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Trailer for Amaryllis premieres online

22nd May 2017
Trailer for Amaryllis premieres online

The first trailer for the upcoming Electric Flix production Amaryllis has been released, which can be viewed online now by clicking here.

The first full length silent movie for 86 years, Amaryllis tells the story of a young skater (Ella McLoughlin) who lives with her alcoholic mother. Desperate to break free fro... read more

Monochrome premieres at Cinequest

15th Feb 2017
Monochrome premieres at Cinequest

The Electric Flix production Monochrome makes its long awaited world premiere this March at the international US film festival Cinequest.

Located in the San Jose region known worldwide as Silicon Valley, Cinequest is both a film festival and a showcase for groundbreaking cinematic technology, presenting work fro... read more

New silent feature Amaryllis now in post-production

1st Jan 2017
New silent feature Amaryllis now in post-production

Filming has now finished on Amaryllis, the brand new feature from Electric Flix that has the honour of being Britain's first full length silent movie for 86 years.

Shot in and around Birmingham, Amaryllis tells the story of a young skater (Ella McLoughlin) who lives with her alcoholic mother. Desperate to break ... read more

Monochrome triumphs at the 2016 Jaipur Film Festival

13th Jan 2016
Monochrome triumphs at the 2016 Jaipur Film Festival

The upcoming Electric Flix feature Monochrome got 2016 off to a strong start by winning two awards at this year's Jaipur International Film Festival, which took place between January 2nd and January 6th.

Monochrome fought off competition from films across the globe to win Best Director for Tom Lawes and also Bes... read more

Monochrome's post-production

9th Mar 2015
Monochrome's post-production

The first milestone in the post production of Monochrome was reached last week as director Tom Lawes completed the first cut of this new film.

A second editor will now be brought in to work on the fine cut to take the film to the next stage, with work still to be done on sound editing, score, VFX and the colour ... read more

Monochrome finishes filming

28th Nov 2014
Monochrome finishes filming

Principal photography has now been completed on upcoming feature Monochrome, cast and crew having been shooting across the UK for the past seven weeks on the new Tom Lawes thriller.

Starring Cosmo Jarvis (pictured) and Jo Woodcock as characters on the opposite sides of the law, the film - written and directed by... read more

Monochrome begins filming

22nd Sep 2014
Monochrome begins filming

Electric Flix has begun principal photography on Monochrome, the new film from writer-director Tom Lawes, being shot in multiple locations across the UK, including London, Birmingham and the Cotswolds.

Monochrome is a psychological thriller about a disillusioned young woman who flees to the countryside after her... read more

Extras wanted for feature film

24th Aug 2014
Extras wanted for feature film

Electric Flix is looking for extras aged between 22 and 65 to join an internationally renowned cast for a major upcoming feature film being filmed in October. The dates we need extras for are as follows...

Thursday 9th October (evening)

Monday 13th October (daytime or evening)

Tuesday 14th October (evening)

W... read more

Feature film crew wanted

29th Jun 2014
Feature film crew wanted

Do you want to join the team at award-winning production company Electric Flix for their latest project - a feature film with internationally renowned cast attached and finance in place? The project is currently in pre-production with principal photography planned for September and October 2014.  

You must a pro... read more

Filming at the Hippodrome

31st Jan 2014
Filming at the Hippodrome

The Electric Flix team are currently hard at work on a special film commissioned by the Birmingham Hippodrome, intended to showcase the range of relaxed performances the theatre produces for children on the autistic spectrum.

Presented by local actor Stefan Davis, the team have been on stage and behind the scene... read more

Three Sides Of The Coin

27th Nov 2013
Three Sides Of The Coin

Filming on the new Electric Flix short film Three Sides Of The Coin was completed in early November, a psychological horror from writer-director Tom Lawes, featuring Toyah Wilcox and Jo Woodcock.

Now in post-production, Jo Woodcock recently came to the sound studio situated downstairs at The Electric to record t... read more

Not so Dumb

22nd Jul 2013
Not so Dumb

Electric Flix continued its work with some of the music industry's finest prospects last month by filming the new music video for hotly tipped Birmingham band Dumb, and now the results are online for all to see.

Filmed by director Tom Lawes on top of the Electric Cinema's roof, with the building work for Birming... read more

Striking Akord

10th Jun 2013
Striking Akord

Following their win at the Kerrang! Big Audition, last week Electric Flix filmed the new music video for Aberdeen band Akord (pictured at the prize ceremony), whose debut album Carry The Sound came out in April.

Using two Red cameras and a state-of-the-art Steadicam, director Tom Lawes and his team (including di... read more

The Last Projectionist on Vimeo

29th Apr 2013
The Last Projectionist on Vimeo

The Last Projectionist might be about a dying form of film distribution, but that doesn't mean the film itself isn't utilising a variety of formats to reach a wider audience, as this acclaimed documentary is now available to buy via Vimeo.

Praised by Mark Kermode, The Last Projectionist is the story of the final... read more

Morgan Spurlock - the joys of spring

26th Mar 2013
Morgan Spurlock - the joys of spring

Whilst on tour filming a documentary for One Direction, Morgan Spurlock urgently need to record a voice over for his new US TV series Inside Man. Naturally, our high-spec studio was the obvious choice of Birmingham facilities, but with only a few hours notice we had to quickly reschedule to accommodate the Super ... read more

The Big Audition 2013

21st Jan 2013
The Big Audition 2013

We'll be putting our TV and film production facilities to good use this January as we team up with Kerrang! Radio for their unsigned music competition The Big Audition, the winner getting a music video shot by the Electric's very own award-winning director Tom Lawes.

The winners of this nationwide talent search ... read more

Award winners

23rd Nov 2012
Award winners

We're very pleased to announce that our recent production Southside Stories - a series of short films promoting the Southside area of Birmingham - won two prestigious awards at this year's Royal Television Society Awards.

The awards took place on Thursday 22nd November in the centre of Birmingham with Homeland s... read more

The Last Projectionist on DVD

15th Oct 2012
The Last Projectionist on DVD

After a successful tour around the UK when it screened at your local independent cinema, our award winning documentary The Last Projectionist is finally coming to DVD on November 19th.

Available from Amazon.co.uk, as well as the feature itself, the DVD includes an extra 27 minute 'Behind the Screens' bonus docum... read more

Southside Stories

26th Sep 2012
Southside Stories

The Electric Cinema hosted a very special event on Tuesday 25th September as local residents gathered for the premiere of Southside Stories, a series of short films designed to celebrate and promote the Southside area of Birmingham. 

The films were created by our own in-house production company Electric Flix and... read more

The Last Projectionist on tour

27th Jul 2012
The Last Projectionist on tour

Electric Cinema owner Tom Lawes is currently on a one-man tour of the UK, taking his new documentary The Last Projectionist to some of the country's most fascinating and historic cinemas - some of which are featured in the film itself.

Tom has been doing post-screening Q&As in venues like the Hyde Park Pictureho... read more