Rachael joined Big Talk Pictures as Head of Development in 2009 having previously worked for several years as Development Executive at Working Title Films. Since then she has helped build a slate of projects under Big Talk’s joint first look deal with StudioCanal and Film4, through which Joe Cornish’s Attack The Block and Sightseers by Ben Wheatley (Empire’s Best British Film of 2013) were most recently produced and released.
Next out of the blocks will be psychological horror ‘In Fear’, directed and created by Jeremy Lovering for StudioCanal/Film4, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival 2013.
Currently in post production are dance comedy Cuban Fury directed by James Griffiths starring Nick Frost, Chris O’Dowd and Rashida Jones; and Edgar Wright’s final film in his ‘Blood & Ice-Cream Trilogy’ – The World’s End, starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marsan, Paddy Considine and Rosamund Pike.
Big Talk Pictures have a number of projects slated for production this year including the romantic comedy Man Up by newcomer and 2011 Brit List nominee Tess Morris; and psychological horror Off Season by Bafta nominated writer & director Jonathan van Tulleken.