‘FRANK’ wins two British Independent Film Awards December 11, 2014

Lenny Abrahamson’s, ‘Frank’ won two out of the five awards it was nominated for at this years British Independent Film Awards (BIFA).

Jon Ronson and Peter Straughan picked up the award fo Best Screenplay, and Dublin based composer Stephen Rennicks nabbed a Best Technical Achievement Award  for his incredible work on the films music.

Created by Raindance founder Elliot Grove back in 1998, the BIFA’s  ‘celebrate merit and achievement in independently funded filmmaking.

‘Frank’ had been nominated in five categories; Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor – Michael Fassbender, Best Supporting Actress – Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Technical Achievement – Music (Stephen Rennicks) at this years event, which took place Sunday 7th December in central London.

For the uninitiated, ‘Frank’ follows wannabe musician Jon (Domhnall Gleeson), who discovers he’s bitten off more than he can chew when he joins a band of eccentric pop musicians led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank (Michael Fassbender) and his terrifying sidekick Clara (Maggie Gyllenhaal).

Based on a memoir by celebrated writer Jon Ronson (who co-wrote the screenplay with Peter Straughan), the Element Pictures and Runaway Fridge production, Directed by the critically acclaimed Abrahamson (Adam & Paul, Garage, What Richard Did), underwent full Picture and Sound post here at Screen Scene and Ardmore Sound, with SSVFX providing all the visual effects for the film.

The film is currently available on DVD and Blu Ray and would make an excellent Christmas present for someone who appreciates movies that are absolutely deadly.

Full Screen Scene credits can be found HERE.