£795 funded
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Drama
Production

'My Little Doves' follows the story of Kate, a working class mother based in a remote English village during the 1980s. After her two young daughters, Gemma and Zoe, are murdered by a child predator, Kate and Investigator, Ronald, battle for closure when Kate decides she wants to face the man that stole her world.

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£380 funded
13 days left
Drama
Production

'On their perhaps last vacation together to Tuscany, two best friends have to face the reality of what it means to grow up and apart, once they enter the looming next chapter of their lives, separately.' Schokowaffeln im Sommer is a German language, dramatic short film about friendship, insecurities, femininity, body image, and how all these things play together when change threatens it all.

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£365 funded
22 days left
Drama
Production

Based on real events, Monochromatic is a short film that explores alternative mental health therapies, through the story of one young woman’s experience of psychosis. The film follows her journey as she focuses her mind and tells her story through the creation of a monochromatic self-portrait.

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£5,545 funded
13 days left
Drama
Production

A coming of age short film that takes an intimate look into the grieving process of a 13 year old boy.

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£4,390 funded
31 days left
Drama
Completion

From Karen Newman, Producer of 'Just Charlie' winner of the Audience Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and Jane Gull, Director of My Feral Heart, the UK’s most successful ‘cinema-on-demand’ film of all time, Hidden door Productions proudly presents their new music-drama, Love Without Walls

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£5,690 funded
7 days left
Drama
Production

A Love Worth Fighting For explores the futility and human complexity of war at a very personal level, and how one of the most momentous months in the twentieth century played out for the people living and dying in it. But it’s not a war film. Rather, it’s an anti-war film, and a love story. It is poignant, compelling and sad. It asks difficult questions. Yet ultimately, it ends with hope.

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£1,590 funded
13 days left
Comedy
Production

A BFI Network developed short film, written and directed by Pip Swallow.

After being passed over for a big promotion at work, Miranda discovers that she can control the world via her model railway set. A bittersweet comedy about a derailed woman, trying to mould herself to the institution but ultimately finding the power within to create her own.

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£6,550 funded
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Horror
Production

From director Sayna Fardaraghi, "KINDRED" is a coming-of-age short, told through a psychological horror lens. In a stylized visual exploration of teenage anxieties, "KINDRED" follows 17-year-old Helena, as the uncertainty of her impending adulthood begins to threaten her sanity. “You exist within an infinite universe containing infinite potentials of you.” Which will you be when you grow up?

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£6,246 funded
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Drama
Production

'Out of Our Hands' is an anthology series of three short films - 'The Bird', 'The Rat' and 'The Whip' - which emerge as a unified response to questions surrounding guilt, truth, and free will. In all three, mundane situations give way to the surreal and the absurd, throwing man’s perennial and profitless pursuit of happiness into sharp relief.

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£1,171 funded
32 days left
Drama
Production

Based on a true story, when her sister is diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa, a first-year medical student returns home as the family struggles to 'fix' the disorder before it’s too late.

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£1,013 funded
1 day left
Drama
Production

In 1965 a Jewish Doctor, Gertrude Rosen, is called to a remote care home in North Wales to help identify and treat a dying patient who refuses to talk.
As Gertrude slowly wins the patient’s trust, she discovers the horrible truth of who he is, and faces an awful dilemma.
To help end his life peacefully, or let the monster suffer in pain like the millions of her people who died at his hands…

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£3,039 funded
18 days left
Drama
Production

Experienced through a series of vignettes and set in one location, Minutes is a 12 minute film that spans the entire relationship of Harriet and Jordan. It is an exploration of co-dependency and self-discovery, made by the LGBTQI+ community for the LGBTQI+community.

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£3,488 funded
17 days left
Drama
Production

"The Long Walk" , based on a true story by ANDREW ALTON-READ and adapted for the screen by MONET MORGAN, is a psychological drama. A teenage boy suffers a trauma and is catapulted into a world of psychosis. Later in life he suffers another attack and ends up on the streets of London, only to be helped by unexpected strangers.

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£4,890 funded
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Experimental & art
Production

Warm Egg is a queer, surreal, melodrama about Eva, a woman exploring her sexuality and polyamory in a hallucinogenic theatre space. Where can she find guidance if her romantic existence is a taboo?

We are an all-female and non-binary production team of artists and filmmakers, looking to shine a light on modern love.

