An East Staffordshire film-maker is on the look out for actors, supporting artists and crew members for his latest project. The trailer of David Denny’s new small screen series of ‘Atomic’ has been filmed in the Moorlands and the main series is set to be filmed in East Staffordshire.
An East Staffordshire film-maker is on the look out for actors, supporting artists and crew members for his latest project.
The trailer of David Denny’s new small screen series of ‘Atomic’ has been filmed in the Moorlands and the main series is set to be filmed in East Staffordshire.
Producer and author David has written the streaming film series based on biographical stories from the 1980s.
He said: “The pilot film for the dark and gritty, but often funny, urban drama, called Atomic, follows the lives of three desperate individuals bound together in a seedy and sinister world of drugs and crime in the bleak times in the early 1980s.”
A trailer, filmed at a farm in Great Gate, near Cheadle, has already been made for promotional purposes in a bid to raise further funds to move the project forwards.
David said: “I am confident that the film will be made, one way or another, and possibly kick off a series of episodes which have already been written.
“The general feedback for the script of the feature length pilot is very encouraging and I have every confidence to produce it in a way that are compliment to those crew and cast who have invested time in the trailer.”
Born and bred in Uttoxeter, David travelled widely before returning to the area in the late 1990s.
He has a good foundation of successful writing including gothic fantasy novels, poetry and self help guides in the employment sectors.
He said: “This was one of my first screenwriting projects, based on some semi-autobiographical adventures and the fictionalisation of other local stories.
“It was originally written as a novel. I circulated it around my acting network and the feedback was very inspiring, so I took it to the next stage and produced a trailer to help promote it.”
David now plans to film in and around Uttoxeter in early 2022, after original setbacks due to Covid restrictions, making the best use of local talent.
He said: “We already have some local actors and crew from the area, but will be looking for more extras and more character parts performers, hopefully from the local area. We are also looking for potential locations for some scenes.”
The trailer was directed by veteran director and actor Lucien Morgan and starred Joanna Zwierzyńska, Steve Shinners and Ewan Henderson and filmed in Uttoxeter and at Wood Farm in Great Gate in the Moorlands.
For further information go online to www.atomicfilm.co.uk.
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