Craig Grobler on Google+ On Sunday, February 19, 2012

the establishing shot film newsThis week on The Establishing Shot: Joss Whedon, Sony 4K, The Front Line, Titanic 3D, The Way, Photo of the week, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy The Circus Blythe House Film Location, Behind the scenes on Bond 23 Skyfall Vauxhall Bridge Set Visit Photos and video, Titanic 3D Review It’s EPIC! Cast your vote for the FIRST LIGHT AWARDS 2012, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Review, Exclusive Safe House Car Chase Clip, Top 10 UK Films Friday, This weeks Film Releases, GHOST RIDER - SPIRIT OF THE VENGEANCE, EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE, THE WOMAN IN THE FIFTH, POSITION AMONG THE STARS, Columbus Circle, Analysing how horror films scare us, Black Gold - UK Poster, Headhunters, Chuck Norris vs Communism, UK DISTRIBUTOR MOMENTUM PICTURES TAKES HAMMER’S “THE WOMAN IN BLACK” TO NUMBER ONE AT THE UK, KAPOW! ANNOUNCES COMIC GUESTS LINE-UP, GAME British Academy Video Games Awards Announced, The Seasoning House, a claustrophobic horror by first time director Paul Hylett is currently shooting in London, Jet Li Once Upon A Time In China Trilogy & The Master Arriving On Dvd 27th February 2012, ‘Life’s Too Short’ Star Warwick Davis Appearing at Midlands Comic Con, Nokia film grant competition for independent filmmakers, First Light YouTube Digital Innovation Award, Sundance London Short Film Competition, Getty Images’ Mishmash Music Video Remix 2012 Competition is now open, BFI Shorts 2012 Film-making Competition is now open, The reed.co.uk Short Film Competition is back, The greatest Short film competition ever - Sci-Fi-London 48 Hour Film Challenge, Watershed's super-short filmmaking competition as part of Encounters International Film Festival, Ready Steady Doc! A Cinema Masterclass with Claude Lanzmann, An Evening with Robert Redford and T Bone Burnett, moderated by Nick Hornby, James Bond 50th Anniversary Gala Philharmonia Orchestra, Beyond The Black Rainbow Trailer, Adele - Rolling In The Deep

This Week on The Establishing Shot:
This week we briefly (really briefly) met Sci-Fi Fantasy genre guru writer & Director Joss Whedon and will hopefully have a review of his genre & mind bending Cabin in the Woods up soon.

We also had the opportunity to spend some time with David McIntosh Senior Vice President of Digital Cinema, Sony Europe and gain some insight into the 4K cinema revolution and what it is and means for us cinema goers. I should have an informative post up soon.

Cinematicaly speaking this week we saw a number of notable films starting with The Front Line or Go-ji-jeon a great South Korean war film set in the days towards the end of The Korean War in the crucial area that would define the border of North and South Korea. Part detective tale and part allegory of the madness of war. The Front Line is not as straight forward as some of my favourite South Korean films but is another fresh and original tale from a nation that are becoming the leaders in innovative film. This exceptional film deserves a more descriptive review which should be up soon.

We saw the remastered 3D version of James Cameron’s epic Titanic 3D which is as absolutely marvellous as we remembered it with the addition of 3D. Our full review can be found here: http://www.theestablishingshot.com/2012/02/establishing-shot-are-you-ready-to-go.html

And we quite enjoyed Emilio Estevez’s The Way. Essentially a road film that follows a grieving father as he walks a famed route across the Pyrenees encountering individuals along the way. There is nothing exceptionally innovative about The Way but it is emotionally engaging due to compelling performances mainly from Martin Sheen as group of disparate characters connect. Well worth a watch.

We also saw The Artist which is a beautifully put together and magnificently acted tale of a magical by gone era coming to its end - but find it hard to believe that The Artist is beating out films like; We Need to Talk about Kevin, Hugo or Tinker Tailor for the lion’s share of award accolades.

Whilst Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close sees Tom Hanks return to his schmaltzy best that we know and love some good performances are drowned out by sentimentally an over egging the emotion of a genuinely traumatic event. Rather watch Remember Me which is actually a really good albeit underrated film.

We also saw David Cronenburg’s A Dangerous Method which and would have probably enjoyed it more if we could have engaged with the subject matter and characters a little more.

We also re-watched; Edward Zwick’s marvellous The Last Samurai and were reminded of what power house performers Tom Cruise and Ken Watanabe are. Supported by a great supporting cast for this epic Eastern turn of the century war film.

The Establishing Shot: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy The Circus Blythe House Film Location
Last night Tomas Alfredson's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy won the BAFTA for Outstanding British Film and Bridget O'Connor & Peter Straughan won the BAFTA for Best Adapted Screenplay as well as Mr John Hurt or Control won an Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema BAFTA.

To commemorate this occasion - this week I bring you a closer look at Tomas Alfredson's version of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’s The Circus.

To Read more: http://www.theestablishingshot.com/2012/02/establishing-shot-tinker-tailor-soldier.html

The Establishing Shot: Behind the scenes on Bond 23 Skyfall Vauxhall Bridge Set Visit Photos and video
Yesterday, Skyfall headed to Vauxhall Bridge to shoot its 166th shoot. The shoot on on Vauxhall bridge was considerably more exciting than my previous visit to a Skyfall set that consisted of an underground bunker converted to a spartan and functional office space for shoot: 6.

Sam Mendes and his team were filming M (Dame Judi Dench) Head of MI6 and her Chief of Staff and trusted aide Bill Tanner (Rory Kinnear) being speedily chauffeured across Vauxhall Bridge in their Jaguar XJ L in the direction of MI6 itself.

To Read more: http://www.theestablishingshot.com/2012/02/establishing-shot-skyfall-vauxhall.html

The Establishing Shot: Are you ready to go back to the - Titanic 3D Review It’s EPIC!
It’s late and I have had to wait for Valentines Day to end before dashing my thought out about James Cameron's remastering and 3D conversion of his 1997 phenomenon Titanic. So please excuse any errors below as I really wanted to get my thoughts on Titanic 3D out as soon as possible.

I remember my first viewing of Titanic. I wasn't too keen on going to see it. This was after all a romantic tale from James Cameron - the man who brought us the all out action thrill rides of The Terminator, Aliens and The Abyss. But my extended family roped me into seeing it and predictably I was swept away by the tale of carefree but penniless Jack the lad Dawson and his pursuit of Rose DeWitt Bukater and how Jack comes to prove he is worth more than a damn.

