Ewan Bailey: DeafBlind Screening

Date - 23 January, 2012, All News Awards Film

Ewan Bailey’s short film, DeafBlind screens today at the Slamdance festival in Utah. Directed by Ewan, DeafBlind stars Maxine Peake (BAFTA nominee) and James Young (Scottish BAFTA Winner) as a deaf and blind woman and a young man who share a spiritual and disturbing connection.

Ewan was interviewed by Francine Stock for Radio 4’s Film Programme to discuss DeafBlind and the challenges faced by filmmakers in the current climate.

Slamdance is a major independent festival that runs concurrently with Sundance and is included on the Academy qualifying list.

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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