Derek’s Ark

Derek’s Ark

A madcap story of two visions of rural Britain colliding in the Devon countryside. What happens when amaverick conservationist lives next door to a committed intensive farmer?

Derek Gow – ex sheep farmer famed for bring back the beaver to Britain – is transforming his land into an oasis for nature. Over the hedge neighbour, Derek Banbury, a traditional dairy farmer, is appalled by what he’s seeing “Its not farming. It’s just a mess.”

As the two Dereks square off about everything from wild boar invasions to slurry pits, the film probes what’s at stake for us all. After run-ins and arguments, can there finally be. Meeting of minds that allow nature to flourish and, at the same time, produce enough food for all?

A film about the fight for the heart of rural Britain.

County Lines

County Lines

Director: Henry Blake
Feature premiered at LFF in 2019 with distribution by BFI.
Nominated for 4 BIFA awards and 2 BAFTA’s.
Blistering thriller of a teen groomed to work for a brutal, organised drugs network.
To be shown on the BBC in 2022.
Dublin Girl
Dublin Girl

Dublin Girl

Dublin Girl is a coming of age romantic drama that follows Leah, a complex and rambunctious young woman through a summer in Dublin.

In development written and directed by Jared Crowelle.

Gus & Son

Gus & Son

Director: Henry Blake
Short 12 mins, premiered at London short film festival.
Gus Ferguson runs a tree felling business with his only son, Travis. Neither of the men are happy in their work or with each other. Over the course of a two-day job Gus must face the devastating truth that the family business is failing and why Travis is so desperate to take control.
Aeolian Piano

Aeolian Piano

Director: Catherine Yass
Short 20 mins. Exhibited at RIBA and Ambica P3 gallery.
The film depicts a grand piano suspended by a crane and circling above the BBC Television Centre during its conversion into residential property. The film is a lament for the departure of the BBC and to this end uses sound in a new and experimental way. The cranes supporting the piano are symptomatic of the cranes probing the sky all around London.
The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

Director: Ben Garfield.
Short 23 mins.
The hilariously lewd and totally unforgettable Fay Presto finds a way to keep the magic alive during the first UK lockdown in this short documentary.
Smash & Grab

Smash & Grab

Director: Neil Linpow
Short: 3 mins
Concept.
Four women race a ticking clock across a bustling city, readying themselves for the ultimate Smash and Grab showdown.
Wallis & Wood
Wallis & Wood

Wallis & Wood

Feature in development. 

In 1928 the artists Ben Nicolson and Christoper Wood met the retired fisherman Alfred Wallis in St Ives. His paintings were a revelation to them and his untutored eye symbolised to them naive expressionism.

An unlikely friendship and artistic partnership developed between Wood and Wallis which would have a profound influence on C20 British art.

Time

Time

Director: Neil Linpow
Short 4 mins. Multi award winning short film set as a vicious riot rips through the secure wing of a British Prison. When the violence closes in, Joyce, an inmate with a target on his back makes one final call home to impart some wisdom to his young son, and in the process is forced to confront the choices that led him there before his ‘Time’ runs out.
Feature film in development entitled ‘Lockdown’.
‘A Prophet’ meets ‘The Wrestler’ when a prisoner is granted four resettlement release days ahead of his impending freedom. In a bid to re-connect with the fractured family he left behind, he inadvertently involves them in a deadly plot that threatens their lives and everything they have built without him.
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