Most Recent 50 Kisses Updates
How to Crowdsource a Film: Chris Jones on the Omnibus Movie, 50 Kisses
By Randy Astle, first published on www.filmmakermagazine.com The Internet and digital filmmaking tools have opened up new possibilities of crowdsourcing material–Life in a Day, Declaration of Interdependence, One Day on Earth, even the interactive Star Wars Uncut–and given new life to the omnibus/anthology film format. The
Watch trailer for 50 Kisses winner Starè Yildirim’s next film
From Starè… The trailer of my last film “Lovers of the Other Side” is competing at Krakow Film Festival, can u watch and if u like the trailer, can u click on the vote button next to the trailer? Big hug to my cast and
What I learned producing 50 Kisses by Gail Hackston
I can’t even begin to tell you how much producing 50 Kisses has enriched my life. But I also must tell you how much a pain in the arse it has been too! Like all film projects the buzz of the start quickly fades when
Can an android feel love? Project ‘NEIL’ from ‘50 Kisses’, an open screenwriting and filmmaking laboratory
Watch the eight films produced from the single two page screenplay ‘Neil’ by Nigel Karikari. A few of the 50 Kisses scripts were very popular with the filmmakers, including ‘NEIL’, which resulted in eight films being made from the same script. Here are the eight
50 Kisses ~ The Contest ~ The Feature ~ The Premiere in Houston, Texas by Laura Koons
What an incredible journey for those who made it from script to screen. My own script was not chosen, so why in the world would I want to host a premier? Humbly, I declare I had a lot to learn and 50 Kisses was a
50 Kisses World Premeire video goes live!
On February 13th 2014, crowdcreated feature film ‘50 Kisses’ was simultaneously premiered and released in the UK. At a capacity screening at the Genesis Cinema, cast, crew, friends and family gathered to celebrate in style. ‘50 Kisses’ took just under two years from concept to
REVIEW: CHARLIE’S CAHIERS DE London/Exceeding expectations hugely as the Guardian points out
Review by Charlie Wiseman from IMDb This put it among the top rated films of the week. Is cinema at a Crossroad?Taking a step back for a more controlled step forward, in a crowd funded feature, acting as a catalyst for change? I used to
REVIEW: Roses are bled, Violets a strew, how wonderfully refreshing, to see something new!
By Roger Smith from IMDb The film finished and we were invited by the good shepherd on stage to go to the IMDb page to let the world know what we thought. OK so I have started this review in reverse, so let’s go back
REVIEW: A sign post for a future wave of film makers and a mile stone in British Cinema…9 out of 10
By Alex Heaton from IMDb When I first heard of the concept for the 50 Kisses film (50 writers, 50 different production teams making 50 different films about a kiss, mostly taking place on Valentines Day that would form into one feature film) I have
50 Kisses Audience Awards Arrive: Reflecting on ‘Beryl’
As we package up the audience awards for 50 Kisses, it has caused me to reflect on the strengths of the winner, ‘Beryl’, written by Sarah Page and made by Capital City. What struck me at the premiere was just how much the audience loved
The ‘50 Kisses’ Audience Award Goes To…
I am delighted to announce the winner of the 50 Kisses Audience Award. At the premiere, we handed out voting slips and the results are below… So BIG congratulations to screenwriter Sarah Page for her script for Beryl, and team CapitalCity for their film. We
’50 Kisses’ Plays Gallup, New Mexico
On the evening of February 13th, here in Gallup, New Mexico, we held a pot-luck dinner and screened “50 Kisses” in the private showing room at the El Morro Theatre in downtown Gallup. A number of local filmmakers and film enthusiasts were in attendance. Twenty
’50 Kisses’ Plays In Montreal, Canada
Here in Montreal we had a little get together of 18 people in my downstairs media room on Feb 16th. It was a fun evening of friends and fellow tech heads anxiously waiting to finally see the final product that was years in the making.
’50 Kisses’ Plays In Switzerland
I’d volunteered to host the Swiss showing, and although I couldn’t find a cinema to show the film at relatively short notice, I did manage to find an ideal space to show it, courtesy of Peter Stevens, developer/marketer of the EeBee iPad feedback app. We
Fillmmaker Simon Foster on BBC Radio London discussing 50 Kisses
Another Kiss? Here’s some related posts 50 Kisses on BBC London with Sunny and Shay Enough by Simon Straub Chatting 50 Kisses on Colourful Radio with Pip Henderson and Jacqui Grant 50 Kisses on BBC WM with Noreen Khan 50 Kisses on BBC Midlands Tonight
