Lady // Daily Short Picks

Lady

Lady lives in South East London and isn’t afraid to do her own thing. A fan of the ‘ladette culture’ from the 90’s, Lady tells us why it was so great, why it’s still acceptable for it to carry on and still have a balanced playing field between men and[…]

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Knives Down, Bikes Up // Daily Short Picks

KNIVES DOWN, BIKES UP

London is currently experiencing a knife crime epidemic. In response to this crisis, some of London’s youths have banded together to start the Knives Down, Bikes Up movement which is about breaking down barriers & creating a community of like-minded riders. The death toll from knife violence is still rising[…]

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Down From London // Daily Short Picks

Down from London

A couple move to the English coast to escape the city. But it’s not quite the new beginning they were hoping for.

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Images of Absence // Short film Trailer

Images of Absence

Rena, a young academic researcher records and observes lives touched by homelessness in the streets of London. The findings open her eyes to her own privileged position and society’s indifference towards the subject. Support the film’s final production steps on Indiegogo.

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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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Sparebnb // Short Film Trailer

Sparebnb

All about the different people that stay at the same Airbnb in London

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Little Shit // Short Film Trailer

Little Shit

Paul has an attitude. He’s the kid you cross the road to avoid. The no-hoper you pray your children never become. But there’s more to Paul than meets the eye or the ear. A side that he only finds when he’s truly lost. 

Little Shit is a child’s journey to[…]

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Between The Divide // Short Film Trailer

Between The Divide

In a luxurious London apartment a man lies dead – his throat slit. In what will become her most challenging case, Detective Eve Fischer finds herself torn between two potentially dangerous and manipulative suspects. Whilst fighting her own inner demons she must navigate through a sea of devious mind games.

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Encore // Daily Short Picks

Encore

It’s the 1950’s in London’s premiere entertainment district, the west end. The vibe is high but London is only just getting back on its feet after the devastation of the World War 2 blitz. Frank, the Nightguard, diligently watches over the theatre in the small hours, burning the midnight oil[…]

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