Mood video by the amazing Helen Jayne Dyke @ludo.figs!

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£11,420 funded
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Comedy
Production

Murder Ballads is an independent feature film set in the rock 'n' roll world of well... rock 'n' roll. It's a dark comedy of six interconnected stories that chart the rapid rise and violent fall of dysfunctional rock band 'Stack of Corpses', who are willing to do anything for success!

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£4,050 funded
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Thriller
Production

After being locked out with nowhere to go, a young girl is taken in by an older man with questionable intentions.

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£1,500 funded
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Drama
Distribution & exhibition

Three Drama school graduates (from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama) have made a film that they are entering into festivals.

The film has already won 12 awards, nominated for one award, been the finalist at 2 festivals and selected into 10 other festivals across 3 continents.

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£1,163 funded
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Film
Distribution & exhibition

Connor, an aspiring footballer, is determined to reach the pinnacle of the beautiful game. But do his dreams compromise his mental and physical well-being? Will a chance encounter with Maya alter his mindset and make him question all his previous efforts.

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£4,475 funded
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Drama
Production

A young working mother must again become teacher and breadwinner for a second lockdown but with her partner away, things start to take their toll.

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£6,085 funded
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Comedy
Completion

Olive is a short comedy that explores the highs and lows of dating in the 21st Century. We follow Olive as she tries to find a man to fit into her chaotic lifestyle, only to find out that really there is only space for one, and that’s Olive.

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£6,080 funded
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Drama
Production

Squall is a short film about a chance meeting between two strangers at rock bottom in their lives, who go on to spend one drunken evening together, putting their respective broken worlds to rights. It's a drama that explores the power of human connection, finding it when and where you least expect, and how that connection can have the power to - even in a small way - alter the course of a path you

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£6,240 funded
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Drama
Production

I have always been fascinated by the legends and heroes that shape our past; ordinary men and women doing extraordinary things. Boudica is one such hero. Mother, leader, warrior, we all know how her story ends, but what we don't know, is how it began. This is a story I want to tell.

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£4,575 funded
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Drama
Production

The Good People is a short coming-of-age film, about Jackson Jones, an aspiring young American writer, who is spending the summer in a coastal village in the south of France on a quest to find inspiration for his writing. His stay takes an unanticipated turn towards the idyllic when he meets a French girl in a café, Jeanne Stajman. The girl leads Jackson back to her house and introduces him to her

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£4,050 funded
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Drama
Completion

CALL IT A DAY, a witty comedy-drama webseries, was created as we wanted to explore various topics around today’s women by following two very different ladies, going through different struggles, and supporting each other.
We hope to make a lot of yous out there relate, laugh and feel seen through this series. Or just feel like you’re not as batshit crazy as you thought you were, but merely a 2019

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£15,475 funded
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Drama
Production

Could the life you’ve already lived stop you from re-living it? A troubled widower rewinds time to reunite with his late wife. But can she fall for the man that his grief has turned him into?

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£5,294.98 funded
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Drama
Completion

To Nowhere is a dark coming-of-age feature film about two troubled teenage friends—Tulip and Finn—who spend a day traversing a lonely corner of London on an alcohol-fuelled, chaotic journey-to-nowhere.

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£6,206 funded
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Film
Production

A lonely young woman struggles to deal with her melancholy despite the efforts of friends and family.

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£10,795 funded
Funded
Film
Production

A British-Jamaican teenager descends into his heart of darkness in a surreal coming of age horror exploring the impact of colonialism on immigrant family histories and inherited trauma. 

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£12,249 funded
Funded
Documentary
Production

Turn Around is an independent, cinematic true crime documentary telling a gangster story you’ve never heard. Featuring Black Panthers, wrongful conviction, love children and some of America’s most dangerous criminals, this untold story of a life eventfully lived really does have everything.

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£5,080 funded
Funded
Comedy
Production

Four Women, one unconscious criminal - in a Basingstoke apartment.

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£2,569 funded
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Drama
Completion

It's 1965. Every day, Pru tells her story to the decaying wall so that she doesn't forget her story. She's been incarcerated for 45 years. Staying sane has never been so hard.

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£8,686 funded
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Film
Production

Hund is a short film about seven year old Jake. Faced with the day of his parents’ divorce, Jake’s anxiety induced Selective Mutism overwhelms and renders him unable to communicate his thoughts and emotions. Desperate for comfort he clings to his best friend - his dog Barley.

