Feature Films

Itasca Films is a UK Independent Feature Films Production company with it’s in-house script development and has been working at the forefront of the UK film industry since 2001.

Feature films production

As a leading film production company, Itasca has both BAFTA and SUMMIT award winning directors.

With our strong production team, from writers to editors the entire film process is kept in house and production cost and budgets are kept to a minimum.

Feature films production

In-house Feature Films Production

Itasca films is proud to be able produce top quality films at a low budget price resulting in a shorter fundraising period and a fast return to our investors.

Itasca films is proud to be making top quality British films and employing the UK’s top production crew’s and artists.

 

Feature Films Production Services

Come and speak to us if you need help or advice on any of the following:-

Feature Films Investment Services

In addition to high quality commercially profitable Feature Films Production, Itasca Films has extensive experience in the Film Investment process, notably with EIS and SEIS applications to HMRC and preparation of Information Memorandums detailing the product and Investment offer to investors.

Feature Films Bond Insurance for Films under £1Mn

Itasca Films can now arrange for film budgeted at under £1Million to get Film Bond Insurance. Banks required Bond Insurance before they will cash flow your Film Tax Relief.

Post Production VFX and Animation Services

Itasca filsm has teamed up with the legendary VFX artist and supervisor Phil Attfield, to offer VFX and animation post production services. Phil has worked on The King’s Speech, Run, Fatboy, Run, Elizabeth, Relative Values, The Importance of Being Earnest, and Piccadilly Jim among other films and Da Vinci’s Demons, Stranded, The Infinite worlds of H.G.Wells, Trial and Retribution, Henry VIII and Hornblower II “Mutiny”, for which in 2001 he received an Emmy nomination, and in 2002 a BAFTA nomination, for his role as VFX Supervisor.

Camera and Drone equipment Hire services

Itasca film now has an array of top quality Camera and Drone equipment for hire.

Cellar Rats TV Series

Upcoming Releases


Death Now Available on DVD & Blu-Ray in Amazon & iTunes

Death Now Available on DVD & Blu-Ray in Amazon & iTunes

Synopsis:




DEATH
This is a story about the things people will do for love. And for guilt.

They are easy to confuse.

Genre: A mysterious comedy drama.

Tagline: Love and guilt are easy to confuse.

Concept: The Others meets Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind . An Indy film, for fans of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Amelie, Truly Madly Deeply and lovers of all that is Gothic.

Genre:

Mystery

Directed by:

Martin Gooch

Produced by:

Malcolm Walker, Martin Gooch, Jade Alexander

Cast:

Paul Freeman, Leslie Phillips, Linal Haft, Nick Moran, Claira Watson Parr, Ben Shockly, Jonny Hansler, Nicola Goodchild and David Wayman. Cameos from Michael McKell, Sarah Jayne Dunn and Emily Booth.

Run Time:

103 minutes

Written by:

Martin Gooch

Trailer:

Website:

TBA

Whatever Happened to Pete Blaggit

Whatever Happened to Pete Blaggit

Synopsis:


Pete Blaggit is one angry man! A SciFi Comedy

A wedding video guy for more than 20 years, he's had enough of watching happy couples tie the knot. It seems that life can't get much worse for Pete. But it does. Everything changes one night when Pete is abducted and raped...by aliens! With Werelions, space-time portal fridges and Russian dopplegangers, Whatever Happened to Pete Blaggit is a unique, surreal sci-fi comedy unlike any other.

Genre:

Comedy, SciFi

Directed by:

Mark Jeavons

Produced by:

Mark Jeavons, Malcolm Walker

Cast:

Rob Leetham, Andy Pandini, Gabrielle Amies, Adam Rickitt.

Run Time:

94 minutes

Written by:

Mark Jeavons

Trailer:

Official Trailer

Website:

Land Gold Women

Land Gold Women

Synopsis:


Nazir Ali Khan is an immigrant Indian professor who teaches at a university in Birmingham. He lives with wife and two children Saira, 17 and Asif 14.

Nazir shares a great relationship with his children and indulges their love for all things English, but has taken great pains to keep the link to home strong. When his beloved Saira is found in an illicit relationship, Nazir is suddenly on the brink of a tough decision. Shoud he save face or save his daughter?

Land Gold Women was a Richer Lens production in association with Itasca Films
Land Gold Women is now available online

Genre:

Drama

Directed by:

Avantika Hari

Produced by:

Vivek Agrawl, Avantika Hari

Written by:

Avantika Hari

Trailer:

Website:

In Post Production


In Pre Production


By the Light of Desert Night

By the Light of Desert Night

Synopsis:


Prom queen, April, Allows her two high school best friends, Suzy and Beth, to take her camping in the desert as a pre party before her small town wedding of the year to high school sweetheart, Richie.

Since their cheerleading days they’ve all been off to college and have now all returned in time for April’s big day. Beth is now a popular college athlete and Suzy is the same rebellious girl she’s always been, but best friends they remain.

But all three supposedly solid relationships are about to be cruelly exposed as a web of lies, deceit and betrayal.

When keen outdoors girl, Beth, selected Ravens Rock as their campsite, little did she realize that the area’s mystical forces have been renowned for generations in Native American Folklore.

As the forces there expose the reality behind the girls’ friendships, April will be forced to make traumatising decisions to protect what remains of the life she has and will become a new person in order to safeguard the future she desires versus the one being planned for her.

