Canaries

By FHW Marketing
Image: Canaries  ©Alex Nevill
Image: Canaries ©Alex Nevill

 

SYNOPSIS 

Canaries is a funny, dark and action-packed sci-fi horror-comedy that pits a group of drunken friends on New Year's Eve, in a Welsh valley, against an invasion task force of creepy time-travelling aliens. A kick-ass M.O.D agent, an insecure radio DJ and a kung fu master who owns the local B&B learn their new years resolution this year is simple: STAY ALIVE. 

 

WELSH CONNECTION

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Peter Stray is from Swansea. 

PRODUCER/LEAD ACTOR: Craig Russell is from Lower Cwmtwrch.

WELSH CAST: Robert Pugh (Game Of Thrones), Richard Mylan (Coupling, Waterloo Road), Hannah Daniel (Hinterland), Aled Pugh (Stella), Steven Meo (Gavin and Stacey) and Kai Owen (Torchwood). 

LOCATION: Filmed in Lower Cwmtwrch.

 

RELEASE

DATE: August 2017

FESTIVALS: World premiere at Fright Fest, Leicester Square, The Seville European Film FestivalLeeds International Film Festival and Abertoir - The International Horror Festival Of Wales. Won Best Sci Fi Comedy at the Boston Sci Fi Film Festival

 

PRODUCTION DETAILS

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Peter Stray

PRODUCER: Craig Russell

CAST:  Robert Pugh, Richard Mylan, Hannah Daniel, Aled Pugh, Steven Meo and Kai Owen

 

TECHNICAL DETAILS

LENGTH: 84 mins

LANGUAGE: English

CERTIFICATE: 15 (TBC)

 

BOOKING DETAILS

DISTRIBUTOR: Devilworks

CONTACT: samantha@devilworks.eu

 

MARKETING DETAILS

Some cast and crew may be available for Q&A's. If you are interested please contact jennifer@filmhubwales.org.

 

TRAILER

 

FILM HUB WALES PROJECTS

A preview of the film was screened for exhibitors at one of our Welsh Film Preview Days

Cardiff Mini Film Festival screened the film in 2018. 

You can view a preview of Canaries if you are sign-up to our Previews Room.

 

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WHAT NEXT? 

If you are a Welsh exhibitor you may be eligible to submit a proposal for support as this film is covered by our Made In Wales strategy.