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£10,393 funded
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Film
Production

Santi is an upcoming 10-minute proof-of-concept short film written and to be directed by Harry Richards. With the endorsement of a Medellín-based production company, a huge creative input from London's Colombian community and many Spanish-speaking cast and crew members, Santi seeks to reflect on a Colombian immigrant's experience of middle-class London.

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£7,821 funded
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Drama
Production

'I AM' is a short film that wishes to explore schizophrenia and break the many stigmas and clichés still surrounding this mental condition. Although we live in a world where people feel freer and more comfortable talking about mental illness, there still is a long way to go, especially with less understood conditions such as schizophrenia, which is too often sensationalised and misrepresented in

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£4,825 funded
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Horror
Production

A short film tackling themes of guilt, justice and identity in modern-day Britain, with a particular focus on the immigration system, through an immersive and atmospheric horror lens. The film aims to convey the message that confronting and discussing social anxieties is not something we can easily run away from.

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£10,073 funded
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Comedy
Production

A fresh start in a nice neighbourhood is top of the agenda for Tom and Jess but their desperation to make a good impression leads to disastrous consequences in this dark comedy.

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£2,850 funded
Funded
Comedy
Distribution & exhibition

Ryan Howe is a successful stand-up comedian who has built his career on making fun of the characters from his home village. When he agrees to come home by his old friend to do a show for "old time's sake", he thinks "what could go wrong?" But will the villagers he has built his career on ridiculing accept his return with open arms, or will this be the roughest gig of his career?

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£5,445 funded
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Comedy
Production

It has been exactly 365 days since Hannah stumbled across Lolo Ferrari in the 1999 Guinness World Book of Records at the school library, which ignited a fiery obsession of drawing women with giant knockers. Today is Hannah’s 11th birthday and she only wants one thing - to see a penis.

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£10,144 funded
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Comedy
Production

American Dreamers is a modern coming-of-age story whose characters are searching for guidance and mentorship, the contemporary meaning of manhood, and the significance of personal background and national identity. It is a micro-budget feature film that offers a fresh take on the classic American indie comedies of the 90s and 2000s, a kind-of Sideways for Generation Z. It’s a bold mix-up of genres

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£1,961 funded
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Drama
Production

The relationship of two sisters, Rose and Elsa, is strained even more after Rose is found guilty of murdering their parents, even if she has no recollection of doing so. Before Rose’s execution, a troubled Elsa pays her a visit in the prison only to find herself and meet the consequences of hers actions. As things are not what they seem to be, will Elsa find absolution?

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£30,385 funded
Ongoing
Documentary
Completion

Up to 1 million Nazis carried out the murders but in West Germany fewer than 7,000 were punished. Why?

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£6,559 funded
Funded
Documentary
Charity Screening

Riverman and Greenlit are proud to announce a SPECIAL CHARITY SCREENING of the documentary 'The GoOdFather' about Father Joe Maier and The Mercy Centre, the school and orphanage he started in Bangkok. Filmed by David McLean/Alex Weston, The GoOdfather tells the uplifting story of how Father Joe wanted to give all kids an education, regardless of religion, and what happened on the way.

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£3,184 funded
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Drama
Production

Follow Me Down is a feature-length film produced by The Dazey Hills Company, exploring the seedy underbelly of British crime and what lengths a father will go to protect his daughter.

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£1,103 funded
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Drama
Production

'You’re Not Dying' reveals the interplay between autonomy and vulnerability in toxic relationships. When Ingrid finds out that she is pregnant from her older lover Seth, she faces contradictory drives: the need for warmth and support, and the sense that she is undeserving of it. This tension forces Ingrid to recognise a dynamic she was wilfully blind to, and challenge it.

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£15,592.38 funded
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Documentary
Production

United under a red umbrella, the pivotal symbol for united prostitution collectives, this film explores the different degrees of conflict faced by sex workers, whilst celebrating the activism that exists within the global sex workers rights movement.

