The Legend of Barney Thomson

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Jamie M. Dagg’s RIVER Dominates 2015 Whistler Film Festival Awards

Jamie M. Dagg’s RIVER Dominates 2015 Whistler Film Festival Awards

The 15th anniversary celebration of the Whistler Film Festival wrapped, and the romantic drama CAROL, directed by Todd Haynes and starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, took home the Pandora Audience Award. The WFF Audience Award runner-ups were THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON, actor Robert Carlyle’s first theatrical feature and directorial debut, which received its North American premiere at the festival, followed by Ricardo Trogi’s mid-life crisis dramedy, Quebec film LE MIRAGE, the highest grossing […]

Actors Kiefer Sutherland and Robert Carlyle to be Honored at 2015 Whistler Film Festival

Actors Kiefer Sutherland and Robert Carlyle to be Honored at 2015 Whistler Film Festival

Actors Kiefer Sutherland and Robert Carlyle will be honored at the upcoming 15th anniversary 2015 Whistler Film Festival taking place December 2 to 6, 2015. British-born Canadian actor, film producer, and film director Kiefer Sutherland will be honored with the WFF 2015 Trailblazer in Acting Award presented to an actor who “has carved a unique and inspiring path for themselves in film and who continues to engage audiences with meaningful and impactful work,” followed by […]

Robert Carlyle’s THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON to Open 2015 Edinburgh International Film Festival

Robert Carlyle’s THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON to Open 2015 Edinburgh International Film Festival

Robert Carlyle’s feature directorial debut, The Legend of Barney Thomson, will receive its world premiere on Wednesday 17 June 2015, as the opening night film of the 2015 Edinburgh International Film Festival. Based on the book by Douglas Lindsay, The Legend of Barney Thomson is a darkly-humourous, Glasgow-set thriller that tells the story of awkward barber Barney, who inadvertently stumbles into serial murder. Complicating matters, Barney’s mother has a secret of her own, setting off a bloody […]