We've pranksters and romancers, dietary fads and social trends, communication breakdowns and claustrophobic spaces, online etiquette and religious obligation, supermarket romance and a drastic plan to escape a lonely Christmas, in this collection of British shorts with a distinctly comic flavour.
Dir Christopher Ian Smith | Prod Sophia Georgiou | Wri Richard Anthony Dunford
Cast: Ronald Pickup
UK | 5 min 30 sec | 15
A practical joke on their Grandfather doesn't quite go to plan for two sisters.
THE HUNGRY GAMES
Dir/Prod/Wri Jessica Ellerby | Co-Dir Sam Swainsbury |
Cast: Elen Rhys, Jessica Ellerby
UK | 6 min 20 sec | 15
Michelle and Anna, two regular women, spiral out of control ‘in the name of health’.
Dir/Prod/Wri Harry Roth
Cast: Sara Dee, Wes Dalton
UK | 7 min 24 sec | 15
An ambitious wildlife photographer is driven to extreme measures as she attempts to uphold the peace and tranquility of her prized birdwatching spot.
Dir/Wri Christopher Ratcliff | Prod Ted Wilkes
Cast: Mike Goward
UK | 11 min 16 sec | 15
After discovering a corpse during his morning jog, Bill embarks on an increasingly frantic journey to ensure he won’t be wrongfully identified as the killer.
Dir/Co-Prod/Co-Wri Sherill Turner | Co-Prod/Co-Wri Louise Ann Munro
Cast: Louise Ann Munro, Cary Crankson
UK | 9 min 12 sec | 15
Two cinema ushers share a mutual crush, but they are both too shy to do anything about it until they start hearing each other's thoughts - the good and the bad.
Dir/Prod/Wri John Addis, Matt Bowron
Cast: Jonathan Broke, Margaret Clunie, Carey Thring, Aidan Sansom
UK | 7 min | 15
Dr Morris goes to increasingly desperate lengths to conceal a painful truth from his wife.
HOPE IN A BOX