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£3,685 funded
Funded
Thriller
Completion

CYBERLANTE is a feature-length film produced by Raya Films exploring the world of cybercrime and hacking for good… and evil…

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£10,180 funded
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Comedy
Completion

Ecstasy is a short film bringing maximum awareness to Parkinson's disease and is inspired by the real-life revelation that the drug ecstasy can temporarily alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson's. So step back and become part of a wild action-packed ride where a disabled father and son try to buy drugs so the Dad can dance with his wife... one... last... time

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£2,635 funded
Funded
Drama
Completion

Thirty-Six follows the first meeting of Joe and Jenny, twenty-something, young professionals yearning for connection. Following the study "36 Questions to Fall in Love", Joe and Jenny are thrown into an intimate connection that neither we're prepared for, nor wanted. Exploring themes of love, death and the afterlife Joe and Jenny face a tough decision, to follow their heart or their heads?

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£3,014 funded
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Drama
Production

"She lives only for herself, until a warrior bearing a secret message forces her to change."

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£9,030 funded
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Drama
Production

Inspired by the life of the 27 club members but also every troubled artist in the history of music, Forever 27 is a psychological feature music film which explores the influence of media, fame and the music business on the tragic end of these famous young artists. A self-destructive British popstar on the verge of joining the 27 club is trying to reconnect with music while battling her addictions.

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£6,205 funded
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Drama
Production

A father tormented by the disappearance of his daughter abducts a man he believes to be responsible for his little girls kidnapping with the intention of finding where she is, whatever the cost.

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£7,633 funded
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Drama
Production

Monico Perseus is a short film about the bond between two brothers. When Ash escapes from a juvenile detention centre, he clambers through the marshes in an attempt to rescue his disabled older brother from their abusive alcoholic father. Grey, gloomy and gritty, in the same vein as the work of Shane Meadows (Dead Mans Shoes) this short piece will be a powerful punch full of character, heart and

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£7,263 funded
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Drama
Completion

BABY BOY is a hard hitting, stylised piece of storytelling with a social realist streak, that authentically tackles the subjects of addiction, sexuality, toxic masculinity and duality set against the backdrop of modern day London. From the talented team who brought you SMACK EDD, VILLAIN, TRIGGER FINGER, TURNOUT & THE PLAGUE, the film has been shot and we need your help to get it completed and

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£16,010 funded
Funded
Documentary
Completion

The Nike Air Jordan was not just a sneaker – it was one of the cultural phenomena of the 80s and 90s. We – Yemi, Michael, and Will – are now experienced filmmakers but, as kids in that era, there was nothing else we wanted more on our feet. The style, the colours, the painfully cool Spike Lee joints for adverts made the Jordan an instant, desirable, transcendent classic that has endured over 30

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£2,120 funded
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Comedy
Production

A deadpan, dark comedy, that follows DERWYN, a lonely young Farmer, who, in the search for companionship, finds himself on a rather lifeless date. Set in rural Wales, Rural Romance deals with themes of loneliness, depression, and suicide - pressing issues in the Welsh countryside. 

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£11,807 funded
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Film
Production

Comedy drama about two idiot actors who become a delightful double act against their will.

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£4,052 funded
Ongoing
Drama
Production

When adoptee Amee turns up at her birth mother's house and find her sister, teenage mum Belle, all their lives are blown apart.

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£8,205 funded
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Drama
Production

FELLOW CREATURES is a short dark comedy with an absurdist twist that seeks to explore the value of life, predetermination, and authorship of fate. It is a morality tale that illustrates our complicity in the suffering of others if we are given enough temptation for personal gain.

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£752 funded
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Film
Production

'HASTE' showcases a clash between two fighters, Ryan & Nathan. Rivals forced to battle for an underground organisation. Ryan is hesitant until a revelation about his opponent sends him into a rage.

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£745 funded
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Drama
Distribution & exhibition

A mother forced to flee from her abusive partner with her daughter finds short-lived refuge, until she is unwittingly tracked down, with dire consequences.

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£2,020 funded
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Film
Completion

He only came for a pint...

STALLED is a ten minute noir and Hitchcockian survival thriller!

Taking its cues stylistically from North By North West, Knives Out, The Maltese Falcon and Snatch!

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£9,132 funded
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Drama
Completion

Four O'clock flowers is a moving and powerful feature film written by Louise Breckon-Richards and Peter Callow that explores the aftermath of a knife crime through the eyes of two mothers. The Director is Peter Callow. Actors involved are Caroline Trowbridge, Sophie Cartman and Leon Finnan. We have already filmed two thirds of the feature and are now looking to fund the completion of it.

