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April 2017

April 2017

April was an incredibly busy month for Cyrus as 'The Voice in the Head' was finally released online after it's 18 month festival circuit run. Amassing over 25K Views, the film received some great reviews with Cyrus giving many interviews. Cyrus was also selected as a director for the BAFTA Crew Director's Scheme. Read more...

March 2017

March 2017

March saw 'The Voice in the Head's' final film festival screening at the 20th Sarasota Film Festival in Florida ending an 18 month tour on the circuit. The film was mentioned in the Herald Tribune Newspaper in Florida and received great press from the Screening. Read more...

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January 2017

January 2017

After 2 years and 10 months Cyrus and his screenwriters have completed the 'Amare' script. The project is now ready to be packaged to then send out to Producers. Also he got shortlisted for the BBC Doctors Directors Scheme and 'The Voice in the Head' came runner up in the Drama Category in the Zamoxis Short Film Showcase. Read more...

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November 2016

November 2016

November saw 'The Voice in the Head' be selected for the 34th International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino in Poland and the 13th Bahamas International Film Festival. It all saw Cyrus direct the Highlights Video for the European Diversity Awards 2016 show at The Natural History Museum. Read more...

October 2016

October 2016

In October 'The Voice in the Head' was selected for the BIFA Best British Short Film Longlist. The selection committee was chaired by the Head of Creative England Celine Haddad and it was a huge honour to be included amongst such brilliant shorts. Read more...

September 2016

September 2016

Cyrus's Feature project 'Mujō' was chosen out of the 6 Lab projects from Capalbio to be represent the Lab at the Rome MIA Film-Market. It was a huge honour for the project as the Rome MIA is one of the most prestigious Film Markets. Read more...

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August 2016

August 2016

August was a great month for Cyrus, with his new short film script being selected as one of the best short film scripts by the BFI.Network and it also making in the top 30 film scripts for the Jameson Film Fund. 'The Voice in the Head' was selected as a Finalist for the 15th San Diego International Film Festival that takes place at the end of September. Read more...

July 2016

July 2016

In July Cyrus spent the first couple of days in Italy and then found out that 'The Voice in the Head' had been selected for the 16th Cinema di Frontiera International Film Festival in Italy. Trafford also edited his director's showreel which was a hit online. Read more...

June 2016

June 2016

June was a fantastic month for Cyrus as he was chosen as 1 of 6 young Film-makers to be mentored by Colin Trevorrow (director of Jurassic World and the upcoming Star Wars Episode 9) at the Capalbio Future StoryTellers Lab at the 23rd Capalbio International Film Festival in Italy. 'The Voice in the Head' was also selected for the 22nd San Antonio Film Festival in the USA. Read more...

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May 2016

May 2016

'The Voice in the Head' continues it's festival warpath being chosen as part of the Line-up for the 14th Santa Cruz Film Festival in America. The Voice will be opening the 'If you Find me' programme which has been described by the Festival Director Logan Walker as the 'most moving shorts of the year.' Read more...

April 2016

April 2016

April was a very good month for Cyrus festival wise with 'The Voice in the Head' being selected for the Premiere Shorts Programme at the Leiden International Film Festival in Holland. 'Game Over' was selected for the FinPret Film Festival in Paris and 'I'm Christian Okoli' being selected for an LGBT Festival in Lituania. Read more...

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March 2016

March 2016

March has been a month of mainly Script Development for Cyrus. He is working with his writers on his debut Prison Feature 'Amare' on the 7th Draft of the Script that they have been working on for 2years now. 'Moments' also got selected for the 10th International 100 Second Short Film Festival in Iran. This is the first time Trafford's work has been shown in his country of origin. Read more...

February 2016

February 2016

February kicked off with a bang for 'The Voice in the Head' with two more Festival acceptances. The film made the Official Selection for the 22nd San Luis Obispo International Film Festival and the 11th Omaha Film Festival. Both have great reputations in the U.S for showing high quality films and we are excited about the screenings in March. Read more...

January 2016

January 2016

The new year kicked off to a flying start with 'The Voice in the Head' being invited to play at the Sczczein University in Poland by Professor Pasquale Policastro. Also the Highlights Video Trafford directed for the European Diversity Awards was released. Read more...

