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Invaders // Featured Short

Invaders

On Christmas Eve, a small UFO struggling find his place in the universe follows his two mischievous friend’s down to earth, whilst trying to impress and gain their acceptance he inadvertently changes Christmas forever. ‘Invaders‘ takes the Christmas classic to a place it’s never been before. Somewhere in between Star[…]

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God's Kingdom // Featured Short

GOD’S KINGDOM

Jack and Ella travel alone, taking the path less trodden. Dishevelled and dirty they keep away from people, towns and cities, off the grid. They are hiding and on the run, but from what and why? Guy Soulsby has got us used to some fantastic production values in his rather[…]

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The Sermon // Featured Short Film

The Sermon

In an isolated church community in the English countryside, a powerful hate preacher prepares to deliver a sermon to his flock, but his daughter has a secret that could destroy them all. The Sermon is a short ‘Folk Horror’ dealing with sexuality, faith and oppression shot on 35mm film. In[…]

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Whenever You're Ready // Featured Short

Whenever You’re Ready

A heartbroken actress goes to an audition and begins to unravel. The film is about what happens when the inner world of a character accidentally spills out. The character has kind of been tap-dancing over her problem, pretending she’s fine. But the real stuff finds a way to come out.[…]

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Knock Down Ginger // Featured Short Film

Knock Down Ginger

When a prank goes wrong on a London estate – Sarah-Lee learns that it’s not all fun and games when it comes to growing up. With not much else to do apart from cause trouble on the block – Knock Down Ginger is a coming of age film that explores[…]

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Ghost in The Shell // Featured Short Film

Give Up The Ghost

Bonnie and Clyde in dystopia. ‘Give Up The Ghost’ visualises a cold near-future cityscape, set against the brutalist, concrete architecture of South East London. The four minute short film, shot on super 16mm and scored by London band Imperial Daze, depicts the story of a fugitive couple on the run[…]

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Reverse Everything // Featured Short

Reverse Everything

An insular and poetic journey into the psyche of a young girl, searching for the meaning of her own existence; in a reality that can only be viewed from her perspective. An eerie silence backed by far away sirens seemingly inching closer, a soft gentle voice with a mysterious accent[…]

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Ostrich // Featured Short Film

Ostrich

Set late one evening in a Westminster bar, a journalist meets the no-nonsense Deputy Finance Minister for what begins as a simple interview. Tensions rise high in Patrick Walsh’s political thriller ‘Ostrich‘, where journalist Will Hewitt meets no-nonsense Deputy Finance Minister Pippa Thomas for what begins as a simple interview.[…]

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100 Bullets: Dead Ghosts // Featured Short Film

100 Bullets: Dead Ghosts

Set within the dark, dystopian and desperate confines of North Korea, 100 Bullets: Dead Ghosts is a singular online viewing experience. Four years in the making, this heavily researched web-series is unlike anything before it – boldly fusing the seminal comic book 100 Bullets with the oppressive, Orwellian landscapes of[…]

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Pregnant Pause // Featured Short Film

Pregnant Pause

Pee. Wait. Panic. Steph is in a happy, long-term relationship, but now she might be pregnant, she has no idea what she wants. Steph is in a happy, long-term relationship with James, and she’s technically an adult. At her age, Steph’s mum had already given birth to two children, and[…]

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