Slick Films hot new slate includes ISLA SOLEDAD, created by Mexican Ariel Award winners’ Omar Deneb Juárez and Camilo Gutiérrez Galván of Sauce Negro Films, Chris Overton’s IN TOO DEEP starring Academy Award winner Rachel Shenton and Stephen Wight, and Gregg Chilingirian’s GEORGE.
Rebecca Harris-Turner is the head of film at Slick Films. She is best known for producing the Academy Award® winning film THE SILENT CHILD. Her productions such as A GLIMPSE, IN TOO DEEP, SUCKA PUNCH – AN UNCERTAIN KINGDOM and LEADER have sold to distributors such as NITV, Verve Pictures, Amazon, Disney and Xiaomi, with two of her productions also premiering on BBC One and collectively winning an array of international awards. She heads the film department at Academy Award® winning production company, Slick Films, as Head of Film.
ISLA SOLEDAD is a tale of a single mother who loses the custody of her son and struggles to make amends for her past mistakes. She pleads for a chance to bring him back home. To do so, she must overcome her financial strain’s and the complicated care of her sick grandmother.
IN TOO DEEP is exceptionally current as it shares a story of a man (Stephen Wight) who is mourning the death of his young daughter, as a grieving father goes to extreme measures, using A.I technology to relive their fondest memories. A story with an ominous warning to society. The drama/thriller written by James Spillman sees the team behind THE SILENT CHILD reunited, with actress/producer Rachel Shenton, producer Rebecca Harris, cinematographer Ali Farahani and director/producer Chris Overton.
GEORGE follows GEORGE (Gregg Chilingirian) who is momentarily distracted from existential crisis by the enigmatic Kiyoni, 30-year-old George is suddenly forced to confront his past in order to process a life-altering event. Gregg Chilingirian stars and directs.
Slick Films is an Academy Award winning independent production company, their film THE SILENT CHILD, written by Rachel Shenton, directed by Chris Overton and produced by Rebecca Harris, won the OSCAR for Best Live Action Short at the 90th Academy Awards.