Made in Chelsea: producer launches charity film
TONIGHT a heady mix of film talent, celebrities and investors will fill The Scotch, the hippest new hangout in Mayfair, for the second sponsorship launch party of The One Square Mile film project and charity.
Rather than wait for a production company to sign on, producer and writer Leon Butler has decided to go it alone by raising money for the project via a 17-person committee of movers and shakers from the City and the entertainment world.
As for the film itself? It’s all about London community – described as Adulthood meets Crash, it will be filmed in Battersea and Chelsea and is a multi-layered storyline featuring all walks of life.
But if the story is about the lack of community, the project is all about building it. Butler has linked up with STORM, a charity that helps women get out of domestic abuse situations, and School of Hard Knocks, which gets underprivileged people playing rugby, and plans to use Battersea locals as extras and crew.