Adulthood, Love, Caramel get P&A support
by Naman Ramachandran
Lionsgate UK received £200,000 for John Maybury’s The Edge of Love [trailer]. After the premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, an audience Q&A with Maybury will be transmitted by satellite to City Screen cinemas across the UK.
Park Circus and the British Film Institute (BFI) are releasing a number of films made by Sir David Lean as part of a nationwide centenary tribute tour to the filmmaker. Park Circus has been awarded £17,200 for Blithe Spirit, Brief Encounter, In Which We Serve and This Happy Breed and the BFI has been awarded £17,180 for Oliver Twist, The Passionate Friends, Great Expectations and Madeleine.
Other awards include: Optimum Releasing - £175,000 for Morgan Spurlock’s Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden; The Works - £150,000 for Sergei Bodrov’s Mongol; BreakThru Films - £5,000 for Christopher Nielsen’s Free Jimmy [trailer]; Trinity Filmed Entertainment - £5,000 for Nicolas Klotz’s Heartbeat Detector [trailer]; Park Circus - £5,000 for the Billy Wilder classic The Apartment and £5,000 for Sergio Leone’s revered spaghetti western The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; Vertigo Films - £5,000 for Alex Holdridge’s In Search of a Midnight Kiss; Artificial Eye - £4,356 for Cristian Nemescu’s 2007 Un Certain Regard winner California Dreamin’ [trailer]; and Metrodome Distribution - £4,966 for Bruce Weber’s Oscar nominated documentary Let’s Get Lost.