Happy 25th Anniversary BBC Films

bbc films 25 years logoAmazing news from BBC Films. In their 25th year in helping the film industry. From Truly Madly Deeply to the forthcoming Mr Holmes, they have had an amazing quarter of century making 250 films.

The main points for the next year are in the bullet points below. Along side the rest of the fifteen films that are being released in 2015!

  • Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox) to direct Nick Payne’s adaptation of Julian Barnes’ Man Booker Prize winner, The Sense of An Ending
  • Rafe Spall confirmed in Phillipa Lowthorpe’s Swallows and Amazons
  • Armando Iannucci back in business with BBC Films
  • Sophie Fiennes to make innovative and intimate feature documentary on Grace Jones
  • David LaChapelle to choreograph a documentary on Sergei Polunin
  • Colin Firth to star in James Marsh’s follow up to The Theory of Everything
  • Two new schemes announced to support the rising stars of the industry, and a week of BBC Films on BBC TWO in May

That’s what is coming out over the next eight months. An amazing set of films. It’s not only the future you have to talke form BBC Dilms but what they have made over the years. From Academy Award nominations to BAFTA award winning ones.

These includes titles such as Matthew Warchus’ award-winning British comedy drama Pride; BAFTA, Golden Globe and Academy Award nominated Saving Mr. Banks from director John Lee Hancock; Stephen Frears’s BAFTA winning and Golden Globe and Academy Award® nominated Philomena; BAFTA and Academy Award nominated Ralph Fiennes’ The Invisible Woman; box office smash Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie; no.1 hit comedy Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa from director Declan Lowney; Simon Curtis’s Academy Award nominated My Week with Marilyn; Lynne Ramsay’s intense thriller We Need to Talk About Kevin; Lasse Hallström’s Golden Globe nominated romantic comedy Salmon Fishing in the Yemen; Cary Fukunaga’s gothic romance Jane Eyre; Nigel Cole’s compelling true-life drama Made in Dagenham; Lone Scherfig’s Academy Award nominated and BAFTA award-winning An Education; Armando Iannucci’s Academy Award and BAFTA award-nominated In the Loop; Jane Campion’s Academy Award nominated Bright Star; BAFTA nominated Lilting; and Andrea Arnold’s BAFTA award-winning Fish Tank.

We’ve also been sent over a great selection of images from the films that BBC Films have helped produce as well as some of the awards that they have helped to win

Find out more on the official website or head over to twitter

The rest of the press release can be read on page 2 of this post. Just click on 2 below…