Johnny Depp’s Swordmaster in New Galatia Film

“Reclaiming the Blade” which features Hollywood actors Viggo Mortensen, Karl Urban and John Rhys-Davies has now gained access to Johnny Depp and Viggo Mortensen’s swordmaster Mr. Bob Anderson. Bob has trained everyone from Errol Flynn to Mark Hamill performing as Darth Vader in those iconic duels with the Hamill in the Star Wars films. Bob Anderson helped train Johnny Depp …

ESPN-Disney Banks On Galatia Films for New Lightsaber Doc

“Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel” is a 2016 documentary hosted by Mark Hamill. ESPN-Disney reached out to Galatia Films to help support the production, editing and acquired exclusive clips from Galatia’s own archive, including the final and likely only full interview of Bob Anderson of Star Wars fame. Anderson played the role of Darth Vader staring opposite Mark …

Hasbro and Lucafilm Partner with Galatia Films

This season Hasbro and Lucasfilm, makers of the first ever Force FX Lightsabers, have partnered with Galatia Films in a promotion that saw many winners receive the new lightsabers. NY Jedi was on hand as well to demo the stunt ready sabers on Good Morning America. Galatia Films has been at the forefront of rediscovering the sword with its titular …

New Holy Thorn!

Working with Glastonbury Conservation Society, the landowners of Wearyall Hill planted a new Glastonbury Thorn close to the vandalized one on 1st April 2012. Pictured: The Mayor of Glastonbury, The Vicar of Glastonbury, Glastonbury Conservation Society and two of the landowners. The new Holy Thorn is not one of the young saplings of the vandalized tree. They are still under …

BMW and Mercedes Team with Galatia Films

Whether shooting commercials for BMW or distributing hit documentaries on the history of Mercedes-Benz, Galatia Films has been in the fast lane offering support to some of the leaders of the auto industry, where innovation is key. The award winning documentary on German car company Mercedes Benz needed a good digital distribution partner to navigate and reach their global markets …

Royal Coronation Service Link to Glastonbury

The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II was celebrated throughout the country a few years back but few know that the words for the service have a Somerset connection. St. Dunstan, abbot at Glastonbury Abbey in the 10th century, officiated at the coronation of King Edgar and the wording he devised is still used today. Saturday May 19 is St. Dunstan’s …

Students to Create a New Miracle from Holy Thorn

Galatia employs no arborist, botanist, agriculturist… nor any kind of ‘ist’ related plant life but we did find this quite interesting, and in fact happen to spend some time  in a friend’s garden who knows a thing or two about green things, it’s his job after all at the local university. He kindly explained a bit of this… very fascinating …

Nuala Barton launches Boutique with daughter Mischa

“Glastonbury: Isle of Light” executive producer Nuala Barton has just recently assisted her daughter, actress-designer Mischa Barton, in launching a boutique in London to great fanfare. “Everything was a great success”, Nuala told us by phone the other day just prior to discussing Glastonbury, “all the press were here.” As we googled that morning it was more about who didn’t …

Abbey Appeal Passes First Milestone

Generous supporters of Glastonbury Abbey have taken the appeal fund through its first milestone in just four months. The appeal to raise half a million pounds to rescue its ruins was launched in May by asking everyone living or working in Somerset to give just £1. In August we asked people to donate an additional pound on entrance ticket prices …