Severn Screen

About

Severn Screen Ltd is an independent film and television production company based in Wales. The company produces Welsh and English language content and has a slate of diverse projects in development with UK and international partners including BBC Films, XYZ Films, Revolution Films, S4C and Ffilm Cymru Wales. 

 Photo by Warren Orchard Photography

Photo by Warren Orchard Photography

About Us 

Severn Screen is an independent film and television production company based in Wales. The company produces English and Welsh language content and has a diverse slate of projects in development. Partners on recent projects include BBC Films, All3Media International, Daybreak Pictures, XYZ Films, S4C and Ffilm Cymru Wales.

The company is currently in post-production on DENMARK. The film, directed by Adrian Shergold and starring Rafe Spall, is financed by BBC Films and Film Cymru Wales. The film was written by Jeff Murphy, and is produced by Ed Talfan and David Aukin. It is being sold by WestEnd Films and will premiere in 2018.

Severn Screen also produced APOSTLE, the latest feature from Welsh director Gareth Evans (THE RAID). The film, starring Dan Stevens and Michael Sheen, was produced in partnership with US based XYZ Films and One More One Productions. It was shot on location in South Wales and will premiere on Netflix in 2018.

In 2017 Severn Screen also produced original 8-part drama series CRAITH/HIDDDEN. The series was created by Mark Andrew and Ed Talfan, and produced by Hannah Thomas. It is being sold by All3Media International and will premiere on the BBC and S4C in 2018.

Ed Talfan is also Executive Producer on RAY & LIZ (2018), a BFI backed film from Turner Prize nominated photographer Richard Billingham. 

Severn Screen’s first feature YR YMADAWIAD (THE PASSING) was released in 2016. The Welsh language film won Best Drama at the Celtic Media Festival and four awards at BAFTA Cymru including Best Actor for Mark Lewis Jones, Best Writer for Ed Talfan and Best Cinematography for Richard Stoddard. Writer/Producer Ed Talfan was also nominated for Best Debut Screenwriter at the British Independent Film Awards 2016.

Prior to setting up Severn Screen, Creative Director Ed Talfan was co-creator and producer of drama series HINTERLAND. The series ran for three seasons between 2013 and 2016 and was sold to over 100 countries by distributors All3Media International.

Amdanom ni

Cwmni cynhyrchu ffilm a theledu a’i wreiddiau yng Nghymru yw Severn Screen.  Mae’r cwmni yn cynhyrchu gwaith yn Gymraeg a Saesneg ac mae ganddi amryw o brosiectau sy wrthi’n cael eu datblygu. Ymysg ei phartneriaid diweddar yw BBC Films, All3Media International, Daybreak Pictures, XYZ Films S4C a Ffilm Cymru Wales.

Mae’r cwmni ar hyn o bryd yn ol-gynhyrchu ei phrosiect diweddaraf, DENMARK. Ariannwyd y ffilm - gydag Adrian Shergold yn cyfarwyddo a Rafe Spall yn chwarae’r brif ran - gan BBC Films a Ffilm Cymru Wales. Mae'r ffilm yn cael ei werthu'n rhyngwladol gan West End Films a’n cael ei dangosiad cyntaf yn 2018. 

Ffilm arall gan Severn Screen yw APOSTLE, y ffilm nodwedd ddiweddaraf gan y cyfarwyddwr Cymreig, Gareth Evans. Cynhyrchwyd y ffilm, gyda Dan Stevens a Michael Sheen, mewn partneriaeth â XYZ Films a’r Unol Daleithiau a One More One Productions. Fe'i saethwyd ar leoliad yn Ne Cymru a bydd yn cael ei darlledu ar Netflix yn 2018.

Yn ogystal, yn 2017, fe gynhyrchwyd y gyfres CRAITH / HIDDDEN. Crëwyd y gyfres 8 rhan gan Mark Andrew ac Ed Talfan gyda Hannah Thomas yn cynhyrchu. Mae’r gyfres yn cael ei dosbarthu’n rhyngwladol gan All3Media International ac yn cael ei darlledu ar S4C a BBC yn 2018.

Mae Ed Talfan hefyd yn Uwch Gynhyrchydd ar RAY & LIZ (2018), ffilm a gefnogir gan y BFI gan y ffotograffydd enwebedig Gwobr Turner, Richard Billingham,.

Rhyddhawyd ffilm nodwedd gyntaf Severn Screen, YR YMADAWIAD (THE PASSING) yn 2016. Enillodd y ffilm hon wobr Drama Gorau yn yr Ŵyl Cyfryngau Celtaidd a thair gwobr BAFTA Cymru gan gynnwys yr Actor Gorau (Mark Lewis Jones), Awdur Gorau (Ed Talfan) a’r Cinematograff Gorau (Richard Stoddard). Enwebwyd yr Awdur/Cynhyrchydd, Ed Talfan, hefyd ar gyfer Best Debut Screenwriter yng Ngwobrau Ffilm Annibynnol Prydain.

Cyn sefydlu Severn Screen, roedd y Cyfarwyddwr Creadigol, Ed Talfan, yn gyd-greawdwr a chynhyrchydd y gyfres ddrama HINTERLAND/Y GWYLL. Darlledwyd y gyfres dros dri thymor rhwng 2013 a 2016 ac fe'i gwerthwyd i dros 100 o wledydd gan ddosbarthwyr All3Media International.