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1st Sight Films is a film production company with a simple ambition – stories without borders.

Our debut Love at First Sight written and directed by Mark Playne has now selected to screen at nearly 200 International Film Festivals spanning 50 countries around the world. Please click here to go to the dedicated website for the film.

Love at First Sight has won a record-breaking 75 awards spanning five of the continents; including the Audience award at Newport Beach California; the Shin Young Kyun Arts foundation award at the prestigious Asiana Film festival in Korea; it was a finalist at the first Shot on RED 4k festival in Hollywood and Best Debut film director Mark Playne at Rutger Hauer’s ‘I’ve seen Films’ festival in Italy. Love at First Sight was also featured inflight as Asiana Airline’s short of the month

Love at First Sight has also been invited into the BFI archive. The film has signed to Shorts International who have taken the worldwide rights for Love at First Sight. The film is now available on iTunes by clicking here or on DVD or BLU RAY by clicking here.

Amongst other projects we have recently been involved with an interesting co-production called ‘2by2’ as part of the omnibus ‘In the Same Garden’ project with the Turkish company Erbay Medya, tackling Turkish-Armenian relations. Mark Playne is one of ten directors on the project alongside Ali Asgari, Adrian Sitaru, Alexandre Rockwell, Rolf De Heer, Gurvinder Singh, Chema García Ibarra, Roger Deutsch, Sergey Bodrov and Andrej Landin. More information soon.

You can read more about our creative & production team here.

Please click on projects to find out more about our slate.


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