BIFA nominations 2016

With 12 nominations in the long list, 6 nominations in the short list, Dirty Looks are thrilled to have graded and delivered films across so many nominations for the British Independent Film Awards 2016. SHORT LIST Breakthrough Producer – Michael Berliner – Producer Debut Screenwriter – Rachel Tunnard – Director/Writer Debut Screenwriter – Hope Dickson…

Tony Benn – Will & Testament wins audience award at EIFF 2014

Graded by John Claude at Dirty Looks, Tony Benn: Will & Testament (dir. Skip Kite) paints a vivid portrait of a man whose career transcended politics. The long-time Labour MP participated in the making of this moving and informative tribute shortly before his death in March 2014. The EIFF Audience Award is voted for by…

EDIT premieres at the 68th Edinburgh International Film Festival

EDIT is a unique collaboration between musician Joe McAlinden, artists Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard, writer Martin McCardie and arts producer Katie Nicoll. The premiere took place at Edinburgh International Film Festival on Sunday 22nd June. The project incorporates music by Joe McAlinden created using a water-powered church pipe organ and a film by Iain…

Under The Skin at Meltdown

A screening of Under the Skin, accompanied by a live performance of its soundtrack by Mica Levi of Micachu and the Shapes took place on Wednesday 18th June to a sold out audience at the Royal Festival Hall. The event was part of James Lavelle’s Meltdown Festival. Producer Jim Wilson and director Jonathan Glazer introduced…

SOMERSET HOUSE UK PREMIERE FOR 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH

London’s Somerset House will host the UK premiere of 20,000 Days on Earth this summer. This special event on Wednesday 13th August forms part of Film4 Summer Screen, which this year is celebrating 10 years of cinema under the stars. A highlight of the city’s summer calendar, the series features a range of films, all…

London 2012 Opening Ceremony Films

Dirty Looks colours for Britain, with pop-up DI grading for London 2012 Opening Ceremony Live International Broadcast, 2012 Client – LOCOG & BBC Director – Danny Boyle TV Production Company – Done & Dusted DI Producer – Helle Absalonsen Colourist – Adam Glasman Assistant Online Editor – Gareth Bishop Online Editor – Tom Balkwill Now…

And the winner is…

Dirty Looks were very proud to sponsor the Music Video Short award at the 9th London Short Film Festival.  It was a grueling process for the judges given the high standard of the entries and helped along with pizza and beer we finally declared House by Prano Bailey-Bond the winner. This film stood out for…

Dirty New Year

Right that’s us back in swing of things and looking forward to 2012. Hope you all had a great Christmas. Thank you to everyone who came to the Dirty Looks Christmas party last month – we enjoyed drinking, dancing and Mooling with you all! ps next year, watch out for the lethal Mulled Cider…  

BUG – Radiohead Special, HD services from Dirty Looks

BUG Music Videos presents a special evening of incredible sound and vision, with a big-screen retrospective of one of the UK’s greatest and best-loved rock bands – Radiohead. Throughout their 20 year career, Radiohead have inspired innovative music videos, groundbreaking documentaries, and embraced exciting projects with filmmakers. Regular BUG host (and sometime Radiohead collaborator) Adam…

Good Morning Times Square

locomotion.co.uk Following the successful run of the initial 30 second ad in Times Square, Tropicana commissioned Loco to adapt the second of our Pure Premium series of commercials for the giant screens. This week, the screens are showing the oranges bouncing from the unzipped carton into their new home, a clear carafe then liquefying into…

Ghosted premieres in Edinburgh

Well Vanessa got the posh flat by the University, Gareth and I ended up on ‘East London Road’, home from home. Once the wine was flowing the camera was not, but here’s a pic of the poster outside the Cameo before the premiere began. Good times with the MPH gang.

Sølve Sundsbø gets a babysitter

Another calaboration with Spring Studios, this was a series of films shot by the massively talented Sølve Sundsbø who also made it down to my theatre for a day with his cute little girls. Who slept like a baby, as they say. Two world renowned fashion photographers in the same month!! Actors who we worked…

Pigeon moves in from Trafalgar Square

This fella was lost, hungry, and needed somewhere warm. No, I’m not talking about Gareth. The lamp has a remote control and all, though that was a Dirty Looks modification. It’s not quite ‘D65’ but what can you do. Also it’s cheaper than FTPing clients large files. Anna Odel, we are totally gonna retire on…

The Carpenter’s Arms

If I had a pub it could be called The Blind Beggar, next to where I got married. Or perhaps the Whiter Than White Horse, but I don’t have a pub. Instead I’ve got a Baselight, which cannot dispense beer but can certainly be used to make beer look even better. Anyway here’s the room…