- From £7.00
What talent we have! Thirteen locally made short films for you to enjoy:
The Magician and The Ice Rink – Sarah Judd/4 minutes
A rollercoaster ride through the stories of magician Terry Herbert’s time at Streatham’s Silver Blades ice rink between 1965 and 1967. Told through a stop-motion and hand animation hybrid.
Over the Influence – Andrew Younge/6 minutes
About the inescapable grip social media has on modern society and culture.
The Keeper – Stuart Rodwell/6 minutes
Sinister and secretive, will the cryptic case claim another Keeper?
Christmas Spirit – Andrew Delaney/11 minutes
The difficulties of dealing with grief, especially at Christmas.
The Woods Near Jacob’s Farm – Daniel Keeble /11 minutes
Naomi awakens in a room with no recollection of how she got there and is desperately trying to find a way out.
R.I.P. – Simon Cluett /13 minutes.
Four low-rent thugs incur the wrath of a fearsome mob boss… cue murder and mayhem. A film by Simon Cluett. Shot in and around Southend and Rochford.
Three Blind Mice – Ben Cluett /6 minutes
After a heist goes wrong, the gang smell a rat… but all is not as it seems. A film by Ben Cluett. Shot on location at what’s left of Stambridge Mill in Rochford.
Roundheads and Cavaliers – Chloe Thomas/13 minutes
Alice tries out historical re-enactment, but finds herself caught between a Roundhead and a Cavalier in a battle for her affections.
Silent Hymns of Light Café – Bradley Barton/5 minutes
Archaeologist Louise is curious about the mysterious character that helped her father find a special artifact, but it turns out she’s not the only one after it – and no-one is safe…
Captured – Stuart Rodwell/5 minutes
A routine meter check leaves a service engineer at the mercy of a sinister inventor
Supermarket Stories – Sarah Judd/5 minutes
Supermarket Stories is an animated web-series which features the real-life comedic encounters between a supermarket checkout operator and the general public. Episode One focuses on bad behaviour in the supermarket during the COVID-19 pandemic.
…. And What Would You Say? – Andrew Delaney/5 minutes
The beach from Chalkwell to Leigh, in poetic mode.
The Man Who Wouldn’t Die – James Wilsher/20 minutes
In 1930s New York, a group of desperate people plot to kill a homeless drunk to claim on his insurance. So far, so normal – but this is performed by puppets and told entirely in poetic verse!