To Read more: http://www.theestablishingshot.com/2012/02/establishing-shot-are-you-ready-to-go.html

The Establishing Shot: Cast your vote for the FIRST LIGHT AWARDS 2012
First Light is proud to present the FIRST LIGHT AWARDS 2012. With an all star line up of judges including: Danny Boyle, Edgar Wright, Danny Leigh, Laura Haddock, Jason Isaacs, David Heyman, Sam Mendes, Talulah Riley, Sam Taylor-Wood, Myanna Buring, Sam Clafin, Rebecca O’Brien, Tom Hooper, Frank Passingham, Emma Hindley, Roger Goldby, David Yates and Gary Lewis

Now in their 11th successive year, First Light is proud to present the 2012 First Light Awards at the BFI Southbank, an inspirational celebration of the next generation of British filmmakers.

To Read more: http://www.theestablishingshot.com/2012/02/establishing-shot-cast-your-vote-for.html

The Establishing Shot: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Review
I enjoyed Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance it is by no means a perfect film but and I’ll go so far as to say that Nicolas Cage’s interpretation of this Ghost Rider is up there with the best of the comic character to screen adaptations that draws on the essence of the character like; Billy Campbell's Rocketeer, Christian Bale’s Batman, Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man, Dolph Lundgren’s Punisher, Wesley Snipes’ Blade, Mickey Rourke’s Marv, Robert Downey’s Iron Man, John Wesley Shipp's Flash and The Watchmen. Yip I think that's all of them.

To Read more: http://www.theestablishingshot.com/2012/02/establishing-shot-ghost-rider-spirit-of.html

The Establishing Shot: Exclusive Safe House Car Chase Clip
I haven't seen Universal's Safe House yet. But how can I not be enthusiastic about a film shot in my home town of Cape Town that stars powerhouse Denzel Washington going up against Ryan Reynolds? South Africa is increasingly becoming the go to destination for film-makers with it's incredibly diverse landscapes ranging from lush rain forests all the way through to scorching deserts, not to mention the stunning clear blue waters, beach locales and local wildlife. All backed up by world class production teams and post production facilities.

Recent features that have either been shot on location in South Africa or had post production work done on them includes; Chronicle, Invictus, Safe House, Blood Diamond, Hitman, The Last House on the Left, Doomsday, Rendition, Donkey Punch, The Prisoner mini series, Blue Crush 2, The Fall, Dark Tide as well as the much anticipated adaptation of Dredd and pre-production on Mad Max: Fury Road rumoured to star Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron has already started up.

To Read more: http://www.theestablishingshot.com/2012/02/establishing-shot-exclusive-safe-house.html

The Establishing Shot: UK Top 10 Films Friday 10 - Sunday 12 Feb, 2012 courtesy of Digital Cinema Media
1. The Woman In Black
2. The Muppets
3. Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace (3D)
4. The Vow
5. Chronicle
6. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D
7. The Descendants
8. War Horse
9. Jack And Jill
10. Man On A Ledge


The Establishing Shot: This weeks Film Releases from 17 February courtesy of Movie Preview Guide
GHOST RIDER - SPIRIT OF THE VENGEANCE
In the successor to the worldwide hit 'Ghost Rider', Johnny still struggling with his curse as the devil's bounty hunter is hiding out in a remote part of Eastern Europe when he is recruited by a secret sect of the church to save a young boy (Fergus Riordan) from the devil (Ciarn Hinds). At first, Johnny is reluctant to embrace the power of the Ghost Rider, but it is the only way to protect the boy and possibly rid himself of his course forever.
See it if you like: Ghost Rider, Legion


EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE
'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close' is a story that unfolds from inside the young mind of Oskar Schell, an inventive eleven year-old New Yorker whose discovery of a key in his deceased father's belongings sets him off on an urgent search across the city for the lock it will open. A year after his father died in the World Trade Center on what Oskar calls 'The Worst Day', he is determined to keep his vital connection to the man who playfully cajoled him into confronting his wildest fears. Now, as Oskar crosses the five New York boroughs in quest of the missing lock - encountering an eclectic assortment of people who are each survivors in their own way - he begins to uncover unseen links to the father he misses, to the mother who seems so far away from him and to the whole noisy, dangerous, discombobulating world around him.
See it if you like: Remember Me, Hugo


THE WOMAN IN THE FIFTH
American writer Tom Ricks comes to Paris desperate to put his life together again and win back the love of his estranged wife and daughter. When things don't go according to plan, he ends up in a shady hotel in the suburbs, having to work as a night guard to make ends meet. Then Margit, a beautiful, mysterious stranger walks into his life and things start looking up. Their passionate and intense relationship triggers a string of inexplicable events... as if an obscure power was taking control of his life.
See it if you like: The Housemaid, Staten Island


POSITION AMONG THE STARS
For 12 years, film maker Leonard Retel Helmrich followed an Indonesian family from the slums of Jakarta and this resulted in the trilogy 'Stand van de zon', 'Stand van de maan' and 'Stand van de sterren' ('Eye of the Day', 'Shape of the Moon' 'Position among the Stars') Just as in the previous two parts, which received many international prizes, in the third part 'Position among the Stars', the maker shows us the underlying patterns of life in Indonesia. He presents that both literally and metaphorically with his revolutionary camera work. The Indonesian Sjamsuddin family is, in a way, a microcosm in which you can recognise the most important issues of life in Indonesia: corruption, conflict between religions, gambling addiction, the generation gap and the growing difference between poor and rich.
See it if you like: Eye of the day, Shape of the moon

More UK Film release dates can be found over at the FDA website: http://www.launchingfilms.com/release-schedule

The Establishing Shot: Photo of The Week
The Establishing Shot: Skyfall Vauxhall Bridge - Dame Judi Dench & Rory Kinnear in M's Jaguar XJL Interior Shots crossing Vauxhall Bridge by Craig Grobler

The Establishing Shot: In the mail - Columbus Circle
Locked away from the public eye for almost 20 years, an attractive and reclusive heiress suddenly finds her safe and secure existence threatened when a glamorous couple move in next door...

On her 18th birthday, Abigail Clayton (Selma Blair) received a staggering inheritance from her late father and promptly sealed herself away from the world in her massive Manhattan loft apartment. Nearly two decades later, the only people Abigail interacts with are Klandermann the concierge, and Dr Raymond Fontaine a trusted family friend.

