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The Old Oak – UK Premiere

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Members of the DCF team were lucky enough to be invited to the eagerly anticipated UK premiere of Ken Loach’s latest film, The Old Oak. They had a fantastic night and gave the film rave reviews.

If you haven’t booked your cinema tickets to see it yet, we highly recommend that you do. The Old Oak, available in cinemas from Friday the 29th of September.

Andy Warhol’s America

Fabulous BBC Art Documentaries

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Another chance to catch these fabulous arts documentaries, proudly posted with us at Directors Cut Films over the last few years. Currently being reshown on BBC Four and BBC iPlayer.

Andy Warhol’s America
Directed by Francis Whately
Production Company: BBC Arts 

Maggi Hambling: Making Love With The Paint
Directed by Randall Wright
Production Company: Menace Productions / Film Wright Ltd

Keith Haring: Street Art Boy
Directed by Ben Anthony
Production Company: BBC Arts

David Hockney: A Bigger Story

David Hockney: A Bigger Story

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The DCF team had the privilege of celebrating the South Bank Show, Melvyn Bragg and David Hockney last night, at an exclusive Sky Arts event at The Lightbox in Kings Cross. The lead film of the Directors Cut Productions swansong SBS series on art world legend Hockney was projected on to their giant wall whilst surrounded by projections of David’s art.

Directors Cut Films are incredibly proud to have completed full post production not only on this glorious 4 part series on Hockney, but on the legendary South Bank Show for the past 17 years. The inimitable Melvyn Bragg and their inspiring arts programmes will be missed by all.


Latest News from Foxtrot Films

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We are delighted to hear the latest news from Foxtrot Films. For those, who have not yet watched this award winning film, there is another fantastic opportunity to do so!

The Curzon cinema chain is reprising Margy Kinmonth’s multi-award-winning film at selected UK cinemas on Wednesday 30 August.
Tickets available here.

The film is also available online here  and on DVD at:

The Grierson Awards 2023 Shortlist

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Huge congratulations to all who’ve made the Shortlist for the 2023 Grierson Awards.  We at DCF are very proud to have completed full post on two of the nominees in the Best Arts Documentary category. ‘Eric Ravilious – Drawn to War’ from Foxtrot Films directed by Margy Kinmonth, and ‘The Mysterious Mr Lagerfeld’ from Finestripe Productions directed by Michael Waldman.

It was an absolute pleasure working with these amazingly talented teams. Good Luck to everyone involved!

To view the 2023 shortlist click here


2021 International Emmy® Kids Awards Nomination My Life: Picture Perfect

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Directors Cut would like to congratulate Big Deal Films and everyone who worked on My Life: Picture Perfect which has received a 2021 International Emmy® Kids Awards nomination in the Kids: Factual & Entertainment category.

Picture perfect is the story following 12-year-old Nigerian hyperrealism artist Kareem Waris as he stages his first exhibition in his hometown of Lagos.