BLUE – a supernatural tale, starring Rosie Allerhand, Gemma Jones (Marvellous, Bridget Jones Diary, Rocketman), Orla Mcallister, Sarah Keelty, Chris Keelty, Antonio Cerezo, Gareth Watkins and Pete Gomes, and with songs sung by Shirley Henderson (Awarded Best Actress in a musical at the Olivier Awards 2018), written and directed by Deva Palmier with music composed by Ben Morales Frost, Jon Conway as musical director and produced by Adam Gregory Smith of Hidden Art Films, filming in Frome, London and Mexico City.
“Laura who has a difficult relationship with Jess, her stroppy seven year old, is devastated when she dies and all she wants to do is join her up in the skies. But when Laura tries to kill herself, a poltergeist stops her by storming through her home. Laura can’t help but recognise her daughter’s hot tempered nature in this turbulent little tornado and wants to offer her some maternal love.”
Finding Clive – a romantic comedy with songs. Shirley Henderson (Stan and Ollie, Bridget Jones Diary, Harry Potter) and Roger Allam (The Hippopotamus, Tamara Drewe, The Thick of It) are on board for a shoot in 2021 with Katie O’Mahoney producing and Melissa Parmenter exec. producing of Revolution Films.
Five Artists – a documentary, ongoing shoot and edit.
The Client List – a thriller tv series. A psychotherapist tracks down a serial killer, only to discover he is one of her clients.
Canine – a drama. Raya faces her fear of dogs and unearths something way more terrifying, the roots of her childhood trauma.
Deva is thrilled to have been selected again for BFI Network X BAFTA Crew 2020/21.
The Grab a black comedy about the training of a jehadi bride, which premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019 and won the Best Concept Award at Catfish Shorts! Short Film Festival 2020, has been released on Vimeo. Enjoy!
Fishy is distributed by Shorts International and available on iTunes.
Deva is a member of Directors UK, WGGB, The Forge Women in Bristol, Cinesisters and a partner of UK Says No More.