When the death of her elderly neighbour prompts Detective Frank Giardello to launch an investigation, Abigail finds her carefully constructed and isolated world begins to fall apart – even more so when a new couple, Charlie and Lillian move in to the empty apartment next door causing Abigail to confront her troubled past. But the moment she opens her front door, the true nightmare begins...

Available on DVD and Blu-ray from 5th March 2012

Video: The Establishing Shot: Columbus Circle Teaser Trailer


Columbus Circle
An heiress who's been shut inside her apartment building for nearly two decades is forced to confront her fears after one of her neighbors is killed and a detective arrives to begin the investigation.

Director: George Gallo
Writers: George Gallo, Kevin Pollak
Stars: Selma Blair, Amy Smart and Jason Lee

The Establishing Shot Feature: Analysing how horror films scare us!
With The Woman In Black terrifying audiences in cinemas this week. Hammer screenwriter and executive Nic Ransome takes a look at some of the key techniques horror film-makers use to elevate our state of awareness and keep us on the edge of our seats. Much of which can be experienced to great effect in The Woman In Black.

Music
From the stomach-knotting insistence of John Williams' Jaws theme to the violin stabs of Bernard Herrmann's Psycho, from the repetitive droning of Terminator 2 to Hammer's often-discordant scores, music can instill unease, suspense and distress in an audience, softening them for the SHOCK to come.

Video: Jaws - Get Out of the Water Clip

Camera movement
The slow track, whip pan and dolly zoom are all used in horror. The slow track builds suspense; the audience knows something will be revealed but must wait for the camera to find it. The whip pan mirrors a film's hero suddenly turning to face his foe, as yet un-glimpsed. The dolly zoom, though rarely used (Vertigo and Jaws are the most famous examples) creates an immediate sense of both disorientation and inevitability (both key to horror).

Video: The Establishing Shot: The Woman In Black - Girl In the Cellar Clip


Sound effects
Creaking floorboards, howling wind, rustling leaves, snapping twigs, squeaking doors: sound design takes noises that we all know from real life and amplifies, distorts and twists them, changing something that should be harmless into something evocative of the most intense foreboding. In "haunted house" films like The Woman In Black the sound design is crucial, creating an enclosed world of heightened awareness and mounting dread.


Video: The Woman in Black - Lady in the Chair Clip


Dream sequences
Often used in horror films, dream sequences take us into the darkest recesses of the human mind. For maximum effect, film-makers often trick the audience about when these sequences start and finish (there are benchmark examples in A Nightmare On Elm Street, Hellraiser and Hammer's The Plague Of The Zombies).

Video: A Nightmare On Elm Street - Kris' Nightmare Clip


Playing with identity
Many of the best horror films play with the identity or quality of a character, creating a world in which absolutely no-one can be trusted and what we think of as reality is constantly undermined: humans who have turned into zombies, vampires or werewolves but aren't yet exhibiting symptoms; characters that are possessed by aliens or ghosts; monsters that are more human than their creators; humans that are really ghosts; ghosts that are really human - identity is often deceitful in horror.

Video: The Thing - Replicated a Person Clip

The Dark
The dark is to horror what a sunny day is to romantic comedy. The dark is where monsters live. Where our worst nightmares come true. Where the light we carry always goes out. In horror if a character can survive the dark, they'll probably survive the entire film (but not always). Stand-out examples are Neil Marshall's cave-bound The Descent, the brilliantly-conceived Pitch Black and the [REC] films (especially the use of night-vision in [REC]2, which features one of the most inventive and terrifying sequences in all horror cinema).

Video: [REC] - In The Dark Clip

You can follow Nic Ransome on Twitter over here: https://twitter.com/#!/nicransome

The Woman in Black is in cinemas now!
A young lawyer travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals.

Director: James Watkins
Writers: Susan Hill, Jane Goldman
Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer and Ciarán Hinds


The Establishing Shot: Poster of the Week - Black Gold UK Poster
Black Gold will be in cinemas next Friday 24th February sees the release of Jean-Jacques Annaud’s epic new film Black Gold. Starring Tahar Rahim, Mark Strong, Antonio Banderas, Riz Ahmed and Freida Pinto, the film tells the tale of two fierce Arabian leaders during the early days of the oil boom in Middle East.

Black Gold Poster
Image: Black Gold UK Poster

Under the unforgiving desert sky, two warring leaders come face to face. The bodies of their warriors litter the battlefield. The victorious Nesib, Emir of Hobeika (ANTONIO BANDERAS), lays down his peace terms to his rival Amar, Sultan of Salmaah (MARK STRONG). The two men agree that neither may lay claim to the area of no man’s land between them called The Yellow Belt. In return and according to the tribal customs of the time, Nesib will “adopt”- or take hostage- Amar’s two boys Saleeh (AKIN GAZI) and Auda (TAHAR RAHIM); a guarantee that neither man can invade the other. Years later, Saleeh and Auda have grown into young men. Saleeh, the warrior, itches to escape his gilded cage and return to his father’s land. Auda cares only for books and the pursuit of knowledge. One day, their adopted father Nesib is visited by an American oil man from Texas (COREY JOHNSON). He tells the Emir that his land is blessed with oil and promises him riches beyond his imagination.

Nesib imagines a realm of infinite possibility, a kingdom with roads, schools and hospitals all paid for by the black gold beneath the barren sand. There is only one problem. The precious oil is located in the Yellow Belt.

Saleeh is killed in his attempts to escape and return to his father’s kingdom. The task of negotiating peace between the two kingdoms falls to young Auda. Nesib orchestrates the wedding of his beautiful daughter, Princess Leyla (FREIDA PINTO) to Auda. Though that union is borne of political convenience, ridding Nesib of his final obligations to his peace treaty with Amar, for Auda and Leyla their marriage is the symbol of a new beginning, a love that began in their childhood and the chance to shape the world around them. Auda is sent to Salmaah as an emissary of peace. Reunited with his father Amar, he discovers a new outlook on life, one based on devotion, piety and humility. His father offers him a seemingly impossible task, to cross the forbidding desert landscape of the House of Allah, along with his half-brother Ali (RIZ AHMED), as a decoy with nothing more than a ragtag army of thieves. The idea is to trick Nesib and allow Amar to mobilise his real army and conquer the kingdom of Hobeika. Through his journey, which is filled with many spectacular battles against rival tribes and clansmen and sees him free the beautiful slave girl Aicha (LIYA KEBEDE), Auda is transformed from a librarian into a leader.

The stage is now set for an epic showdown for control of the Yellow Belt, for control of the two kingdoms, for control of the future.

