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Jeanie Finlay Top Ten Feature Films of 2015

News

28th December, 2015

You might think that Jeanie Finlay would have been too busy in 2015 with the release of her music doc ‘Orion’ and its BIFA win to have watched anyone...

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Jeanie Finlay Top Ten Feature Films of 2014

News

29th December, 2014

It’s been a focused and hectic year of getting my head down and working on two new films. Not being on the road showing a project, as I have been in...

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ORION Unmasked: Further Adventures in Crowdfunding with Jeanie Finlay

Documentary

16th April, 2014

Jeanie Finlay's latest feature, ORION: The Man Who Would Be King, has been waiting in the wings for several years but is now ready to take centre stage as...

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Jeanie Finlay Top Ten Feature Films of 2013

News

28th December, 2013

What a year for viewing. It feels odd to be picking a top ten list exclusively from films as 2013 for me was the year of astounding television – both...

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Jeanie Finlay 2012 Top Ten

News

2nd January, 2013

2012 has been a strange year in film for me as I’ve seen fewer films than I have in previous years. It’s been more circumstance than choice...

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Jeanie Finlay 2011 Top Ten

News

30th December, 2011

2011 has been a funny old year. At the beginning I had just finished my documentary film Sound It Out and was getting ready to release it on DVD in the...

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Jeanie Finlay 2010 Top Ten

News

28th December, 2010

It’s that time of year again and this year MarBelle has laid down some very strict ground rules. Only ten films (hard), in order of favour and only films...

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Sound It Out: Adventures in Crowd Funding

Documentary

14th November, 2010

I was at Sheffield Doc/Fest last week and crowd funding was everywhere, I mean EVERYWHERE! It felt like the thing that was being talk about and discussed...

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Sunnyside of the Doc

Documentary

28th June, 2010

La Rochelle station Entrance to conference centre The conference centre Party on a boat Sunnyside in La Rochelle is not quite like any other film event I...

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Home from edinburgh but not for long. Next stop Sunnyside

Film Festival

28th June, 2010

I’ve been home for all of two days and am now, yet again waiting for a train to take me somewhere. This time to St Pancras so I can catch the...

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A Number 26

Film Festival

15th June, 2010

I know this is just a picture of a bus, a number 26 bus but it is just one of many, many sentimental reminders of my past connection with the city....

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What volcano? Next stop Hot Docs

Documentary, Film Festival

30th April, 2010

After spending a nervous few weeks wondering whether my trip would actually happen – tentatively searching to make sure the online bookings company I...

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