Producer of Cannes award-winner The Wonders takes on first UK production.
Italian London-based producer Carlo Cresto-Dina
has boarded British writer and director Cathy Brady
’s debut feature Wildfire.
The feature is the first UK-based production for Cresto-Dina, whose recent credits include Alice Rohrwacher
’s Cannes Grand Prix-winner The Wonders (Le Meraviglie
Up until now, he has focused on Italian filmmakers, which he produces through his Bologna-based company Tempesta
His recently launched twin company Tempesta
UK will produce Wildfire with London-based production company Cowboy Films with development support from the Irish Film Board
and the Wellcome Trust, which funded research for the film.
Northern Ireland-born Brady, a Bfts graduate whose award-winning shorts include Small Change
, was a Screen International UK Stars of Tomorrow in 2013.Nika Mcguigan
and Nora-Jane Noone
are set to star in the film revolving around the relationship between two sisters.
“The script will come out of a long process of work-shopping