The Establishing Shot: Trailer Of The Week - Headhunters
Based on Jo Nesbo’s bestselling crime thriller, Headhunters is the author’s first novel to be adapted for the big screen. Roger Brown seems to have it all. An exceedingly beautiful wife, a luxurious villa and a job as a successful corporate headhunter. He is the best in the business and he knows it. But one career is not enough to fund Brown’s extravagant lifestyle and he becomes embroiled in high profile theft on the side, relieving his wealthy new recruits of their valuable artwork.

 So when Brown discovers his latest candidate, the accomplished and handsome Clas Greve owns one of the most sought after paintings in the world, he sees a way out of his financial problems for good and embarks on his most dangerous heist yet. But nothing could prepare Brown for what he finds in Greve’s apartment and what follows is a dark and relentless game of cat and mouse, as the hunter becomes the hunted.

Headhunters release date: in cinemas across the UK and Ireland April 6 2012


Video: The Establishing Shot: Headhunters Official UK trailer in English

Directed by Morten Tyldum (What Happened To Monday) and produced by Yellow Bird, the production company behind the phenomenally successful Millennium trilogy and Wallander, Headhunters also stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game Of Thrones, Mama), Synnove Macody Lund and Julie Olgaard (The Killing.


The Establishing Shot: Independent Spotlight - Chuck Norris vs Communism

Love Chuck Norris? Hate communism? Vernon Films proudly announces the beginning of work on its feature documentary Vernon Films is inviting everybody on board of this project through their IndiGoGo campaign. Offering a wide range of rewards and perks - from spending a day on set to becoming an executive producer - the team is trying to raise the rest of their production budget, but also get as many people involved in the project as possible.

In the 1980's, Romania's communist regime reached its most drastic stage. Ceausescu became obsessed with repaying Western loans and with building himself a palace of unprecedented proportions. TV was reduced to two hours of broadcast, focused mostly on praising Ceausescu and the regime's achievements.

Video: Chuck Norris vs Communism Trailer

Hidden from the scrutinising eyes of the Secret Police, Irina Margareta Nistor dubbed over 5,000 foreign films that entered the country illegally and were distributed on the black market. Her husky and high-pitched voice became the symbol of freedom and Chuck Norris, Van Damme and Bruce Lee became national heroes.

Chuck Norris vs. Communism follows the story of the tapes, the collapse of communism in Romania and the advent of the new capitalist era. The documentary is in its pre-production stage, with Irina Nistor on board and several threads of the story scheduled to be filmed in March. Vernon Films is very happy to open its doors to all collaborators, be it financial or creative and is inviting them to join in the telling of this incredible story.

For more information go to: www.chuncknorrisvscommunism.co.uk
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The Establishing Shot: AWESOME! Of the week - Beyond The Black Rainbow Trailer
Coming across as part LOST, part 2001, part Altered States, part Cube and all mind bending with a strong 70s psychedelic aesthetic - Beyond The Black Rainbow is coming.

Set in the strange and oppressive emotional landscape of the year 1983, BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW is a Reagan-era fever dream inspired by hazy childhood memories of midnight movies and Saturday morning cartoons. Cosmatos was born in Rome in 1974 to the late Greek movie director (George Cosmatos) and a Swedish experimental artist mother. He spent his early formative years traveling all over the globe before settling in Canada. In 1981, the family lived for a year in Mexico where exposure to the strange local interpretations of American pop culture had a profound and lasting effect on his creative life. Growing up in the isolated suburbs of Vancouver Island during the 80s, he obsessed over the minutiae of heavy metal, fantasy art, and science fiction horror films, which he still does to this day. He then immersed himself in the underground art and music scenes making short films, album covers and music videos with a burgeoning group of influential and groundbreaking artists. Panos currently lives and works in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Video: Beyond The Black Rainbow Official Trailer 1 HD


The Establishing Shot: Film News
UK DISTRIBUTOR MOMENTUM PICTURES TAKES HAMMER’S “THE WOMAN IN BLACK” TO NUMBER ONE AT THE UK BOX OFFICE FILM GROSSES ESTIMATED £3.1M IN ITS OPENING WEEKEND
Hammer’s chilling ghost story The Woman in Black shattered UK box office expectations during its three day opening weekend (Fri-Sun), grossing an estimated £3.1million with a per screen average of £7500 for distributor Momentum Pictures.

This weekend’s three day gross makes The Woman in Black the highest opening ever for a Hammer film in the UK and the biggest British Independent opening of 2012 for Momenutm Pictures. Momentum also released The King’s Speech, the highest grossing British Independent film of 2011. The Woman in Black was released in 412 cinemas across the UK and Ireland on February 10.

The film’s UK success follows last weekend’s sensational US release, which opened at an outstanding $21 million.

The Woman in Black, starring Daniel Radcliffe, is directed by James Watkins and adapted by Jane Goldman from the classic novel by Susan Hill. Radcliffe has been a huge draw for audiences everywhere and delighted fans on Saturday by introducing public screenings at The Empire Leicester Square and Vue Westfield.

The film is a Hammer, Alliance Films, The UK Film Council presentation, in association with Cross Creek Pictures and is a Talisman production in association with Exclusive Media. Producers are Richard Jackson, Simon Oakes and Brian Oliver. Executive Producers are Guy East, Nigel Sinclair, Tobin Armbrust, Marc Schipper, Neil Dunn, Xavier Marchand, Roy Lee and Tyler Thompson.

Daniel Radcliffe who plays Arthur Kipps in The Woman in Black said: “The whole experience of working on The Woman in Black has been truly magical, eerie and amazing. It’s been an honour to work with Hammer and continue to contribute to British film after ‘Harry Potter’. I found Hammer’s legacy fascinating and it was great to be able to draw upon such a rich heritage as the influence for my role as Arthur Kipps.”

Commenting on the success of The Woman in Black, Simon Oakes, President & CEO of Hammer and Vice Chairman of Exclusive Media added: “We are delighted The Woman in Black has performed so well here and in the US. This is Hammer’s first ghost story and we’re delighted UK audiences have embraced it with so much enthusiasm and shows that British audiences enjoy intelligent genre which are the types of films Hammer is known for.”

“This is a fantastic result. The buzz in cinemas and online suggests great word of mouth which bodes well for the half term week ahead. Our congratulations to James Watkins, Jane Goldman, Daniel Radcliffe, and all those at Hammer,” said Xavier Marchand, Managing Director Momentum Pictures.

