Fractured City…

Fractured City is to be screened at the QFT  as part of a charity event, http://www.geraldinesjourney.com, this Saturday at 2pm. I worked on this last year with an amazing cast that included film industry stalwarts like Gerard McSorley & Martin McCann. I met director Sean Murray after seeing his first short film ‘Coco’. After sharingContinue reading “Fractured City…”

A Star Studded High-Rise

As the first images were released for Ben Wheatleys’ screen adaptation of the JJ Ballard novel High-Rise I thought I’d share a bit about my time working on it. It was probably the most star studded job I’ve ever worked on. I was so glad my wardrobe fitting was before I actually shot something, asContinue reading “A Star Studded High-Rise”

An update

My blog has been a bit neglected of late, but I’m delighted to have been busy in the meantime on some great new projects, all of which I’ll write about in the coming weeks. The world premiere of Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie in Dublin was great fun and I really enjoyed meeting up with the castContinue reading “An update”

Warp Films – 71

Recently I finished work on Warp Films’ new feature 71, directed by Yann Demange. The 1971-set film follows a teenage British soldier who has to navigate the dangerous Belfast streets after he is accidentally left behind by his unit. The original screenplay is written by the award-winning playwright Gregory Burke. I was delighted to playContinue reading “Warp Films – 71”

Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie

Over the last month I’ve been working away on one of the funniest and most brilliant experiences I have ever had the pleasure of working on during my career. Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie was great. When talking to the BBC website Brendan O’Carroll revealed his joy at filming the show in Dublin: ‘Following the international successContinue reading “Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie”

Ripper Street…

It’s not very often you get to work on a TV series you love but this week I did as I started work on Ripper Street. Ripper Street is a BBC TV series set in Whitechapel in London’s East End in 1889, six months after the infamous Jack the Ripper murders. The series stars MatthewContinue reading “Ripper Street…”

PG Wodehouse, An Innocent Abroad?

I got the opportunity to work on BBC4’s biopic drama Wodehouse in Exile. Featuring an all-star cast including Tim Piggot-Smith as PG Wodehouse and Zoe Wanamaker, it tells the story of how the author PG Wodehouse came to face a charge of treason during the Second World War and how this quintessential Englishman, creator of JeevesContinue reading “PG Wodehouse, An Innocent Abroad?”

To Lose Control… Wrapped!

18 months ago I met director and Marty Stalker and we talked about his pet project To Lose Control. Last week all that talk came to fruition and we completed principal photography on the project. Here’s the synopsis and trailer of the movie… After nearly ten years of military service including operations in several war zones,Continue reading “To Lose Control… Wrapped!”

SOS: The Titanic Inquiry

Next week sees the airing of SOS: The Titanic Inquiry. It will be broadcast on BBC 1 on 16 April at 9.00pm and on RTE 2 on 17 April at 7.00pm. Produced by Hole In The Wall Gang Ltd for BBC Northern Ireland, this courtroom drama tells the story of the official British inquiry into the sinking of the Titanic and its effortsContinue reading “SOS: The Titanic Inquiry”

2012 Showreel

New showreel for 2012! It includes some of what I was up to last year thanks to Marty Stalker at Scattered Images. There is some exclusive footage from movies that will be out later in the year, including Desecration and Coast. https://chrispatricksimpson.com/gallery/