Curate is extremely humbled and proud we have one of the rising stars in British Cinema. Prano is a director and writer who grew up on a diet of Twin Peaks in the depths of a strange Welsh community. Named a 2021 'Director to Watch' by Variety, a Screen International 'Star of Tomorrow' 2018, and a Genre Rising Star by Screen International and Frightfest, Prano's work invokes imaginative worlds, fusing a dark vocabulary with eerie allure, revealing how beauty resides in strange places.
Her debut feature, CENSOR, had its world premiere at the SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2021, opening the festival's Midnight section and heading next to its European premiere at the BERLINALE - Berlin International Film Festival. CENSOR is a psychological horror starring Niamh Algar, backed by the BFI, Film4 and Ffilm Cymru Wales. The film was awarded the Méliès d'Or (Golden Méliès) at Sitges Film Festival 2021 - the top prize for European genre films. Executive producers include Andy Starke (Rook Films), Ant Timpson (Timpson Films) and Kim Newman. It is produced by Helen Jones at Silver Salt Films. CENSOR was released theatrically in the US by Magnolia Pictures, the UK & Ireland by Vertigo Releasing, and was acquired for most other worldwide territories by MGM.