The Woman in Black director James Watkins said: “I'm thrilled that a British ghost story, made with a British cast, crew and investment, is playing so well with British audiences.”

KAPOW! ANNOUNCES COMIC GUESTS LINE-UP
Joe Quesada, Guest Of Honour Chief Creative Officer Of Marvel Entertainment
Joe Quesada was appointed as Marvel's editor-in-chief in 2000, the first artist to achieve such a position. As editor-in-chief of the largest comic book publisher in the business, he has shaped and defined the American industry's biggest moves for the last ten years.

In 2010 Joe became the Chief Creative Officer of Marvel Entertainment, a position in which he oversees the creative aspects of media adaptations of Marvel properties, including story and script development for movies, TV and gaming as well as the world famous comic division. Joe also helps to ensure that all portrayals of Marvel's characters and stories remain true to the essence of Marvel, keeping fans happy. He's the longest-serving Editor in Chief since Stan Lee and we're delighted to have him on a rare visit to London.

Jimmy Carr And Frankie Boyle Talk Clint
Come and meet two of the country’s greatest comedians as Jimmy Carr interviews Frankie Boyle live on stage to talk about his work for CLINT Magazine and his love of comic-books. A MUST SEE EVENT!

An Audience With Warren Ellis
Award-winning writer Warren Ellis answers questions on his illustrious career and his future plans.

Bryan Hitch Introduces America’s Got Powers
Bryan Hitch (Ultimates) introduces America’s Got Powers, a collaboration between himself and TV host and comic book writer Jonathan Ross (Turf).

Additional New Confirmed Guests Include:
Olivier Coipel, Charlie Adlard, Paul Grist, Mike Carey, Glenn Fabry, Sean Phillips, Eric Stephenson plus Rian Hughes, Matt Smith, Rob Williams, Simon Spurrier and the creators of Bayou Arcana

Other Announced Comic-Book Guests Include:
Frank Quitely, Mark Millar, Dougie Braithwaite, Paul Cornell, C.B. Cebulski, Shaky Kane, Nick Spencer, David Lloyd, Dave Gibbons, Kieron Gillen, Peter Milligan, Ian Churchill, Andy Diggle, Jock, Steve Parkhouse, Steve Yeowell, John McCrea, David Hine, Adi Granov, Simon Furman, Chris Weston, James Hodgkins, Paul Hogan

GAME British Academy Video Games Awards Announced
Batman: Arkham City and L.A. Noire lead with eight BAFTA nominations, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception and LittleBigPlanet 2 each garner six nominations, Portal 2 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim follow with five and Deus Ex: Human Revolution with four

The Academy announced the nominations for the GAME British Academy Video Games Awards. 48 different games have been recognised and together they represent some of the most popular, innovative and cutting-edge creativity in today’s gaming industry.

Batman: Arkham City and L.A. Noire are both nominated for Artistic Achievement, Best Game, Design, Original Music, Performer and Story. In addition, Batman: Arkham City is nominated for Action and Audio Achievement. L.A. Noire also got the nod for Debut Game and Game Innovation. Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception and LittleBigPlanet2 both received nominations for Artistic Achievement and Performer. Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception was also nominated for Action, Audio Achievement, Original Music, and Story. LittleBigPlanet 2 received additional nods for Design, Family, Game Innovation, and Online-Multiplayer.

Portal 2 is nominated for Action and Performer. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim received nominations for Artistic Achievement and Original Music, and both games are also nominated for Best Game, Design, and Story. Deus Ex: Human Revolution received nods for Action, Original Music, Story and Strategy. Assassin’s Creed Revelations and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 both have three nominations. Bastion, Battlefield 3, Dance Central 2, Dark Souls, FIFA 12, From Dust, Kinect Sports 2, Monstermind, The Nightjar, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Super Mario 3D Land, and Total War: SHOGUN 2 all received two.

This year’s new categories garnered nominations for the following games:
Debut Game: Bastion, Eufloria, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, L.A. Noire, Monstermind, and Rift.
Online-Browser: Gardens of Time, I Am Playr, Monstermind, Resistance 3, Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure, and The Sims Social.
Online-Multiplayer: Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Battlefield 3, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Dark Souls, Gears of War 3, and LittleBigPlanet 2.
Performer: Aaron Stanton (Cole Phelps) – L.A. Noire, Mark Hamill (The Joker) – Batman: Arkham City, Nolan North (Nathan Drake) – Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, Stephen Fry (Narrator) – LittleBigPlanet 2, Stephen Merchant (Wheatley) – Portal 2, and Togo Igawa (Diplomat, Advisor and Military General) – Total War: SHOGUN 2.

Other nominated games include: Child of Eden, Dead Space iOS, Dead Space 2, DiRT 3,F1 2011, Football Manager 2012, Ghost Recon Shadow Wars, LEGO Pirates of The Caribbean, LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars, Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint, Mario Kart 7, Peggle, Quarrel, Raymans Origins, and Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012.

This year’s Awards will also include the publicly-voted category – the GAME Award of 2011. The shortlist was compiled by a panel of gaming journalists and enthusiasts, and comprises of Batman: Arkham City, Battlefield 3, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, FIFA 2012, L.A. Noire, Minecraft, Portal 2, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. Voting is now live at www.baftagameaward.com.

While the Academy recognises those individuals at the top of their field, it also nurtures the developers of tomorrow by recognising up-and-coming talent. This year’s nominations for the BAFTA Ones To Watch Award in association with Dare to be Digital are Dreamweaver, Joust! and Tick Tock Toys.

The GAME British Academy Video Games Awards will take place on Friday 16 March at the London Hilton on Park Lane and, for the fourth year running, will be hosted by comedian and gamer Dara O’Briain.

The Seasoning House, a claustrophobic horror by first time director Paul Hylett is currently shooting in London
The film, which is the directorial debut of special effects designer Paul Hyett and stars Sean Pertwee (Goal!, Luther), centres around a young Balkan girl (Rosie Day) who kills a militiaman during an unspecified war and goes on the run.

Film London provided support in sourcing some key locations for the film, which also stars Nathalie Cox, Anna Walton and Kevin Howarth.

Director Hyett has worked as a special make-up FX designer on films including The Woman In Black, Attack The Block and The Eagle.

The Seasoning House is being produced by Michael Riley of London-based Sterling Pictures. Sterling Pictures is hoping to go into production on three projects in 2012, psychological thriller The Black Site, Jasmin Dizdar's The Gadfly and Chee Keong Chung's futuristic MMA horror Zombie Apocalypse.

