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Caravan to make feature length doc on New Order for Sky Arts August 17, 2018

Factual indie Caravan has won a commission from Sky Arts to produce a feature-length documentary film on New Order. New Order: Decades (1×120’) is produced and directed by Mike Christie (Hansa Studios: By The Wall 1976-90, Sky Arts), marking 40 years since the band’s first TV appearance.  Part concert and part documentary, it follows the band’s preparations as they re-stage their collaboration So It Goes with the artist Liam Gillick and the 12-piece synthesiser orchestra that took place during Manchester International…

Sky Arts commissions New Order feature from Caravan August 13, 2018

  Sky Arts has commissioned British factual indie Caravan to produce a feature-length doc on seminal UK new wave band New Order. Born out of Joy Division after the death of singer and frontman Ian Curtis, New Order has been active from the 80s to the present day and was at the forefront of the post-punk and new wave movements. New Order: Decades charts the rise of New Order over four decades of recordings and performances, offering intimate access to the band as the…

Sky Arts tunes up New Order doc August 13, 2018

Two-hour film marks 40 years since Manchester band’s TV debut The producer of Bafta-award winning Channel 4 series Grayson Perry: Who Are You? is to exec a feature-length film about the band New Order for Sky. Caravan’s Managing Director Dinah Lord is to oversee New Order: Decades, a 120-minute film for Sky Arts. Produced and directed by Mike Christie (Sir Alex Ferguson: Secrets of Success), the film marks 40 years since New Order’s first TV appearance and will air on 22 September. Part concert…