Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy

Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy
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Thursday, December 06, 2007

What is Ecstasy Film Inc.?

Ecstasy Film Inc. is a content financing, development, production, and distribution company that integrates the most powerful trends in entertainment and technology today. Ecstasy Film Inc. creates, produces and distributes feature films, TV, and new media in all outlets. We link them through a network of service-based web communities and products.

Ecstasy Film Inc. embodies the innovative premise that the business of content development and distribution is fundamentally about niche marketing, community and branding. By harnessing technology, the experience of its team and a deep understanding of the digital revolution, we are building the next generation entertainment network.

Because of this clear focus, Ecstasy Film Inc. is discovering and producing the types of content people want. This enables us to work with established talent, develop new talent, and create compelling, high quality content for film, TV and the web.

Ecstasy Film Inc. is actively building a slate of theatrical films, television productions, documentaries and other media. We are also pursuing co-production opportunities, and distributing completed projects in Canada.

Thursday, April 19, 2007

MEDIA ALERT!

MEDIA ALERT!
Attention: NAME
Assignment Desk, Entertainment Writers, Music Writers, Arts Writers, Film Writers,
Book Reviewers

ECSTASY Soundtrack Seeking Submissions For American Idol Style Competition
Submission Deadline:

June30 2007

What: ECSTASY film producers are looking for bands and artists to submit songs for consideration to be included in the film and soundtrack. The winners will have their song in the film and on the soundtrack.

When: Deadline for submissions is June30, 2007 @ 12 midnight.

Who: Artists on the soundtrack: Paolo Nutini, Iggy Pop, Bob Marley, Supertramp, The Undertones, The Chemical Brothers and The Stone Roses. ECSTASY's cast includes: Billy Boyd and Richard E. Grant.

Where: Artists can submit their music by contacting Sharif Ahmed via email: sharif@picturemusic.co.uk

More info: Rob Heydon, director of ECSTASY spoke with the Show's presenter Janice Forsyth on BBC RADIO SCOLTAND show "The Movie Café" on Thursday, April 12, 2007 to discuss the film and the soundtrack. Also in on the radio program discussion was Darren Emmerson of the band Underworld to discuss the influence of the film "Trainspotting" on Underworld's musical career and the manager of the band Simple Minds talking about the influence the "The Breakfast Club" had on their band. To listen to The Movie Cafe and other Radio Scotland programs online, log on to www.bbc.co.uk/radioscotland

About the film: ECSTASY is a dark romantic comedy, based on the controversial book, ECSTASY, by Irvine Welsh, who also wrote the book "Trainspotting." ECSTASY, was translated into 20 languages and was a number one bestseller in over 20 countries. The film is to shoot in Scotland and will be directed by Rob Heydon, award-winning director of music videos and commercials. Producing the film is ECSTASY Film Inc of Toronto, Canada and Proteus Entertainment of London, England. For more information on ECSTASY

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Thursday, April 12, 2007

BBC RADIO SCOLTAND on Thursday April 12 between 1-2 on The Film Show

BBC RADIO SCOTLAND on Thursday April 12 between 1-2 on The Film Show

Rob Heydon Director of Ecstasy was speaking to the show's presenter Janice Forsyth on BBC RADIO SCOTLAND Today, Thursday April 12 between 1-2 on The Film Show to discuss the film and the soundtrack.

Also in on the discussion will be Darren Emmerson of Underworld to discuss the influence of Trainspotting on Underworld's musical career. And the Manager of Simple Minds talking about how The Breakfast Club helped SM.

To listen to The Movie Cafe and other Radio Scotland programmes online, log on to http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/radioscotland

http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/radioscotland/view/show.shtml?radiocafe

Ecstasy Soundtrack

Ecstasy Soundtrack seeking

submissions

Ecstasy the film based on the book by Irvine Welsh is looking for bands and artists to submit music for consideration to be included in the film and soundtrack. ECSTASY is a dark romantic comedy, based on the controversial book, "Ecstasy", by Irvine Welsh. "Ecstasy", was translated into 20 languages and was a number one bestseller in over 20 countries. Mr. Welsh's first book, "Trainspotting", published in 1993, (and voted by Waterstone, Europe's largest bookstore chain, as one of the Ten Best Books of the Century), sold over 1 million copies in the UK alone, and has its own Cinematic Cinderella success story.

The film will shoot in Scotland will be directed by Rob Heydon, acclaimed director of music videos and commercials.

Other artists currently on the soundtrack include Paolo Nutini, SLAM, Bob Marley, Supertramp, The Undertones, The Chemical Brothers and The Stone Roses and many others.

For more information go to http://www.myspace.com/robheydon

Check it out on the link "Soundtrack." The producers are looking for artists to submit songs for the soundtrack.

