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Phosphorescence

  We have exciting news! As many of you know, we recently finished shooting ‘A Quiet Passion’, a biographical drama about the life of Emily Dickinson, directed by Terence Davies. Inspired by Emily’s life, we are now producing a documentary, ‘Phosphorescence’, which will be an essential companion piece to ‘A Quiet Passion’. It will be narrated by ‘Our Emily’, Cynthia Nixon, and will provide a real insight into Em
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Sunset Song world premiere Toronto Film Festival TIFF 15

Terence Davies’ SUNSET SONG will play the 40th Toronto Film Festival in September, its world premiere. Shot on 65mm and Arri Alexa and adapted from the novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbon by Terence Davies. Telling the story of Aberdeenshire farm girl Chris Guthrie (Agyness Deyn) as she searches for her independence against the odds in an epic rites of passage story set just before the Great War. The film features Pe
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A QUIET PASSION principal photography wraps

After five weeks in AED studios in Belgium and a week of exteriors in Massachusetts, filming has wrapped on Terence Davies’ Emily Dickinson biopic. Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle and Keith Carradine lead a cast of characters taking us through the life of one of America’s most gifted poets – who never lived to see more than a handful of her stunning poems published.
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Hurricane takes on new role

New addition to the Hurricane team, Dhivya Chetty joins as Factual Development Producer. Before joining Hurricane Films, Dhivya Kate Chetty spent 5 years as factual development producer at Hopscotch Films in Glasgow.  During her time at Hopscotch she developed four popular arts series, a clutch of single documentaries for BBC Scotland, and programmes for BBC Learning. She was nominated in 2012 for a BAFTA Scotland Ne
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Sunset Song – Post production

Sunset song is nearing completion…Shot in glorious 65mm and Arri Alexa in Scotland, New Zealand and studios at Filmland in Luxembourg, Terence Davies’ achingly beautiful screenplay, inspired by Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s (1901-1935) acclaimed novel, follows Chris Guthrie from childhood, through to motherhood played by Agyness Deyn as the powerful central female character and symbol for Scotland. Her strength of cha
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Sunset Song completes principal photography

Agyness Deyn and Peter Mullan on location in Scotland for SUNSET SONG. Film wrapped on Friday 9th May after shooting in New Zealand, Luxembourg and finally in Aberdeenshire where the story is set.
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The Power & the Glory? Museum film opens

Museum of Liverpool opened its new 160 seat cinema with a commission from Hurricane Films spanning a thousand years of the British Empire in twenty minutes! Using CGI, 2.5D, reconstruction and archive the film gives an impression of Liverpool’s pivotal role in the story of Empire-and it’s not from the point of the view of the victors…The Power & the Glory?  
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Hurricane Films joins with Unison and Unite on new film initiative

Hurricane Films are proud to announce their joint initiative, The Jack Jones Trust was formally launched in Westminster’s Portcullis House with Trade Unionists, MPs,  film industry and Jack Jones’ family and friends in attendance. The role of the new Trust is to collaborate with Unions to produce films that honour the life and work of the great Trade Union leader, Jack Jones. With Trade Union backing thes
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Hurricane Films: News from Toronto Film Festival

Cynthia Nixon, best known for her role in Sex and the City is attached to play reclusive poet Emily Dickinson in a new biopic from British director Terence Davies that will be produced by Sol and Roy from Hurricane Films. Read more here: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/toronto-2012-cynthia-nixon-emily-dickinson-a-quiet-passion-369178
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