Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy

Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy

Sunday, August 31, 2008

“ecstasy” film environmental gala

“ecstasy” film environmental gala

Toronto, ON - Rob Heydon of Ecstasy Film Inc and Danielle Iversen of thatPRthing present D’s 7th annual film festival party to launch “ecstasy” film environmental gala

Monday September 8, 2008 from 8PM until ??? @ empire lounge 50 Cumberland.

500 VIPs and film celebrities will be invited for a night with DJs and Juno award winning band Bedouin Soundclash. With sold out shows across Canada, and performances all over the world including the renowned Leeds and Reading Festivals, London's V-Fest, and PuklePop, Bedouin Soundclash brings their soulful, energetic live show to Toronto once again. Juno-award winning Bedouin Soundclash’s single "1259 Lullaby" appeared on the hit series GREY'S ANATOMY as well as the infectious first single "Walls Fall Down". The band exploded onto commercial radio and video stations across Canada with the hit single "When The Night Feels My Song". The song's massive rise to popularity ended up scoring the band a #1 video on MuchMusic, the #2 most played track at Canadian radio, "Best New Group or Solo Artist (CHR)" award at the Canadian Radio Music Awards 2006, and a JUNO for "New Group of The Year" in 2006!

Ecstasy Film Inc is a content financing, development and production company that creates compelling, high quality content for film, TV and the web. We embody the innovative premise that the business of content development and distribution is fundamentally about niche marketing, community and branding. Ecstasy Film Inc. is discovering and producing the types of content people want. Ecstasy Film Inc. is actively building a slate of theatrical films, television productions, documentaries and other media. We are also pursuing co-production opportunities.

Ecstasy is based on the #1 bestselling book by Irvine Welsh, writer of Trainspotting. 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 is to shoot in Scotland and Northern Ontario and will be directed by Rob Heydon, award-winning director of music videos and commercials. Producing the film are Rob Heydon of ECSTASY Film Inc of Toronto, Canada and Ashley Pover of Proteus Entertainment of London, England. Joni Cuquet will be Executive Producing. For more information on ECSTASY go to

The cast will include: Billy Boyd (Lord of the Rings, Master and Commander), and Richard E. Grant (Dracula, Gosford Park, How to Get Ahead in Advertising, and Withnail & I)


Media contact for interviews or more information, that PR thing:

Danielle Iversen, Publicist

Or Jennifer, Assistant

416.923.6566 or

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