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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

Inspired by the writings of Iain Sinclair, a father and daughter footstep their colonialist ancestor to the Peruvian jungle. Their journeys flip between continents and centuries 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?

A young woman with a rare disability searches for others with the same condition, when her journey takes an unexpected turn.
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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