Western Edge Pictures and Gennaker Group are on board to produce and finance Toby Fell Holden’s debut feature INCIDENT (working title).
Fell Holden’s debut feature tells the story of teenage girl who returns from a foreign country and is attempting to keep her past hidden when she becomes the subject of a witch hunt after an accident occurs at her school. The film will explore themes of radicalisation, sexuality and how a community treats and outsider.
INCIDENT will be produced by Tom Kimberley and Ali Mansuri, and Exec-Produced by Vaughan Sivell. Toby’s short film BALCONY, backed by WEP and Gennaker alongside Film London was the first British film to win the Iris Prize and has won over 30 international short film prizes including a Silver Bear at last year’s Berlinale.
Screen Star of Tomorrow Fell Holden says “I'm thrilled to have WEP and Gennaker's continued support, their guidance has been invaluable and I'm excited to move forward on our feature project with them, which will continue to push the boundaries as we did in BALCONY."
Vaughan Sivell says “As he proved with BALCONY, Toby is one of the most exciting and original new voices in British film, and we’re thrilled to be continuing to work with him”