£2,066 funded
Ongoing
Drama
Production

'Like Sitting Ducks' follows the lockdown life of two millennials and their rollercoaster relationship throughout lockdown; exploring themes of isolation, grief, loss, love, and new life.
We follow Natalie and Jude, both 26 years old and living together in London. With love at the core of their relationship; the global pandemic hits to destabilize and challenge their 4-year journey.

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£7,533 funded
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Film
Production

'I’ wakes with no memory in a crumbling, sealed room occupied by an unknown person – Wanda. He postures confidence and asserts dominance over the space, but as Wanda speaks, he becomes enraged and confused. If Wanda knows more, he can’t let it be.

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£3,350 funded
20 days left
Drama
Production

A model, a photographer, and a fashion designer work together to prepare an extravagant dress for its first reveal at a high-profile gala. As tensions between them start to rise, their game for control begins to have increasingly high-stakes. As they slowly descend into madness, it appears the dress itself may hold the most power.

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£5,525 funded
Ongoing
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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£2,624 funded
Funded
Film
Completion

Set in the aftermath of a fatal accident, The Space Between looks at the journey of the soul after it leaves the body, where the only question that remains for each of us is, ‘Did we love well?’

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£6,805 funded
30 days left
Drama
Production

Across the Ocean is a short film drama/ psychological thriller that tackles the subject of grief.

Our team consists of very talented industry professionals who are coming together to shine a light on an important subject: loss and its impact on mental health.

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£4,051 funded
22 days left
Drama
Production

A young couple are moving from the inner-city to the countryside in preparation for the birth of their first child, when an accident threatens the peaceful intention of their new life.

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£1,020 funded
Funded
Comedy
Production

Kit lives in London and dreams of becoming a professional jazz drummer but is not taken seriously because of her gender. Financially strained, she steals a drum kit from Wayne, a one-night stand to get closer to fulfilling her dream. Inspired by writer/director Anouk Witkowska Hiffler's personal experiences as a female, mixed-race drummer, Drumming explores gender discrimination in a comedic lens.

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£1,505 funded
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Thriller
Production

In your darkest hour an Urban Stranger appears...
The Light; Urban Chronicles is a web anthology series featuring the mysterious, recurring Urban Stranger. He intercepts the needy at junctures of heightened turmoil, deliciously prodding them - for good or bad - to see the light.

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£5,085 funded
4 days left
Documentary
Production

A couple’s monthly struggle to get pregnant and have a family.
Each month gets harder and harder, while all of their
friends have a family, they are the last ones.
Time is ticking in life, what if they don’t have a family, are they enough for each other?

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£19,670 funded
Ongoing
Horror
Production

KILL YOUR LOVER is a horror feature film, where 'Blue Valentine' meets the 'The Fly'. A psychological drama with a punk edge and skin-crawling body horror! When Dakota tries to break off her toxic relationship with Axel, it starts transforming him into a monstrous creature with increased aggression, a touch that melts skin and worst of all, he’s contagious...

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£870 funded
23 days left
Drama
Distribution & exhibition

Sacrifice is a short thriller drama that examines how far people will go for self-preservation, when pushed to breaking point.

In the wake of the pandemic and multiple national lockdowns, Charlotte's life is falling apart. An encounter with an old friend and colleague will test how far she will go to prevent from losing everything.

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£57,372 funded
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Animation
Development

"Betty's Dream" is a family-friendly animated film. The story centers on a girl named Betty and her brother, Sami, who has a severe disability — but also the power to control his sister’s dreams. Once Betty enters Sami’s magical inner world, their bond grows and they set out on a life-changing quest.

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£4,129 funded
30 days left
Film
Production

Zemi is an explosive, dynamic and visceral short that explores identity and spirituality through magic realism, horror and of course - BANGING TUNES!

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£1,455 funded
Funded
Film
Production

Determined to escape an arranged marriage Rhiannon, a Celtic Horse Goddess, rides forth in search of her ideal husband, Pwyll, Prince of Dyfed. Based upon the Mabinogion story, this short medieval fantasy drama film follows Rhiannon on her quest for true love, inevitably to endure heartbreaking consequences. An English/Welsh language film starring Bethan Rose Young and Rhys Downing.

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£1,308 funded
Ongoing
Film
Production

Release your inner demon.

The series explores the relationship between a woman and her literal demon as she relearns what it means to feel alive again whilst navigating the realities of being a young woman in a patriarchal world.

