Entries by Film City

Ben & Matt at The Progress Film Company

We call ourselves a contemporary film studio because we are exactly that. We make everything from commercials, digital content, branded entertainment, animation and feature-length cinema under one roof, with a two-tiered management structure servicing both agency and direct-to-client needs worldwide.


Interview with Deborah Espect

Deborah Espect is a Brighton based, multi-award winning film maker. She has produced a number of LGTBQ films using Brighton as a backdrop. One of these films ‘The World Can Wait’ is touring film festivals around the world and this month is screening in Hawaii. 

“The camera is God”

  Two highly skilled local cameramen, Peter Ditch and Ray Moore, have accumulated a wealth of experience at the coalface of the British film and television industry. They reveal the significance of a short end, the art of focus pulling, and their favourite cinema in Brighton. Being a milkman is a dying trade these days, […]

5 Minutes with Production Designer Anna Deamer

  Introduce yourself… I am a designer and art director and have worked in theatre, film, television and fine art. I teach courses in production design and art direction at Brighton Film School and Wimbledon College of Art alongside my own practice. Currently I make gallery-based work in the form of full size, built and dressed film sets, these are […]


“If you don’t live and breathe it, then don’t bother.”

  A profile of international award-winning film producer and director Michele D’Acosta, whose credits include Fetishes, Kurt and Courtney, Biggie and Tupac, Moonbug and No Distance Left to Run. “A magical thinker” – that’s how Michele D’Acosta defines the role of the film producer, “someone who is singleminded, enthusiastic, tenacious and passionate in pursuit of their vision”. The rollcall […]