News keeping you in the loop

Gizmo joins the team producing ‘Surviving Christmas’

Gizmo Films has joined Studio Soho in the production of this Christmas’s comedy ‘Surviving Christmas’ written and directed by the world renowned James Dearden (Rogue Trader, Pascali’s Island’ and Fatal Attraction).

An all star cast incudes:

Julian Ovenden (Downton Abbey), Gemma Whelan (Game of Thrones), Joely Richardson (Nip/Tuck), Patricia Hodge (Miranda), James Fox (Patriot Games), Sally Phillips (Bridget Jones) and Ronni Ancona (The Big Impression)

The film has now entered the final stages of post-production with Aquarium Studios (Lady Macbeth, The Levelling, Mum’s List)
The company producing the film has received EIS advance assurance (30% tax rebate and no CGT) and a small number of shares in the production company are still available. Contact us for more information.


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‘Funny Cow’ on general release in UK from 20th April 2018

‘Funny Cow’ starring Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine, Alun Armstrong, Stephen Graham, Christine Bottomley, Kevin Eldon, Tony Pitts, Vic Reeves and John Bishop will be released nationwide across the UK on April 20th by eOne (Entertainmant One). Listings will appear on the film website 

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‘Two Graves’ London Premiere on June 9th – Tickets go on sale

Gizmo Films’ ‘Two Graves’ starring Dave Johns (I, Daniel Blake) , Cathy Tyson (Mona Lisa), David Hayman, Katie Jarvis (Eastenders), Danielle Harold, Neal Ward and David Hayman has a London premiere at the British Urban Film Festival at the Curzon Soho on 9th June. Tickets are selling fast.

Buy your Tickets Here

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Gizmo sponsors ‘Limelight Film Awards’

Gizmo Films was proud to be a sponsor of the ‘Limelight Film Awards’ at the prestigious setting of the London Guildhall. The awards, for short films, recognise up and coming and young UK and international talent in film making. In presenting an award Gizmo’s MD Peter Dunphy congratulated the organisers for ‘providing an excellent platform for nurturing film talent’. To keep up to date with Gizmo Films follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

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Gizmo Films joins unique Bill Wyman film project

We are delighted to announce our new project. THE QUIET ONE is a feature documentary offering a unique behind-the- scenes look at the highs and lows of the life and career of Bill Wyman, former founding member of the Rolling Stones and Renaissance man of rock’n’roll. This phenomenal archive has never been available to filmmakers before. The film being is Directed by Oliver Murray and produced by Jason Bick, Jamie Clark and Jennifer Corcoran of My Accomplice. The Executive producers are Peter Dunphy and Charlotte Arden.

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‘Mad to be Normal’ secures US distribution deal with Samuel Goldwyn

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired US rights to Gizmo Films’ Mad To Be Normal directed by Robert Mullan and starring Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss and Doctor Who’s David Tennant.

The film tells the story of controversial Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing, played by Tennant, who experimented with LSD on his patients in the 1960s and 1970s.

Mad To Be Normal also stars Michael Gambon, Gabriel Byrne, David Bamber, and Olivia Poulet. Charlotte Arden produced, while Peter Dunphy served as Executive Producer.

Read the full article at Screen International


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‘Funny Cow’ to premiere at the BFI London Film Festival

We are delighted to announce that Gizmo Films’ ‘Funny Cow’ has been selected to premiere at the British Film Institute London Film Festival

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Mad To Be Normal wins Best International Feature!

Last week our latest film Mad To Be Normal which stars David Tennant, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Gambon and Gabriel Byrne attended the Galway Film Fleadh – the Irish film festival where we had our very first Irish premiere for the film.

The best bit, we’ve won the award for Best International Feature! A huge achievement for Gizmo Films, the cast & crew and everyone who mad Mad To Be Normal the success that it is.


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Funny Cow now has it’s very own website!

Our upcoming project Funny Cow Film is now in the stages of editing and post production. To wet fans appetites this week we’ve made the official website live! Here you can find out details about the cast, crew, plot, photos and much more for potential investors and fans to view.

Funny Cow stars Maxine Peake, Stephen Graham, Paddy Considine, John Bishop and Vic Reeves. A Gizmo Films, Pow Films & Entertainment One film.

You can check out the new website here:

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Cannes Film Festival 2017 – Behind The Scenes

Earlier this week Peter Dunphy from Gizmo Films arrived at this years Cannes Film Festival. On Monday he attended a meeting at the International Village to talk with international film commissions and potential co-producers about the best locations and most competitive regional and national film subsidies. Monday evening Peter attended the premiere too. More photos to come throughout the week. 

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