A modern day dreamtime.
The freedom of a life on the road with horses in an English Summer.
Winner, Kinookus Film festival Croatia 2010
Best Short Film, EQUUS Film Festival NYC 2015
Official Selection, Cinemabiente International Environmenal Film Festival 2009
Official Selection, 12th Expresion en Corto International Film Festival, Mexico
Official Selection, Cambridge Super 8 Festival 2011
Shortlisted in the ThinK Sync Film Competition
Runner-up Keswick Film Festival 2009
Cannes Short Film corner 2009.
Shortlisted Northern Exposure, 2013
Strawberry Fair Film Festival 2009
Screened at the BFI as part of Upshots 2008.
Travelling the length of the country and back again with a pair of horses and gypsy caravan, Live Before You Die is the ultimate horse-drawn road movie, following a band of Travellers with handcarts, goats, donkeys and ponies along green lanes to the fairs and festivals of England.
Shot by Tom LLoyd on a hand-cranked clockwork Russian super 8mm camera during a 9 month journey, the footage remained un-viewed for 13 years until seeing the light of day in 2008.
Produced and Directed by Tom Lloyd