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Here you can keep up to date with the Black Camel slate. We write about productions as they go through the development stage, and report on shooting and release schedules.

TOM GATES IS COMING TO TV

Liz Pichon’s no.1 bestselling children’s series published by Scholastic UK is optioned by Black Camel and Red Kite. Bestselling children’s book character Tom Gates is set for TV stardom after the rights to Liz Pichon’s books were optioned amid stiff...

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SARAH GILCHRIST TRILOGY

We are delighted to announce that we have optioned the Sarah Gilchrist Trilogy by author Kaite Welsh. Set in the underworld of Victorian Edinburgh, it features a trailblazing young medical student-turned-detective who uncovers a grisly secret on the...

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GIFTED

Production company Black Camel have optioned the GIFTED series of books by Marilyn Kaye for CBBC. The nine-book series, which explores the world of schoolchildren with superpowers that echo their emotional adolescent states, was originally set...

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FOCUS CHOOSE BLACK CAMEL

Black Camel has been chosen as one of the first seven companies to benefit from a £500k initiative to provide business growth for Scottish TV and film companies. The two year project, called FOCUS, is financed by Creative Scotland and Scottish...

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CONTENT SELLS OUTPOST: RISE OF THE SPETSNAZ

Source: Screen Daily Content has closed key sales on Outpost III: Rise Of The Spetsnaz and has licensed US rights to XLrator Media, which released the previous episode Black Sun. Kieran Parker directed from Rae Brunton's horror screenplay about an undead Nazi legion....

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EFD TO DISTRIBUTE SUNSHINE ON LEITH

Source: Screen Daily EXCLUSIVE: Entertainment Film Distributors has backed and will distribute Proclaimers musical, with Dexter Fletcher [pictured] directing Peter Mullan and Jane Horrocks. Anticipated DNA-Black Camel feature Sunshine on Leith, adapted by Stephen...

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OUTPOST II: BLACK SUN Premiering at Frightfest

  Premiering at Film's FrightFest festival on 25th August & Marching onto DVD and BLU-RAY 27th August 2012   PREPARE FOR THE RISE OF THE 4TH REICH...   Directed by Steve Barker (Outpost) and starring Richard Coyle (Prince of Persia, Pusher), the highly anticipated...

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OUTPOST: RISE OF THE SPETSNAZ BEGINS PRODUCTION

23 April 2012, Glasgow - Content is delighted to announce principal photography has begun today on the third installment of the OUTPOST franchise, THE RISE OF THE SPETNAZ. The film shoots on location in Glasgow and Yorkshire. Kieran Parker (Outpost, Outpost: Black...

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OUTPOST: RISE OF THE SPETSNAZ IN PRE-PRODUCTION

Black Camel Pictures are proud to announce the imminent production of OUTPOST: RISE OF THE SPETSNAZ. Kieran Parker directs from a script by Rae Brunton. Production takes place in Scotland and Yorkshire. Arabella Page Croft and Kieran Parker produce for Black Camel...

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OUTPOST: BLACK SUN IN POST-PRODUCTION

After wrapping a successful shoot at the start of April, Black Camel Pictures is pleased to announce that Outpost: Black Sun is in post-production. The film stars Catherine Steadman (The Tudors, The Inbetweeners) and Richard Coyle (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time,...

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LEGACY NOMINATED FOR BEST UK FILM AT RAINDANCE

We are delighted to announce that LEGACY has been nominated for best UK feature at the 18th annual Raindance Film Festival 2010. The festival runs from the 23rd September to the 10th October, with the winner to be announced before the closing ceremony. LEGACY will be...

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OFFICIAL OUTPOST: BLACK SUN SITE IS GO!

  We are happy to announce that the official website for our upcoming production Outpost: Black Sun has been launched and can be found at www.outpostblacksun.com! Check it out for exclusive artwork, competitions and the latest information regarding the continuing...

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LEGACY PICKED UP BY CODEBLACK

                Codeblack Entertainment has acquired North American distribution rights to Legacy from the Film Sales Company in New York. Legacy was recently awarded The Grand Jury Prize for Best Film at the 14th Annual American Black Film Festival in Miami. Legacy's...