Artists can contact Sharif Ahmed via email: ecstasy.film@yahoo.com
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Ecstasy soundtrack contest

Ecstasy the film is looking for submissions the Deadline has been extended from May 31 to June 30.

[Photo] Shelby Gonder said... "Ecstasy" by: Bone Thugs N Harmony

"T9X" by: tech n9ne 7:29 PM [Photo] greg paterson said... the prodigy: out of space
aphex twin : digeridoo
groove armada: i see you baby(shaking that ass)
faithless: drifting away
nightmares on wax:les nuits
roni size: brown paper bag
altern8: evapor8
shamen: ebenezergoode
E-zee posse: everything starts with an E

9:08 AM [Photo] greg paterson said... everything starts with an e :e-zee posse
out of space: the prodigy
digeridoo: aphex twin
drifting away: faithless
les nuits: nightmares on wax
this is the one: the stone roses
ebenezergoode: shamen

i could go on all day!!!!!!

9:12 AM [Photo] Way into Gerard Way said... I believe the film will have an extended fan base from those who listen to the band My Chemical Romance if at least one of their songs is in the movie. Based on the fact that the band was named after the book “Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance”.

Even as background music, they are very talented group.

Their new album is dark and all about death and suffering. Very transferable to the plot if the book/movie [however they remake it].

"Teenagers" is good, very popular.

"Mama" can be edited to make a good track for the movie in my opinion

"The Sharpest Lives" is a great junkie song.

Best of luck to all involved in the production, i hope its a hit!

6:39 AM [Photo] Anonymous said... no you moron we cn't have my chemical romance. Mainly because their music would never do anything written by Irvine Welsh any justice. I suggest the Stone Roses, Iggy Pop, Happy Mondays and A Storm in Heaven by Verve and greg paterson is also right except for groove armada. 7:44 AM [Photo] Anonymous said... M83 and detroit techno 4:18 PM [Photo] Anonymous said... the prodigy- Break and enter/Charly/out of space

stone roses - daybreak

shamen - ebenezergoode

some old school bonkers stuff :D

1:16 PM [Photo] Anonymous said... AK1200 - Drowning (Clev. Lounge)
Richard Morel - True
Orbital - Halycon (on & on)
L.A.O.S - Morning Child (DNB Mix)
Roni Size - No More

Could go on, maybe some quick 2 step and alot of fast soul music (London Elektricity)

4:13 PM [Photo] Anonymous said... maybe this song can be in the soundtrack

demoliton lovers by my chemical romance...

Monday, April 09, 2007

Trainspotting Sequel - coming soon! Junkies reunited, sequel gets go-ahead

Trainspotting became one of the greatest British films ever made, ushering in a new era of gritty Scottish films that have generated millions of pounds for the economy.Boyle has also given the clearest indication yet that the original film's leading star, Ewan McGregor, will be reunited with fellow actors Robert Carlyle, Ewen Bremner.



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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Controversial Book, ECSTASY to be Made into Movie

Controversial Book, ECSTASY to be Made into Movie –

Toronto Filmmaker to Direct




ECSTASY to Explode onto the Big Screen



Toronto, ON, Wednesday, March 21, 2007 - The ever-so-controversial book Irvine Welsh book, ECSTASY, based on the reasons why people are compelled to take to drugs, turns its pages and gets ready to flip open onto the Big Screen.



Toronto based, Rob Heydon, the creator of over 100 music videos and commercials around the world, will be directing ECSTASY. His work has been noticed by companies globally as he has done projects for corporations such as Volvo, Johnny Walker, BMG, Diesel, Burton, Molson, Jack Daniel's, and Airwalk. Mr. Heydon is widely recognized and has won prestigious awards including a Juno for Best Video for Edwin's "Alive" (Sony Music Canada).



Mr. Irvine Welsh author of ECSTASY and Trainspotting says, "I've met Rob Heydon and he's a brilliant young producer/director with a good head on his shoulders and knows what he is doing. That's quite rare in the film business”.


Shooting will take place in Scotland.


ECSTASY is a dark romantic comedy based on the book, ECSTASY: Three Tales of Chemical Romance, written by Scotsman Irvine Welsh. ECSTASY has been translated into 20 languages and was a number one bestseller in over 20 countries. Mr. Welsh's first book, "Trainspotting", published in 1993, and was voted by Waterston’s, Europe's largest bookstore chain, as one of the Ten Best Books of the Century, selling over one million copies in the UK alone, and has its own cinematic Cinderella success story.


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Media contact for interviews or more information:

Danielle Iversen, Publicist, that PR thing inc.

or Ashley Elliott, Assistant

416.923.6566 or d@thatPRthing.com