Elizabeth Dench and Michelle Arnold are renowned, both domestically and internationally, for their carefully selected client list of award winning Writers, Directors and Heads of Department (Directors of Photography, Production Designers, Costume Designers, Editors and Make-up Designers) – a pool of talent at the helm of the British Film and Television Industry.
The Team also includes Matthew Dench, Fiona Grant and Jo Geaney.
CANNES - IN COMPETITION
The 2015 Cannes Film Festival line-up has been announced with the Jacqueline Abrahams designed THE LOBSTER in competion.
THE LOBSTER is directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and tells the story of a dystopian near future, where single people are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days or are transformed into animals and released into the woods.
It will be released later this year.
Bible epic THE ARK begins on BBC ONE tonight at 9pm. Expertly shot by Tim Fleming and starring Joanne Whalley and David Threlfall, it tells the story of Noah and the building of the Ark with a focus on the dynamics within Noah's family.
All Hail Our Robot Overlords! Starring Gillian Anderson and Sir Ben Kingsley, Robot Overlords is the perfect family film for the Easter season. Edited by Matt Platts-Mills, the family sci-fi adventure hits UK cinemas today!
The World War II romantic drama SUITE FRANCAISE comes to UK cinemas on March 13th.
The drama, starring Kirsten Scott Thomas and Michelle Williams, features costumes by Michael O' Connor who Variety describes as "a master of the character-serving fabric selection" in a recent review for the film.
The London-based crime drama, HYENA hits UK screens on Friday March 6th. With costume by Suzie Harman, Gerard Johnson's take on the traditional "dodgy cop" thriller is sure to leave audiences pondering the blurred lines between good and evil.
THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel hits our screens on February 24th. With costumes once again by Louise Stjernsward and starring the orignal cast including Dame Judi Dench and Bill Nighy, it's sure to warm up even the coldest of Februarys!
THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY
With cinematography by Nic Knowland, THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY comes to UK cinemas on February 20th.
Described as "visually ravishing" by The Hollywood Reporter and tipped to "surely be one of the films of the decade" but L.A. Weekly, this is one not to be missed.
Channel 4's new period drama, INDIAN SUMMERS, starts this Sunday Febuary 15th. With production design by Rob Harris, the 10 part series stars Julie Walters and chronicles the life in the plantations of northern India as the British Empire begins to decline.
The hotly antipicapted ROBOT OVERLORDS, starring Ben Kingsley and Gillian Anderson will be screened as part of the Belfast Film Festival this weekend before a general release on March 27th.
Featuring production design by JP Kelly, THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING is nominated for five Oscars including Best Picture. The winners will be announced on February 22 and Dench Arnold wishes everyone involved the best of luck!
NORFOLK - ROTTERDAM FILM FESTIVAL
Featuring production design by Beck Rainford, NORFOLK has it's world premiere on the 24th Janauray as part of the International Film Festival Rotterdam. It is also in contention for one of three Hivos Tiger Awards at the festival. Congratulations and good luck to all involved!
BAFTA NOMINATIONS 2015
It's that time of year again! The BAFTA nominations are out and some congratulations are in order.
In Oustanding British Film, THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING with production design by JP Kelly and PRIDE featuring costumes by Charlotte Walter are both nominnated.
With cinematography by Craig Dean Devine, THREE BROTHERS is nominated for Best Short Film.
Edited by Stephen Haren, NORTHERN SOUL has earned writer/director Elaine Constantine a nomination for Outstanding Debut by British writer, director or producer.
Congratulations to all and good luck!
AT THE CINEMA: THE WOMAN IN BLACK 2: THE ANGEL OF DEATH
Start the year off with a fright with The Woman in Black 2 featuring production design by Jacqueline Abrahams!
AT THE CINEMA: THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING
Congratulations to JP Kelly who has been nominated for an ADG Excellence in Production Design Award for his work on The Theory of Everything which opened nationwide on January 1st.
Having already made an impact on the festival circuit, the new trailer for Gerard Johnson's second feature 'Hyena'. Featuring costume design by Suzie Harman, this certainly one to keep an eye on for the 2015 calendar!
GOLDEN GLOBES NOMINATIONS
So Hollywood award season has begun with the Golden Globes and the nominations are out!
'PRIDE' (ft costume by Charlotte Walter) is up for Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical and 'THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING' (ft production design by JP Kelly) has been nominated for Best Motion Picture - Drama.
Dench Arnold wish both films the best of luck!
AT THE CINEMA: ELECTICITY
Be sure not to miss wonderful indie film 'Electricity' directed by Bryn Higgins and with production design by Beck Rainford. The film will be shown at selected cinemas nationwide. See below for listings:
Everyman Hampstead: Wednesday 10th December
Vue Westfield Stratfor City: Friday 12th December
Hackney Picturehouse: Friday 12th December
Curzon Soho: From 12th December
Ritzy Picturehouse, Brixton: From 12th December
Watermans Brentford: From 2nd January 2015
Ipswich Film Theatre: From 2nd January 2015
Leamingtan Spa, Royal Spa Centre: From 31st January 2015
Manchester Cornerhouse: From 12th December
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyneside Cinema: Tuesday 30th December
Northallerton, The Forum: Friday 9th January 2015
Inverness, Eden Court: From 2nd January 2015
Glasgow Film Theatre: From 9th January 2015
Dumfries, Robert Burns Centre: Friday 16th January
IFI Dublin: From 12th December
BIFA AWARDS: PRIDE
Congratulations to the team (including Costume Designer, Charlotte Walter) behind 'Pride' which won Best Film at this year's BIFA Awards!
AT THE CINEMA: GET SANTA
It's a most wonderful time of the year! GET SANTA presents itself at the cinemas this weekend, written and directed by Christopher Smith and wonderfully edited by Stuart Gazzard.
AWARDS AWARDS AWARDS
Huge congratulations are in order for:
Tony Miller who has just won Best Cinematography for Quirke at the British Society of Cinematographer Awards
Jennifer Kernke has been given the RTS Award for Best Production Design for UTOPIA II.
Annie Hardinge won Best Costume (Entertainment and Non Drama) for Rev III
Big well done from all on the Dench Arnold team!
Congratulations to producer Dominic Macdonald on OLD JACK'S BOAT'S BAFTA win for Best Pre-School Live Action.
BRIT LIST 2014
The 2014 Brit List (the Black List of the UK) has just announced its list of the best unproduced screenplays. Very close to the top is THE TRIAL OF QUEEN CAROLINE by Matthew Faulk and Mark Skeet, to be produced by Working Title. This is the true story of Caroline of Brunswick’s return to England to face accusations of adultery by her estranged husband, the newly ascended King George IV, and her ensuing relationship with the ambitious young barrister defending her unlikely corner, Henry Brougham.
PRESS RELEASE: Ray Winstone and Amanda Redman to star in new ITV drama The Trials of Jimmy Rose
Ray Winstone and Amanda Redman to star in new ITV drama The Trials of Jimmy Rose, written and created by Alan Whiting.
ITV Head of Drama Steve November commented "Alan Whiting has created an instantly memorable character, a man with too much to regret and not enough time to make amends. He’s been a successful criminal but can he now become a successful husband and father?"