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£2,110 funded
Ongoing
Comedy
Completion

When Tim becomes a courier for the app Wallaby, he reckons he can turn his life around: get fit, earn some money, and even get laid. He’s not accounted for his own haplessness, an antique teapot collection, and a sinister conspiracy. A modern-day queer sex comedy, featuring COLIN BAKER (Doctor Who), MARK BENTON (Anna and the Apocalypse) and LAURENCE R. HARVEY (The Human Centipede 2 & 3).

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£3,031 funded
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Drama
Production

Smile, starring the great talents of Sue Vincent and Catrin Stewart, is about a woman in her fifties who has to navigate her way through a sexual assault, corrosive everyday sexism, and how in the end, she learns to fight back.

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£4,707 funded
Ongoing
Drama
Production

In her vital role at the secretive Bletchley Park, a young intelligence analyst feels the weight of the world on her shoulders as she's forced to confront the cost of war and the barriers set before her. Based on a true story.

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£270 funded
21 days left
Thriller
Production

From Director Akira-Kai Kitazono, "DUSK", is a feature-length POV One-Shot Film, set in Brighton, UK.

A Drug Mule’s life is at stake after he loses the Gang’s supplies in a Police Raid. Traversing the city, he must find a way to make amends or face the consequences.

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£3,040 funded
Ongoing
Comedy
Production

Fatima’s not pleased to see Paige. Pauline’s not impressed with Rachel’s dildo collection. Sienna is already drunk, whilst Cecily just wants to have a fun with her best friends. Oh, and there’s a killer on the loose. HEN PARTY MASSACRE is a comedy-horror film following 6 women who are about to have a celebration to remember…

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£6,559 funded
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Drama
Production

How To Keep Up With The Kardashians’ is a collectively devised theatre performance that was first performed in March 2020 and was essentially the birth of So La Flair. The performance is a dance party protest and fearless expression of being who you are, actively challenging the need to keep up with unrealistic templates AND suffocating expectations.

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£6,496 funded
Ongoing
Drama
Production

A young mother in Morocco faces the harsh reality of her life and must make an impossible choice about her future. This short film is the directorial debut of British-Moroccan writer, Elias Suhail. It is being produced by British-Iraqi producer, Arij Al-Soltan in collaboration with Montfleuri Productions.

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£820 funded
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Film
Production

An ex-footballer is awaiting an important phone call when his estranged father resurfaces seeking a reconciliation. 'Jumpers for Goalposts' is a story of hope, fear and responsibility of fatherhood within working class Britain. It studies the bond between father and son, but also how difficult it is for people to move onto the next stage of their lives and the anxiety that brings with it.

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£4,625 funded
Funded
Documentary
Production

Veins of the Earth will be a feature length documentary, combining science and conservation, with history, folklore and mythology to address critical issues with river systems in the south-west of England.

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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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£9,132 funded
Funded
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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£6,550 funded
Funded
Drama
Production

Two girls stuck in an all-night swirl of violence are led to confront the past.

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£4,050 funded
Funded
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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£1,013 funded
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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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£3,014 funded
Funded
Drama
Production

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

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£10,180 funded
Funded
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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£3,445 funded
Funded
Drama
Production

A young black weed dealer, struggling with his sexuality finds companionship and intimacy in one of his customers, but is their bond strong enough to free them from themselves?

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£10,582 funded
Funded
Drama
Production

A short film developed by Secret Garden Pictures. Written and directed by Serena Chloe Gardner.

Summer's world turns upside down after the sudden death of her brother. A punk rocker and art student by day, her work begins to suffer from continual nightmares as PTSD plagues her life. Summer tries to overcome her grief with the help of her friends by throwing a house party.

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£1,645 funded
Funded
Musical
Production

Music Video for the song ‘Wanna Go Home’ by the upcoming indie artist Ella Tobin. WGH perfectly encaptures a feeling of alienation and loneliness even when surrounded by many people that most of us have felt at some point.

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£752 funded
Funded
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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£1,520.25 funded
Funded
Experimental & art
Completion

"The Regular" is an exploration of idle thoughts and dark recesses of the mind. The short examines the conflicting interaction between infatuation, sexual desire and religious devotion. 

The titular Regular is an unassuming, ordinary individual who is consumed by a multitude of weighty thoughts surrounding her sexuality. She is struggling to accept her attraction to the Waitress, and goes to

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£3,905 funded
Funded
Drama
Production

Robbie is in recovery from a debilitating illness and cannot trust his body to respond to him. But rebuilding a body isn’t just about rebuilding muscles: Robbie must learn to let himself fall, and fail, and face up to his weaknesses, in order to grow strong again.

