EDIE has been winning festival awards across the world over the last few months. The films acolades include, audience awards in Hell Half Mile festival in Bay City Michigan and the special jury award at the Nordic Adventure film festival in Copenhagen. Simon and everyone who worked on the film are delighted the audience has responded so well to the film. The film was a summer sleeper hit in the UK, Australia and New Zealand and will open in the US in January 2019.
Edie opened in over 100 cinemas in the UK and which grew to over 150 during it’s second week. The film did extremely good box office succeeding expectations.
EDIE is now available as a digital down for rental or to buy (UK ONLY) on the following platforms.
iTunes - Google / YouTube - Amazon Prime Video - Microsoft - Virgin Store - BT TV Store - TalkTalk - Rakuten.
EDIE had it's first UK public screening in Lochinver, Sutherland where the movie was largely shot. The Screen machine provided the cinema and director Simon Hunter was there to intro the movie and do a lively question and answer session afterwards.
Tickets are available now for exclusive pre-release screenings of EDIE across the UK on May the 8th. Tickets can be bought from THE TIMES / SUNDAY TIMES website HERE
Here is a list of participating cinemas;
Milton Keynes, Odeon
Tunbridge Wells, Odeon
High Wycombe, Cineworld
Cheshire Oaks, Manchester, Vue
Manchester Printworks, Vue
Belfast, Movie House.
Delighted to announce that EDIE won the international narrative film award at the Cleveland International film festival. This award voted for by the Cleveland festival audience picked what they considered the very best of the intentional movies showing at the festival this year.
Edie packed out the theatres in Cleveland, Ohio for the 42nd Cleveland International film Festival. Simon did a Q and A and introduced EDIE to sell out Ohio audiences in three separate screenings. The film was so popular that the festival doubled the amount of screenings to six. On two separate days director Simon Hunter was racing from one packed screening to another. Simon comments, "it was insane, so many people wanted to see the movie and you learn how important good word of mouth is. That doubled our audience overnight."
We are pleased to announce that EDIE has been selected for the 2018 CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. The screenings will take place on April 6th, 7th, 8th. Tickets and exact showtimes can be found at the festival box office HERE. Simon will be introducing the movie and taking a question and answer session at the films close. Simon spent a year as an exchange student in at Seven Hills high school in Cincinnati so Ohio is close to his heart.
We are delighted to announce that UK is coming soon to UK cinemas. Newly appointed sales company, TRUFFLE PICTURES has secured a deal with Arrow films for a wide UK release of EDIE.
Simon commented "honestly to get a few screens in the cinemas on such a small film would have been amazing but to get a wide release far in excess of 140 screens is just incredible. It means everyone up and down the UK can see and enjoy EDIE where it was meant to be seen, on the big screen. " UPDATE - UK 2018 Release is confirmed for MAY 25th