These are brief loglines for current and completed short film projects. Full scripts can be provided on request – just give me a shout.
Dark comedy – Dog Years – Pre-production (shooting 2020)
Suicidal and depressed, Demelza promises to leap from the cliffs of her Cornish village once her elderly dog Lucky, and last tie to the world dies. Can she find a reason to live before he snuffs it?
Dark comedy/fantasy – Monster Next Door – Completed draft
A dark comedy fantasy homage to Rear Window. The Tudor family are ethical human-friendly vampires hiding in suburbia who discover that their neighbour is a serial killer, and risk exposing their secrets to bring him to justice.
Comedy drama – The Nursing Home – Completed draft – SEMIFINALIST AT AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL 2016, SEMIFINALIST AT SOCAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017
A comedy of grief, loneliness and the draw of home. Pensioner Edwina struggles to define her place in the world after she is placed in a nursing home after the death of her husband.
Dark comedy – Exonerated – Completed draft
Rookie Cornish detective Sloane wrestles between justice and loyalty to her bullish veteran partner Mackendrick after he tries to frame an exonerated murderer of a new crime.
Thriller – The Right Words – Completed draft
Max is a sociopathic Robin Hood, working as a Subject Access Request Officer in a sleepy English town, and selling sensitive information about predators to their survivors for financial reward.
Drama/thriller – Clouded Rainbows – Completed draft
Two strands of the same story collide in Johannesburg, when grieving widow Danie Pienaar is set on a collision course with orphans Benny and Isaac Mabena, as Isaac struggles to wrestle Benny away from gang warfare; two families torn apart by death and destined to destroy each other.
Fantasy – The Transformation – Post-production
(In collaboration with director Johnny Kevorkian)
The Transformation is a found-footage horror that follows teenager Alex Harris’ transformation into a vampire, documented by his best friend, Joe; his descent into a blood-thirsty animal.