Where You’ll Spot UVE At This Year’s BFI London Film Festival!

Posted by Indiana - 28 Sep 2023

Fellow movie buffs!

Mark your calendars because the 67th annual BFI London Film Festival is about to commence, showcasing the best fresh talent and emerging filmmakers!

Set to run from October 4-15, we’re in store for 12 days of non-stop cinematic magic ✨

During this time, many recent and (as yet) unreleased productions are due to have their worldwide debut. Want a heads up on where you’ll spot UVE talent popping up?

Let’s take a look shall we? 👀

The Little Mermaid

Starting strong with 2023’s live action version of The Little Mermaid.

The LFF are not only screening Rob Marshall’s adaptation of this Disney classic; they’re throwing it its very own ‘Fun-day’ in the foyer. Hold tight for themed arts, crafts, DIY animation and more!

When watching The Little Mermaid, be on the lookout for UVE Fishermen, Carriage Road Locals, Traders, Sea Models, Villagers & more!

🎬 Directed byRob Marshall
📅 Theatrical Release26 May, 2023 (now available to stream from Disney+)


Saltburn has been touted as a fascinating ‘exploration of the human psyche’ – and stars the brilliant talents of Barry Keoghan, Jacob Elordi, Rosamund Pike & Richard E. Grant.

You can catch Saltburn‘s international premiere opening the festival on Wednesday, October 4th!

When watching Saltburn, pay extra attention to the roles of the Footmen, Maids, Dinner Guests, Students, Party-Goers, & Kitchen Staff – courtesy of UVE!

🎬 Directed byEmerald Fennell
📅 Theatrical ReleaseNovember 17, 2023

Loki – Season 2 [Special Preview]

A very special preview screening of the first 2 episodes of Loki Season 2, reprising everyone’s favourite Marvel-ous mischief maker!

This special preview will be introduced by director Dan DeLeeuw and exec producer Kevin R Wright – take place exclusively on October 5th!

When watching Loki – Season 2, keep watch for many UVE roles including: Press, Punks, Mods, Analysts, Engineers, Movie Fans, Hunters, Dive Bar Customers, Jet Ski Customers, McDonalds Staff and more!

🎬 Directed byDan DeLeeuw / Justin Benson / Aaron Moorhead
📅 Theatrical ReleaseOctober 6, 2023

Gassed Up

George Amponsah’s high-octane drama Gassed Up up next.

Gassed Up delves into the complex lives of a group of London teenagers who turn to motorbike crime as a means of survival; it speeds onto screens at this year’s LFF on October 10th!

When watching Gassed Up, UVE roles included Party People, Youth Centre Attendees, Cooks, Counter Staff, Customers, Henchmen & more!

🎬 Directed byGeorge Amponsah
📅 Theatrical ReleaseTBC

One Life

One Life is the gripping retelling of one man’s unwavering courage during the tragic events of WWII.

You can witness Sir Anthony Hopkins stepping into the shoes of real-life humanitarian Nicholas Winton at this years’ festival on October 12th and 13th.

⚠️ NEW SCREENING ADDED: Sunday, October 15 @ Curzon Mayfair

When watching One Life, catch UVE faces popping up as Business People, BBC Floor Crew, Train Staff, Foster Families, Restaurant Diners, Shoppers, Audience Members and more!

🎬 Directed byJames Hawes
📅 Theatrical ReleaseJanuary 1, 2024

The Kitchen

The Kitchen is a brand new dystopian drama from Daniel Kaluuya and Kibwe Tavares.

Set in a near-future London where the rich / poor disparity has hit its peak, a close-knit community now occupy the only alternative to social housing. But what happens when the residents face losing the only home they have left?

The Kitchen will be closing the festival at a gala screening on October 15th!

The Kitchen (2023) Feature Film | Uni-versal Extras

When watching The Kitchen, you’ll see UVE Market-Goers, Residents, Shoppers, Teenagers & more!

🎬 Directed byKibwe Tavares, Daniel Kaluuya
📅 Theatrical ReleaseTBC

…And there we have it. One exclusive peak at some of the brand new UVE productions coming your way.

You can head on over to the BFI website for even more info – as well as gala screening tickets – now 😉

Let the festivities commence!

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