High Rise

TVO-Connected Film Events At Empire Live

Empire Live is a three day film-centric series of events at the O2, and we can look forward to seeing a smattering of TVO faces across the weekend. The action takes place on 23rd, 24th and 25th September, and it offers tons to see and do for film fans. From a Velvet Onion perspective, however, [...]

September 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

High Rise Screening & Q&A

Ben Wheatley will be presenting a screening of High Rise and answering questions from the audience at The Riverside in Woodbridge, Suffolk. The event takes place at 7pm on Monday 10th October, and will include an introduction to a screening of High-Rise from Ben (which features TVO faces Dan [...]

September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

What Wheatley Did Next

/Ben Wheatley‘s next feature will be Free Fire, a crime film set in Boston in 1978, which includes Michael Smiley in its ensemble cast. Following closely on the heels of 2016’s High Rise, Ben’s critically and commercially-acclaimed film adaptation of J.G. Bollard’s [...]

September 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Hope You Promised Love

The Hope You Promised Love – the latest short from filmmaker Jack Weatherley – is now available to view online. Regular readers may recall that Jack’s previous short film – Pieces – got our collective hearts racing last year, in part due to a top notch cast [...]

August 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

2015 British Independent Film Awards Nominations

The nominations for the Moët 2015 Independent Film awards have been announced, and we’re delighted to note that there are a couple of TVO-connected productions shortlisted! Steve Oram‘s comedy horror Aaaaaaaah!, which features a cacophony of TVO talent has been nominated for The [...]

November 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

High Rising

Fresh details have emerged this week about Ben Wheatley‘s next directorial feature, High Rise. Announced back in August, the film is a long mooted adaptation of the seminal JG Ballard novel of the same name, written by Wheatley’s long-standing collaborator (and partner) Amy Jump. This [...]

February 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

High Rise For Wheatley

Ben Wheatley will be directing an adaptation of JG Ballard’s satirical novel, High Rise. The iconic book told of a luxury tower block which collapses into anarchy, with rival floors waging war against one another as primal urges take control.  Sounds typically Ben, of course, and [...]

August 30, 2013 // 2 Comments