Fall Better is a deeply personal short film based on writer-director George Magner’s recovery from a life-changing illness.

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£5,820 funded
Funded
Comedy
Production

THE FEMININE URGE TO RIP EVERYONE'S GUTS OUT BECAUSE THEY DIDN'T NOTICE YOUR NEW HAIRCUT.

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£7,710 funded
Funded
Thriller
Production

Two children discover a hole that they can throw their mistakes into, making them disappear forever. They live without consequence. Until one day, the hole disappears, right when they need it most.

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£3,006 funded
Funded
Film
Production

Sheltered from the outside world, living with overly protective parents, a charismatic teenage mermaid dreams of having a normal life. Her parents have other ideas.

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£1,057.5 funded
Funded
Thriller
Production

Camping deep in the vast British countryside, curious Dev leaves his friend Leo to investigate the ominous howl of a hound in the distance.

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£1,635 funded
Funded
Drama
Production

As a child Esther lost her father to Holocaust. Years later, with a heavy heart she uncovers the truth about the horrifying events of the past, and tells the stories of those who never had a chance to share them.

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£2,110 funded
Funded
Drama
Completion

A young girl attempts to navigate the sea front on the search of her missing alcoholic mother over one night.

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£8,686 funded
Funded
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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£3,155 funded
Funded
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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£4,840 funded
Funded
Drama
Production

Inspired by a true story...In the 1980s, a teenager experiences a trauma and suffers a breakdown. Later in life, he suffers another psychotic episode and is lost on London's streets. Help comes from unexpected kindness...

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£650 funded
Funded
Documentary
Production

Following the pandemic, award winning violinist Raffaele Pagano saw his musical career vanish overnight. To survive he took on a new role as a London Uber Driver, which surprisingly became his silver lining.

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£7,700 funded
Funded
Drama
Production

Award-winning company Caged Bird present a film about depression, living in a small town, and... cars? This love letter to the North of England sees a young man pushed to make the unsafe choice for the first time in his life - by joining a high-octane race on the country roads. This is a story about growing through mental illness, getting back in the driver's seat, and carrying on.

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£6,085 funded
Funded
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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£1,103 funded
Funded
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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£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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£10,820 funded
Funded
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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£4,700 funded
Funded
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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£3,996 funded
Funded
Comedy
Production

3 Birds is a dark musical comedy about a man in search of his voice and identity. The story follows an injured John, who staggers into a distorted cockney pub - with a difference.
For John, this pub is purgatory - where everyone inside is in their version of a musical.
He just needs an ambulance.

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£2,262 funded
Funded
Drama
Production

Years in a Year is a story about Mabel, a teenage girl who leaves her home to protect herself.

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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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£4,145 funded
Funded
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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£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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£846 funded
Funded
Drama
Production

BASED ON A TRUE STORY. A tortured refugee suffering from PTSD struggles to win his father's love and fulfil his neglected potential.

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£3,836 funded
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Drama
Production

"The Long Walk" , based on a true story of mental illness 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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£2,690 funded
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Documentary
Production

Produced by Academy award-winning Slick Films and WILD Studio, Edge of Existence is a short documentary about the most remote island in the UK, Rockall, and the tiny selection of people who’ve attempted to survive there. We follow an ex-Navy adventurer as he makes the 16-hour boat expedition to the rock, to question why we risk our lives for arbitrary accolades and adventure?

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£6,080 funded
Funded
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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£2,530 funded
Funded
Drama
Completion

Based on a true story, a family struggle to save their youngest daughter as an Eating Disorder threatens to take her away.

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£4,575 funded
Funded
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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£745 funded
Funded
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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£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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£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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£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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£1,445 funded
Funded
Documentary
Production

Death Of An Industry, What Does The Future Hold For Mining Communities?

Situated in Northumberland there are numerous mining villages that were once thriving before the closure of the mines in the late 80s and early 90s.
This documentary follows our producer, Mia, visiting her family roots to uncover what the future holds for the mining communities left in the North East of England.

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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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£10,144 funded
Funded
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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£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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£1,291 funded
Funded
Film
Completion

A short docu-narrative loosely based on the stories of several survivors of sexual harassment.

Created by Natalie Ava Nasr

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£2,599 funded
Funded
Drama
Completion

To Nowhere is a dark, queer coming-of-age feature film about two self-destructive teenage friends—Tulip and Finn—who embark on an alcohol-fuelled trip around a lonely corner of London. Spiralling out of control, they must confront unspoken trauma and love, or lose each other forever.

