Watch an Exclusive Preview of Pulp at the London Film and Comic Con
Posted by geeksyndicate on July 8, 2011
I remember when I first met Adam Hamdy, the driving force behind Dare Productions the makers of Pulp years ago at a convention and hearing all his ideas for the future. It’s great to see how far his plans have come and I’m really looking forward to seeing Pulp when it’s finally released. In the meantime if yout attend the London Film and Comic Con you can get a sneak peek of the film.
Find out more below.
BRITISH COMEDY STRIKES AGAIN
LONDON FILM AND COMIC CON EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW - PULP
See an exclusive 20 minute screening of the yet to be released indie film Pulp, starring The Fast Show/Cold Feet’s John Thomson and a trio of comedic geniuses; the dashing Jay Sutherland, ‘Rock God’ Gavin Molloy and national treasure in waiting, Simon Burbage. Pulp is set in the irreverent world of comic book publishing and has been produced by Dare Productions and Reels in Motion Films. Pulp is a grass-roots homage to all things geek: comic books, movies and video games.
Where? London Film and Comic Con, Earls Court 2, London
When? Saturday 9 July, 11.30am and 3pm
Who? Director Adam Hamdy and producer Phil Bland will discuss how Pulp came about and how they produced their independent £2 Million film.
How? Call/email to get exclusive tickets to screenings – Susan Hayes – 077699 71990
Why? Pulp is building real momentum. Test audiences have compared the comedy to Kingpin, The Full Monty & The Hangover.
Director and producer, Adam Hamdy, had the idea for Pulp in July 2010 while at Comic-Con San Diego. Although it moved from concept to production in less than three months, Pulp is the culmination of years of real experiences at comic conventions, which has helped give the film a fun and authentic feel. Made entirely without support from any regional or national screen agencies, or the backing of any established film financiers, studios, or distributors Pulp is a testament to the production team, cast and crew and their enthusiasm for the film. It is an example of a new wave of quality independent filmmaking in the UK. The first two days of the production were shot on location at the British International Comic Show. The remaining thirty-three days of production were shot on location in and around Birmingham, Stoke-On-Trent, and Altrincham.
PULP IN A NUTSHELL
Infinite Finity. Thunder Racers. Rat Warriors. Junk Comics’s library of titles has been referred to as the ‘worst material printed since Mein Kampf’. Tony Leary, the nice-guy owner of Junk Comics, is gearing up for one last roll of the dice. His new superhero title, The Sodomizer, launches at the British International Comic Show, and nothing will stop Tony from making it a success. Nothing except a gang of Geordie criminals who are using another comic company to launder their dirty money. Tony is drafted by the police to identify the culprits and bring them to justice. Aided by his trusty geek sidekicks, Rick and Keith, Tony must defy the odds if he is to become a real life hero.
In an effort to build awareness of the film, the team behind Pulp has spent most of the last year going to comic, film and sci-fi conventions around the country and recording comic and movie fans talking about topics that they’re passionate about. These interviews have been distributed via Aol, and have clocked up over 200,000 unique viewers in the first eight weeks of release. Take a look – join Jonathan Ross (among others) to debate Nerds v Geeks; Batman v Superman; Gandalf v Dumbledore: (www.asylum.co.uk)