Films In Development

RETREAT – Feature Film – Drama – Greenlit 

The UK’s first feature predominantly in BSL.  This is a groundbreaking first feature from award-winning deaf director Ted Evans.

A man who has grown up in an all deaf commune starts to question what life might be like on the outside. 

Developed and produced by IFeatures and will shoot in 2019.

Production Finance: Creative England, BBC Films, BFI and Great Point Media.    Announced here.    

Untitled Family Animation – Feature – 1st draft script & visuals 

Feature Film written by Andrew Yerlett, development supported by the BFI and Aardman.  An Aardman project with Michelle Stein producing.    Announced here.

BALAENA – Folk Horror – Feature – Treatment

First feature from writer/director Moin Hussain who we made Real Gods Require Blood with us in 2017.

Development supported by Film4

PANOPTICON  – Drama – Feature – Outline 

Feature from director Rachna Suri (Our Lad) and writer Charlotte Wolf.

A young woman gives birth in prison and finds herself trapped in a vicious cycle of violence that jeopardises her relationship with her child. 

Funded by BFI Visions Award

KINGDOM – Drama – Feature – Outline

Feature from writer/director Phil Sheerin (Dependent, Scorpion)

A brother and sister who grew up in a cult are reunited by the arrival of a child with special abilities .  

Funded by BFI Visions Award

TO THE GRAVE – Drama – TV Series – Bible 

TV series from new writer Tiarnan O’Sullivan

A family in witness protection are moved to an island where they start to believe the people they informed on have tracked them down, only to find something much more troubling going on.  

This series questions the possible next uses of big data.

NIGHTRUNNERS – Sci-Fi – Feature – Pitch

A feature idea from Origin (Youtube Premium) showrunner Mika Watkins

Half of the population are allergic to sunlight and it’s contagious – the Nightrunners live underground, segregated from people who go about normal life overground, until an uprising threatens to send the world into darkness.

Funded by BFI Visions Award

BUMMER  – Teen Comedy – Feature – 5th draft script 

Feature Film written by Andrew Yerlett, development supported by the BFI

GUTPUNCH – Comedy – TV – 1st episode & bible

TV series written by Andrew Yerlett, based on the short film of the same name which can be seen here.  Developed with Big Talk and Sky Comedy