Development Slate

Feature Films in Development

FIGHT

An adaptation of William Gibson and Michael Swanwick’s DOGFIGHT

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Producers: Janine Marmot and Simon Pummell
Writers: Simon Pummell and Margot Knijn
Genre: Sci-Fi
Status: In development
Partners: BFI with the support of the Creative Europe Programme – MEDIA of the European Union

FIGHT adapts DOGFIGHT by William Gibson and Michael Swanwick into a classic boxing-film with a high-concept science-fiction premise.

INTERMISSION

A film by Grant Gee

Intermission

An adaptation of Owen Martell’s Intermission

Director: Grant Gee
Writer: Mark O’Halloran
Adapted for the screen by Grant Gee and Mark O’Halloran
Producer: Janine Marmot
Co Producer: Alan Maher
Genre: Drama
Status: In development

Partner: Screen Ireland

INTERMISSION is a story of extreme personal catastrophe and extraordinary musical beauty. It is also, like I’M NOT THERE, a re invigoration of the biopic genre.

MEMORY

Memory

Producer and Director: Michael Whyte
Executive Producer: Janine Marmot
Genre: Documentary
Status: In development

Memory is a fiction created and embellished to make the present reality more acceptable.
An exploration of the present as seen by different communities sharing a common location, a shared history and their memories.

WHITE

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WHITE, A film by Emily Young, adapted from the acclaimed novel by Marie Darrieussecq

Director: Emily Young
Writers: E.V. Crowe and Emily Young
Producers:  Janine Marmot and Emily Morgan
Status: In development

Partner: Film4 and Quiddity Films

CURIOSITIES OF FOOLS

Director: Ella Glendining
Producer: Janine Marmot
Genre: Historic drama
Status: In development

CURIOSITIES OF FOOLS
A unique take on the historic movie

PIPER

Piper

Director: Simon Pummell
Producer: Janine Marmot
Writers: Simon Pummell and Margot Knijn
Genre: Sci-Fi
Status: In development

PIPER is a science fiction horror story set in the deserted ruin of an abandoned space station: as the story unfolds we see that terrifying possible relationships between human consciousness, animal consciousness and machine consciousness might lie in our future.

THE GOLD MACHINE

Director: Grant Gee
Producer: Janine Marmot
Writers: Iain Sinclair and Grant Gee
Genre: Documentary/road movie
Status: In development
Partners: BFI Doc Society

A creative collaboration with  Ashéninka producer Gregorio Santos Perez and English writer Iain Sinclair the film follows their ancestors footsteps to the Peruvian jungle.   Their journeys flip between continents and centuries as the narrative is wrested by the Asheninka people, to produce an original mediation – part documentary, part fiction – on fate, family and the search for Eldorado.

PRIEST

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A film by Michael Whyte

From Baptism to Last Rites PRIEST follows Father Paul Grogan as he tends to his parish in a deprived area of Bradford

Director:  Michael Whyte

Producer: Michael Whyte & Janine Marmot
Status: In production

IS ANYBODY OUT THERE?

Inhabiting a bizarrely unusual body (the body I love), and navigating daily discrimination, I search the world for another like me – Is There Anybody Out There?

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A film by Ella Glendining

Producer: Janine Marmot
Cinematographer: Annemarie Lean-Vercoe

Partners: BFI Doc Society Fund
Status: In development

THE PRICE ON YOUR HEAD

The Price on Your Head

This is a film for anyone who’s ever thought they could be a really good hitman if only they didn’t have to kill anyone. It’s a surprisingly well-lit noir
about a surprisingly charming loner.

An original screenplay by Ned Beauman

Producer: Janine Marmot
Partners: BFI
Status: In development