THAT'S A WRAP ON "MISS"
Published: July 25th 2017
Written and directed by Drew Pautz and produced by Katie Hodgkin and Cassandra Sigsgaard for Jeva Films, “MISS”, funded by Creative England, wrapped on Friday. Drew is an award winning Canadian screenwriter, director and playwright with recent writing commissions including an adaptation of Dave Zeltserman’s novel "THE CARETAKER OF LORNE FIELD" for Amaro Films and John Harding’s novel "FLORENCE AND GILES" for director Julian Jarrold. MISS is Drew’s 3rd short film as a director following the award winning Film London short "HOLLOW ROAD" starring Alice Lowe and Jack Roth.
MISS stars Rosalie Craig (Olivier nominated for "THE LIGHT PRINCESS"), Adam James ("A LITTLE CHAOS", "DOCTOR FOSTER") and introduces Jack Kane. Post production is in full swing. Come back for more updates here soon!
"INDIA IN A DAY" NOW AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE
Published: March 27th 2017
We are very happy to announce that "INDIA IN A DAY" is now available to watch in full on Youtube all over the world. Check it out here
CASSANDRA SIGSGAARD GETS THE 2016 WOMEN IN FILM AND TV AWARDS OFF TO A GREAT START
Published: December 5th 2016
Cassandra Sigsgaard, Chair of Women in Film and Television (WFTV), gave the opening speech at the WFTV Awards luncheon last Friday. The Awards luncheon was attended by 1000 industry guests, and winners included Suffragette director Sarah Gavron, casting director Nina Gold, with the Lifetime Achievement award going to Beryl Virtue. The full list of winners can be seen here.
“ENTER THE DRAGONS” MAKES THE BRIT LIST 2016
Published: November 22nd 2016
We are delighted to announce that comedy, "ENTER THE DRAGONS", written by Screen International Star of Tomorrow, Joy Wilkinson, and produced by Jeva Films, has made it onto this year’s Brit List. Previous scripts to have topped the list include "THE KING'S SPEECH", "THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL" and "THE RIOT CLUB".
ABIGAIL HARDINGHAM, STAR OF "NINA FOREVER" CAN CURRENTLY BE SEEN IN "THE MISSING" ON BBC
Published: October 19th 2016
Following her BIFA win for her role in "NINA FOREVER", Abigail has been busy with the exciting new series of “THE MISSING”. Screening every Wednesday evening on BBC1, don’t miss her mesmerizing performance.
“INDIA IN A DAY” IS RELEASED THEATRICALLY IN INDIA
Published: September 23rd 2016
“INDIA IN A DAY” premiered to rapturous applause in Mumbai on Tuesday evening. In attendance were renowned directors Anurag Kashyap, who executive produced the film alongside Ridley Scott, and Kiran Rao, Javed Jaffrey, Nagesh Kukunoor, among others. The film is now on release in select theatres.
"INDIA IN A DAY" HAS ITS INDIAN PREMIERE
Published: September 19th 2016
Hot off the press....another trailer for "INDIA IN A DAY", which has its Indian premiere tomorrow night in Mumbai!
"INDIA IN A DAY" TEASER HAS LANDED
Published: September 6th 2016
Here's the teaser trailer for "INDIA IN A DAY", directed by Richie Mehta, which has its international premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this Friday, 9th September, at 6.30pm.
"INDIA IN A DAY" TO RECEIVE ITS INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE AT TORONTO
Published: August 9th 2016
We are delighted to share the news that "INDIA IN A DAY" will have its International Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival!
"NINA FOREVER" HAS ITS ASIAN PREMIERE AT BUCHEON
Published: July 23rd 2016
The Blaine brothers’ debut feature, "NINA FOREVER", will be premiering at Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival tonight, followed by a Q&A with Ben Blaine. The film will soon be released in South Korea. More details to follow.
