The Festival

  • Production Companies: Fudge Park, Film 4, Entertainment Film

  • Genre: Feature film (Comedy)

  • Writers: Keith Akushie, Joe Parham

  • Director: Iain Morris

  • Producer: Claire Jones

Anarchic coming-of-age comedy from the BAFTA award winning creators of The Inbetweeners, starring Joe Thomas, Hammed Animashaun, Claudia O’Doherty, Jemaine Clement and Hannah Tointon.

Filming took place at The Bottle Yard Studios and across Bristol and the surrounding area in Aug/Sept 2017. The  team based at The Bottle Yard, building sets and basing production offices, art department and prop stores on site and using edit rooms, costume and make up suites and rehearsal rooms.

A large festival set was created in a field in nearby Chew Magna, whilst other festival scenes filmed at Bristol’s Hengrove Park and Ashton Court. Private residences in Whitchurch were used for interior scenes. Other  locations included Westbury Baptist Church, Bristol Medical Simulation Centre and Colston Hall. Driving scenes were filmed around Hengrove Way. Bristol Film Office assisted with location searches and arranging unit bases at Lloyds Amphitheatre and Church Lodge.

Filming also took place at Bestival and Leeds Festival.