RepositoryBill Douglas Centre Archives (GB 2869)
Ref NoBDC 5/66
Extent1 box
TitleFiles relating to Derek Jarman films and Basilisk productions
DescriptionCorrespondence to James Mackay from Gunter Deller, Richard Heslop and Lynn Hanke
'Derek Jarman, Brutal Beauty' - two handbills for 2008 exhibition in Vienna
Two copies of Tate Modern handbill for Throbbing Gristle/Derek Jarman event in May 2007
'Props for Mr Jarman' - exhibition handbill, Romney Marsh Craft Gallery, 2000
Derek Jarman/Jean Cocteau - Magic Cinema, Bobigny, 2008
The Guardian media supplement 20 July 2007, special issue on 'The Forgotten Stories of Punk' including the film Jubilee
Basilisk financial records 1995-2000 including bank statements, National Film Council papers, accounts from The McCabe Partnership, and details of wines held in reserve for Basilisk at Justerini & Brooks and Cellarers.
Faxed contract between Mackay's Daybreak Films Ltd and Mikado Films (Italy) regarding distribution of 'Blue', 1999
Four page list of Derek Jarman's Super 8mm film archive
Faxes and financial statements regarding BFI royalties
Correspondence (mostly printed e-mails) from 1) Steve McIntyre 2) Danny Lyon 3) Thomas Stubbs 4) Benjamin Cook 5) Jane Thomas (Scottish Screen) 6) Hannah Collins 7) Luke Whitlock 8) Victoria Hardie 9) Barbara McKissack (BBC) 10) Danny Mangin 11) Dale Djerassi 12) Adrian George (Tate Modern) 13) Sarah Wood 14) Richard Glatzer (?) 15) Mark Raeburn 16) Daniella Cascella 17) Donald Krim 18) Charlie Barber 19) Alessandro Romanini 20) Jane Hockings 21) Christina Kallas 22) Rhonda Hisao 23) Nina Danino 24) Barbara Zosel 25) Scott Burnham 26) Sarah Lockham (Props for Mr Jarman) 27) Ian White (Lux) 28) Paolo Cherchi-Usai 29) Jorge Fernandez Leon 30) Michael Dobson 31) Annie Wharton 32) Steve Seid 33) Nathalie Zonnenberg (Witte de With) 34) Sarah Campbell (Institute of International Visual Arts) 35) Tony Jurkiewicz 36) John Barratt 37) Martina Theininger 38) Robert Walker 39) Ian D Smith 40) Miriam Sperber 41) Tim Jarvis
File of papers relating to the planned (but unrealised) production of a film based on Derek Jarman's script 'Neutron', to be directed by Fridrik Thor Fridriksson in early 1999. Papers include faxed correspondence between Mackay, Tony Peake, Don Boyd, Keith Collins, Fridrik Fridriksson, Skuli Malmquist and Simon Goldberg, as well as a short report on the script's potential and copies of press cuttings.
Seven contracts relating to the film 'Fur', including contracts with the script editor Sally Charlton, with the Scottish Film Production Fund, and with Thor Sigurjonsson and Skuli Malmquist of ZikZak Filmworks.
File marked "Blue: distribution costs" containing correspondance over the development of a production of Jarman's script "Neutron", including:
Letter from James about meeting 'Thor and Skuli' and suggesting Lee Drysdale and Nick Dear as writers on the project
Letter from Simon, Muirhead & Burton to Don Boyd, informing him he has no evidence to prove he owns the rights to "Neutron", and his reply, 12 May 1998
Information sheet on the Icelandic film company
Fax from Thor Sigurjonsson and Skuli Malmquist to Tracey Scoffiel, Head of Development at the BBC, concerning plans for production of "Neutron", to be directed by Federik Thor Fridriksson and possibly with Christopher Hobbs as Production Designer, to be shot in summer 1999 , 13 May 1998
Clipping from "Production News" on "Neutron"
Rejection fax from Granada films to James Mackay, June 7 1998
Fax from Paolo Cherchi Usai about the difficulties of raising funds
Fax announcing the making of "Neutron"
Fax of clipping from May 20, 1998 edition of "The Business of Film" with an article on the plans for "Neutron"
Fax of clipping of article on plans for "Neutron", 11 June 1998
Fax from Simon Goldberg of Simons Muirhead & Burton to Tony Peake of Peake Associates claiming Don Boyd has no right to the rights for "Neutron", 10 June 1998
Fax detailing the plot of Neutron, June 11 1998
File of Guidance Notes and Proposal Form for the Millenium Festival
Letter to Paolo Cherchi Usai from James, negotiating funding and discussing James Mackay's latest work, 2 June 1998
Letter fom Usia to Mackay showing interest in acquiring Jarman's collection
Sheets of biographical information on both Jarman and Mackay
List of Arte 'theme evenings'

FormatPrinted material
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameMackay; James (1954-); producer
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