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LEGACY WINS BEST FILM AT ABFF

  Black Camel Pictures are delighted to announce that Legacy has been awarded The Grand Jury Prize for Best Film at the 14th Annual American Black Film Festival in Miami. For more information click...

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LEGACY REVIEWS FROM TRIBECA

  Legacy received its International Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in April and below you can take a look at how the film was received from a number of reviewers. SKY MOVIES Our Man In New York Hits Tribeca (Again NBC 28th April 2010 A Fine "Legacy" CINEMABLEND...

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Black Camel Producers in Cannes

   Black Camel Producers Arabella Croft and Kieran Parker will we attending the Cannes Film Festival and Marche du Film from 15th-20th May. They can be contacted on their e-mails arabella@blackcamel.co.uk and kieran@blackcamel.co.uk should you wish to meet with them...

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LEGACY SELECTED FOR TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

  Black Camel Pictures are delighted to announce that Legacy has been selected for the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by American Express, where it will have its international premiere when it is shown as part of the Discovery section. TFF will feature...

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LEGACY GETS GREAT GFF PRESS

Legacy closed the 2010 Glasgow Film Festival to great acclaim in its World Premiere on the 28th February with the filmmakers delighted with how the evening went. Legacy's appearance at the Glasgow Film Festival attracted a great deal of attention amongst the national...

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KIERAN PARKER SELECTED FOR INSIDE PICTURES

  Black Camel's Kieran Parker has been selected for the highly regarded Inside Pictures, an intensive film business training and personal development programme presented by Qwerty Films and supported by Skillset and the UK Film Council. The programme is for executives...

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Arabella Croft is ACE Producer

  Black Camel's Arabella Croft is amongst 16 new producers from 11 European countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom) who have been selected to participate in the 19th ACE Training...

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LEGACY WORLD PREMIERE

Black Camel Pictures are delighted to announce the World Premiere of Legacy as the Closing Gala of the Glasgow Film Festival on the 28th February 2010. We thrilled to have the film receive this endorsement and to be able to bring the World Premiere to the city in...

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CONCEPT ARTWORK FOR LEGACY RELEASED

 We are delighted to reveal the promotional posters for our new film LEGACY starring Idris Elba, from writer/director Thomas Ikimi. To see the complete set of posters and to find out more about the film, click...

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OUTPOST: BLACK SUN AT AFM

Contentfilm International will be representing OUTPOST: BLACK SUN at the American Film Market from 4th-11th November in Santa Monica, California. More more details can be found...

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PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY BEGINS ON LEGACY

Black Camel Pictures are delighted to announce that on May 11th principal photography began on the psychological thriller LEGACY, a taut, psychological revenge thriller that follows the journey of Black Ops soldier Malcolm Gray, who returns to a Brooklyn hotel after a...

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CONTENTFILM PICKS UP OUTPOST II

ContentFilm International, the UK and US based sales outfit, has acquired worldwide sales rights to Outpost II: Black Sun, the sequel to the BAFTA nominated hit Outpost. Steve Barker will return to direct the production and is co-writing the script with Rae Brunton....

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OUTPOST BAFTA NOMINATED FOR BEST FILM

   It gives us great pleasure to announce that Outpost has been nominated for Best Feature film at the 2008 BAFTA Scotland Awards. The awards ceremony takes place on the 9th of November and you can find more information on the 2008 BAFTA Scotland Awards...

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OUTPOST ON UK DVD 15TH SEPTEMBER

  OUTPOST RELEASED ON U.K DVD 15TH SEPTEMBER   * Widescreen 2.40:1 Anamorphic * English - Dolby Digital (5.1) * Commentries from director Steve Barker and producer Kieran Parker * Behind the scenes featurettes * Deleted Scenes * Trailers   Currently available to...

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AV Forum Review

Outpost Region 2 DVD review written by Keith Hurst, published 7th May 2008 Earlier this decade Arabella Croft and Kieran Parker staked everything on a straight to disc low budget horror. Initially released in the U.S. only on SD DVD it got some worthy praise, worthy...