Directed by:

Dave Snell

Produced by:

Ashley Pugh, Jeremy Azis, Malcolm Walker

Cast:

TBC

Written by:

Dave Snell

Trailer:

Devil In The Fog

Devil In The Fog

Synopsis:


In the 18th Century a 14 year old boy named George Treet suddenly looses everything that he holds dear in his life when he is given up for sale. He is thrown into a world of intrigue and manipulation.

Armed with intelligence, wit and natural charm he discovers the strength of character to rise above the trials and tribulations and right the wrongs that others have inflicted on him.

To be filmed entirely in Ireland at Ashford Studios Co Wicklow. Click Here

Directed by:

Richard Cousins

Produced by:

Suzie Wiesmann, Robert Morley and Malcolm Walker

Cast:

TBC

Written by:

Leon Garfield

Dancing on Dirt

Dancing on Dirt

Synopsis:


Sunny Cain once believed she could be the first black British Prima Ballerina, but snide remarks at a top ballet school audition causes her to lose confidence and she dashes out into the sleazier side of the big city.

Fearing for her future, her grandmother, Nan sends Sunny away to her Uncle Adam's organic farm in the wide open spaces of Cambridgeshire. Soon she is befriended by feisty farm worker Jo McCulloch, who is putting a Street Dance crew together to win £50,000 worth of educational bursaries on offer at the KL Arts Fest in King's Lynn. But first Sunny must convince Vasya the buff Russian farm hand who was once a principle dancer with the Kirov Ballet that she has what it takes to be part of the team.

Directed by:

Terry Iland

Produced by:

Malcolm Walker, Jeremy Azis, David Higginson

Cast:

TBC

Written by:

Terry Iland

Trailer:

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Synopsis:


In Development


Naked Before the World

Naked Before the World

Synopsis:


Naked Before the World is a comic romp that follows the misadventures of the naïve and innocent Katya, as she leaves her conservative upbringing to study art in a small village on Majorca. On her way she makes friends with another student, Diane, a cynical street-smart young woman.

Directed by:

Martin Gooch

Produced by:

Malcolm Walker, Jeremy Azis, David Higginson

Cast:

TBC

Written by:

Luke Rhinehart

Seeds for Sid

Seeds for Sid

Synopsis:


On Charlie's first day at school. He meets the lollipop man, Sid. Slowly the old man and young boy become friends as each begins to share the others life. Charlie discovers that Sid was a Battle of Britain pilot and a hidden hero.

Later when the older Charlie is sat in the car with his parents on the way to Sid's funeral he wonders about Sid's life and what a waste it all was, until he sees how many people are at the funeral. It was as if Lady Diana or Elvis Presley's funeral was being celebrated - hundreds of people have com. The man that the little boy felt accounted for nothing in his life, has been shown the greatest respect in death.

A story of truth, humility, bravery, unconditional love.

Directed by:

Malcolm Walker

Produced by:

Malcolm Walker, Jeremy Azis, David Higginson, Patricia Greenland

Cast:

TBC

Written by:

Rod Woodruff

MORAI

MORAI

Synopsis:


Ireland 1919 - This story is based upon true events.

With the recent death of his father, 20 year old farm labourer Tom Malroy (Robert Sheehan) now heads the family consisting of his Mother, Sarah and his three younger sisters. Having recently moved to the cottage in the woods, Tom has befriended local girl Mary (Saoirse Ronan) who shares an empathy with Tom as she too lost her Father on the Titanic in 1912.

Heading back from a ceilidh through the dark woods on a stormy night, Tom and Mary hear terrifying screams emanating from the direction of the cottage. Tom convinced the screams are of his younger sister’s races through the bracken and branches toward home with Mary in pursuit. With the screams now at a murderous pitch Tom reaches the clearing and bursts through the front door with a look of panic and horror on his face.

Directed by:

Andy Matthews

Produced by:

Malcolm Walker, Jeremy Azis

Cast:

TBC

Written by:

Andy Matthews

Trailer:

Fremojo

Fremojo

Synopsis:


Fremojo is a series of Erotic Horror Adventure stories set in the parallel worlds of Gothic Victoriana and Supernatural Fantasy. The Series, based on the brief: 'Erotic Gothic Horror, is:

1 Dark Desire 1837 - Crash: Opium Trade
2 Bride of Fetesh 1857 - Crash: Australian Gold Rush
3 Devil's Claw 1873 - Crash: last Samurai stand

The prequels will be:
4 Fremojo: Road to Feriel
5 Fremojo: Queen of The Moon
6 Fremojo: Diazel's Child


Fremojo: Dark Desire

When a dissolute Victorian banking heir finds an ancient book of Majik, he triggers catastrophic events that threaten to destroy his family, their great fortune - and cast thousands into poverty.

Corporate rivals first kidnap his girlfriend then assassinate his father, forcing our reluctant hero to harness the power of Majik in order to save his loved ones, protect the family bank - and thousands around the world who depend on its good works.

During the great financial crisis of 1837, young Roquefortes LeBaron must confront and overcome the sinister power of Merdok, the Masters of the Underworld… and the evil Fremojo.

But in doing so, he must give up the one he loves and sacrifice his dream of independence.

Directed by:

TBC

Produced by:

Jeremy Azis, Malcolm Walker

Cast:

TBC

Written by:

Nick Gibson

Trailer: