Keeping the viewer switched on to the end

Some of the films we make have a kind-of epic quality – like the City of Culture bid-winning film This City Belongs to Everyone or the Spencer Tunick Sea of Hull film, others are more personal story-telling films like our How Do You Have a Happy Life series for 2017. Either way, what we always […]

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Matt and Al on the Made in Hull opening artwork

We’re proud to have been part of the Made in Hull team

In 2016 Nova producer Harriet Jones was charged with researching and supplying all of the archive for the Made In Hull opening artworks – here she reflects on a job that kicked off 2017 with pride. Hull always had a great story to tell and 2017 has proved that Hull’s story is one of triumph […]

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Alfie - a teenage Elvis tribute act

A teenage Elvis Tribute Act

It’s not everyday that you meet a teenage Elvis Tribute Act (ETA) so it was hard to know what to expect when we met Alfie Pearson ETA. It was a Wednesday afternoon, and we were at the Ryder Club, on Coltman Street, Hull. Ryder was in itself a phenomenon, packed to the rafters by 2 […]

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Here’s why you should go to Hull City Hall on November 18

We’re very pleased to announce that Nova Studios’ Basil Kirchin documentary Mind On The Run will be shown alongside the iconic 1982 Godfrey Reggio film Koyaanisqatsi on November 18, presented by top regional jazz and new music promoters J-Night. Mind On The Run (40 mins) will open the proceedings, followed by the excellent GoGoPenguin performing […]

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A film about a Hull Dance School which has had a defining impact on ballet in Britain … And Why Local Matters… When I first started work on newspapers before the turn of the last century (1999). I was told never to use the word local. “We are local,” was the instruction. Because where you […]

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basil and esther kirchin

Mind on the Run

Mind On The Run, Nova Studios 45 minute documentary about the great ‘lost’ British composer Basil Kirchin, is slowly gaining cult status at festivals and in arthouse cinemas around the UK. The film was commissioned by Hull 2017 as the springboard for the rediscovery of Kirchin’s work, which also included a festival weekend of live […]

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Welcoming Harriet and Josh

Thanks to significant contracts with two of our biggest clients, Nova Studios Ltd is pleased to announce that our team is expanding with two new members – Josh Moore and Harriet Jones – joining the company. We think that one of our strengths is our ability to produce beautifully shot and edited films with people […]

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