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THE LIST REVIEW

Source: The List (Issue 602) Date: 8 May 2008 Written by: Paul Dale *** HORROR Beefy mercenary DC (Ray Stevenson) has just made a bad decision. He's taken a job from shadowy businessman Hunt (Julian Wadham). DC and his band of professional soldiers have to get Hunt...

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ALL THINGS HORROR REVIEW

OUTPOST is a very special little film. Not just because it's good; it' a gem, of that there's no dispute - but because a couple took a chance on something that they believed in, knowing all of the risks and the pitfalls in starting such a venture. And still they went...

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EMPIRE REVIEW

Outpost (18) *** Plot In war-torn Eastern Europe, a group of mercenaries discover a long-hidden secret in an abandoned Second World War bunker. Review Steve barker makes his debut with a fun, lo-fi chiller/actioner which exploits the novelty value of its own unique...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #17

The Middle Row.com review http://themiddlerow.com/2008/04/03/review-outpost-dvdDirected by: Steve Barker Written by: Rae Brunton Starring: Ray Stevenson, aka the new Punisher. Julian Wadham, Richard Brake, Paul Blair I picked this movie up thinking it would be another...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #16

Palace of Horror DVD Review:http://www.palaceofhorror.com/2008/04/07/the-outpost/ Horror film fans are used to seeing films that sound great on the back of the DVD case but turn out to be hugely disappointing. That makes finding those little diamonds in the rough that...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #15

The Minatures page.com Review:http://theminiaturespage.com/boards/msg.mv?id=137028 What a fun and Fantastic movie! -- In this gruesome shocker helmed by Steve Barker, a team of battle-scarred mercenaries embarks on a risky mission to escort a shadowy businessman...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #14

Slasherpool.com reviewhttp://slasherp.nexcess.net/htm/reviews/outpost.htm Review By: AnthroFred A team of soldiers are on a routine mission to protect a businessman through the woods of Eastern Europe. He leads them to a forgotten underground outpost where he seems to...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #13

GGY metal Review:http://ggymeta.wordpress.com/2008/03/14/zombie-nazi-the-outpost/ Anyone remember the film Shock Waves. It came out in 77, and I finally got to watch it when I was ten. I thought it was creepiest thing ever. If you want a full review with spoilers,...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #12

PS Illustrated Review:http://www.psillustrated.com/psillustrated/movie_rev.php/627 Content: Outpost is an eerie thriller/horror set in current day Eastern Europe. Mr. Hunt (Julian Wadham) is a "businessman" looking to hire a band of mercenaries to protect him as he...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #11

DVD Ciao review:http://dvd.ciao.co.uk/Outpost_DVD__Review_5752396 Story: Outpost begins with a shady looking business man named Hunt scoping out the local bar of an eastern European town savaged by war and poverty for hired help to accompany and protect him on a...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #10

Dread Central review http://www.dreadcentral.com/node/26401What's in a villain? There's no doubt the Nazis basically personify evil. For years and years they've been cruelty fodder for video games, movies, books, you name it. With good reason too. The atrocities they...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #9

War Movies Review: Link: http://warmovieblog.com/archives/191-Outpost-2007.htmlIn the UK-produced Outpost, we get to follow a mysterious band of mercenaries hired by an even more mysterious man into the forests of Eastern Europe. The mission? Well, he's not telling....

