McHenry Brothers

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from The McHenry Brothers)
Jump to: navigation, search

The McHenry Brothers are Edward Alexander McHenry (born August 25, 1983) and Rory Patrick McHenry (born 14 July 1987), siblings known professionally as the McHenry Brothers, are award winning British film directors and screen writers.

Personal life[edit]

Edward and Rory are the eldest of four sons whose father, David McHenry is a production designer and mother, Maureen Bennett is an actress.[1] Edward and Rory grew up in London and then Gloucestershire. They started collaborating on short films at a very young age and produced a trilogy of short films called A Baptism of Fire using action figures.[2] Edward studied Fine Art at the Ruskin School of Drawing at Oxford University.

Work[edit]

Their debut feature Jackboots on Whitehall,[3] a World War Two spoof adventure animation starring Ewan McGregor, Rosamund Pike and Timothy Spall, premiered at the 64th Edinburgh International Film Festival[4] in May 2010 and opened the 2010 London Raindance Film festival[5]

In October 2010 the brothers completed The Commuter[6] , a short film starring Dev Patel, Charles Dance, Ed Westwick and Pamela Anderson. The Commuter was shot in HD using the Nokia N8 smartphone[7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Won[edit]

Nominated[edit]

  • 2010 British Independent Film Awards - "Raindance Award" - Jackboots On Whitehall

Special mention[edit]

  • 2010 Edinburgh International Film Festival - Best of British Category - Jackboots On Whitehall

References[edit]

External links[edit]