NO REST FOR THE FLUID 2016
Proxi and Peri, 'the Tides made flesh' wash up on a bleak shore, surprised to still be human. They cross a hostile landscape to confront the moon, arguing the pros and cons of being human en route. Made for Bristol Loves Tides, and shot in Cabo de Gata, Spain with Desperate Men, the film riffs on buddy movies and Spaghetti Westerns to question Humanity's ambivalent relationship with non human systems. Screened at Bath Film Festival 2016
PROXI & PERI - 2015
Collaboration with Desperate Men for Bristol Loves Tides, a Bristol European Green Capital 2015 flagship project. Two strange characters awake on the River Severn's muddy shore, get to grips with being human, and are compelled by a disembodied female voice to venture upriver on an mysterious mission.
THE CLAW - 2012
Ruby is obsessed with claw machines. Dad is haunted by a killer. Mum wants a normal day at the beach. Best Comedy Short Carmarthen Bay Film Festival 2013, selected for British Council's Shorts Support Scheme, distributed by Network Ireland Television, produced by The Small Storytellers. Screened @ Encounters (2012), London Short Film Festival, Aesthetica Film Festival, Abertoir Horror Festival (2013), British Shorts Film Festival, Berlin (2014). The Claw website has behind the scenes, links and press and The Claw Vimeo Channel has behind the scenes / making of clips for a Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign, and there's a gallery of production stills here.
WORMS - 2012
Relocating to rural Wales, a couple encounter the landscape's power to unleash psycho-sexual tension in their relationship.
ABNORMAL FORMS - 2011
Sam's biological clock is ticking - she wants to start a family. Tim is at a crossroads - to create life he must change his own. Will he take the leap into fatherhood or let his best friend keep him in a state of perpetual adolescence? This was a 2 day shoot, 16mm MA exercise.
THE INVITATION - 2008
With their relationship at breaking point, a couple find an unusual way to reach a deeper level of understanding. Screened @ Encounters 2008 (Best of British) & Expresión en Corto Festival, Mexico.
FAST FORWARD - 2010 - Episode 1 of 3
30 min Sci-fi adventure commissioned by Bristol City Council's Children & Young People's Services Department to encourage year 8 students (12-13 years) to think about their futures. Integrated within a schools coaching programme produced by My Future My Choice, providing students with tools for goal setting, visioning and self belief.