FILMS

We are a film production company that specialises in developing, co-producing and producing commercial motion picture product for the international marketplace.

SIMPLE MINDS

After many years of devising and touring topical issue based plays around the UK with the Prime Time Theater Company, Jason and Terry wanted to explore the medium of film as a way of reaching a larger audience. In 1997 New Town Films was Formed to produce;

A conversation between two friends reveals a fine line between an actor's state of mind and mental health.

Format & Genre: Short (Super 16mm, drama).

Roles: Producer, writer, director, financers.

Festivals & Awards: Best Screenplay nomination British Short Film Festival.

Sky Movies Short Cuts.




NEW TOWN ORIGINAL

Dvd Release re titled This Is Essex

Mick is a young ambitious young 20-something trapped in small-minded, small town suburbia.
However the rumour and threat of violence can have a spiralling impact.

Format & Genre: Feature Film (35mm), Drama
Producers: Terry Bird, Jamie Palmer
Writer & Director: Jason Ford
Other roles: Supporting Cast. Co-financers. Co-theatrical distributor. Casting.
Festivals & Awards:
Variety Critics Choice Award (representing UK) at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2005.
Spirit of Bloomsbury for new work.
Screen East Completion Fund.




COMMUNITY

When two student film-makers travel to the Draymen Estate in the hope of shedding light on its notorious reputation, nothing can prepare them for what they find.

Format & Genre: Feature Film, Thriller/Horror
Producer: Terry Bird
Writer & Director: Jason Ford
Other roles: Supporting Cast. Co-financers. Casting.
Festivals & Awards:
World Premiere, Frightfest 2012, Sitges, Brussels Fantastic, Mile High & Louisiana FF (USA)




MIARACLE LANDING ON THE HUDSON

TV movie based on the real life disaster of a commercial plane crash landing in the Hudson River in 2009.

Roles: Studio Producer for Black Hangar studios.
Overseeing the construction of an olympic sized water tank for over 500,000 gallons of water. The biggest outdoor green screen in Europe. A full size 737 plane fuselage lifted by crane and submerged.
Post production Producer overseeing 170 VFX shots.




BREAKING THE BANK

Romantic Comedy set in the world of London City banking.
Starring Kelsey Grammer, Tamsin Greig and John Michael Higgins.

Roles: Studio Producer for Black Hangar Studios, Producer VFX, Master Deliverables to Universal.



BORN TO BE BLUE

Feature Biopic influenced by the life of  Jazz Artist & drug addict, Chet Baker. Starring Ethan Hawke.

Roles: Exec Producer, Post Production Producer, Producer VFX, Master Deliverables.




WE BRING PASSION, CREATIVITY, INTEGRITY AND HIGH PRODUCTION VALUE TO ALL THE PROJECTS WE ARE INVOLVED IN.