2021 - Will Kenning - United Kingdom
Trapped within a county lines drug gang, a teenager with high functioning autism finds escape by practicing tap dance in and around Milton Keynes.
Age / BAME / Black Narratives / British Culture / Dance / Disability / Drama / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Social Issues / Urban
2020 - Tony Hipwell - United Kingdom
In a near future the government, rather than imprisoning criminals or deporting immigrants, turns them into trees as part of an insidious environmental campaign.
BAME / Drama / Environmental / Horror / Human Rights / LGBTQ Filmmaker / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Politics / Sci-Fi / Short Film / Social Issues
Adventures in Success
2020 - Jay Buim - USA
A wellness startup whose mission is to heal Mother Earth through the power of orgasm and a ritual called Jilling Off, tries to scale their business.
2020 - Ava Bounds - United Kingdom
The true story of an escapee from a Victorian Asylum who returns home to find the family she meets isn’t who she hoped for.
2020 - Leo De Haan - United Kingdom
As a father and son set off on their boat from France back to the UK, a refugee father and son ask to head the same way.
Action / Age / BAME / British Culture / Human Rights / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Social Issues / Suspense / Thriller
2020 - ʻĀina Paikai - USA
I can recall the way your voice would fill the room and we would all be stilled by your melody.
2020 - Kieran Stringfellow - United Kingdom
After spending the night in a cell, a rough sleeper has a score to settle.
Age / British Culture / Crime / Drama / Human Rights / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Social Issues / Suspense / Thriller / Urban
The Exit Plan
2020 - Angus Wilkinson - Australia, United Kingdom
In an overpopulated future, an elderly woman has to outsmart a government official who has been sent to ‘exit’ her.
2020 - Stéfane Houssier - United Kingdom
Escaping from a violent lover, Natasha is drawn into a child’s sinister plot. But is it true, or a cruel game with Natasha the plaything?
British Culture / Drama / Female Protagonist / Live Action / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Suspense / Youth
Roger The Rat
2020 - Roger Ballen & Justin Elgie - South Africa
Roger the Rat; an archetypal persona who is a part-human, part-rat creature who lives an isolated life outside of mainstream society.