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December 2015

December 2015

'The Voice in the Head' picked up two awards at the Monaco International Film Festival for Best Screenplay and Best Newcomer for lead Actress Charlotte Luxford. The film also screened at the 21st Cinérail Film Festival in Paris. Cyrus has also started working with German Writer John Hörnschemeyer on a new Feature Film Script.  

November 2015

November 2015

November saw 'The Voice in the Head' make the Official Selection for the 30th Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 'in Competition.' Cyrus continued this month spending a lot of time developing his Feature Debut Script 'Amare.' 

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October 2015

October, 2015

October saw further successes for 'The Voice in the Head' including it being selected "in Competition" for the 13th Monaco International Film Festival. It is only one of 12 Shorts "in Competition" and is up for a string of awards. Cyrus also directed the Highlights Video for the European Diversity Awards at the Natural History Museum which is now in Post. Read more to find out...

September 2015

September, 2013

The month of September was an incredibly successful month for Cyrus's film 'The Voice in the Head' with it making it into both the 22nd Oldeburg International Film Festival in Germany and the 23rd Raindance Film Festival. The Film will be opening Sarah Silverman's new film 'I Smile Back' at Oldenburg which is having it's International Premiere there. Read more to find out...

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August 2015

August, 2015

August saw the successful run of 'The Voice in the Head' continue with selections at the 3rd Sunscreen Film Festival West, 6th Awareness Film Festival and 6th Wimbledon International Shorts Film Festival. The film also scooped up three nominations at Wimbledon. Read More to find out. 

July 2015

July, 2015

July was an incredibly successful and busy month for Cyrus as 'The Voice in the Head' was selected to make it's World Premiere at the Oscar Qualifying Rhode Island International Film Festival. It also got selected to play at the 12th Global Peace Film Festival. Read more to find out....

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June 2015

June, 2015

June was a quieter month giving Cyrus the time to concentrate on Pre-Production on his new Short Film 'Lost to Rhythm.' Also after 2 Years 'I'm Christian Okoli' was finally released online to mark the great news in America. Read more to find out. 

May 2015

May, 2015

Cyrus was in Cannes for the Festival during the month of May to see the premiere of his film"I'm Christian Okoli" at the Rothschild Mansion. 'Crumbs' also screened at the Hackney PictureHouse. 

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April 2015

April, 2015

'The Voice in the Head' premiered at BAFTA on Monday April 13th 2015. It was incredibly well received and now has entered the Festival Circuit. Also 'I'm Christian Okoli' made the Official Selection for The Art Film Festival 2015 which will be hosted at Cannes. Furthermore, Cyrus directed the Highlights Video for the LGBT Awards which aired on ITV.

March 2015

March, 2015

March saw a flurry of glowing reviews come through on Cyrus's new short film 'The Voice in the Head' from Journalistic Outlets such as The Huffington Post, Forbes Magazine etc. Cyrus also came in 2nd Place as the Best Director in a Short Film in The Action on Film Festival last year. Read More....

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February 2015

February, 2015

Off the back of a very successful Sundance Film Festival, Cyrus Exec. Produced his second Feature Film 'Wild Oats' starring Demi Moore, Jessica Lange and Billy Connolly, which is being distributed by Sony Pictures and the Weinstein Company. Game Over also made into the Court Des Iles Film Festival.

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January 2015

January, 2015

January has been a breakthrough month for Cyrus as his debut Feature Film as an Executive Producer screens as part of the Official Selection at Sundance Film Festival. The film stars 4 times Oscar Nominee Ethan Hawke, Oscar Nominee Hailee Steinfeld and Asa Butterfield. Read more.........

December 2014

December, 2014

The Christmas period has been another busy month for Cyrus and his short films. With another Festival Screening in Germany for "I'm Christian Okoli" and "Game Over" screening at The Actors Temple, the exposure for his unquestionable directing talent is spreading.

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November 2014

November, 2014

November was an extremely busy month for Cyrus. There were two Festival Acceptances for 'Game Over' and the M2M Promo respectively and he was also knee deep in the edit to get a trailer out for the new Wedding Video he has directed. Jump in to read more.

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October 2014

October, 2014

October was a month where Cyrus's films got into 5 different film festivals around the world including the BAFTA Qualifying London Short Film Festival with 'Game Over.' 'Crumbs' has got into the Grace Film Festival, it's fifth festival in the States. There has also been more Post Production progression with Cyrus's new short "The Voice in the Head." Read more....

