‘STILL’ WRITER/DIRECTOR SIGNS WITH SMA

Director and writer Simon Blake’s first feature Still starring Aidan Gillen, Jon Slinger, Elodie Yung and Amanda Mealing premiered in 2015.  It won Best First International Feature at the Galway Film Fleadh and Simon also won Best Director at The London Independent Film Festival 2015.  It was Nominated for The Roger Ebert Award for Outstanding Debut at the Chicago Film Festival, The Heinrich Award for New Directors at The Braunschweig Film Festival and The Regle Du Jeu Heartbeat Award at The Dinard Film Festival. He has also made a number of shorts  including Love In Vain, The Show, Lovejuggling and Awayday which won Best Short and Best Screenplay at The Valencia Film Festival.  Chosen by The British Council in its Best of British tour, Awayday has screened at more than 50 film festivals worldwide.  Simon also wrote and co-produced the feature Heaven’s Only Daughter for the independent film maker Philip Harder.