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Award winning author Lucy Van Smit set to make TV writing debut in exciting new Nordic noir mystery.

With a Bath Children’s Novel Award and Chicken House Books behind her, The Hurting author Lucy Van Smit’s TV writing debut is not to be missed. Winners of the London Independent Film Festival 2017, Lost Eye Films, have just signed the accomplished novelist to write a new Nordic noir mystery TV series.

Lucy van Smit is an award-winning author and screenwriter who’s novel The Hurting won the inaugural Bath Children’s Novel Award and was acquisition by Barry Cunningham of Chicken House Books, JK Rowling’s publishers no less. Whilst having worked in TV, including travelling worldwide for NBC News and making documentaries for Canadian TV, this will be Smit’s first official venture into writing for Television.

Lost Eye Films Ltd. is an award winning UK based independent film production company, which has seen much success with feature films like The Gatehouse winning the London Independent Film Festival 2017 and The Rizen being selected for The London International Festival of Sci-Fi. Lost Eye Films acquired the script for this Nordic noir TV series from Hollywood’s Isaac Ruth. Given the acclaim Lucy Van Smit has gained for her Nordic noir novel The Hurting, Lost Eye Films producer Clare Pearce saw Lucy as the perfect fit to adapt the script for television. The series promises to be worthy of a Stranger Things level of binge watching with such prominent forces behind it.

Lucy’s Website: http://lucyvansmit.com


 

The Rizen & The Rizen Possession both signed to international sales agent APL Films.

Lovecraftian cosmic horror extravaganzas The Rizen and The Rizen: Possession have both been signed to APL Films gaining a a fantastic international release deal.

Set in the 1950s and the present day, the films span a 60 year fight to save our world from  dark forces that threaten to tear it apart.

APLFilms: https://www.aplfilm.com

Goldfinch Studios: https://www.goldfinchstudios.co.uk


The Gatehouse agrees deal with Lionsgate.

Originally released worldwide, The Gatehouse has agreed an amazing UK deal with Lionsgate. Available soon on Netflix & Sky.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/gatehousefilm


Rising star Elizabeth Morris continues to trailblaze as she is signed to write horror sci fi for Lost Eye Films.

Fresh from working with Gary Oldman on Killers Anonymous as both a writer and actor, Elizabeth Morris continues to build on her soaring career as she is signed by Lost Eye Films to write a dark new sci-fi film based on acclaimed short horror story In The Cave of Delicate Singers.

Writer, actress and producer, Elizabeth Morris is proving an unstoppable force in the industry and with writing credits such as Let’s Be Evil (2016), Killers Anonymous (2018) and Abducted (2015) under her belt, she’s certainly no stranger to the macabre and mysterious. From Fright Fest 2016 to Netflix, Morris’s writing has gained much exposure and success and her latest venture with Lost Eye Films promises to be another hit.

Lost Eye Films Ltd. is an award winning UK based independent film production company, which has seen much success with feature films like The Gatehouse winning the London Independent Film Festival 2017 and The Rizen being selected for The London Sci-Fi Film Festival.

A gripping story that caught the eye of producer Clare Pearce who sought out Elizabeth Morris as the perfect writer to adapt the story for the silver screen. Lost Eye Films are delighted to announce that they have officially signed the up and coming Elizabeth Morris to write this thrilling adaptation, which promises to be a Lovecraftian descent into the unknown and the unnatural.

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