We are proud to present the work of four amazing winners of the 2019 Talkies’ short film commissions on Saturday 30 March at the finale of HERE film Festival.
JOSH BOWER AND MATT YOUNG
An editor by trade, Josh runs Shoreditch based production company Ripple & Roll. Matt’s an experienced post-production co-ordinator by day, a swing-dancing portrait-painting virtuoso by night.
THE RECORD DETECTIVE AGENCY
Set in a skewed reality, The Record Detective Agency is a Faustian farce set in Palmers Green’s own record store of the same name.
HARDY D SALEH
Hardy is a London-based film director and creative freelancer. His keen interest in climate change issues and sustainability led him to this subject about just one of the challenges faced in suburban community.
SHARING THE A105
….. is a documentary film project that aims to engage the local community concerning the recent changes to the A105 with the introduction of segregated cycle lanes along a length of the route.
Sophie is an artist and filmmaker with a professional background in set design. Her first narrative short, Funemployed, was nominated for Best Production Design at Underwire Festival and was awarded Film of the Month by director Anna Biller on the Shooting People website.
THE GIRL IN THE SHED or NO BODY TO GO WITH
Desperate to make some normal friends, a lonely girl gets ready to attend her first ever party… But she has skeletons in her cupboard. Literally. The Girl in the Shed is a darkly comedic fairytale exploring FOMO* and anxiety.
*Fear Of Missing Out
BEN S. HYLAND & ADAM GREGORY SMITH
Ben and Adam are members of BAFTA Crew Film and TV, with achievements including winning the LaCie #Pushplay 2017 and acceptance onto Reykjavik Talent Lab. Their current short, Safe Space, is on the festival circuit and has the backing of leading UK charity Unseen.
A comedy about a passive man with an overactive imagination. Derek must decide whether to intervene with a casual, commuting rule-breaker or live with a lifetime of regret. At least that’s what the voice in his head wants him to believe.