Ewan Bailey: DeafBlind

Date - 13 January, 2012, All News Awards Film

DeafBlind directed by Ewan Bailey has been selected (one of 70 films from 5000) for screening at Slamdance Festival in Utah (January).

Starring Maxine Peake (BAFTA nominee) and James Young (Scottish BAFTA Winner), a deaf and blind woman feels Christ’s presence in her home despite her deep depression. The trailer can be seen here.

Slamdance is a major independent festival that runs concurrently with Sundance and is included on the Academy qualifying list. Slamdance has become a year-round organisation fostering the development of unique and innovative filmmakers. The organisation now consists of the Film Festival, Screenplay and Teleplay Competition and Slamdance Studios.

The festival takes place every January in the breathtakingly stunning, snow-capped mountains of Park City, Utah at the exact same time as the Sundance Film Festival, to provide a more authentic representation of independent filmmaking. Up-and-coming writers, directors and producers, alongside seasoned veterans and film lovers, converge for the weeklong celebration of independent cinema.

Overview

Ewan Bailey is a leading actor and writer. His television credits include Mummy's Boys, Babylon for Nightjack Ltd and Channel 4, Little Crackers for Sky 1, Silent Witness, series regular in Honest, series regular in Funland, series regular in Hyperdrive, Fantabulosa, Rome, Cassanova and the Narrator on both series of The Comic side of 7 Days for Pozzitive TV's David Tyler.

His notable film work includes Bloodthirst, The Jackal, Judge Dredd, The Hills Run Red, and The Road to Guantanamo.

Ewan is also an extremely skilled voiceover artist, working across innumerable productions including series regulars on Bigipedia, Cabin Pressure, Jan Ravens Sketch Show, Samuel Pepys, Inspector Steine and is a regular guest on The Saturday Review all for BBC Radio 4.

His production company Ewan Bailey Films has produced the multi award winning, critically acclaimed short film Deafblind, written and directed by Ewan Bailey and starring Maxine Peake.

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