LONDON, March 06, 2015 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Principal Photography on Level Up started on 1st March 2015 in London. The film is directed by award winning short filmmaker Adam Randall.
Level Up is a contemporary London-set thriller; Run Lola Run meets Taken.
Josh Bowman, from Golden Globe and People’s Choice Award nominated ABC TV hit series Revenge, and Neil Maskell (Kill List, Pusher, and the upcoming High-Rise) star in the fast-paced, high concept thriller following a young man who, over the course of 24 hours, must make his way across London, fighting off a host of mysterious and sinister characters to save his kidnapped girlfriend.
The script was written by Adam Randall and Gary Young (Harry Brown,The Tournament).
Central London locations include Camden, Soho, Chinatown and Stratford.
LEVEL UP is an Independent and Fulwell 73 Production.
Andrew Orr (Independent), Danny Potts (DP Film) and Heather Greenwood (Fulwell 73) produce.
Executive Producers are Leo Pearlman (Fulwell 73), Jan Pace and James Atherton (Quickfire), and Philip Herd (Independent).
Financed by Quickfire, Fulwell 73, Independent and DP Films.
Josh Bowman is represented by Ruth Young at United Agents and Steven Gersh at The Gersh Agency. Adam Randall is represented by Anthony Mestriner at Cassarotto.
MATT and ANNA are a young couple living in London. Despite the usual problems stemming from the pressures of modern life, they have all the chances in the world for a happy life.
Then one morning masked thugs break into the flat and kidnap Anna before assaulting Matt, locking him into a mysterious vest and leaving him a mobile phone. Matt is told the vest contains a package which he must deliver by following instructions issued to him via the mobile phone. If he fails, tries to seek help, or deviates from their instructions, they will kill Anna.
Over the course of one day Matt has to make his way across London as a host of characters attempt to derail him from his mission to save Anna.
LEVEL UP is set for release 2016.
Adam Randall, has directed many award winning short films, including “Hooded” and “Easier Ways”, both of which went on to win various awards, and were sold for broadcast internationally. Over the last few years, he has directed programmes and content for Channel 4, ITV, Channel 5 as well as Microsoft, the Home Office, “Resident Evil” and many more. He has recently completed a short film for Bombay Sapphire, which was screened at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.
Anthony Mestriner @ Cassarotto - +44 (0)207 7287 4450
Independent specializes in the development, financing, production and distribution of independent feature films, led by CEO Luc Roeg.
Independent’s latest production is The Falling by upcoming British filmmaker Carol Morley, which will be released in the UK at the end of April. Previously, Independent produced John Banville’s Booker Prize - winning novel The Sea which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival 2013 and Tolstoy - adaptation Boxing Day that had its world premiere at Venice. In 2011 Independent produced the critically acclaimed adaptation of Lionel Shriver's novel We Need To Talk About Kevin, directed by Lynne Ramsay, and world premiered it in competition in Cannes.
Independent also acquires third party rights to manage through its sales and distribution divisions. David Mackenzie’s Starred Up, released by Fox Searchlight in the UK, Hyena by Gerard Johnson, which premiered at Toronto 2014, What We Did On Our Holiday (released by Lionsgate), and the definitive documentary on Iggy Pop and the Stooges directed by acclaimed filmmaker Jim Jarmusch (in production).
Fulwell 73 are an independent, London based production company specializing in a broad range of film and TV productions. Set up in 2005 by brothers Gabe and Ben Turner with their cousins and life-long friends Leo Pearlman and Ben Winston, Fulwell has always strived to make top-quality productions and build a reputation as versatile Film-Makers and Producers.
Fulwell 73 first came to the public’s attention in September 2007 with the release of their debut feature “In The Hands Of The Gods” (Lionsgate). The film received great critical acclaim, opened on more screens than any other UK made documentary and appeared in cinemas around the world.
Since then Fulwell has produced many films and television programmes across different genres. From comedies to film thrillers; from 3D music movies, music videos to moving hard hitting documentaries, Fulwell 73’s exciting and dynamic approach has produced some memorable film and television moments with some of the world leading talent.
Our most recent theatrical film releases include; the most successful sports documentary of all time "The Class of 92" (Universal Pictures), $70m box office grossing music documentary "One Direction: This is Us" (Sony/Columbia) and the best selling independent film of Q4 2014 "Guvnors" (Metrodome).
Quickfire Films is a film finance company acquiring international sales rights to fund films. It is run by James Atherton and Jan Pace. Set up in 2008 it has helped fund 22 films, among them Oscar nominees I Am Love and The Cove, as well as more recently the critically acclaimed Starred Up and western sci-fi Young Ones with Nicholas Hoult and Michael Shannon. It has also helped finance studio blockbusters Pitch Perfect and its forthcoming sequel Pitch Perfect 2. Thanks to a strong slate and supportive investors, it has developed into one of the leading boutique financiers in the UK, sourcing and funding films worldwide.
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