Possum Selected for Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018 and the Irish premier at Gallway film Festival
15th June, 2018
Possum has also been nominated for Freight Fest GENRE RISING STAR AWARD
Co Produced by The Fyzz Facility and the BFI, written and directed by Matthew Holness, Possum tells the story of a disgraced children’s puppeteer forced to confront his dark childhood past, and wicked stepfather it’a “a very bleak and understated character piece.” Starring Sean Harris as the puppeteer and Alun Armstrong as the wicked stepfather.
OnSight were delighted to work with The Fyzz Facility producers: James Harris, Wayne Marc Godfrey, Mark Lane and Robert Jones alongside Co-producer James Cotton and Director Matthew Holness to provide full Post Production on this film, including conform, online, audio, grade and deliverables. The Editor for Possum was Tommy Boulding and DP was Kit Fraser, Possum was shot on 35mm film.
Possum tells the story of a disgraced puppeteer Philip who returns to his childhood home. Staying with his cruel stepfather, Maurice, Philip soon discovers that ridding himself of Possum is no easy task. When his attempts to destroy the demonic puppet fail, Philip suspects Maurice of manipulating Possum to cause him further distress. As their relationship deteriorates, repressed memories of a traumatic childhood start to resurface. When a local child goes missing and the police suspect him of the crimes, Philip is forced to confront the nightmares of his past and discovers that the real demon lurks much closer to home.
With our senior colourist Andy Lee and sound supervisor Andy Coles providing their creative expertise on the film Onsight provided full Post Production on the upcoming Feature.