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Northern Ireland Screen plans Cannes preview for George's Whole Lotta Sole

Northern Ireland Screen will present a two minute promo teaser from Terry George’s siege comedy Whole Lotta Sole starring Brendan Fraser at its networking chairman’s lunch today in Cannes.

The film is still shooting in Belfast and being sold here by Essential Entertainment. Delivery is planned for winter 2011.

Northern Ireland Screen invested in the film supported by Invest NI and part funded by the European Regional Development Fund. The organization is also promoting four films showcasing in the market here.

AV Pictures is selling Hotshot Films’ Jump, an urban fairytale which filmed in Derry and Belfast and was directed by Kieron J Walsh (When Brendan Met Trudy).

The Salt Company is representing two films funded by Northern Ireland Screen - comedy horror film Grabbers directed by Jon Wright and Killing Bono which opened this year’s Belfast Film Festival.

Meanwhile Belfast’s Chris Martin and Revolution Films’ Andrew Eaton will be at the lunch tomorrow to talk up Good Vibrations. Currently in pre-production, the project has secured international sales agent in The Works, is now fully financed and set to go into production at the end of the summer.

Screening in Short Film Corner is Yuki, a Northern Ireland/Japan co-venture written and directed by Jonathan Beer about a girl dealing with her mother’s mysterious illness.

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