Helena's Gate

Helena's Gate presents the dark tale of a fragile and haunted young soul who finds herself entwined in a twisting and surreal adventure. Helena will be forced into exploring her own complex existence and driven to shed light on the darkest corners of her memory.

Presented over almost five hours and spinning genres like some cinematic puzzle. Shot and created independently over two years on a limited budget. One camera. Three crew. A whole bunch of talented people.

  • Darrell Wynter Hoppson
    Director
  • Darrell Wynter Hoppson
    Writer
  • Richard Rainbow
    Producer
  • Ildiko Vasarhelyi
    Producer
  • Ella Blackburn
    Key Cast
    "Helena"
  • Bethany Salt
    Key Cast
    "Cassy"
  • Darrell Wynter Hoppson
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Television
  • Runtime:
    4 hours 40 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 30, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • DeREEL Independent Film Festival 2019
    Victoria
    Australia
    March 30, 2019
    Austrailian Premiere
    WINNER - Best Web Series
Distribution Information
  • Suharruru Cinema
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
  • ReVeel Network
    Distributor
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: Internet, Video on Demand
Director Biography - Darrell Wynter Hoppson

Darrell Wynter Hoppson creates beautiful and compelling stories, fully developed characters and does so from conception to completion. Complexity and intrigue appear to be the main cinematic weapons used in this indie film makers work to date. After years of experimental and production work within film and music, Darrell Wynter Hoppson's debut project, the feature length series 'Helena's Gate', is a darkly mesmerising and beautifully crafted indie gem. His latest project is a moody character study set in a future time of great sadness and desolation. Beautifully presented and once again a true testament to the power of indie film making. It has also won multiple festival awards. To Live From The Land showcases the progression of a skilled film maker, clearly ready to share his ideas on a wider plateau and perfectly set to make an enticing debut feature film.

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Director Statement

Introspective and passionate writer, film maker and editor. Over 15 years experience producing a variety of creative, corporate and commercial work. Passions lie in self producing projects based upon my own written work.

I am the creative lead on all elements of pre and post production, all design and creation, writing, direction, editing and soundtrack. I love every hat.