02nd Feb2016

Interview: Director Ben Lewis talks ‘Chancers’

by Phil Wheat

Chancers: The Great Gangster Film Fraud tells the story of former criminal-turned-film-director, Paul Knight, who thought years of going straight had finally paid off, when a couple of producers asked him to direct a big budget British gangster movie A Landscape of Lies. But Paul ended up working for the biggest crooks he’d ever met […]

12th Jan2016

‘Chancers’ – The Great Gangster Film Fraud

by Stuart Wright

Bashar Al Issa, a bankrupt Middle Eastern entrepreneur and Aoife Madden, an unemployed Irish actress join up to make feature films. Their first movie will have an almost unheard-of budget for a British film of £20m. But there’s a problem – the money never actually comes in. Undeterred, Bashar and Aoife submit £8m of production […]