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OUTPOST REVIEW #8

Real Movie News DVD ReviewOutpost (2007) DVD review written by: Anthony Berk Link:http://www.realmovienews.com/dvd/reviews/2020 Set in war-torn Eastern Europe, a band of battle-worn mercenaries undertake a dangerous mission into a no-man's land at the behest of a...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #7

UGO.com review link:http://www.ugo.com/ugo/html/article/?id=18308§ionId=2 Outpost - DVD Review By Matt Gamble I can hear the pitch meeting now, "It's Dawn of the Dead meets Castle Wolfenstein." Call me a man of simple pleasure, but dammit if I don't love me some...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #6

Room Six.com review: http://roomsix.com/2008/04/movie-review-outpost-2007In the tradition of Dog Soldiers comes this low-budget British film about a group of soldiers battling an unseen foe in the remote woods of Eastern Europe. I was hoping that this movie would be...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #6

Horror Society review: link: http://horrorsociety.com/2008/03/29/the-outpost/Horror film fans are used to seeing films that sound great on the back of the DVD case but turn out to be hugely disappointing. That makes finding those little diamonds in the rough that much...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #6

Eclipse Magazine review link:http://eclipsemagazine.com/2008/03/19/unexpected-pleasures-gabriel-outpost-rowan-atkinson-live-sands-of-oblivion-and-black-moon-rising/ Outpost An alleged engineer hires a half-dozen mercenaries to help him find "minerals." Turns out he's...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #5

DVD verdict review link:http://www.dvdverdict.com/reviews/outpost.php The Charge You can't kill what's already dead. Opening Statement When killer Nazi ghosts attack, what do you do? This badass little horror gem has a few ideas. Facts of the Case A band of...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #4

DVD town review link: http://www.dvdtown.com/reviews/outpost/5733Clocking in at just under a tight ninety minutes, "Outpost" is a compact horror flick by director Steven Barker that doesn't mess around with unnecessary fluff. The only beating-around-the-bush is done...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #3

 d3rang3d Reviews link: http://www.d3rang3d.com/reviews/outpost.shtml Mercenaries hired to recover a gizmo - yup, a gizmo, you know, weird looking machine, does all kinds of weird shit and looks a bit like an old motor - run into ghostly, zombie, interdimensional type...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #2

Bloodtype Online link: http://www.bloodtypeonline.com/o12.htmIn a dim-lite bar in Eastern Europe DC (Ray Stevenson, Rome), an ex- marine, is propositioned by a business man named Hunt to put together a crack team of mercenaries to escort him into an old underground...

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OUTPOST REVIEW #1

Hi,Saw Outpost last night and was very impressed. Thought it had the courage of its own genre convictions and it delivered as a tough, suitably gory if ultimately rather bleak shock-horror. Above all, it looked terrific with production values worthy of something more...

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OUTPOST ON FACEBOOK

Welcome to the inaugural Black Camel blog, where we hope to keep you updated with the various goings on here and all the news surrounding the UK cinema release of Outpost on May 16th. In that spirit may we direct you to the Facebook Group for Outpost where you can...

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OUTPOST WINS NEW TALENT BAFTA

  On Friday 14th of March Black Camel Pictures enjoyed a successful night at the BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards in Glasgow, with Arabella Croft and Kieran Parker winning the award for Best First Time Producers for their work on OUTPOST.   For more details on the...

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OUTPOST BAFTA NOMINATED

          Outpost has been nominated for two BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards: Best New Work - Fiction and Best New Producers - Fiction for Arabella Croft and Kieran Parker.   The ceremony takes place on Friday 14th of March, full details of which can be found here....

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OUTPOST GETS U.S. RELEASE DATE

    Outpost will be released on DVD in the U.S. On March 11th. It has also been confirmed for a Russian cinema release on May 29th.   Keep checking here for further release dates as they are confirmed, including U.K. release.     DVD Special Features for Outpost...

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OUTPOST AT AMERICAN FILM MARKET

  Outpost will make its worldwide market premiere at the AFM.   Screening times are: October 31st / Wed - 1:00 PM - Laemmle Monica 3 November 1st / Thu - 11:00 AM - Laemmle Monica 4   For more information click here....

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SONY DIGS IN

Sony Pictures (SPWAG) has snapped up Outpost for distribution in the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Greece and Israel.For more information click...

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NEW ADDITION TO BLACK CAMEL

Black Camel Pictures are delighted to announce that Michael Callaghan has been appointed as assistant to producers, Arabella Page Croft and Kieran Parker. Michael, who comes with several years' film and television experience in Hollywood and London, will also be...

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