Written by Jamie Russell
Director Nev Pierce
Executive Producer Linda James
A DARK COMEDY ABOUT DIVORCE.
Participant in Film London's 2015 Micro Market, mentored by Anna Higgs (Nowness).
Nev Pierce – Director
Nev is Editor-At-Large for Empire, the world’s biggest movie magazine. An award- nominated film journalist, he previously edited Total Film magazine and has written for The Sunday Times, BAFTA, Esquire and the Los Angeles Times and others. During his 16-year career he has spent time on set with David Fincher and Christopher Nolan and interviewed everyone from Angelina Jolie to Jack Nicholson.
His directorial debut, the short film BRICKS, stars Blake Ritson (Da Vinci’s Demons) and Jason Flemyng (The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button). He swiftly with a further two short films: GHOSTED, a comedy about relationships in a similar vein to DIVORCE PARTY, and LOCK IN, a revenge thriller with a twist, funded through Creative Englands iShorts 3, and starring Tim McInnerny, Nicholas Pinnock and Lucy Boynton. As a screenwriter he has various original and commissioned feature work in development, with frequent collaborator Jamie Russell. This includes the thriller PACKAGED, which will be directed by Nev and executive produced by David Fincher (Fight Club, The Social Network).
Jamie Russell - Writer
Jamie Russell is an author and screenwriter. He has written several books, including ‘Generation Xbox: How Videogames Invaded Hollywood’ (“Fascinatingly de- tailed and revealing” - The Guardian) and the bestselling ‘Book Of The Dead: The Complete History Of Zombie Cinema’ (“The definitive history of the living dead” - director John Landis).
His filmmaking work with frequent collaborator Nev Pierce includes all three of Nev’s shorts as director: BRICKS, GHOSTED and LOCK IN. As well as DIVORCE PARTY and PACKAGED they also have a high-concept American action thriller, DRUG TUNNEL, in development with Mat Whitecross (Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll) and Fiona Neilson (Spike Island) of Mint Pictures.
Jamie lives in Shropshire with his wife and two daughters, who desperately want him to write a movie about princesses.