TRIBECA – The Letter Men Director Andy Vallentine “Against all odds, Gilbert and Gordon’s love lives on through their letters, and I wanted to be the filmmaker to tell their story”

We caught up with the talented director Andy Vallentine of the LGBTQ+ romantic film THE LETTER MEN ahead of its Tribeca selection and screening. The film stars Garrett Clayton (NBC’s Hairspray Live!) and Matthew Postlethwaite (Netflix’ Peaky Blinders).  This true story has been selected by Tribeca Film Festival, where it will receive its world premiere. THE LETTER MEN is based on the real love letters written by Gordon Bowsher … Continue reading TRIBECA – The Letter Men Director Andy Vallentine “Against all odds, Gilbert and Gordon’s love lives on through their letters, and I wanted to be the filmmaker to tell their story”

TRIBECA – Director Ellie Heydon “It was a great to be a part of – we spent a LOT of the shoot trying to stifle laughter.”

Director Ellie Heydon and writer Lucy Heath‘s PRAGMA is Executive Produced by Emmy Winner Jason Sudeikis, starring SAG Award Winners Nick Mohammed and Phil Dunster, alongside Lucy Heath. This short has taken on a more algorithmic take on love. Each couple partakes in a week’s worth of hilariously intense practical compatibility assessments to find them their most suited “life partner”. PRAGMA will be world premiering at Tribeca Film … Continue reading TRIBECA – Director Ellie Heydon “It was a great to be a part of – we spent a LOT of the shoot trying to stifle laughter.”

TRIBECA – Andy Vallentine’s LGBT live-action short film THE LETTER MEN touching on forbidden love to world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

Director Andy Vallentine’s THE LETTER MEN stars Garrett Clayton (NBC’s Hairspray Live!) and Matthew Postlethwaite (Netflix’ Peaky Blinders).  This true story has been selected by Tribeca Film Festival, where it will receive its world premiere. THE LETTER MEN is based on the real love letters written by Gordon Bowsher to his sweetheart, Gilbert Bradley. Their love letters were exchanged between the years of 1938 and 1941 but were uncovered … Continue reading TRIBECA – Andy Vallentine’s LGBT live-action short film THE LETTER MEN touching on forbidden love to world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

FRAUD Director Zen Pace “Both Shira and Andre are full, complicated human beings, and both Dana and Babak were able to bounce off each other and create layered meaning within the story”

Director Zen Pace’s debut narrative short FRAUD starring Dana Aliya Levinson (STARZ’s American Gods) and Babak Tafti (Showtime’s Super Pumped), subverts the crime thriller genre by centering marginalized characters grappling with identity, love, and immigrant experiences. Levinson also wrote this timely tale. The Tribeca Film Festival is FRAUD’s World Premiere and the film is screening in competition. First of all I would like to congratulate … Continue reading FRAUD Director Zen Pace “Both Shira and Andre are full, complicated human beings, and both Dana and Babak were able to bounce off each other and create layered meaning within the story”

THE WAKE Director Luis Gerard “I read about the number of mass shootings in the US, so I thought of writing a film that revolved around the subject, but I wanted to do it from a different angle, a simpler one.”

Luis Gerard‘s THE WAKE shares the story of a young deaf boy Martin (played by Zander Colbeck-Bhola) who looks up to his older brother and follows him, even at times when he shouldn’t. Zander Colbeck-Bhola comes from a large deaf family. All the cast learnt sign language for this film. This is truly an amazing film. What was the inspiration behind this timely short? I wrote … Continue reading THE WAKE Director Luis Gerard “I read about the number of mass shootings in the US, so I thought of writing a film that revolved around the subject, but I wanted to do it from a different angle, a simpler one.”