Brighton filmmaker nominated for BAFTA

Brighton-born filmmaker Sean Ellis, whose new independent film (Metro Manilla) has been nominated for the Best Film Not in the English Language BAFTA, has made an incredible journey to get to where he is now. Starting his path in 1984, a 14-year-old Ellis was ecstatic to see that his black and white photograph of a…

Eubank Jr Unbeaten

  Chris Eubank Jr has unquestionably upheld his fathers reputation. The 24  year old middleweight fighter from Brighton is the oldest child of Chris (Senior) and his former wife Karron. Since his first professional fight in November 2011, he has been unbeaten in 13 fights, including 8 KO’s. Eubank Jr was schooled at prestigious Brighton…

Profile: Hofesh Schecter

The famous dance composer Hofesh Schecter will be bringing his rhythmic flair and creativity to the city at this year’s Brighton Festival. Hofesh Schecter is no stranger to Brighton, his eponymous dance company having made its home in the Brighton Dome for the last six years. His company has since toured America, Australia, Europe –…

Made in Chelsea star? Made in Brighton more like

Phoebe-Lettice Thompson The title Made in Chelsea leads you to believe that the cast is exactly that, made in Chelsea. Since seeing Phoebe in a flashy, almost X-rated club flyer for Trash, a club night in Brighton, it came apparent that she’s actually more made in Brighton than the more opulent part of London. Maybe…

Three years ago, Conor Paul Maynard was crooning away over Rihanna and Taio Cruz instrumentals on Youtube, oblivious to the fact that soon enough, a fairy godmother in the form of RnB legend Ne-Yo would snap him up and make him his apprentice. His hit song ‘Can’t Say No’ was the first song to enter…