Derby Film Festival Guests Confirmed


Friday 1 May – Sunday 10 May 2015
Derby Quad



Reel Solutions are once again working with Derby Film Festival (May 1-10 2015). For the 2nd edition of this rapidly growing event we are delighted to be able to confirm as special guests Jenny Agutter and directors Peter Sasdy and Mark Herman.


Jenny Agutter needs no introduction. Firmly established as a national treasure she is the star of The Railway ChildrenAn American Werewolf in London and TV’s Call the Midwife. Subject to work commitments she will attend the festival on Saturday, May 9.






Peter Sasdy is the Hungarian-born filmmaker who enjoyed early success with Hammer Films on titles such as Taste the Blood of Dracula and Hands of the Ripper. On TV he scared millions with his classic ghost story The Stone Tape. He will receive an 80th birthday tribute. Peter also attends on May 9.





Mark HermanMark Herman is the Yorkshire-born writer/director who put the emotion of the miners’ strike into his hit movie Brassed Off. The film was shot in Yorkshire 20 years ago and will receive an anniversary screening in the presence of the director. 






Posted in General by / March 9th, 2015 / 2 Comments »


  1. Judith says:

    Can you supply a link to the full programme of the Derby FF, also within your next mailing?

  2. Gillie says:

    Hello Judith, at the time this was posted on the website, and when the information went out in the newsletters, the Derby Film Festival site had not gone live. There is now a link on our Events page, under the Cinema section. Regards, Gillie

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