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September 2014

September, 2014

September was a very busy month for the screenings of Cyrus's Films. 'Game Over' made it's Festival Debut in Tallinn in Estonia, and the M2M Promo screened at a very High Profile Fashion Event in London Fashion Week. Read more.....

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August 2014

August, 2014

This month Cyrus Directed the Wedding Video for Placebo Band Member Steve Forresster. It was a challenging shoot as they shot on 3 Different Cameras which were the RED Scarlet, the BMCC 4K and the Panasonic GH4. Read more....

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July 2014

July , 2014

July has been a very busy month for Cyrus. He directed his second Corporate Gig for Third Revollution Media for Tottenham Hotspur FC. The M2M Promo he directed has made the Official Selections for the In Short Film Festival and The Film Festival with Values in Mexico. Read more to find out....

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June 2014

June, 2014

June saw Cyrus get signed as a Freelance Director by Third Revolution Media and directed his first corporate shoot for them. It was at West Ham FC for their 'Leadership through Sport' programme. Read more...

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April 2014

April, 2014

April has been another successful month for Cyrus. 'I'm Christian Okoli' has made the official selection for The Landed Film Festival and also the M2M Promo will be playing at the Edinburgh Film Festival. 'Crumbs' screened at Wet Your Pants Film Festival in the States. Read more...

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May 2014

May, 2014

Cyrus went to his first ever Cannes Film Festival this year. 'Crumbs' has made the Official Selection for the Short Film Corner and 'I'm Christian Okoli' was being sold by Sales Agent La Luna Productions. Read more....

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March 2014

March has been a monumental month for Cyrus. 'Crumbs' has made the Official Selection for Cannes Short Film Corner, Sarasota and Wet Your Pants Film Festivals. It also screened at Cluj Shorts Film Festival on March 28th. Furthermore, 'I'm Christian Okoli' has receieved its first screening in India. Read more...

February 2014

February, 2014

The strong start to the year continues for Cyrus. With 'Minnesota Moon' making National Press StateSide and 'Crumbs' making the Official Selection for the 7th Annual WAMM Film Festival in Maryland, M2M Pictures further strengthens its grip in the USA. Read More...

January 2014

January, 2014

Happy New Year!!! We have made an exceptionally strong start to the year, with 'I'm Christian Okoli' securing Worldwide Distribution from International French Short Film Sales Agent, La Luna Productions. Furthermore, The Gay Times UK published an article on 'I'm Christian Okoli.' Read more...

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December 2013

December, 2013

Merry Christmas from Cryus Trafford. Cyrus shoots his New Short Film 'Game Over.' 'Minnesota Moon' a New Short Film made as a Tribute for Award Winning Playwright John Olive is released. Read more....

November 2013

November, 2013

'I'm Christian Okoli' continues it's un-precedented success with a Screening at the BFI and being selected for the infamous Shorts on Tap Event. Pre-Production for New Short Film 'Game Over' steps up a gear as the Shoot Date looms next month. Read more....

October 2013

October, 2013

'I'm Christian Okoli' makes history and is Officially Selected as one of the 'Top 100 Pieces of Art' in London for 2013. Read more..

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September 2013

September, 2013

Cyrus directs two Short Films: 'Crumbs' and 'Minnesota Moon.' 'I'm Christian Okoli' receives a nomination for The Grass Roots Category at The Van d'Or Awards. Read more...

August 2013

August, 2013

August has been a busy month for Cyrus. Cyrus gave a series of talks for Youths on the National Citizen Service scheme. A Tech Recce was completed for New Short Film Minnesota Moon and Scott Myers gave a glowing review of the M2M Promo. Read more....

July 2013

July, 2013

The New Promo for Moment 2 Moment Pictures Directed by Cyrus has been championed by Leading Film Critics around the world. Furthermore, Cyrus was selected as the British Filmmaker of the Month by the B.F.A (British Filmmakers Alliance) for 'I'm Christian Okoli.' Read more....

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June 2013

June, 2013

The Inception of 'Moment 2 Moment Pictures', Cyrus Trafford's Production company starts with an absolute BANG!!! Cyrus's Directorial Debut  'I'm Christian Okoli' wins the Audience Award, Best Drama and Best Film at The Lab Film Festival!!! Read more....

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