2019. 115 Mins. Documentary
Glimmer Films for HBO
For a year, acclaimed British filmmaker Jeanie Finlay was embedded on the set of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, chronicling the creation of the show’s most ambitious and complicated season.
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch delves deep into the mud and blood to reveal the tears and triumphs involved in the challenge of bringing the fantasy world of Westeros to life in the very real studios, fields and car-parks of Northern Ireland.
“Beautiful, epic, and heartfelt” INDIEWIRE
“Fascinating insights...poignant journeys...intimacy... 'The Last Watch' is a better ending than the 'Game of Thrones' finale” MASHABLE
“Typically superb... continues Finlay’s knack for celebrating idiosyncratic human stories... for an intimate deep insight” THE QUIETUS
2019. 89 Mins. Documentary
BBC TWO, Grain Media, Glimmer Films & The Guardian
One trans man’s pioneering quest to fulfil an age-old desire: to start his own family. This is the story of the dad who gave birth.
World Premiere: Tribeca
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“One of the most moving things I have ever witnessed. I am forever changed” PORTLAND OBSERVER
TRE’VELL ANDERSON - OUT.COM
“A tender – and rather wonderful – documentary about love, family and the complexities of identity”
★★★★ THE GUARDIAN
“A sensitive and finely-tuned portrayal that challenges traditional notions of fatherhood and masculinity” INDIEWIRE
2015. 86 Mins. Documentary
BBC Storyville, Creative England, Ffilm Cymru Wales, Glimmer Films Truth Department, Met Film & Broadway
The rollercoaster rise and tragic fall of the mystery masked man with the voice of a legend.
Winner: BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARD
Critics Pick: NEW YORK TIMES
“Wonderfully weird… As entertaining as it is moving”
★★★★ MARK KERMODE
2014. 71 Mins. Documentary
Glimmer Films, Met film & BBC Storyville
A heartfelt and heartbreaking documentary following a cast of Nottingham amateur actors staging a production of Puss in Boots.
Critics Pick: THE TIMES, THE TELEGRAPH, THE OBSERVER, THE OBSERVER
“Wonderfully uplifting” RADIO TIMES
”Funny and poignant” THE GUARDIAN”
2013. 86 Mins. Documentary
BBC Storyville, Creative Scotland, Glimmer Films & Met film
Truth, lies and the legacy of faking everything in the desperate pursuit of fame.
Critics Pick: LITTLE WHITE LIES, TIME OUT, DAILY TELEGRAPH, TOTAL FILM, EVENING STANDARD
“A jaw dropping look at deception on a grand scale”
★★★★ DAILY MIRROR
“A great tale of a rock n roll swindle, told with pop star flair and biting intelligence”
★★★★ THE HERALD
2008. 75 mins. Documentary
IFC, EM Media, Cactus Three & Tigerlily Films
Goth Cruise follows 150 pale, ‘people in black’ on a boat, taking part in the absolute antithesis of Goth – a cruise in the blazing sunshine.
“Don your best black eyeliner and run to see this film” MTV
”Disregard everything you know about Goth culture. ‘Goth Cruise’ is a landmark documentary that takes a candid and ultimately redefining look at what it really means to be Goth.” SHEFF DOC FEST
2008. 60 mins. Documentary
A Broadway production for BBC4
Four bedrooms, four teenagers, four portraits of life behind the closed bedroom door.
Critics Pick: DAILY TELEGRAPH, THE GUARDIAN, DAILY MAIL, RADIO TIMES, THE OBSERVER, THE INDEPENDENT
“Jeanie Finlay’s film reminded you how weird the teenager is, or – shudder of self-recognition – was.”
“Brilliant…..an almost-fairytale atmosphere as we push the doors into the forbidden kingdom of teenage minds.”
2016. 30 mins. Documentary
A Glimmer Films production for Shine a Light, Esmé Fairbairn
In 2007 an indiepop music festival was born in the unlikeliest of settings - a heritage steam train site in Butterley, Derbyshire. Indietracks is a film about big machines, small bands and unbridled passion.
2008. 10 mins. Documentary
Made for DV SHORTS
Finding Mr Right is apparently as difficult at 8 as it is at 80. Love Takes charts the places that love takes us and leaves us as we fall in and out of love over a lifetime.
“Candid, sweet and disquieting.”
WORLDWIDE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, TORONTO