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Dark Sense to open the 44th Boston SciFi Film Festival

By | 2019-01-14T16:44:07+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Film|

Encaptivate's Scottish thriller DARK SENSE is to receive its world premiere at the opening of the Boston SciFi Film Festival in February. The exciting new feature film was shot in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is based on a bestselling novel First and Only by Peter A. Flannery. The film focuses around Simon, who has premonitions of a serial killer's dark deeds. He [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

By | 2018-11-26T15:18:47+00:00 July 9th, 2018|News, 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 [...]


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 [...]