JET LI ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHINA TRILOGY & THE MASTER ARRIVING ON DVD 27TH FEBRUARY 2012
From 1999 to 2006, Hong Kong Legends brought the biggest films of Asian cinema to DVD in the UK. Now, Cine-Asia the UK’s leading Asian action cinema label is reissuing them under the ‘CINE-ASIA presents HKL’ banner, bringing together the two greatest catalogues of Asian cinema under one ultimate label!

Once Upon A Time in China
Filled With Vibrant emotion, poignant historical context and showcasing some of the most incredible fight sequences ever divised for film "Once Upon a Time in China" recounts the adventures of legendary martial arts master, Wong Fei Hung, as he battles ruthless imperial forces determined to subjugate his country with a terrifying new weapon - the gun!

“Romeo must Die” star JET LI heads up an all-star cast, including physical virtuoso Yuen Biao (Dragons Forever) and „China Rose‟ Rosamund Kwan (Armour of God), in this epic big-budget action adventure, heralded by fans and critics alike as one of the finest martial arts movies ever made. Once upon a time in China recounts the adventures of legendary martial arts master, Wong Fei Hung, as he battles ruthless imperialist forces determined to subjugate his country with a terrifying new weapon - the gun! Inspired by Sergio Leone's “Once upon a time in the West”, this matchless work by veteran director TSUI HARK combines powerful characterisations, breath-taking cinematography and fluid, high-energy fight sequences to deliver one of the most memorable and ground-breaking martial arts action-adventures of the last decade. Now digitally re-mastered and restored, Once upon a time in China is the perfect showcase for the devastating physical talents of action-superstar Jet Li. Featuring one incredible fight sequence after another, this is one movie you will want to watch again and again and again!

Once Upon A Time in China arrives on DVD 27 February, 2012

Once Upon A Time in China 2
Jet Li is back as irrepressible folk-hero and martial arts master, Wong Fei Hung in the No.1 Hong Kong Box Office smash hit Once Upon a Time in China 2

Featuring a tense, atmospheric story which centres on Canton and the destructive power struggle between the official government, the emerging democracy movement and the rabidly xenophobic White Lotus Cult, this movie entered the record books as the 100th movie to depict the life of legendary hero Wong Fei Hung, making the series the longest running in movie-making history. This movie has everything which made its predecessor such a success; a dynamic, incorruptible hero brought brilliantly to life by Jet Li, a supremely talented supporting cast, beautifully conceived sets, stylish cinematography and breath-taking fight sequences.

Once Upon A Time in China 2 arrives on DVD 27 February, 2012

Once Upon A Time in China 3
With matchless charisma and dynamic physicality, Jet Li delivers another mesmerising performance as martial arts legend, Wong Fei Hung, in the No.1 Hong Kong Box Office Smash hit Once Upon a Time in China 3.

With stunning production values and luminous cinematography by famed director Andrew Lau (Stormriders), this lavish period drama explores Wong's adventures, as he defends his country against competing foreign powers and his family against dangerous local forces, who want to end their triumphant reign as the preeminent force in the martial arts. Epic, romantic, with incredible acrobatic fight-action from veteran fight choreographer, Yuen Tak "Once upon a time in China 3" is another landmark production from acclaimed filmmaker Tsui Hark, and a testament to the enduring Legend of China‟s most celebrated cinematic hero, Wong Fei Hung.

Once Upon A Time in China 3 arrives on DVD 27 February, 2012

The Master
Experience Jet Li, the star of; “Hero”, “Kiss of the Dragon”, “Cradle to the Grave” and “Unleashed”, in an all-action adventure that showcases the martial arts skills which made him 5-time Chinese National Wu Shu Champion‟. Acclaimed director/producer Tsui Hark (Once Upon a Time in China Trilogy, The Killer, A Better Tomorrow Trilogy) presents the story of a young Kung Fu champion (Jet Li) who becomes embroiled in a violent vendetta against his former master, and must use his amazing martial arts skills to survive on the brutal streets of Downtown L.A! Reel after reel of fast, direct, street-effective martial arts action culminates in an incredible one-on-one finale between Jet Li and Light Welterweight World Kickboxing Champion, Jerry Trimble.

The Master arrives on DVD 27 February, 2012

‘Life’s Too Short’ Star Warwick Davis Appearing at Midlands Comic Con
Warwick Davis, star of the Harry Potter films and critically-acclaimed Ricky Gervais comedy Life’s Too Short, is the latest special guest to be announced for this Saturday’s Midlands Comic Con at Telford International Centre.

As well as playing Hogwart’s charms master Professor Filius Flitwick, Warwick has appeared in major movies such as Star Wars Episode VI: Return Of The Jedi; The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian and Willow.

Warwick will be joined at the 18 February show by other guests including Tom Hopper and Adetomiwa Edun from hit BBC series Merlin and Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, promoting his latest game The Last Story.

Brought to you by the organisers of the famous MCM London Comic Con, the Midlands Comic Con is a great day of pop culture entertainment for all the family, featuring the best in videogames, movies, anime, sci-fi, comics and cosplay.

To buy tickets to the MCM Midlands Comic Con at Telford International Centre on 18 February, please visit: https://www.mcmexpostore.com/store/



The Establishing Shot: Film Making Competitions
Nokia film grant competition for independent filmmakers
Nokia is running a $5,000 film grant competition for independent filmmakers as part of their partnership with the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Also up for grabs for the runner ups are phone packs containing a Nokia Lumia 800, a steadicam rig specially adapted to hold the Nokia Lumia 800, and two lenses to fit the phone.

To enter the competition, entrants can click here! and create a short film of themselves answering 3 questions about filmmaking. For some inspiration, there are some similar videos of the nominees, all shot on Nokia Lumia 800’s on the page.

The Film Independent Spirit Awards will be held in LA, USA on Saturday 25th February and you can find out more information about the show here: www.spiritawards.com.

For more info head over to: https://www.facebook.com/NokiaUS?sk=app_264035713667994

First Light YouTube Digital Innovation Award
Deadline: 1pm on Friday 24th February 2012
First Light works with young people from all over the UK to develop filmmaking skills. Each year the organisation holds an awards event to celebrate the creative talents of the young people that have been involved in their projects. The ceremony is a high profile event which has previously had support from film industry luminaries and celebrities such as Orlando Bloom, Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Stephen Fry and Daniel Craig.

We are asking for submissions of short films, 3 minutes or under, that could be described as ‘digitally innovative’. Have you made a film that uses particularly innovative special effects? Did you have to be innovative to get certain shots or did you film in an unusual style?

