CAA has signed filmmaker Charlotte Regan for representation.
Regan made her characteristic debut pinch “Scrapper,” which premiered astatine this year’s Sundance Film Festival, winning nan World Cinema Dramatic Grand Jury Prize. The Londoner wrote and directed nan film, starring Harris Dickinson and newcomers Lola Campbell and Alin Uzun. “Scrapper” follows Georgie (Campbell), a dreamy 12-year-old woman who lives happily unsocial successful her London flat, filling it pinch magic. Suddenly, her estranged begetter (Dickinson) turns up and forces her to face reality.
In Variety’s review, movie professional Guy Lodge described nan dramedy arsenic a “sweet, pastel-colored rotation connected British realism.” He wrote: “Tracking nan gradual but inevitable thawing of relations betwixt Georgie and nan estranged begetter who breezes backmost into her life, Regan’s debut rehashes a big of acquainted elements from type kitchen-sink dramas and dysfunctional parent-child stories, coating them colorfully capable that audiences won’t mind nan overseas spot of rust.”
Following its triumph successful Park City, nan film, produced by BBC Films/BFI and DMC Film, is scheduled to surface in title astatine nan Sydney Film Festival successful June and unfastened Sundance’s U.K. edition successful July.
Born successful London, Regan picked up directing erstwhile she was 15 years aged and grew up making low-budget euphony videos for section rappers, helming much than 200 to date. She’s besides directed a bid of short films, opening pinch “Standby,” which screened astatine nan Toronto Film Festival successful 2016. The short garnered a BAFTA information and won nan BFI Future Film and BFI New Talent Awards. Her 2nd short “Fry-Up” screened astatine BFI London Film Festival, arsenic good arsenic Sundance and Berlinale, pinch her 3rd “Dodgy Dave” playing astatine TIFF and BFI London.
In summation to CAA, Regan continues to beryllium represented by Lark successful nan U.K.