‘Room’ wins British Independent Film Award December 7, 2015


Lenny Abrahamson’s Room was named Best International Independent Film at this years Moët British Independent Film Awards.

This is the latest in a series of accolades bestowed upon the film since it premiered at the Telluride Film Festival to rave reviews (some of which can be read here) back in September,  having taken home the Grolsch People’s Choice Award at this years Toronto International Film festival and the Best Narrative Feature at the Aspen Filmfest in Colorado.

Adapted by Emma O’Donughue’s from her own book, Room stars Brie Larson, Joan Allen and William H. Macy, in a harrowing story about a young woman (Larson) and her 5-year-old son, Jack (newcomer Jacob Tremblay) who have been locked in a 10-foot by 10-foot single room as prisoners for multiple years. The room is the only home Jack has ever known, but as his curiosity is building alongside his Mothers own desperation, she knows it cannot contain either indefinitely…

An Element Pictures and No Trace Camping production, produced by Ed Guiney and David Gross, the movie was was edited here at Screen Scene by Nathan Nugent, who was recently nominated for an Independent Spirit award for his incredible work. Full sound post on the film took place here and at Ardmore Sound. Screen Scene also provided all the films VFX.

The film is set to open in the UK and Ireland on January 15.