Audience FEEDBACK: A MONSTER CALLED CHARLES, 15min, UK, Fantasy/Drama

A MONSTER CALLED CHARLES, 15min, UK, Fantasy/Drama
Directed by Richard Paris Wilson

The story of a Boy who lives in a caravan park with his Mother, and a Monster who lives in a nearby woods…

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Audience FEEDBACK: SUICIDE NOTE, 5min, UK, Fantasy/Thriller

SUICIDE NOTE, 5min, UK, Fantasy/Thriller
Directed by Marina Waltz

A surrealist meditation on the many self-inflicted deaths of identity we must courageously endure in order to attain a more complete understanding of who we are.

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Get to know the short film: SUICIDE NOTE, 5min, UK, Fantasy/Thriller

Short Film Playing at the July 27, 2017 FANTASY FEEDBACK Film Festival

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“One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star” – Nietzsche

Suicide Note is a surrealist meditation on the many self-inflicted deaths of identity we must courageously endure in order to attain a more complete understanding of who we are.

Marina Waltz
Director
  • Film Type:
    Experimental, Music Video, Short
  • Genres:
    Horror, silent film, arthouse, psychological thriller, surrealism
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 25, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Film Color:
    Black & White

Get to know the short film: A MONSTER CALLED CHARLES, 15min, UK, Fantasy/Drama

Short Film Playing at the July 27, 2017 FANTASY FEEDBACK Film Festival

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The story of a Boy who lives in a caravan park with his Mother, and a Monster who lives in a nearby woods…

Richard Paris Wilson
Director
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Director Statement

What makes this project particularly unique, is how it combined the talents of professional filmmakers – the DOP, the Gaffer, etc – with a mixture of 14,15 and 16 year old students from the Citizenship Media Group (a charity in South London set up to work with aspiring young filmmakers), who acted as the First AD, Second AD, Camera Assistant and more.

The process of making this film was a real collaborative and learning experience for all involved. Funded in part by the Big Lottery Fund, the film was developed off the back of months of workshops with young people in South London as part of the Citizenship Media Group (‘CMG’), and saw many of those young people become part of the production crew.

Not only was this a great learning experience for everybody – both the professionals and the students – but I firmly believe we managed to make a really terrific film out of it too; one which I am tremendously proud of.

We hope you enjoy what we managed to make.

Rich and the crew

Audience FEEDBACK: ON SUNDAY, 6min, UK, Sci-Fi/Drama

Played at the June 2017 Sci-Fi FEEDBACK Film Festival in Los Angeles.

ON SUNDAY, 6min, UK, Sci-Fi/Drama
Directed by David Lea
An old man and his dog make their routine walk to the isolated clifftops of deepest Cornwall…but this time they’re not alone.

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Director Statement

ON SUNDAY is a my paean to the science fiction films of my childhood. I wanted to create a simple film that told a story in its own time and captured the sense of wonder I feel is lost in many of the films released today.

‘ON SUNDAY’ took 5 years to complete – mainly because I did it ‘Gareth Edwards’ style taking on around 90% of the films production and post production myself and having to learn around 5 different CG packages from scratch in order to create the ship wreck which features in the film.

This film is a thank you to my Dad, who actually features in the film. Way back in 1984 he hand built a cabin bed for my bedroom and underneath this, made from wood, flashing lights and copper piping he’d constructed a spaceship cockpit. I was 6 years old and via fuzzy VHS’s already indoctrinated in the ways of the force, last star fighters and Xenomorphs – my dad used to censor the scary bits by recording Sunday Cricket over them. The finished cabin bed was a fledgling geek’s dream come true.

31 years later I thought it was past time to repay the favour and build him his very own spaceship.

Get to know the short film: ON SUNDAY, 6min, UK, Sci-Fi/Drama

Short Film playing at the Los Angeles Sci-Fi FEEDBACK Film Festival on Thursday June 1st. GET your FREE TICKETS

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An old man and his dog make their routine walk to the isolated clifftops of deepest Cornwall…but this time they’re not alone.

News & Reviews

Director Statement

ON SUNDAY is a my paean to the science fiction films of my childhood. I wanted to create a simple film that told a story in its own time and captured the sense of wonder I feel is lost in many of the films released today.

‘ON SUNDAY’ took 5 years to complete – mainly because I did it ‘Gareth Edwards’ style taking on around 90% of the films production and post production myself and having to learn around 5 different CG packages from scratch in order to create the ship wreck which features in the film.

This film is a thank you to my Dad, who actually features in the film. Way back in 1984 he hand built a cabin bed for my bedroom and underneath this, made from wood, flashing lights and copper piping he’d constructed a spaceship cockpit. I was 6 years old and via fuzzy VHS’s already indoctrinated in the ways of the force, last star fighters and Xenomorphs – my dad used to censor the scary bits by recording Sunday Cricket over them. The finished cabin bed was a fledgling geek’s dream come true.

31 years later I thought it was past time to repay the favour and build him his very own spaceship.