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7&7 picks up thriller ‘Dark Sense’ for AFM (exclusive)

Text from Screen Daily     London based sales agency 7&7 Producers’ Sales Service has picked up international rights on British paranormal thriller Dark Senseahead of the American Film Market (AFM, October 31-November 7). The independently-financed film was produced in Scotland by Simone Bett and Magnus Wake’s Encaptivate Films, and was first screened as a work-in-progress at last year’s Edinburgh International [...]

By | 2018-11-26T15:17:25+00:00 November 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Encaptivate team in Edinburgh International Film Festival’s Work in Progress

We’ve been selected to be part of the Edinburgh International Film Festivals  Work In Progress for DARK SENSE. DARK SENSE is a gripping thriller based on Peter Flannery’s best selling novel, First and Only. Now just completing post production before heading off to festivals. This opportunity will see director Magnus Wake and producer Simone Bett present to film industry leaders to [...]

By | 2018-11-26T15:18:47+00:00 July 9th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

SocialBite’s Sleep In The Park 2017

We were asked to create a film to show SocialBite’s Sleep In The Park. The event had volunteers sleeping overnight in Princes’s Street Gardens to raise money and awareness for homelessness in Scotland. The brief.. To create a shareable film that attendees would then see and share after the event to raise awareness of SocialBite’s Sleep in the Park 2017… oh [...]

By | 2018-07-10T14:05:53+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Brand, News|0 Comments

Pre-production Commences

Encaptivate's team has been swelling as we've welcomed in a new production manager, production designer and more than a few others as we build up to our first day of principle photography for First and Only. The team are shooting on a combination of Red cameras and Sony cameras, utilising the latest in lenses and stabilisation to give the film the [...]

By | 2018-07-10T12:43:57+00:00 January 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments


Encaptivate Film's DARK SENSE has been selected by Film London to take part in their Micro Market and Production Finance Market. We are 1 of only 7 UK projects chosen in this very competitive scheme, so it’s great to be recognised and be part of that group. All going well it should bring in more finance options for the film. Director [...]

By | 2018-07-10T12:30:30+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Old Edinburgh Church hosts filming of ‘Simon’

St. Patrick’s Church in Edinburgh’s Old Town played host to the First and Only film crew as they went about filming 'Simon' a prequel short film for the main feature, First and Only. The film is based on the best selling novel by Peter Flannery. Last year director Magnus Wake successful ran a crowdfunding campaign for the film and making this [...]

By | 2015-11-26T17:52:41+00:00 November 20th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Scripts for Short Films Call

Encaptivate are looking for short film scripts 2-4 pages that focus in on one or two characters in one location. If possible please focus on one or more of the themes of resilience, loyalty, passion, anger and loss. Overall length of the film should be around 4-5 minutes. We won’t stick religiously to these requirements (but don’t stray too far!). A [...]

By | 2015-07-03T11:32:33+00:00 July 3rd, 2015|News|0 Comments

First and Only breaks through £50,000 crowdfunding target

First and Only a new movie by director Magnus Wake has broken the Scottish record for raising the most in pounds for a feature film. Based on the best selling novel by Peter Flannery the campaign ran on Indiegogo a website known for raising funds for films, innovations and projects. At the close of the campaign £50,465 was raised with the campaign now still [...]

By | 2015-05-01T08:28:02+00:00 January 26th, 2015|News, Press Release|999 Comments