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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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£1,555 funded
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Drama
Production

Dogmouth Theatre are seeking your support to develop our new play about love, death, and mushrooms.

1000 Ways The World Will End (and how it starts again) was written by Alice Flynn (Women's Prize For Playwriting 2021 shortlist) and will be directed and designed by Alice Robb (recent director of Blue Bottles with Periphery Theatre and as a scenic artist with Polka Theatre)

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£460 funded
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Drama
Production

11 year old Peter finds an unexpected father figure in a teenager working at a DVD rental store, which hides a complex secret.

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£5,080 funded
Funded
Comedy
Production

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

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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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£6,206 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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£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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£4,920 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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£2,940 funded
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Drama
Production

'Thanks For The Harmonica' by SKY ARTS Producers!
A short film set in one location about a dejected man who falls in love with a free spirited hotel clerk, who helps him to grieve the death of his estranged father by gifting him a harmonica.

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£2,020 funded
Funded
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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£330 funded
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Drama
Production

Dear Brother tells the story of Nina, a transgender woman who was rejected by her family. The hardest for her was to loose contact with her brother, who had always been her best friend. Years later, Nina receives an envelope from him. It only contains a picture, no letter.

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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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£2,048.9 funded
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Experimental & art
Production

BLOOM is short, narrative dance film, which explores the conflict between the desire to go back to the innocence and dream state of childhood and the need to accept the adult world for what it is, no matter how cruel or ugly at times.

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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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£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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£13,347 funded
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Drama
Production

SILVERBACK is a Black-led sci-fi thriller web series. Taking inspiration from comic books and the superhero genre, the series follows Dee, an ex-offender, as she investigates the mysterious death of her younger brother: a tech prodigy-turned-masked vigilante. With its London setting and Black creative team, the series presents a grounded and uniquely Black British look at the superhero genre.

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£3,710 funded
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Drama
Production

Starring ALISON STEADMAN OBE, Wake is an original independent British short film that explores the aftermath of suicide in a farming family and follows Hannah, her mother Grace and son Josh as they come to terms with the unexpected loss of her husband Tom.

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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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£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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£1,891 funded
Ongoing
Drama
Distribution & exhibition

'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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£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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£5,575 funded
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Drama
Production

Declan Flynn, a man struggling for self-acceptance, is prayed upon by a gang of self-described ‘Queer-bashers’ in Dublin, 1982. Based on the true story seen as a major catalyst for Ireland’s gay rights movement.

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£1,270 funded
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Comedy
Production

Max Chase is an arrogant actor who believes he should be the next James Bond. He has been invited to a lavish house party and is a potential earner of 500.000 pounds that he wants to use to distribute his own film. But when he arrives, there are three more earners. And the host is dead.
Suspicion is a mix of horror and comedy, as the audience figures out whodunnit.

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£2,955 funded
Ongoing
Drama
Production

Mother & Wild is the story about a strained relationship between a Mother and her Daughter. Over time, Saffron has grown apart from her estranged Mother.

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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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£2,415 funded
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Film
Production

Alma, a Filipino nurse in London, is struggling to find home in a new city. Narrated by missed voicemails between her and her mum back home in Manila, we watch as she explores the city alone.

It will be directed by Filipina director Sofia del Carmen and produced by A LOOK INTO, a production company that focuses on current social affairs through the arts.

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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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£5,070 funded
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Film
Production

Produced by Academy award-winning Slick Films and starring BAFTA-nominated Helen Behan, 'Suzie' will explore the experience of a middle-aged woman on the day she tells her son she is getting a divorce. 


The film will deal with the anguish of preparing and coping with monumental change, confronting the complexity of family life and celebrating the strength shown to find new solutions.

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£10,560 funded
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Horror
Production

New age couple Dan and Faye are excited for their future together, but when Faye begins sleep talking, her eerie, unconscious messages lead Dan to believe that they're both being haunted. Some people’s pasts are too toxic to cleanse.
She Talks In Her Sleep is a new, 9 minute horror short, brought to you by the same creators of the BAFTA nominated: The Blue Door.

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£12,249 funded
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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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£5,180 funded
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Film
Production

'Huggo' follows April a grief-stricken woman who forms an unusual attachment to a stuffed toy bunny as she struggles to get life back on track. 'Huggo' is a new female driven short film by the team at FlyGirl Films, written by Rachael Sampson and directed by Katie Harriman.

