TEAM ANGELICA MISSION STATEMENT VIDEO (2011) 2:51
Team Angelica's pledge to continue creating entertainment with the passionate purpose of celebrating the diverse beauty and brilliance of everything that makes us human. Created by Rikki Beadle-Blair and Ed Swabey. Using clips from Bashment, FIT, KickOff, Thrive, 7 Dials, Gently and Souljah. The Song is 'Wild Things' Written and Performed by Rikki Beadle-Blair - Guitars instrumentation and engineering by Mark Hawkes.
SOULJAH (2007) 10.01 colour
On a South London council estate, Stanlake, an effeminate young African asylum-seeker, is being bullied. Little do the bullies know that Stanlake is also a former child soldier who knows more about combat than they will ever know. John R. Gordon's award-winning short film, which was directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair, is 'a visually arresting masterpiece' (The Huffington Post).
KIDS OF GAY PARENTS SPEAK OUT (2013) 3:47 colour
Researching and preparing for our new movie FREE, (younger sibling/sequel to our teenage film FIT) We spent an afternoon at the South Bank Centre filming kids of gay parents - and straight parents - and bi parents and undefinable parents. This is some of what they taught us. Parents are Parents. Family is Family. Love is Love. A Team Angelica Short Produced and Directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair Directed, Shot and Edited by Edmund Swabey Music by Rikki Beadle-Blair and Joni Levinson. Executive produced by The South Bank Centre, Stonewall, Square Peg Media and Team Angelica.
ALIVE (2014) 26:20 b+w
Dead teenage suicides 'live' in limbo. Their job is to assist the next wave of suicides through their final moments until they decide stage a rebellion of love. Performed by Chris Edgerley, Chrissy Gallon, Dawson James, Wild H.B., Jonny Minton, Lucy Grace-Knight, Richard Tan, Christopher Kifun, Katie Sheridan, Megan Affonso, Jamie Giles, Jessica Caballero, Marcus El Alfy & Dean Atta Written and Directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair Produced by Carleen Beadle Shot by Jake Martin Sound by Juliet Plumptre Edited by Ed Swabey Post sound by Sound Disposition Grading by Will Read. Executive produced by Julie Parker and Mavis Seaman.
FREE (2014) was a Team Angelica Film to address bullying, written and directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair and produced by Carleen Beadle for Team Angelica and Stonewall. A copy was sent to every primary school in the UK. Reach out to Stonewall here: https://www.stonewall.org.uk/resources/free-film
THE MAKING OF ‘FREE’ (2014) 1:44
FREE is a new Team Angelica Film, to address bullying, directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair Produced by Carleen Beadle for Team Angelica and Stonewall. A copy was sent to every primary school in the UK.
FREE – TRAILER 2
Jake isn't interested in sports. Jake likes singing and dancing and hanging out with girls. Jake likes playing superheroes. Especially girl superheroes. Jake doesn't care what anyone thinks. Jake is happy. Jake is FREE. Written & Directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair From Stonewall and Team Angelica, the makers of the hugely successful anti-homophobic bullying film, FIT, FREE is its beautiful baby sibling. Made for kids from 7 to 70-plus. Available now from Stonewall on DVD and via streaming to every junior school in the UK. Inspiring entertainment to spark discussion and ignite minds. Together we will make bigotry history.
FREE – TRAILER 4
11 year old Emma's short film about diverse families and belongING in the world... like everyone else. Emma is happy. Emma is safe. Emma is loved. Emma is FREE. Written & Directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair From Stonewall and Team Angelica, the makers of the hugely successful anti-homophobic bullying film, FIT, FREE is its beautiful baby sibling. Made for kids from 7 to 70-plus. Available now from Stonewall on DVD and via streaming to every junior school in the UK. Inspiring entertainment to spark discussion and ignite minds. Together we will make bigotry history.
FREE – BEHIND THE SCENES
This is our series of exclusive behind the scenes peeks at the making of FREE. Meet Blaise Allen & Tom Ross Williams, the stars of the Danni episode.
THE MAKING OF ‘FREE’ – MAKE UP 3:26
THRIVE (2012) 31:58 b+w
A group of London students and their intertwining relationships. Made for the Drill Hall Youth Theatre project. in 2010. Directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair
BUTTERFLY (2011) 24:48 colour
Created from a pitch by UK Schoolkids, this is a Team Angelica short commisioned by the Royal Albert Hall. Starring Ann Akin, Craig Storrod, Jay Oliver Yip, Lucy Bruegger, Lucy Calvert, Sasha Frost, Simon Prag, Zack Polanski, Produced by Carleen Beadle, Written & Directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair, Director of Photography Ian Howes, Sound Jake Martin/Juliet Plumptre, Edited by EdSwabey, Color grading by Will Read, Design by Rikki BB, Art Direction by John Gordon assisted Helen Bee, Katie Sheridan & Tom Jacob, Music by Rikki & Joni Levinson.
SEVEN DIALS (2010) 35:00, colour, was a short film written and directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair, made with the Actors Centre, through the BBC Talent Boost programme to increase diversity in representation.
SEVEN DIALS OPENING SEQUENCE 1:21
SEVEN DIALS CAR SEQUENCE 1:51
SEVEN DIALS PT 1 (low res)
SEVEN DIALS PT 2 (low res)
THE MAKERS: BFI FLARE (2022) 101:52 (John R Gordon interviewing Rikki Beadle-Blair at length about his film-making career)