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Congratulations to our clients Shan Christopher Ogilvie, Serena Armitage and Benjamin Cleary for winning a 2016 Academy Award

In Academy Awards on March 2, 2016 at 6:06 pm

Congratulations to our clients and the filmmakers of the British film Stutterer, for winning an Oscar for Live Action Short, at the 2016 Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Hu Wei, director of Oscar nominated Short Film ‘Butter Lamp’ featured in Post Magazine

In Academy Awards, Butter Lamp, Hu Wei, London Flair PR on February 16, 2015 at 4:54 pm

Hu Wei talking about his passion for film, and the issues he addresses in his short film ‘Butter Lamp’ with Post Magazine.

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The UK’s Telegraph calls Adalsteins Sailcoth “a visual delight”

In Academy Awards, Elfar Adalsteins, Sailcloth on January 19, 2012 at 7:25 am

Martin Chilton from the UK’s Daily Telegraph recently reviewed Elfar Adalsteins Saicloth (starring John Hurt) and said: ‎”The film is entirely dependent on visual storytelling – and that is done majestically. And as cinema, it is a visual delight.” Martin Chilton – The Telegraph

Read the full article and John Hurt’s interview: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/oscars/9020666/John-Hurt-Your-life-is-your-own-property.html

The Wall Street Journal reviews Sailcloth by Elfar Adalsteins

In Academy Awards, Elfar Adalsteins, Sailcloth on December 19, 2011 at 7:28 pm

Barbara Chai of The Wall Street Journal’s reviewed Sailcloth and says; “Though the film is short and void of dialogue, it manages to convey as much depth and poignant contrast as a full-length feature”.

Read the full article here: http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2011/12/18/john-hurt-conveys-a-mans-voyage-without-words-in-sailcloth/

John Hurt also took time out of his busy schedule to talk about the wonderful film that he stars in ‘Sailcloth’.  This one of a kind film  was directed and written by Elfar Adalsteins and has also been shortlisted for a 2012 Academy Award.

Congratulations to our client Director Elfar Aldensteins for making the shortlist for the 2012 Oscars!

In Academy Awards, Sailcloth on December 14, 2011 at 7:27 pm

We are excited to announce that ‘Saicloth’ starring John Hurt and directed by the talented Elfar Adalsteins has been selected in the last 10 for the 2012 Academy Awards shortlist.  Congratulations Elfar!!!

indieWIRE predicts the 2012 Academy Awards shortlist for ‘Live Action Short’

In Academy Awards on December 14, 2011 at 12:25 am

Ten live action short films are predicted to be on the 2012 Academy Award’s shortlist by Brad Horvath at indieWire, including our clients:

Elfar Adalsteins ‘Sailcloth’ starring John Hurt

Jordan Bayne’s ‘The Sea Is All I Know’ starring Melissa Leo

‘The Palace’ starring our client Daphne Alexander

“Sailcloth starring John Hurt is as intriguing as the latest Hollywood Blockbuster” – Filmslate Magazine

In Academy Awards, Elfar Adalsteins, John Hurt, Sailcloth on December 13, 2011 at 11:56 pm
“Sailcloth, written and directed by Elfar Adalsteins and starring the legendary John Hurt (“Elephant Man,” “Alien,” “V for Vendetta”) is a visually stunning, silent short that is as intriguing as the latest Hollywood blockbuster.” – Jamie Paszko, Filmslate Magazine.
John Hurt also talks to Film Slate Magazine about Sailcloth and says “Elfar Adalsteins, the director, is bound to be a director we’ll hear from”.

Elfar Adalsteins ‘Sailcloth’ starring Oscar® nominee John Hurt, selected for ‘2012 Academy Short Film Award consideration’

In Academy Awards, Elfar Adalsteins, John Hurt, Sailcloth on October 5, 2011 at 8:14 am

‘Sailcloth’ starring Oscar® nominee John Hurt, selected for ‘2012 Academy Short Film Award consideration’

Sailcloth shares the poignant story of an elderly widower (Hurt) as he sets in motion a series of events to hide his disappearance from a nursing home. After gathering necessities he heads to the local pier where a beloved companion awaits him – ready for their last great journey.

Starring two time Academy Award nominee John Hurt

Directed, written and produced by Elfar Adalsteins

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/sailclothfilm