Genius stars Jude Law, Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, and Guy Pearce. The film shot at Shepperton Studios on B Stage and in the Gainsborough Building. Pinewood Digital supported Ben Davis BSC, with DIT Tom Gough and colourist Adam Inglis, to manage look creation, editorial deliverables, data management through to VFX pulls and conform. The final grade was completed by Adam Inglis at Pinewood Post.

The stirring drama, based on the real-life complex friendship between renowned book editor Maxwell Perkins (Colin Firth) and literary giant Thomas Wolfe (Jude Law), will have its world premiere at the festival and joins the likes of the Coen brother's Hail Caesar and Jeff Nicholl's Midnight Special.