Woohoo! We are proud to announce that He Took His Skin Off For Me will be having its UK premiere at the BFI London Film Festival this coming October. Very exciting indeed, we're at the fest alongside some of our favourite shortsThe Kármán Line - a short film and The Nostalgist which I think skin fans will both love! It's going to be a blast unveiling the film to a London audience. See you guys there!!!
AW YEAH!! He Took His Skin Off For Me is playing at this years Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas. It's pretty much the coolest genre fest in the world, so you better believe members of the Skin team are going to be there, let us know if you'll be there too and we'll make sure to high five!! We'll be playing in the 'Short Fuse' program on Sunday 21st Sept, grab tickets while you can!!! -http://fantasticfest.com/films/he-took-his-skin-off-for-me
It's been a busy month. 'He Took His Skin Off For Me' has been selected for several incredibly exciting and awesome festivals, most of which are embargoed. However I'm proud to be able to announce our selection for RIIFF (Oscar Qualifying), Hollyshorts and NociCortin 2014. I will be attending the Noci Cortin festival this week. If you are in LA you can check us out on August 19th, 7:30pm as part of the 'Edge Of My Seat' program (tickets here). If your in Rhode Island, you can check out the flick at RIFF on August 7th, 8:15pm (tickets here).
Yay! He Took His Skin Off For Me was awarded Runner Up for the Alexis award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival & ShortFest this Sunday. Yes we could have gone with a better picture from the night, but we thought that was the sort of face that summed it all up. Congratulations to the entire Skin team and all the other wonderful winning films at the festival. We have a tonne more exciting bits of news we're not allowed to announce yet, but keep your eyes glued, we're almost certainly coming to a city near you!
I'm proud to finally announce that 'He Took His Skin Off For Me' will premiere at the Palm Springs International Shortfest 2014 on on Friday, June 20 - 5:00 pm - Camelot Theatres as part of the 'Things We Do For Love' program. Director Ben Aston will be there to do a QnA after the screening so if your anywhere in the area swing by and meet up! Palm Springs is an oscar and bafta qualifying festival and an awesome place to check out exciting shorts, including premieres from actors-turned director Chiwetel Ejiofor and Taylor Kitsch. Should be exciting!
Here it is!! The official poster for He Took His Skin Off For Me. We're so glad to finally unveil this absolutely incredible image. This isn't a photoshop, thats a still from the production, unedited. That's really actors Sebastian Armestoand Anna Maguire taking a little nap... HUGE shout out to Jen Cardno and her incredible SFX team for making magic happen. Getting the makeup right for this particular scene took over 7hrs to complete. This incredible photo by Ben Hughes Photography was taken in-between setups and was inspired by the original concept art for our Kickstarter. We hope you guys feel this was worth all the teasing, let us know what you think in the comments below!
We screened a cut of 'He Took His Skin Off For Me' for cast, crew and kickstarter backers at the Channel 4 screening room yesterday. I'm so incredibly proud of our weird, wonderful film and it was a total delight to share it with all the people who made it happen. Time to start sharing it with the rest of the world...
He Took His Skin Off For Me --- Official Website
| Official Website of the Short Film by Ben Aston, based on the Short Story by Maria Hummer
'He Took His Skin Off For Me' is a Practical SFX Short Film by Ben Aston, about a man a man who takes his skin off for his girlfriend, and why it probably wasn't the best idea... Based on the Short Story by Maria Hummer, Produced by Fiona Lamptey