If you are aged 18-25 and think that your film is digitally innovative, then send it on in for a chance to win £1,000 cash!

For examples of films that we consider to be digitally innovative, check out our YouTube channel. http://www.youtube.com/FirstLightMovies

Just download and complete the form on the right hand side, then send it in to us along with a DVD and Quicktime of your film.

Deadline Don’t forget that we need to receive both copies of your film and completed form by 1pm on Friday 24th February 2012 in order for you to qualify for the Digital Innovation Award.

For more information head over to: http://www.firstlightonline.co.uk/news/youtube-digital-innovation-award/

Sundance London Short Film Competition
Deadline: 5pm Thurs, 28 February 2012
As part of Sundance London, and in partnership with Greenwich Council and Ravensbourne, we are launching a short film competition with the winning entry being shown as part of the Sundance London short film programme.

To celebrate the competition and festival links to Greenwich, the place where time began and the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the competition theme will focus on time with the title ‘Story of our Time’

The challenge is to produce a three to five minute short film around the theme of ‘Story of Our Time’. Entrants can interpret ‘Story of Our Time’ in any way they choose and films can be in documentary, animation, live action, comedy, drama or any other format or genre.

For more info head over to: http://competition.sundance-london.com/story-of-our-time

Getty Images’ Mishmash Music Video Remix 2012 Competition is now open
Deadline: 29 February, 2012
The challenge is on. We’re on the lookout for great video talent. Short story, video art, music video, ad or mini-documentary – mess with our high res video, stills and music to create a short video of your own. You’ll get access to great HD video from e.g. Universal Studios and Warner Brothers Film, as well as quirkier videos from Barcroft Media and our own best collections: one80, iStockFootage and Archive Films. There’s a fantastic global first prize, the chance to be discovered by millions of creatives and have your work judged by leaders in the fields of TV, advertising and film-making – plus great regional and local prizes as well.

Mishmash is open to everyone: Europe, Middle East and Africa; the Americas, including the USA and Brazil; Asia-Pacific, including, China, India and Japan. So, take a look at our brief and how to enter now. For more inspiration checkout our blog

For more info and to enter head over to: http://mishmash.gettyimages.com/en?isource=gbr_home_ftv_main_mishmash2012_A

The sooner you submit your entry, the more chance you have of getting your video voted for.

BFI Shorts 2012 Film-making Competition is now open
The deadline for applications is 5pm, Friday 23 March 2012.
BFI Shorts 2012 is an exciting new short film production scheme which will support up to 20 live-action fiction projects, with budgets ranging from £25,000 to £50,000. We are looking for a diverse slate of films that tell compelling stories and have the ability to engage, inspire and entertain audiences.

We are now accepting applications from directors, writers and producers. If you are interested in applying, please read the Guidelines for Applicants and FAQ for further information about the application and selection process.

For more info head over to: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/bfi-shorts-2012/about-bfi-shorts-2012

The reed.co.uk Short Film Competition is back
Deadline: 25 March 2012 at 23.59
This year they've taken 'The Boss' as their theme. Enter your film for the the opportunity to win one of four cash prizes, including the Grand Prix of £10,000.

We want you to write, shoot and edit a film no longer than 3 minutes, based on the theme, 'The Boss' . Be funny, be serious, be artistic, be thought provoking. Shoot with a film crew or just shoot on your mobile. However you choose to make your film, make sure you submit your entry by 25 March 2012 at 23.59, to be in with a chance of winning one of four prizes.

Make a short film (no more than three minutes), based on an original idea about 'The Boss'
Upload your short film to YouTube or Vimeo
Complete the online application, including the YouTube or Vimeo URL for your film
For more info head over to: http://www.reed.co.uk/film

French Film Competition 2012
Deadline: noon 30 March 2012
Calling all budding cinéastes! The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages at the University of Oxford is looking for budding film enthusiasts in Years 10-11 and 12-13 to show their imaginative engagement with the world of French cinema.

For more info head over to: http://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/news

The greatest Short film competition ever - Sci-Fi-London 48 Hour Film Challenge
The 2012 challenge weekend is 14 - 16 April.
Over the last four years the SCI-FI-LONDON Film Festival has run a 48hour Film Challenge and we have had over 380 films completed, many of which have gone to other film festivals and been broadcast on TV.

The challenge takes place a few weeks before the film festival so we can judge all the entries and the winning films can be screened at the festival.

Get a crew together, scout some locations, prep your cast and be ready to make a 5 minute short film in just 48 hours. We ask one member of your team to come to the Apollo Picadilly on Saturday 14 April at 10.30am where we give you the TITLE of the film you will make, some DIALOGUE that one of your characters must say to screen, and a list of PROPS that must be seen in the film. This year we also introduce an optional scientific theme... this could be nano-tech, cloning, gene-splicing...or something a little more "fringe".

Once you have all your elements, you have until Monday morning to return the completed movie to us.

In 2008, Gareth Edwards took part and won the competition. Gareth’s debut feature is the multiple award-winning MONSTERS – and the project was green-lit because Vertigo Films saw his winning 48hour short-film right here! So impressed were they with what he could do with no budget in just 2 days that they decided to develop a feature with him.

In 2011 we had a prize from Vertigo Films of a feature-film development deal, we hope that the winners will complete their first feature next year. Also, one of the runners-up was scouted by The Mill and is now working on some amazing projects. We are working on prizes and jury right now, but the dates are locked, so start planning.

For 2012 we can confirm Vertigo Films are offering another development deal to the winners!

For more info head over to: http://www.sci-fi-london.com/48-hour-film-challenge

Watershed's super-short filmmaking competition as part of Encounters International Film Festival
Deadline: Mon 9 July, 2012
Can you do it in 90 seconds? DepicT! is Watershed’s international short film competition that, since its creation by Brief Encounters in 1998, has been challenging filmmakers to create 90 second ultra-short masterpieces.

Every year we receive hundreds of films of every genre from dozens of countries all around the world all competing for our great range of prizes and industry exposure. The teams of judges who deliberate over the entries have included some superstar names – such as Peter Jackson, Pete Postlethwaite and Damien O’Donnell.