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£10,540 funded
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Comedy
Production

Fresh from a night out at yesterdays wake, 'Rent-A-Mourner' Charlie rocks up to her next funeral late, tired, and hungover. Another day at the office. But when the morning/mourning takes an unexpected turn, she is thrust face to face with a deeply buried secret from the past.
Written by and starring Toto Bruin from IT'S A SIN.

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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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£4,358 funded
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Drama
Production

Produced by the Academy-award winning Slick Films, 'The Golden Boy' is a short emotional act of familial love and sacrifice inspired by true events. It’s Michael’s last week in nursery and the end-of-school assembly approaches. A non-verbal autistic six-year-old boy must elicit the help of his older sister to prove that his high support needs can’t stop potential.

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£1,857 funded
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Film
Production

The story follows the relationship between a mother and daughter forced to flee an abusive home and go on the run as they assess their options. A taut drama that goes into the impact of the trauma as each try to find their footing and explore the aftermath.

We have partnered with the charity organisation, Survivor Family Network, and 20% of our fundraising will be donated to them.

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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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£6,410 funded
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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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£3,076 funded
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Drama
Completion

Having never lost a game of pool in over twenty years, a retired world 9-ball champion, Reuben "Ruby" Howard, finally faces a worthy opponent, but the eerily persistent challenger confronts the legends love for the game, resulting in the ultimate sacrifice.

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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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£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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£6,016 funded
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Drama
Production

Some nights only make sense looking back.

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£150 funded
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Film
Completion

Richard Gregson worked for many years as Staff Producer for the Royal Opera House, reviving operas such as La Bohème, Otello and La Traviata. He was also one of the founders of "Floral Opera", a performance program for opera enthusiasts founded in the early 1990's. After his recent passing, we would like to purchase a name plaque to go on a seat in the Royal Opera House in his memory.

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£4,076 funded
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Drama
Completion

In the urban streets of London, the stories of knife crime victims are connected by a wandering drifter who has loose ends to tie.

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£1,430 funded
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Film
Production

From director Elizabeth J. Cassidy, ‘I Am Not Your Muse’ is a stylised short film following an actress's personal awakening - from objectified beauty to authentic identity. Partly inspired by the male artists and female muses of the Pre-Raphaelite and Renaissance movement, 'I Am Not Your Muse' follows a woman's journey of self-reclamation whilst asserting the female gaze on screen.

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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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£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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£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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£1,805 funded
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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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£6,265 funded
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Animation
Production

Part-funded by the BFI Short Film Fund.

Deep in the countryside, Alastair, a young gay arborist, navigates a lonely existence. When he meets the beautiful, rugged Fergus amongst a backdrop of lush and secluded woodland, sparks predictably fly. However, when faced with a small town entrenched in traditional values and a community unable to adapt, the two men must make a difficult decision.

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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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£6,205 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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£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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£2,850 funded
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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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£2,838 funded
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Thriller
Production

Fugue is an Urban Neo-Western. Our Western hero is Mia, a loner drug dealer who works nights in London. During the course of one night, a deal gone wrong confronts her with her past life. Fugue places the Spaghetti Western genre within in a gritty urban aesthetic to tell a story about taking on a new identity, and whether it's ever possible to escape yourself.

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£4,185 funded
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Drama
Production

Based on a true story, SCAR follows Noah, a stubborn young man, who is assaulted on his way home after a life-changing first date. The attack impacts his mental health and those closest to him. In denial of his condition but incited to seek help, he must learn to be vulnerable in order to find strength.

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£5,200 funded
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Drama
Production

Hot on the trail of a meaty scoop, a journalist secures a killer interview with a murderer of questionable taste. Now he's worried he's bitten off more than he can chew.

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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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£4,825 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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£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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£3,685 funded
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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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£6,825 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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£3,344 funded
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Drama
Production

Clare, a middle-aged piano teacher, mourns her failed career as a concert pianist; a drink always in hand. Grappling with this aching disappointment and unfulfilled legacy, she is pushed to the end of her tether by the rebellious student she once perceived as her younger self, Eva.

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£2,280 funded
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Drama
Completion

Emily and Oliver have decided to downsize and shift their middle-class lifestyle to a small town in the north of England. So, these left-wing, well-educated people have invited over their new neighbours, As classes and outlooks collide, the scene is set for an evening which will have consequences as hilarious as they are tragic, leading to ongoing discoveries of personal trauma.

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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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£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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£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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£2,635 funded
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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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£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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£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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