News

02 Oct 2017

2017 Screen Developments

Jim has two screen features in development: Fireworks for Sunday Pictures, and a dramatised feature-length documentary based on his memoir, Blood and Tinsel, for Essential Media. Both projects are being developed in collaboration with writers Lewis Treston and Laurence Rosier Staines.    ...

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28 Sep 2017

‘Shock Treatment’ Re-released on Blu-Ray

Shock Treatment has been re-released, in Europe, on Blu-Ray by Arrow Films. The Blu-Ray is filled with intriguing extras and is available in two editions 'Cosmo' and 'Nation'. The re-release has received excellent reviews and will be of interest to all fans of the movie. Cosmo version: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Shock-Treatment-Cosmo-Limited-Blu-ray/dp/B071VNVNHL/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1506563946&sr=8-1&keywords=Shock+Treatment+Arrow+cosmo Nation version: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Shock-Treatment-Nation-Limited-Blu-ray/dp/B0725L7985/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1506563428&sr=8-1&keywords=Shock+Treatment+Arrow   ...

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15 Sep 2017

Jim in Conversation with Luke Buckmaster

On September 15th 2017 at 6:30pm, Jim discussed his screen work with critic and film commentator Luke Buckmaster at Events Cinema George St, as part of 'The Artist's Room' series. The discussion was followed by a screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The discussion was incredibly successful, offering tremendous insights into the creation of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. It was phenomenal to hear about Jim's approach to cinema and his thoughts on Rocky Horror 42 years on. ...

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26 Feb 2017

Film Ink podcast

For Episode 26 of the Film Ink podcast, Jim speaks to Dov Kornitz in a wide-ranging interview—reflecting on his experiences as a filmmaker and the movies that changed his life. Listen below ...

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29 Oct 2016

British Film Institute – Rocky Horror & Shock Treatment

On SAT 29th OCTOBER, the BFI (British Film Institute) hosted a special sold-out screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Shock Treatment as a SCIENCE FICTION DOUBLE FEATURE to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Shock Treatment. Shadow casts performed both films live at the event at BFI Southbank, London. Director Jim Sharman contributed a video to the panel discussion (clip by Laurence Rosier Staines, filmed by Damian Seagar)....

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12 Mar 2016

Travel updates

The 'Travel' page now features some great photographs and a story from Sri Lanka — with more to come....

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12 Apr 2015

Essays

Andrew Fuhrmann has written five essays on Jim Sharman's stage work....

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