Good afternoon and happy Friday from all of the Vindication Swim team! Due to the current covid situation we have decided to halt production until the Spring. So to bring in 2021 we would love to share a ‘behind the scenes compilation’ of some of the shoots we completed in 2020. We want to thank […]

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Some weekend listening for you today. Following on from yesterday’s announcement our director Elliott Hasler and actress Victoria Summer were invited onto BBC Radio Devon to speak about Vindication Swim and more details about the character Victoria will play. Exciting times! Listen back here from 15:49: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/live:bbc_radio_devon

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BIG NEWS to share today! We’re so excited to welcome Hollywood actress Victoria Summer to the cast of Vindication Swim. Victoria, who played Julie Andrews in Saving Mr Banks, will join us for filming from the New Year! Read more via Deadline Hollywood here: https://deadline.com/2020/11/victoria-summer-vindication-swim-elliott-hasler-mercedes-gleitze-1234607828/

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So excited to share this interview we did with Amateur Photographer Magazine. What a great intro they’ve given Elliott as well, “It’s a rare thing, to come across a bona fide feature film director that’s under 20 years old. Moreover, one that has been producing films for almost a decade, has been cited as being […]

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A wonderful article to share with you today, The Argus interview Elliott and Kirsten: ‘Sussex film charts feats of Brighton’s Mercedes Gleitze’. Read the coverage here, and if you picked up yesterday’s printed edition you’ll see our double page spread inside: https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/18686910.sussex-film-charts-feats-brightons-mercedes-gleitze/

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Director Elliott Hasler and actor Kirsten Callaghan are interviewed by ITV’s Malcolm Shaw on location at Eastbourne Pier, discussing the challenges of resuming production on ‘Vindication Swim’ amidst Covid-19. The inspirational story of swimmer Mercedes Gleitze, who, having battled the waters of the English Channel and the patriarchal society of 1927, is forced into a […]

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We’ve got a great interview with Kirsten Callaghan to share with you today from The Sussex Express. “Brighton-based actress Kirsten Callaghan is starting on the home strait as Mercedes Gleitze, the first British female to swim the English Channel – a lost heroine of her time.” Read more in the full article here: https://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/arts-and-culture/film-and-tv/brighton-film-will-remember-lost-heroine-her-time-2946378

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Earlier this week we were lucky enough to have exclusive use of Eastbourne Pier to film some scenes for Vindication Swim. The shoot went really well and gained some great attention including ITV News crews (we hope to share that report with you soon). Here’s a great write up and some behind the scenes photos […]

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A great write up and some behind the scenes shots of our filming of Vindication Swim in today’s Rye Observer. Have a read here: https://www.ryeandbattleobserver.co.uk/news/people/filming-takes-place-hastings-new-movie-about-first-english-woman-swim-channel-2931436

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After its longest period of non use in its 200 year history the Theatre Royal Brighton reopened for a scene in our upcoming feature film Vindication Swim – written and directed by the UK’s Youngest Feature Film Director Elliott Hasler, aged 19. As many of you are now aware, the film is a true story […]

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