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THE BICYCLE THIEF – OFFICIAL SELECTION at the (“Oscar-Qualifying!”) Cleveland International Film Festival

‘The Bicycle Thief’ will be screening in competition at the “Oscar-Qualifying” Cleveland International Film Festival from March 27 – April 7, 2019.

The Bicycle Thief – Official Selection – Sedona International Film Festival

‘The Bicycle Thief’ is among the Official Selections screening at the Sedona International Film Festival in February, 2019. Park Bench Pictures’ previous feature, ‘Common People’ won the Independent Spirit Award there in 2013. It’ll be great to be back among the red rocks of Arizona.

World Premiere of The Bicycle Thief

Our latest short film, The Bicycle Thief will have it’s World Premiere at the prestigious Mill Valley Film Festival outside San Francisco on October 6th, 2018 as part of their Mind The Gap Programme. Shot over two days in April 2018 by a production team that was over 70% female, we’re incredibl proud to be included in the programme, and look forward to presenting the film to our first audiences at this amazing festival.

Kerry Skinner and Stewart Alexander on the Producers Network at Cannes 2016

The Producers Network hosts more than 500 producers from around the world for a series of meetings and unique events specifically designed to stimulate international co-production and optimize networking.

During this week, with a different program each day, they are given opportunities to meet the potential partners that will move their projects forward: co-producers, sales agents, distributors, financiers…

Kerry Skinner on the Crowdsourcing Panel with Stage 32 at the 2015 Raindance Film Festival

Kerry Skinner shared her experience of making a micro-budget feature film, and getting a nationwide UK release as part of Stage 32’s Crowdsourcing panel at the 2015 Raindance Film Festival in London.

Common People & Sam Kelly Honoured At Toronto’s Reelheart Film Festival

Our dear friend and colleague, the late Sam Kelly, has been honoured with the Best Actor Award at the ReelHeART Film Festival in Toronto where Kerry Skinner & Stewart Alexander also received The Indie Spirit Award and COMMON PEOPLE was runner-up for Best Narrative Feature.

According to ReelHeART: “The ReelHeART Spirit Award goes to the filmmakers who most demonstrate the “Indie Spirit” through pride of film production, promotion of film, audience engagement and producing a memorable contribution on film. This year we give this award to two people who embody this spirit for their tireless efforts in promoting their film and their passion for making it.”