Join us at The Century for “A Decade of NoDirectionHome,” with guests Steve Oram, Prano Bailey-Bond, John Maclean, Doug Cox and the Blaine brothers showing their short films in a special evening to celebrate the 10th anniversary of this film directors’ community. We’ll also be showing shorts by Alice Lowe, Rob Morgan and Kate Herron.
Special Guests on the night:
Steve Oram – A respected actor and director, Steve wrote and starred in Sightseers with Alice Lowe, has appeared in the World’s End for Edgar Wright and EOTFW, and directed his feature debut Aaaaaaaagh! exec produced by Rook Films. He directed The Lincoln Tiger starring Gareth Tunley screening this evening.
Prano Bailey-Bond directed the award-winning Censor, a psychological horror set in the world of 80s censorship panic, which starred Niamh Elgar and counts Guillermo del Toro and Mark Kermode as fans. She has directed many successful shorts including Nasty, showing tonight, the precursor to Censor.
John Maclean Formerly : a successful musician in The Beta Band, John’s short directing debut Pitch Black Heist starring Michael Fassbender won the Bafta, and led to his feature debut Slow West, also starring Fassbender which won the Grand Jury prize at Sundance. He is in pre-production on Tornado, his next film.
The Blaine Brothers feature debut Nina Forever shook up the horror genre in 2015, with Kim Newman as a fan. Before that, they had made several BIFA and BAFTA nominated shorts, but tonight we are screening a sneak preview of a NEW and UNSEEN work Undeletable starring Sophia di Martino (Loki)
Marc Munden is a three-time BAFTA winner and an eight-time nominee. He was an assistant to Mike Leigh, Derek Jarman and Terence Davies before directing documentaries for the BBC. He has won Royal Television Society Awards for The Devil’s Whore, National Treasure, The Third Day and HELP. Utopia won an International Emmy for Best Drama Series in 2014. In 2017 after four BAFTA nominations for Best Director he won for National Treasure.
Pitch Black Heist – John Maclean / The Lincoln Tiger – Steve Oram / Nasty – Prano Bailey Bond / Belial’s Dream – Rob Morgan / Solitudo – Alice Lowe / Smear – Kate Herron, Doug Cox / Undeletable – Blaine brothers