Category Archives: Festivals

A UNITED KINGDOM To Open London Film Festival

Upcoming feature film A United Kingdom, starring DAVID OYELOWO, will open the 60th BFI London Film Festival in October. The third film from BAFTA-winning director Amma Asante, A United Kingdom tells the true story of Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland (played by DAVID) and Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike), the London office worker he married in 1947 in the […]

Big Cannes Wins for Kahleen and Lucy!

The closing ceremony of the 2016 Cannes film festival took place this weekend and huge congrats go to HH clients KAHLEEN CRAWFORD and LUCY RUSSELL, each associated with winning films. First up is British director Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake, which won the coveted Palme d’Or award, voted for by the Cannes Jury. This festival-winning film […]

The Legend of BARNEY THOMSON Continues

Huge congratulations to leading actor and director ROBERT CARLYLE and co-stars EMMA THOMPSON and MARTIN COMPSTON as The Legend of Barney Thomson (directed by and starring ROBERT in the titular role) has just been awarded the Prix du Public Award for Best Film at the 13th Montecarlo Film Festival de la Comedie. The film has gone from strength to strength […]

Rotterdam and Sundance 2016

The annual Rotterdam and Sundance Film Festivals are just around the corner and films starring HH clients will be screening at both festivals. The 2016 International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) takes place this year from 27 January – 7 February and includes two films starring Hamilton Hodellers. The first is History’s Future, the feature debut of Dutch visual […]

2015 BFI London Film Festival

238 Films. From 72 countries. In 16 cinemas. 12 days. One festival. The 2015 BFI London Film Festival is just around the corner again, taking place this year from 7th – 18th October. Screening at this year’s festival is another veritable feast of HH treats, including six new feature films starring HH clients. Check out the […]


“Reinventing sketch comedy before our very eyes” ***** List “Eviscerating their chosen form completely” **** Sunday Times “A very classy, very funny show indeed” **** Telegraph “A genuine boundary pusher” **** “Great flair – adept at finding laughs in surprising places” **** Times On the back of recording their own BBC Radio 4 series, selling out a run at London’s Soho Theatre and appearing on […]

Cannes 2015

The full line-up for the 68th Cannes Film Festival, which will run May 13th-24th, has been officially released. And we’re thrilled to announce that two films starring HH clients – including a JOHN C. REILLY double bill – will screen In Competition at this year’s festival. First up is The Lobster, starring HH clients BEN […]

Susanne’s Soulful SHAMAN Short

Futuristic and epic short film The Shaman, starring SUSANNE WUEST, will receive its world premier at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. Written and directed by Marco Kalantari, The Shaman is a hugely ambitious and masterfully executed short with all the scope and scale of a big budget blockbuster. With an international crew of artists from […]

Stuart’s COACH Wins Berlinale Prize

Big congrats go to STUART McQUARRIE and the team behind short film Coach, which won the Special Prize from the Generation 14+ International Jury at this year’s 65th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale). Produced by Fluxus Films and directed by Ben Adler, Coach tells the story of divorced father Nigel (played by STUART) who takes his […]


Brand new short film The Brain Hack, starring HH client ALEXANDER OWEN, has been proving very popular on this year’s festival circuit and has been selected as part of the official lineup at 2014’s Grimmfest, The International Freethought Film Festival, The Minneapolis Underground Film Festival and The British Horror Film Festival. The Brain Hack is a psychological horror […]

Grand Prize at Pyongyang

The closing ceremony of the week-long 14th Pyongyang International Film Festival (PIFF) was held this week at the Ponghwa Art Theatre in the capital of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), and German war film My Beautiful Country, starring ZRINKA CVITESIC, won the festival’s top award, the Torch Award. My Beautiful Country is a moving […]

2014 BFI London Film Festival

The 2014 BFI London Film Festival is just around the corner, taking place this year from 8th – 19th October. Screening at this year’s festival is a veritable feast of HH treats, including seven new feature films starring HH clients. Check out the full line-up of Hamilton Hodell goodies below and be sure to book […]

Rave Reviews & Pick-Ups for GOODNIGHT MOMMY

After performing fantastically at this year’s Toronto and Venice film festivals, we’re thrilled to announce that Goodnight, Mommy, starring SUSANNE WUEST, has been picked up by The Weinstein Company/Radius for North America and Koch Media for the UK and Germany, in addition to Fabula Films for Turkey and Praessens for Switzerland. A disturbing chiller directed […]

SECOND COMING To Screen At Toronto

The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opens next week, running from 4th – 14th September, and we can finally announce that new feature film Second Coming, starring NADINE MARSHALL, has been added to the lineup. The provocative second feature by BAFTA award-winning British playwright and director Debbie Tucker Green, Second Coming tells the story of Jackie and […]

Venice & Toronto

Autumn is fast approaching, which means the big film festivals are upon us once again. This year, films starring HH clients will premiere at both Toronto and Venice Film festivals. Below are the ones we can announce so far: SUSANNE WUEST stars in brand new Austrian film Ich Seh, Ich Seh (English title: Goodnight Mommy), […]

Cannes 2014

This year’s 67th Cannes Film Festival will take place from 14th – 25th May as another batch of artistic, intriguing, beautiful and exciting films are screened across the festival in various line-ups and competitions. The current line-up includes three films starring or cast by Hamilton Hodell clients: Pride Directed by Matthew Warchus and starring JOSEPH […]

Lambert Wilson: Master Of Cannes

HH client LAMBERT WILSON has been named as Master Of Ceremonies at this year’s 67th Cannes Film Festival. He will launch the festival on May 14th as well as welcoming the president Jane Campion and her jury to the stage at the Palais des Festivals and hosting the prize ceremony on May 24th. LAMBERT has […]

How The Light Gets In, 2014

DOON MACKICHAN will be speaking at 2014’s HowTheLightGetsIn, the world’s largest philosophy and music festival. This year’s festival takes place in May, bringing together world-leading scientists, musicians, philosophers and politicians including Roger Penrose, Bernard-Henri Levy, Laurie Penny, Charlotte Church, George Galloway, David Nutt, Katie Derham, Molotov Jukebox, Owen Jones and Mr. Scruff for debates, talks […]

Eerie HONEYMOON Teaser

A teaser trailer has debuted online for Midnight SXSW film Honeymoon, from first-time filmmaker Leigh Janiak. The film stars ROSE LESLIE and Harry Treadaway as newlyweds Bea and Paul, who travel to a remote lake in the country for their honeymoon. It doesn’t take long for the whole atmosphere to get very creepy. One night […]

38th Toronto International Film Festival

The annual International Toronto Film Festival is only a few weeks away and the first wave of titles has just been released for the festival’s 38th year. Congratulations to all the Hamilton Hodell clients whose films will be premiering at this year’s festival. See the full list below. This year’s festival will run from 5th […]