50 Kisses HUGE Box Office Success… The numbers are in!
Charles Gant of the Guardian and first stop for all industry players looking for last weekends box office analysis just wrote in his piece on the UK box office figures… ‘Showing in a one-off screening the day before Valentine’s Day, 50 Kisses achieved a robust
How Making ‘Romantic Hideaway’ and 50 Kisses Fuelled my Filmmaking Ambitions by Kawita Sareen
All my life I thought about making this film or that film and never actually did anything. Since being a part of 50 Kisses I have been inspired by your passion, dedication and hard work. Having completed my 2nd short I have a few more
Video Postcard from the 50 Kisses Premiere
We are visual storytellers after all, so I thought I would create this video post card of some of the most extraordinary memories from the 50 Kisses World Premiere. For me, it’s really sinking in now – we made a feature film, a damn good
Former Time Out Editor Dominic Wells reviews 50 Kisses
The result is a triumph. I watched it for a second time yesterday, when overall director Chris Jones celebrated with a special screening at BAFTA for all the writers, and it actually improves with a second viewing. The quick succession of twists and terrific ideas, swinging from comedy to tragedy and back, is almost overwhelming first time
50 Kisses Screenwriters’ Celebrate Their Guinness World Record!
Today I joined a room full of ‘Officially Amazing’ people (there were snazzy hats to prove it!) who began a screenwriting project that became a feature film reality and has now become an official Guinness World Record for the most co-writers. And that in itself is pretty incredible before one even views the film
50 Kisses World Record Certificate Arrives!
We just received the official World Record Holder certificate from Guinness, ahead of the official Awards at BAFTA tomorrow afternoon. When I was a kid I remember watching Record Breakers and being inspired to do something extraordinary. Never in my wildest dreams did I think it would lead here! Come and celebrate with us all
PRESS RELEASE: 50 Kisses enters Guinness Book Of Records
LONDON. The fifty one co-writers of ‘50 Kisses’ will gather at BAFTA for a special screening on April 4th to receive their official ‘World Record Holder’ Awards and celebrate their extraordinary achievement. ‘50 Kisses’ is an initiative run by the London Screenwriters’ Festival, designed to connect emerging writing talent with emerging filmmaking talent. Two years
’50 Kisses’ achieves a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD
‘We are delighted to confirm that you have successfully achieved a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for ‘Most co-writers credited for a film’. We would like to congratulate you on your record-breaking achievement. You are OFFICIALLY AMAZING’ The co-writers of ‘50 Kisses’ are now WORLD RECORD HOLDERS and will appear in the next Guinness Book
Final Draft come onboard the 50 Kisses BAFTA Award Ceremony On Friday as Sponsor
It’s just days now till the 50 Kisses BAFA Gala event and we are delighted to announce that Final Draft have come onboard as official sponsors of the event. We will officially announce our BIG news tomorrow and then celebrate with a screening and awards at BAFTA on Friday, followed by industry drinks. We will
2nd Directors Commentary Lands at 50 Kisses HQ, direct from Hollywood
https://vimeo.com/90533119 Evan and his wife Kerry Finlayson / Marlowe, (name depends on whether she is wearing the producer or actor hat) have also made a couple of low budget horrors and they have published a free e-book about their adventures, which you can download and read here… https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/421353 More and more writers and directors commentaries
Recording The Directors Chat Track For Dream Date, the film that keeps on giving!
https://vimeo.com/114577165 As is true with many things that came out of Dream Date, this was our first ever Director’s Commentary. If you’re hoping to find a detailed discussion from which you might learn specific filmmaking techniques, this probably won’t be it. We decided to keep it simple and so it’s more of a genial description of
Screenwriter of ‘Neil’, Nigel Karikari remembers his 50 Kisses premiere in Australia
Screenwriter of ‘Neil’, Nigel Karikari remembers his 50 Kisses premiere in Australia. So… 50 Kisses the Movie premiered and I was gutted not be able to be there as looking at the pics it was a pretty swish occasion! Luckily I had some friends and family who rocked up to check it out and keep
The First Directors Commentary For the 50 Kisses DVD / BluRay Is In!
We are working hard on getting a chat track from all the filmmakers and all the writers so we can really get to meet all the creative voices behind 50 Kisses. And recording it has never been easier, it’s possible even with an iPhone! So filmmakers and writers, expect an email with ‘how to’ instructions!
The 50 Kisses Film festivals push begins
We have begun submitting 50 Kisses to festivals and we have high hopes for our extraordinary movie. So far we have taken on the cost and time of submitting to… Cannes Film Festival (Un certain regard) BFI London Film Festival Edinburgh International Film Festival Rhode Island Film Festival Bahamas International Film Festival Edmonton International Film
Recording a DVD Chat Track For ’50 Kisses’ BluRay and DVD
Not content with the ‘herding cats’ experience that was getting filmmakers to send us their films for 50 Kisses. We have decided to do the DVD / BluRay writers and directors chat track! What we plan is a special version of the film on the disk where the film will run in slow motion, giving