A big thankyou to everyone who turned out for the screening of the film at Hong Kong’s Clockenflap festival at the beginning of Dec 2012. There was a bit of a Creation theme with Mark Gardener and Primal Scream also putting in appearances… For a full review click here
Upside Down screened at the Fiz Independent Music Festival in Zaragoza in Northern Spain on Tues Sept 25th. Also on the bill the Pulp film Fanfare for the Common People and the Dylan classic – Don’t Look Back.
for more info click here.
Upside Down is preparing for a DVD release later this year in Australia and New Zealand. The man responsible for the instrumental musical interludes in the film , Ride’s Mark Gardener, precedes this with a short tour of Oz and New Zealand in August. Details can be found here…Above by the way is a photo of Mark with director/producer Danny O’ Connor picking up the Mojo Vision Award…
Those of you who have yet to see the movie, or who would like to see it again can do so now via Lovefilm. Buy or rent a copy here.
We screened as part of Noise Pop in San Francisco on February 23rd. Details -http://bit.ly/w57JuC . Also, the Great Bob Mould performed Sugar’s ‘Copper Blue’ in it’s entirety for the first time ever at the festival.
Upside Down kicked off in Canada with a series of screenings in Winnipeg, Manitoba. For details of the events at the Cinematheque on Arthur Street click here..The screenings were added to by a set by local band Haunter and supported by CKUW 95.9FM. A big thank you to all concerned……….
Click here for a preview from the Winnipeg Metro newspaper.
Upside Down featured as part of a week long event centred around Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at the Cinema De Lux in Tokyo – Jan 13th. Noel debuted his new album whilst acclaimed photographer, Lawrence Watson hosted an exhibition of his photos of the former Oasis legend. For more click here.
First off, a belated Happy New Year to one and all. Here’s to the year ahead. A good time then for us to say thank you for all your support over the past twelve months and here’s hoping you stay with us for the year ahead. It’s been quite a ‘ride’, (ahem), and with a global release this year, it looks like that rollercoaster will continue.
We’ve released in the UK and Ireland and are about to surface in Japan, Oz, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, Scandanavia, Benelux and germany in the first part of 2012.
We’ve had great reviews in music and film publications, not to mention picking up the Mojo Vision Award 2011 and bagging NME’s film of the year.
We featured at almost 50 festivals across 26 countries. Click here for a full rundown.
Finally, we hope you had a great 2011. Here’s to 2012 x
Cheers, The Documentalists.
Danny, Karen, Stephen, Tanya, Matt, Jonathan, Mark and Paul.
We made our debut down under at the Brisbane International Film Festival on Monday November 7th, followed by a second screening on Sunday 13th. Details.
Danny O’Connor and Mark Gardener were in Cologne on Thursday, November 3rd for our screening as part of the 2011 Soundtrack Festival. Details.
‘Let There Be Rock’….. We charted just behind AC/DC in this weeks top 10, coming in at No.2. If you haven’t got a copy yet, then head to your local HMV for an exclusive edition, or order it online here.
Upside Down was honoured to share a stage with a Beatle, a Beach Boy and a Sex Pistol at this year’s Mojo awards. The film won the Mojo Vision award at the knees up which also saw accolades go to Ringo Starr, Brian Wilson, John Lydon and many more including the Arctic Monkeys and Primal Scream… The award was collected by director, Danny O’ Connor and the film’s music supervisor, former Ride frontman, Mark Gardener…See the video here
We screened in Greece for the first time, as part of the Athens International Film Festival on Tuesday, September 20th. Details.