2021 - Nick Usher - United Kingdom
Joe is having a secret affair but when he witnesses a brutal attack he must make a life-changing decision.
Asian Producer / Debut / Drama / Family Issues / Female Producer / Horror / Isolation / Live Action / Low Budget / Mental Health / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Psychological / Relationship / Revenge / Romance / Short / Suspense / Thriller
2021 - Theo Baines - United Kingdom
A fugitive boy battles to catch a mouse from the London Underground and give it to the girl he loves.
British Culture / Children // Youth / Crime / Debut / Drama / Grief / Isolation / Live Action / Love / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Prison / Relationship / Short / Shot On Film / Social Issues / Social Realism / Thriller
2021 - Paul O'Flanagan - Ireland
In Victorian London, a post-mortem photographer receives his latest subject, a recently deceased young woman, late one stormy night. 'Memento Mori' means 'Remember Death', and this night, and this encounter with the dead young woman will be unforgettable.
Animation / Children // Youth / Dark Fairytale / Death / Drama / Family Friendly / Fantasy / Female Producer / Horror / Irish Director / Irish Producer / Magical Realism / Mature Theme / Narrative Fiction / Psychological / Short / Supernatural / Suspense / Thriller
2021 - Christopher Rucinski - USA
A disenchanted Army vet emerges from isolation when his younger brother is recruited by an extremist militia.
Addiction / Death / Debut / Drama / Family Issues / Feature / Film Noir / Friendship / Grief / Isolation / Live Action / Low Budget / Mature Theme / Mental Health / Military / Narrative Fiction / Political / PTSD / Social Issues / Suicide / Thriller / Veteran / War
2021 - Teagan Barnes - USA
A young woman navigates being a new mother while grappling with postpartum psychosis; her husband and sister begin to see the effects starting to bubble through.
Death / Debut / Drama / Female Director / Female Narratives / Female Producer / Grief / Health / Live Action / Low Budget / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Psychological / Short / Suicide / Thriller
2021 - Ajuan Isaac - George - United Kingdom
Disgruntled with his position as one of society's great unwashed, John makes it his mission to infiltrate the Ivory Towers of the upper class.
Absurd / Alternative / BIPOC Director / BIPOC Narratives / Black Director / Black Narratives / British Culture / Crime / Drama / Horror / Live Action / Mature Theme / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Psychological / Revenge / Satire / Short / Social Issues / Social Realism / Surreal / Suspense / Thriller
2021 - Paul Franklin - United Kingdom, USA
A tense thriller, with moments of dark humour, set in an MI6 Ops Room, that uses cutting edge Virtual Production technology to tell its story.
Queen Of The Desert
2021 - Mary Ann Rotondi - USA
When a lonely long-haul truck driver picks up a young Black hitchhiker, an encounter with the police forces them to confront their prejudices and find a connection as human beings.
Age / BIPOC Narratives / Black Narratives / Debut Film / Drama / Female Narratives / Female Protagonist / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Political / Short / Social Issues / Suspense / Thriller / Youth
2021 - Joey Moe - Denmark
When Michael is released from jail after 10 years of serving, he must struggle with the invisible bars of institutionalisation, before he can be truly free.
Addiction / Biopic / BIPOC Filmmaker / Drama / Fantasy / Horror / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Short / Social Issues / Supernatural / Thriller
2021 - Cameron Carver - Canada, United Kingdom
Part playful, part neurotic, part existential 'CHOKABLOK' is a surreal exploration of our obsession with achievement and the perpetual anxiety of trying to keep up.