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Never Look Away
Filmgate would like to wish Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Sven Nuri, Berg Quirin, David Vogt and Simon Giles congratulations on the two Oscar nominations in the categories Best Foreign-Language Film and Best Cinematography for the film “Never Look Away”
We are very proud to have been involved in this film and hope you guys have a successful night!
Filmgate are pleased to announce that the Netflix production we worked on, “The Angel” will be released on September 14th see trailer below.
The film is directed by Ariel Vromen, is based on the true story of Ashraf Marwan, who was Egyptian President Nasser's son-in-law, and special advisor and confidant to his successor Anwar Sadat, while simultaneously one of Israeli Intelligence's most precious assets of the 20th century.
Filmgate would like to wish the producers of “THE WAVE ” the best of luck on their follow up project “The Quake” premiering on the 31st August 2018. It’s really exciting to see films like this being made in Scandinavia and Filmgate are proud to have played a small part.
Filmgate Films are proud to announce that their co-production “Tumbbad” will be opening the Venice Film Festival. This Horror-fantasy is the first Indian film to open the prestigious Venice Film Festival's Critics' Week on the 30th August.
The segment, which will run parallel to the 75th edition of the main festival, features nine films by first time directors from across the globe.
More about Tumbbad:
Filmgate Films co-production Viceroy’s House are streaming on viaplay, Filmgate worked on all vfx in this film; CG Palace, matte paintings and crowd duplications.
Lemonade at the Tribeca film festival.
Filmgate Films are proud to announce that our co-production Lemonade is now at the Tribeca Film festival under the international narrative competition section. We will keep our fingers crossed for Ioana Uricaru and look forward to the response of the public for this fine film !
More about this amazing film and the festival here:
Filmgate Films co-production Wildling had a great premiere at SXSW film festival. The film are at 100% at rotten tomatoes and are also listed as one of the “10 best” of the festival by Hollywood Reporter. Interview magazine, called it “The creepiest thriller to hit the big screen since Let the Right One In...”
Filmgate did prosthetic enhancements as well as a fully CG creature, CG landscapes and various compositing work.
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The Angel - Netflix - in Post.
Filmgate are excited to announce that we are currently working on the Netflix Original feature Film “The Angel“. We are one of the first VFX companies in Sweden to work on a Netflix original production.
The Netflix Original spy thriller is directed by Israeli helmer Ariel Vromen (From the feature film "The Iceman”). The film is based on the bestselling novel “The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel", written by Uri Bar-Joseph. "The Angel" will depict the true story of Ashram Marwan, a high-ranking Egyptian officier, who became a spy for Israel despite being the son-in-law of former Egyptian President Gamal Abder Nasser.
More information here:
Modus season 2 is currently streaming on Cmore and TV4 play/TV4. Starring Melinda Kinnaman, Henrik Norlén and Kim Cattrall from Sex and the City.
When Helen Tyler (Kim Cattrall), the President of the United states, comes to Stockholm on a visit she disappears. A struggle between panic-stricken USA and responsible Sweden takes place when the threat against one of the world’s most powerful persons puts the whole world on hold.
Filmgate created a CG model of Air Force One, CG helicopters, smoke simulations and collapsing chimneys.
Volvo and Forsman & Bodenfors Inhouse
We had an amazing time working together with Forsman & Bodenfors Inhouse to create the tribute for Volvos flagship the Volvo FH
Filmgate did full Computer Generated truck, water simulations and all other VFX.
See it here:
LEMONADE TO BERLIN!
Filmgate Films are proud to announce that “Lemonade” will premier at Berlinale Panorama!
We are really thrilled to be at Berlin and would like to thank again Tudor Reu for bringing us on board, Film i Väst for the cash and the creative talent from Karehana, Can Film, Zentropa Sweden and Filmgate VFX !!!
"Lemonade", the wonderful film directed by Ioana Uricaru and produced by Mobra Films, Peripheria, 42film and Filmgate Films has now been completed ! Filmgate Films would like to thank Can Film, Karehana, Zentropa Sweden and FIlmgate VFX for their tireless efforts in making this film look so good. For more information please see Pluto Films (see link below)
SUCCESS FOR LADY MACBETH!
All of us at Filmgate would like to wish both William Oldroyd and Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly as well the rest of those involved on Lady Macbeth congratulations on the their well deserved success at yesterdays BIFA’s (Sunday 10th December 2017). We feel really honoured to have played a small part on the VFX for this film!
OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR A CIAMBRA
Filmgate Films / FIV co-production “A Ciambra” has just had it's official trailer released by Sundance Selects.
“A Ciambra is a compelling and accomplished film, the world is so realized that I felt as if I was living alongside it’s characters. A beautiful and moving picture” Martin Scorcese.
See the trailer here!
A CIAMBRA WINS IN CANNES!
Award winning Italian director Jonas Carpignanos "A Ciambra" wins Europa Cinemas Label Award in Quinzaine des Réalisateurs (Directors' Fortnight) during Cannes film festival!
In A CIAMBRA, a small Romani community in Calabria, Pio Amato is desperate to grow up fast. At 14, he drinks, smokes and is one of the few to easily slide between the region’s factions - the local Italians, the African refugees and his fellow Romani. Pio follows his older brother Cosimo everywhere, learning the necessary skills for life on the streets of their hometown. When Cosimo disappears and things start to go wrong, Pio sets out to prove he’s ready to step into his big brother’s shoes but soon finds himself faced with an impossible decision that will show if he is truly ready to become a man.
A Ciambra was produced by Stayblack Productions, RT Features, Sikelia Productions and Rai Cinema in co-operation with Filmgate Films and Film i Väst.
VOLVO TRUCKS FILM
Filmgate worked with Volvo trucks and helped out on a presentation for the new Volvo VNR.
Filmgate has a new showreel for 2017. Check it out here!
THREE MORE SEASONS
Filmgate have had their contract with BBC’s flags ship production”Call The Midwife” (made by Neal Street Productions) extended for an additional three seasons! We are of course grateful to be apart of this successful TV series and look forward to working with the great Annie Tricklebank and Heidi Mount again!
DKNY VIDEO AD
Filmgate have teamed up with Seb Guest of Terrassen Post to work on a DKNY spot.
Viceroy House will celebrate it's world premier at the Berlin Film Festival sunday 12th February 2017. Filmgate Films Co-produced and Filmgate carried out all the VFX.
Lone Scherfigs film “Their Finest” was at GIFF this year and not only was Lone awarded the honorary Nordic Dragon Award, Their Finest won the Dragon award for audience choice during the festival. Filmgate Films co-produced this film and Filmgate carried out the VFX.
CALL THE MIDWIFE 6
BBC One’s number one rated TV series is back and Filmgate carried out the VFX for the third year in a row.
TWO WINS AT BIFA
Two wins at the British Independent Film Awards for Adult Life Skills, Filmgate Films Co-produced and Filmgate carried out the VFX, sound from Auditory.
BAMSE OCH HÄXANS DOTTER
Bamse och Häxans dotter (The sequel for the famous Swedish bear has been yet another success, Filmgate VFX worked on all the (x million) shots for this movie comping backgrounds with animated content plus adding visual effects.