A Doll Distorted
2017 - Niall Shukla - United Kingdom
Jane suffers from haphephobia (the pathological fear of touch), tormented by years of loneliness and isolation she orders a synthetic love doll online to nightmarish consequences.
Adult Theme / Drama / Female Narratives / Female Protagonist / Horror / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Suspense / Thriller
2017 - Karen Newman - United Kingdom
Hell hath no fury like an older woman scorned... An ageing actress summons the spirit of Lady Macbeth in order to win the part in an upcoming production.
2015 - Laith Sami - United Kingdom
Vanessa, a passionate would-be dancer, is blind. She meets Danielle who struggles to translate her love of dance into movement.
Dance / Disability / Drama / Female Protagonist / Short Film
2017 - Kate Baxter & Elizabeth Dixon - United Kingdom
Helen Keller, an avid civil rights activist known for being deaf and blind, faces prejudice from the public, her family, and even herself.
Try A Little Tendernsa
2017 - Michelle Craig - USA
Finding love in todays’ technology based world is hard and Marion doesn't want her story to start online. She believes in the old fashioned method, and the heady mix of desperation and drastic measures leads her down a tricky path to find love.
Things That Bleed
2017 - Simon Giles - United Kingdom
An unsuccessful actor, slowly descending into madness is unwillingly lured to the grand theatre through various forms of delusions; where a frightening show awaits him.
Alternative / Bizarre / Debut Film / Female Protagonist / Live Action / Nightmares / Noir / Psychological / Short Film / Thriller
The Old Woman Who Hid Her Fear Under The Stairs
2017 - Faye Jackson - United Kingdom
An old woman finds a way to remove her fear and she stashes it in a tin under the stairs. At first, she enjoys her new found freedom from anxiety, but when she notices a stranger watching her house, the fear under the stairs becomes harder and harder to ignore.
The Fashion Show
2017 - Lucy Lumsden - United Kingdom
A coming of age tale about a teenage girl whose quiet rural life in Northern Ireland is interrupted by the annual Sheep Fashion Show.
Age / Documentary / Drama / Family / Female Filmmaker / Female Protagonist / Short Film
2016 - Paul Shammasian - United Kingdom
While creating an abstract piece art, a young girl, on the verge of a breakdown, reaches out to a young man who seems concerned about her well-being.
2017 - Sophie Molins - United Kingdom
A female guide leads a woman into the past as they make their way through the valley of death up into the wild white mountains.