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£3,035 funded
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Drama
Production

Returning to his hometown one last time, a wayward love-rat reignites friendships and reopens old wounds in one self-destructive weekend.

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£3,051 funded
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Documentary
Distribution & exhibition

"Until We Live Again" is a nonprofit feature documentary recorded during spring 2020, under lockdown. Forced to reconcile with loss and deal with an unprecedented crisis, people from all corners of the world come to terms with this reality and decide to let go of the life they once knew, to make way for a new beginning.

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£6,635 funded
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Thriller
Production

"How to Cope with Oliver Pope" is the – not entirely untrue but for legal reasons definitely not based on anyone in particular – story of spouses Hannah and Jessica who kidnap and torture their local MP in the hope of changing his ways after he opposed an up-skirting bill and many other progressive bills in parliament.

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£742 funded
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Animation
Production

'Kokoro' is a short film about Marco, a young boarding school student, who is struggling to find exactly where his heart lies. During art class, everyone is presented with a piece of paper and asked to fold an origami heart. Simple enough for most of the class. Not for Marco.

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£2,420 funded
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Experimental & art
Production

THE (UN)HOLY TRINITY will be a digital installation consisting of three films.  The films will draw inspiration from key female characters taken directly from the Bible - or who were inspired by the inconsistencies within said book - who through their supposedly unnatural acts of defiance, aggression, or a simple desire for autonomy, have been demonised throughout history to serve as a warning as

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£10,240 funded
Ongoing
Thriller
Production

Losing Grace is a gripping short film thriller that keeps audiences guessing and leaves them with their hearts in their throats. Grace is forced to flee with her mother Louise, from her abusive father, John, only to be tracked down with dire consequences.

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£1,000 funded
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Drama
Production

Beyond Time tells the story of Nate, who cannot move on from the death of a loved one. Nate must find a way to move on - with Jessica’s help and a sentinel force - before he loses himself.
What is left beyond time itself?

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£3,155 funded
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Comedy
Production

Local Hero is a heart-warming snapshot into the life of an elderly man. Left alone after his wife Rose dies, Charlie Maguire tries to carry on as normal. He just wants to be left alone with his cat, Dagger. But between his interfering neighbours, the lads in the street and nosy Father Diamond, the Parish priest, he can't get a moment's peace. Maybe they're right. Maybe he can't look after himself

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£15,045 funded
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Drama
Production

The Ballad Of Olive Morris is a short film based on real life events that took place in the South London neighbourhood of Brixton in 1969. 17 year old Olive Morris gets violently caught up in an incident of police brutality as she intervenes to help a Nigerian diplomat being wrongly arrested for stealing his own car.

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£4,700 funded
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Drama
Production

Doubts and fantasies. They are the universally human products of imagination, creativity, uncertainty, fear. Five people in contemporary London navigate doubts and fantasies in their separate lives, with a startling chain of connection.

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£10,820 funded
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Comedy
Production

Moustache Man follows a son, Jack, taking care of his mother after the passing of his father. His absence left a mother dealing with grief and her own mental illness, and a son trying his best to care for her while trying to get things back on track. Maybe the best way to do this is to become his father? So obviously he must grow a moustache!

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£2,505 funded
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Drama
Production

A personal journey of love and loss. You never know what's just below the surface.

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£1,025 funded
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Horror
Production

Silhouette Man is a short Horror film about a man who awakes tied to a chair in a strange abandoned room. Can he escape and why is he here?

Silhouette Man will be made by local filmmakers in Northampton all in one location. James Ryan is directing and Amii Dawes is producing, casting has already begun. We also have a confirmed location to shoot.

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£10,125 funded
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Musical
Production

Satisfaction Guaranteed! is a short, feel-good musical comedy inspired by classic Hollywood musicals like Top Hat and 42nd Street. It’s the story of Endi, a young woman struggling to pursue her dreams of West End musical stardom while working in a high-street clothing shop. When a ‘mystery shopper’ visits the store, not only is her day job on the line, but so are her musical hopes and ambitions

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£1,030 funded
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Experimental & art
Production

Feeling isolated this holiday season? You are not alone. Since March, we have been trying to find new ways to connect with those we love, whether it be with phone calls, zoom meetings, or online games. Fish Bowl Fest wants to help facilitate these connections and bonding experiences in a safe and accessible way. 

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