November 18, 2016
Camilla Deakin, Ethel and Ernest - the movie, Manchester Animation Festival 2016, Peter Dodd, Roger Mainwood, Uncategorized
Our latest Q&A took place at the Manchester Animation Festival on the 16th November, followed by a screening of the film. Animation Director Peter Dodd joined Producer Camilla Deakin and Director Roger Mainwood to give a presentation exploring the processes that brought Raymond Briggs’ graphic novel to the screen.
The Q & A was chaired by the festival co-director Steve Henderson. Steve is an animation researcher with the animation academy at Loughborough University and is the editor of Skwigly.com the UK’s largest online animation magazine. Skwigly’s review of Ethel and Ernest is here.
September 2, 2016
Camilla Deakin, Ethel and Ernest - the movie, London Film Festival, Roger Mainwood, Uncategorized
At the 60th BFI London Film Festival programme launch, Festival Director Clare Stewart reflects on this year’s Festival and its focus on diversity, while BFI Chief Executive Amanda Nevill reveals the Festival’s new pop-up venue, Embankment Garden Cinema. Filmmakers including director Amma Asante (whose A United Kingdom opens the Festival), director Ben Wheatley (whose Free Fire closes the festival), I Am Not a Serial Killer director Billy O’Brien, and Ethel & Ernest producer Camilla Deakin and director Roger Mainwood choose their tips from the programme and talk about their new work.
The trailer on Vimeo is here