The shortlisted DepicT! filmmakers, often in that crucial early stage in their career, are invited to the Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival and offered a prime industry platform. The festival is a priceless opportunity for filmmakers to promote their work and make contact with a broad range of international industry professionals from distributors and producers to funding bodies and exhibitors, as well as other filmmakers and, of course, enthusiastic short film fans.

http://www.depict.org/



The Establishing Shot: For your calendar
Ready Steady Doc! 
16 - 23 Feb, 2012
Get on your marks, because Ready Steady Doc!, the 5th European Documentary Festival, is coming to Ciné Lumière!

Video: Ready Steady Doc! 16-23 February 2012

Highlights include:
- Australia (20 Feb), about the National Romanian Football Team's participation in the Homeless World Cup in Melbourne in 2008, introduced by Zakia Moulaoui (Homeless World Cup Organization)
- From Romania with Love (20 Feb), a cinematographic road trip through the Romanian snowboarding scene and the beautiful Carpathian mountain regio.
- To The Limit (22 Feb), a thrilling documentary about speed climbers by director Pepe Danquart, who will give a Q&A after the screening.
- London 1948 - War & Olympics (23 Feb), a film about Belgium's triumph in the 1948 London Olympics, followed by a Q&A with 83-year-old Olympic athlete Yvonne Van Bets.

For more info head over to: http://www.institut-francais.org.uk/eurodoc/

A Cinema Masterclass with Claude Lanzmann
Mon 20 Feb 8.00pm
Born in 1925, Claude Lanzmann, director of the landmark film Shoah, has played a unique role in France’s intellectual scene throughout his life. In 1943 he helped organise the Resistance in Clermont-Ferrand, and after the war he grew very close to Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. They fiercely opposed the French war in Algeria and together they led an anti-colonialist campaign in the 1950s.

Lanzmann has led so many different lives: as a journalist - he’s still the head of the legendary cultural review Les Temps Modernes - a writer, and a film director (Shoah; Sobibor; The Karski Report; Israel, Why; Tsahal). He recounted his life in his memoir The Patagonian Hare, which was a phenomenal success in France and has been translated into ten languages.

To coincide with the release of his book in the UK (Atlantic Books), Lanzmann has accepted to take part in a unique masterclass dedicated to his cinematographic work, illustrated with film clips. Don't miss the chance to hear Lanzmann speak about his inspirational lifetime achievements, passions and commitments!

Claude Lanzmann will be in conversation with Michael Etherton (Executive Producer of UK Jewish Film).

For more info head over to: http://www.institut-francais.org.uk/programme/a-cinema-masterclass-with-claude-lanzmann

An Evening with Robert Redford and T Bone Burnett, moderated by Nick Hornby
Thursday, 26 April 2012 - 7:00PM
Sharing the stage for the first time, Robert Redford and T Bone Burnett will discuss the finely hewn craft of matching music to image. Introduced and interviewed live by British screenwriter and novelist Nick Hornby, they will share their recollections of achieving great musical moments with the many filmmakers, actors and musicians they’ve collaborated with throughout their storied careers. Hornby will utilise film clips to illustrate some of the many films they've worked on for which music made an indelible contribution, as well as discussing with Redford and Burnett some of their favourite musical moments from other great films that have influenced their work. Music artist to be announced.
For more info & ticket head over to: http://www.sundance-london.com/

James Bond 50th Anniversary Gala Philharmonia Orchestra
23 November 2012, 7:30pm
Programme includes music from all of the first 23 Bond films, including Goldfinger, From Russian with Love, Diamonds are Forever, A View to a Kill and Quantum of Solace. Philharmonia Orchestra, Carl Davis conductor, Mary Carewe, Lance Ellington

In this very special event, timed to coincide with the new James Bond film Skyfall, Carl Davis and the Philharmonia Orchestra mark the 50th Anniversary of Bond's first appearance on the silver screen with a night dedicated to 007.

Strictly Come Dancing vocalist Lance Ellington and Mary Carewe bring 23 of Bond's iconic musical scores to life in an evening guaranteed to leave you both shaken and stirred!

For more info & ticket had over to: http://ticketing.southbankcentre.co.uk/find/music/classical/tickets/philharmonia-orchestra-63602

The Establishing Shot: Song of the week - Adele - Rolling In The Deep 
With Adele’s recent well deserved Grammy triumphs(s) her Rolling In The Deep is less discovered this week and more celebrated as a great piece of work from one of the mot talented vocalists we have had the pleasure of listening to. This week we have been listening to a lot of Adele and are looking forward to hearing the powerhouse live as soon as possible.

Video: Adele - Rolling In The Deep

The Establishing Shot: Week 7 2012 Film News Round-up
This week on The Establishing Shot: Joss Whedon, Sony 4K, The Front Line, Titanic 3D, The Way, Photo of the week, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy The Circus Blythe House Film Location, Behind the scenes on Bond 23 Skyfall Vauxhall Bridge Set Visit Photos and video, Titanic 3D Review It’s EPIC! Cast your vote for the FIRST LIGHT AWARDS 2012, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Review, Exclusive Safe House Car Chase Clip, Top 10 UK Films Friday, This weeks Film Releases, GHOST RIDER - SPIRIT OF THE VENGEANCE, EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE, THE WOMAN IN THE FIFTH, POSITION AMONG THE STARS, Columbus Circle, Analysing how horror films scare us, Black Gold - UK Poster, Headhunters, Chuck Norris vs Communism, UK DISTRIBUTOR MOMENTUM PICTURES TAKES HAMMER’S “THE WOMAN IN BLACK” TO NUMBER ONE AT THE UK, KAPOW! ANNOUNCES COMIC GUESTS LINE-UP, GAME British Academy Video Games Awards Announced, The Seasoning House, a claustrophobic horror by first time director Paul Hylett is currently shooting in London, Jet Li Once Upon A Time In China Trilogy & The Master Arriving On Dvd 27th February 2012, ‘Life’s Too Short’ Star Warwick Davis Appearing at Midlands Comic Con, Nokia film grant competition for independent filmmakers, First Light YouTube Digital Innovation Award, Sundance London Short Film Competition, Getty Images’ Mishmash Music Video Remix 2012 Competition is now open, BFI Shorts 2012 Film-making Competition is now open, The reed.co.uk Short Film Competition is back, The greatest Short film competition ever - Sci-Fi-London 48 Hour Film Challenge, Watershed's super-short filmmaking competition as part of Encounters International Film Festival, Ready Steady Doc! A Cinema Masterclass with Claude Lanzmann, An Evening with Robert Redford and T Bone Burnett, moderated by Nick Hornby, James Bond 50th Anniversary Gala Philharmonia Orchestra, Beyond The Black Rainbow Trailer, Adele - Rolling In The Deep

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