Exeter Phoenix Short Films 2012 Premiere Screening
The festival finale and your chance to experience the premiere of this year’s Short Film Commissions created with the support of Exeter Phoenix Digital. The screening is followed by this year’s award ceremony.
THE OLIVER COMPLEX
Director – Jerri Hart
This 10 minute dark comedy musical is about ‘The Oliver Complex’ described in The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder Handbook as a rare psychiatric condition whereby the sufferer experiences everyday life as a West End Musical. Symptoms vary in severity with the most extreme sufferers experiencing full blown song and dance routines.
Director – Michaela Morning
Based on the memory of my tormented late grandfather and his influence on my imagination. The film is an adaption of his version of the Czech folklore tale, Polednice. Shot on both digital and super8.
Director – George Graham
An elderly projectionist is made redundant when his cinema transfers from celluloid to digital projection. When Andy, his young replacement, steps into his booth for training, tension rises as the uncomfortable pair must work together in a story confronting the relationship between the old and the new.
Director – Kate Graham
Innocent Rosie realises her world is going to change when, one summer’s day, she follows her older sister to the barn on the other side of the meadow. The story of two sisters growing up and apart on a remote farm in Devon.
WATCH ME DANCE
Director – Nicola Tetlow
Sarah is a teenage girl, dedicated to becoming a ballet dancer. She wants her Mum, Marie, to see her first solo performance as Cinderella. But Marie is blind, and will never be able to watch Sarah dance.
MUST BELIEVE IN ALIENS!
Director – Lucy Cole
Following her alien kidnapping Ruth’s life suddenly becomes very isolated. She has no social life, no boyfriend, no job, and no direction as to what to do with her life now. After many failed attempts at normal dating, she decides to be upfront about her ordeal and lists an add on an internet dating website.