06th July, 2020
‘Onsight has exceeded my expectations on post production pictures on the film and stood by us throughout the delivery process to make The Unfamiliar possible. A stellar UK based company where clients become friends. A must consider for producers everywhere.’ - Henk Pretorius, Director
The film showcases a unique fusion of British, European and South African talent. The Anglo-French Jemima West (Indian Summer, The Mortal Instruments) stars in the lead role and rising thespian, the Scottish Rebecca Hanssen (Tell It to the Bees, The Drowning of Arthur Braxton) forms part of the ensemble.
Directed by Henk Pretorius, and written by Henk Pretorius and Jennifer Nicole Stang. Produced by Llewelynn Greeff, Barend Kruger and Cinematographer Pete Wallington.
The Unfamiliar tells the story of a British Army doctor (Jemima West) who comes back from war, thinking she has PTSD, only to discover that there are malevolent spirits present at home, making the life that she knew unfamiliar. Myriad Pictures will be handling international sales on this smart and timely horror thriller film.
With a strong cast including Jemima West, Christopher Dane, Rebecca Hanssen, Harry McMillan-Hunt.
Dark Matter Studios is a British-based production house, co-founded by Llewelynn Greeff and Henk Pretorius, that specializes in creating bespoke feature films and television content for a global audience.
OnSight loved working alongside Dark Matter studios with The Unfamiliar and can't wait for the world to experience this heart beating horror.
‘The film is graded to reflect reality with a dark undertone, The supernatural and dreamlike scenes were given a surreal grade to give it an otherworldly feeling.‘ - Senior Colourist - Andy Lee