[EK!] PRODUCTIONS

strange is beautiful

[EK!] productions was set up by Filmmaker & Choreographer Rebecca (Bex) Melvin Phillips and began life as a multi-media dance company called Eklectika! Dance by Design.  In 2016 the company evolved into an independent film production company, which has so far produced music video, experimental dance film, animation & narrative short films.

 

Strange is beautiful
​Enjoy.

 

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IN PRODUCTION

THE MEDUSA BOX

 (FILMING 2022/23)
 

'The Medusa Box' will be [EK!] Productions debut feature film and tells the story of two mismatched hobbyists on a quest across Dartmoor to uncover the secret of 'The Elusive Medusa'. 

 

The innocent past time of Letterboxing, along with the stunning scenery of Dartmoor, forms the backdrop to a twisting tale of unhealthy obsessions and sinister secrets, one that will appeal to anybody with an appetite for mysteries and perhaps a little of the macabre.

The 'Prologue' to The Medusa Box was filmed on location in March this year and footage is currently being edited, and the score to this opening scene written.  Once finished, this opening scene will play an integral part in raising funds to take the rest of this feature film into production later this year.

    To find out more about this movie, including how you can help bring 'The Medusa Box' to life, visit www.themedusabox.com

 

Join the adventure...

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/STORY/PRODUCTION DESIGN: Rebecca Melvin Phillips

SCREENWRITER: Kris Heys

DoP: Jamie Hobbis

COMPOSER: JS Zeiter

SOUND DESIGN/PRODUCTION: Sam C Phillips

COSTUME: Minna Gibbs Nicholls

FILMOGRAPHY

 

FALLEN ANGELS 

(2020)

 

​The Fallen Angels descend on the Earth from the Cosmos to remind us that we are all a small part of something much bigger acting as tiny beacons of hope in our chaotic world.
In many cultures, it is believed angels will fall from the heavens during the End Times.

 

Their descent has begun...  

 

This is [EK!] Productions first venture into animation.  For more information about the Fallen Angels visit:

itsbyek.wixsite.com/fallenangels

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DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/CAMERAS/ANIMATION/PRODUCTION DESIGN/EDIT: Rebecca Melvin Phillips

MUSIC & SOUND DESIGN: Sam Hollywood - Summers

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FALLEN ANGELS POSTER

BUG

(2020)

A 60 second, isolation,Weird, Folk-Horror, Arthouse short.  Filmed during lockdown Summer 2020

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DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/SCRIPT/CAMERA/PRODUCTION DESIGN/EDIT: Rebecca Melvin Phillips

STARRING: Sam C Phillips & Bex Phillips
MUSIC: Sam C Phillips

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BUG POSTER

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 THURSDAY NIGHT 

(2020)

Frankie's eyes look up to the city sky as she slips into a daydream of how perfect her Thursday night will be. 

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/SCRIPT/CAMERA/PRODUCTION DESIGN/EDIT: Rebecca Melvin Phillips

STARRING: Mia Vore & Christian Cosgriff
SOUND DESIGN/MUSIC: Sam C Phillips

SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKEUP: Carol Ann Costello

​ASSISTANT: Michael Anthony Lewis

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THURSDAY NIGHT POSTER

THE CoVEN 

[EKsperiment I]

 (2019 - PRESENT)
First of the EKsperiment series.

An ongoing EKsperiment creating micro-short dance film for the small screen.  For more information, and to view

CoVEN PART I, head to the DANCE FILM section of the website.

 

THE CoVEN are conjuring...

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/CONCEPT/CAMERA/PRODUCTION DESIGN/EDIT: Rebecca Melvin Phillips

CHOREOGRAPHY: Rebecca Melvin Phillips & THE CoVEN

SOUND DESIGN/MUSIC: Sam C Phillips

THE CoVEN ARE: Clare Fildes, Romina Thornton & Bex Phillips

TENTACLES (THE MACHINE ROLLS ON)

(2017)
The official 'Tentacles (The Machine Rolls On)' music video for Manchester band Dead Sea Apes.  This track features on their album 'Sixth Side of the Pentagon. 

 

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/CAMERA/PRODUCTION DESIGN/EDIT: Rebecca Melvin Phillips

STARRING: Katie Mason
MUSIC: Dead Sea Apes feat. Adam Stone

​ASSISTANT: Chris Hardman
TENTACLE WRANGLER: Keith Cartwright

THE MOORMAN

(2016)
[EK!] Productions debut, a zero-budget, horror short, filmed on Dartmoor whilst living in a van. The moor is alive!

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/CAMERAS/SCRIPT/PRODUCTION DESIGN/EDIT: Rebecca Melvin Phillips

VISUAL EFFECTS: Adam Sinclair

STARRING: Beavy Merlin, Lincoln West & Yoshi Vann

MUSIC: JS Zeiter

SOUND DESIGN: Sam C Phillips

SOURCE MUSIC: Johnny Woodhams (The Hurtful Taunts)

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THE MOORMAN POSTER

DANCE FILM

 

THE CoVEN I

 (2019 - PRESENT)

An ongoing series of micro-short dance films for the small screen and the first EKsperiment.  

THE CoVEN also includes a remote dance company made up of professional, amateur and non-dancers.

To join THE CoVEN visit thecovendancecult.com

 

THE CoVEN are conjuring...

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/CONCEPT/CAMERA/PRODUCTION DESIGN/EDIT: Rebecca Melvin Phillips

CHOREOGRAPHY: Rebecca Melvin Phillips & THE CoVEN

SOUND DESIGN/MUSIC: Sam C Phillips

THE COVEN ARE: Clare Fildes, Romina Thornton & Bex Phillips

NIGHTMARE ON TIB STREET

(2005)
A site-specific multimedia dance installation performed in the basement of Northern Flower, exploring the history of Tib Street in Manchester's city centre.

 

CHOREOGRAPHY/CONCEPT/PRODUCTION DESIGN: Rebecca Melvin Phillips

​DANCERS: Romina Sartori and Bex Melvin

CAMERA/EDIT/PROJECTION: Mark Haig

MUSIC: Andrew Dollerson

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