February 4, 2020

The Old Civilian is in the can! The TND-produced short film, written and directed by Kia Khalili Pir, was shot in London at the end of last year. In order to make this movie just right, we're now using Indiegogo to reach out and find backers to join us on our journey through post-production and onto film festivals around the world. 

The cast and crew all did an amazing job, and...

November 17, 2019

TND's next production starts shooting in London this week - we're delighted to be producing The Old Civilian for writer director Kia Khalili Pir. The film is a Neo-noir thriller, and we're shooting a short version in 2019 before launching production on the feature version in 2020. The film stars Japanese actress Jun Ichikawa in the lead role, along with Elizabeth Bartram, Gareth Lawrence, Hong Che...

May 30, 2019

The Next Day is working with APERTURE: ASIA & PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL, which returns for its second edition shortly, bringing audiences more fascinating journeys in moving image through the regions – the festival will run 4-13 June in London before touring around the UK, returning to London in September. 

The festival has a fantastic lineup, presenting some of the boldest, most daring and s...

February 27, 2019

The Next Day's alcohol documentary project Ganbei! continued its London shoot last week at the amazing Craft Beer Rising at the Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch. Following on from the shoot in Beijing in November, the filming focused on the fascinating subject of craft beer and the development of the international beer industry - the pilot episode will be ready soon, and we'll be looking for partn...

December 18, 2018

TND is back in London again after a trip to the beautiful island of Sanya in China for the Hainan International Film Festival, where James Mudge was invited to take part in the festival's International Critics Forum. Joined by other leading critics from China and around the world, James took part in a fascinating roundtable event discussing the place of film criticism in today's film industry, the...

November 29, 2018

Exhausted but happy, TND is back in London after shooting the Chinese segment of the coming craft beer episode of the Ganbei! online series on changing Chinese and UK alcohol culture. Working with a Chinese production partner and a Chinese crew, the shoot covered visits to a wide range of craft beer bars and breweries in Beijing, interviews with experts and brewers, and visits to the China Craft B...

October 11, 2018

Excited to announce that the Scottish shoot for Fifty Six, the first TND production and the directorial debut of James Mudge, has completed! With just one more scene to shoot the film is nearly in the can, with post-production beckoning. 

The film is an intense psychological thriller which makes innovative use of the found footage form, and stars the amazing and talented Vivien Reid and Dolly Mengq...