Set in Manchester’s notorious Moss Side, a single mother’s 43rd birthday party ends in disaster when her lover unexpectedly arrives and clashes with her overprotective son
UK / Comedy / 14 mins
Director: Dominic O'Riordan
Writer/Producer: Sy Thomas, Oliver Britten
Cast: Sy Thomas, Oliver Britten
When a man's car breaks down, salvation doesn't quite come in the form he was hoping for...
Dolapo is Fine
UK / Drama / 15 mins
Director: Ethosheia Hylton
Writer: Joan Iyiola, Chibundu Onuzo
Producer: Joan Iyiola, Chibundu Onuzo
Cast: Doyin Ajiboye, Katie Friedli Walton
A story about a young black girl's relationship with her hair and name, and how it helps her understand who she really is.
UK / Drama / 12 mins
Director/Writer: Mike Marriage
Producer: Jamie Cooper
Cast: Stephan Chase
An ageing Scottish ghillie (deer hunter) conceals a dark secret from his wife, who is confined at home with dementia
UK / Comedy / 11 mins
Director/Writer: John Addis
Producer: Rami Pantoja
Cast: Steve Oram, Jessye Romeo
Uloaku works the graveyard shift at a dead end service station and is bored out of her mind, but a chance encounter with a suspicious stranger will soon fix that.
UK / Drama / 17 mins
Director: Christopher Haydon
Writer: Iona Firouzabadi
Producer: Alexandra Blue
Cast: Shannon Tarbet
A teenager awakes to discover she is the only person left on earth.
UK / Drama / 20 mins
Director: Yewweng Ho
Writer: Malcolm Duffy
Producer: Gordon Lewis, Darius Shu
Cast: Jayne Lunn, William Biletsky
Based on the inspiring true story of Pat and Mike Jones, a 7-year-old intelligent boy struggles to read and write because he is dyslexic. Only one person believes he can fulfil his true potential, his mother.
UK / Drama / 15 mins
Director/Writer: Marcus Markou
Producer: Muireann Price
Cast: Terry Mynott, Georgia Maguire
It's another office affair – one of thousands. But in Office Song, the inner world of ordinary office workers and their humdrum lives bursts into life with poetry and something greater than the sum of their tedious working day is revealed.
UK / Suspense / 8 mins
Director/Writer: Louis Norton Selzer
Producer: Lucy King
Cast: Jordan Nash, David Schaal
There have always been rumours about the rundown chippie at the edge of the estate and its shady proprietor with the unusual skin condition. When Deon Williams goes missing, one young boy dares to go inside and find out the truth.
What In The World
UK / Comedy / 13 mins
Director/Writer: Jamie Fraser
Producer: Alastair Hope-Morley
Cast: Charly Clive, Tom Meeten
A troubled young woman bothers a stranger.
UK / Drama / 11 mins
Director/Writer: Werner Vivier
Producer: Costanza Rendini Manzoni
While out on a day of errands, an act of petty crime gives a glimpse of the unique bond between Nathalie and Wayne, revealing the subtle intricacies of connection and family.
UK / Drama / 14 mins
Director/Writer: Mark Rosenblatt
Producer: Suri Ellerton
Cast: Sophie McShera, Lydia Wilson
London 1962. A little girl, spooked by a dark tale from her mother’s wartime past, starts to imagine their beloved family cleaner is a thief. GANEF (Yiddish for ‘thief’) explores how trauma can be passed from one generation to the next.