NEW FEMALE FOCUSED SHORT FILM COMPETITION ANNOUNCED BY LIFETIME AND WFTV
Published: July 14th 2016
WFTV and Lifetime have announced a new shorts competition for female filmmakers. Our very own Cassandra Sigsgaard will be judging entries alongside directors Destiny Ekaragha and Gurinder Chadha, actress Michelle Collins and A+E’s Heather Jones. Don’t miss your chance to win £10,000. Get submitting!
Find out more here.
JOY WILKINSON’S “BLOW UP DOLLS” SELECTED FOR IFEATURES
Published: 7th July 2016
We are delighted to share the news that Screen International “Star of Tomorrow” and regular Jeva Films collaborator, Joy Wilkinson, has had her project "BLOW UP DOLLS" selected as one of the final 12 projects for the prestigious iFeatures scheme. She will be working with director Carolina Giammetta and producer Jude Goldrei, with Cassandra Sigsgaard executive producing.
Find out more about the project here
"INDIA IN A DAY" HAS ITS WORLD PREMIERE AT SHEFFIELD
Published: June 15th 2016
"INDIA IN A DAY", the feature documentary which Cassandra has produced with Jack Arbuthnott for Scott Free Films, premiered last night at Sheffield Doc/Fest to a great reception. This was the world premiere. More festival news to follow.
CASSANDRA SIGSGAARD BECOMES CHAIR OF WOMEN IN FILM AND TV
"nina forever" releases theatrically in the Usa
Published: February 12th 2016
"NINA FOREVER" is released theatrically across 11 cities in the USA today, including Los Angeles, New York and Detroit. For full details of where to catch the film, please visit www.ninaforever.com
"NINA FOREVER" takes home a BIFa award
Published: December 7th 2015
We are delighted to share that Abigail Hardingham who stars as Holly in Nina Forever, won the Most Promising Newcomer award at last nights BIFA awards ceremony. The award was presented to her by Colin Farrell. Here is a link to the full list of winners.
SCREEN INTERNATIONAL DISCUSS THE BIFA AWARDS 2015
Published: November 27th 2015
Cassandra Sigsgaard is quoted in the Screen International article discussing the impact of awards such as the BIFAs on independent movies. Read the full article here.
"Nina Forever" receives two BIFA nominations
Published: November 3rd 2015
We are delighted to share the news that "NINA FOREVER", directed by Chris and Ben Blaine, has been nominated for two BIFA awards: Debut Director and Most Promising Newcomer for Abigail Hardingham's performance as Holly.
The full list of nominees is here.
"Nina Forever" wins award at Morbido Film Festival
Published: November 2nd 2015
Another win for "NINA FOREVER". Chris and Ben picked up the Press Award
at the Morbido Film Festival in Mexico. Muchos gracias!!
More awards for "Nina Forever"
Published: November 1st 2015
We are very happy to share the news that "NINA FOREVER" has picked up the Most Original Film and Best Editing Awards at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival.
UK premierE of feature "Nina Forever"
Published: 31st August 2015
Today is our UK premiere at the Film 4FrightFest Film Festival in Leicester Square, London. Hope to see you there!
Total Film names "Nina Forever" their sponsored film at Film4 FrightFest
Published: 7th August 2015
More good news – "NINA FOREVER" is the Total Film sponsored film of Film4 FrightFest this year, joining the ranks of previous films such as "MONSTERS", "KILL LIST", "BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO", and "THE BABADOOK". Read more here.
“Nina Forever” review
Published: 29th July 2015
Delighted to read Kim Newman’s review of "NINA FOREVER" in Screen International, where he calls the film “a strikingly original British horror film”. Read the full review here.
“Nina Forever” receives world premiere at SXSW Film Festival, USA
Published: 14th March 2015
Thank you SXSW, we are having a fantastic time as we finally share "NINA FOREVER" with the world!
World premiere announcement for feature “Nina Forever”
Published: 3rd February 2015
Hot off the press…Nina Forever will have its world premiere at SXSW in March,
as part of the Visions programme. We are over the moon!