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

By | 2018-07-09T11:44:10+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

SocialBite’s Sleep In The Park 2017

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

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 [...]

Principle Photography Underway for First and Only

By | 2018-07-10T13:05:23+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Principle photography is well underway with filming taking place in Edinburgh and out in Fife. A huge amount of work by the cast and crew has gone into the preparation for filming. The logistics haven't been without challenges as director Magnus Wake reflects, "We've got a hugely varied script with intimate moments between mother and son, as well as dramatic fight [...]

Pre-production Commences

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

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 [...]

DARK SENSE SELECTED BY FILM LONDON

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

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 [...]

Old Edinburgh Church hosts filming of ‘Simon’

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

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 [...]

Scripts for Short Films Call

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

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 [...]

First and Only breaks through £50,000 crowdfunding target

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

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 [...]