UK / Drama / 16 minutes
Director: Tom Berkeley, Ross White
Writer: Tom Berkeley, Ross White
Producer: Bryony Pulizzi
Cast: David Bradley, Rachel Shenton
Trapped in a lonely existence, reclusive widower Roy (BAFTA Winner David Bradley) passes the days by cold calling strangers from the phone book, looking for brief moments of companionship. But when he accidentally calls adult hotline worker Cara, an unlikely friendship is born that will help them both rediscover the joy of life.
The Honey Makers
UK / Drama / 12 minutes
Director: Jeneffa Soldatic
Writer: Deborah Grimberg
Producer: Jo Farrugia, Deborah Grimberg
Cast: Finbar Lynch, Nila Aalia
1984, North London. Arjun and Lalita, Indian immigrants from Uganda, hardworking and prosperous, create a home in the face of mounting resentment. Will they forever be outsiders forcibly removed like the industrious hive of bees looking for their own piece of England in Arjun and Lalita’s garden?
The Impatient Man Who Made His Life Considerably Shorter
UK / Comedy / 10 minutes
Director/Writer: Louis Norton Selzer
Producer: Jade Bryant
Cast: James Hyland
When his compressed gas keyboard cleaner does not arrive on time, Mr. Guthrert Vratrol decides to take matters into his own impatient hands, rapidly hastening his own demise.
The Silver Mask
UK / Drama / 16 minutes
Director: Thanos Topouzis
Writer: Gary Young
Producer: Rami Sarras Pantoja
Cast: Sharon Bower, Sam Frenchum
As Sonia walks home from a social dinner, a young man returns her purse after it is snatched by a thief. With her knee injured in the robbery, the charming man takes Sonia back to her house and tends to her. As he persists in nursing her back to health, she begins to question whether his kindness has a price.
UK / Drama / 15 minutes
Director: Mike Callaghan
Writer: Rachelle Atalla
Producer: Joanne Williamson
Cast: Amy Manson, Tam Dean Burn
Alice, a grieving and disconnected pharmacist struggles with the knowledge that her husband was having an affair before his death. When she encounters ‘the other woman’ mourning her husband’s ghost-bike it forces Alice to confront her detachment, accepting compassion and understanding in the unlikely form of her trifle-loving methadone patient.
Waiting For Time
UK / Drama / 13 minutes
Director: The Bashford Twins
Writer: Paul Chronnell
Producer: Chelsea Leigh Macleod, Steve Dodsworth
Cast: Ariyon Bakare, Jade Harrison
When a solitary socially dysfunctional man loses his first love, he determinedly clings to the hope of his partner’s return and the memories of her.
UK / Drama / 19 minutes
Director/Writer: Sean Harris, Montserrat Lombard
Producer: Nancy Ryan
Cast: Sean Harris
WHITE leads our audience into the world of Eden. We are introduced to Samuel when he meets Anna, a young girl seemingly abandoned at a roadside diner. Samuel is an Imager, dispatched by crime boss Loro to take the souls from unsuspecting victims in return for precious vials of WHITE – an intravenous drug that allows the user to forget their pain and troubles for a short time.