When a young man’s wife is chosen for ascension, a propaganda-fuelled means to control overpopulation, he decides to challenge the oppressors no matter how futile his actions may be.
Made for the 48-hour Sci-Fi London competition in 2012. The aim of the competition is to write-shoot-edit a film in 48-hours using a title, line of dialogue and action that the competition gives you.
Given title: Run Toward Them
Given line of dialogue: Alright I just need to put your name in...and voila, here is your entire background...so now what?
Given prop/action: Title: Glasses we see character selecting a pair of glasses from a selection of at least 5 pairs. They put them on.
“Literally rapturous” - Anton Bitel, SIGHT AND SOUND
“Great” - Dan Starkey, DR WHO
Cast (in order of appearance)
News Reporter: Charlotte Gittins
News Reporter: Paul Foxcroft
Wife: Kirsty Oswald
Husband: David Reed
Neighbor: Michael Cusick
Friend 1: Briony Redman
Friend 2: Jonathan Ash
Hacker: Tom Bell
Director: Kate Herron
Producer: Jonathan Ashton
Writers: David Reed, Tom Bell, Paul Foxcroft, Charlotte Gittins, Kate Herron & Briony Redman
Director of Photography: Karl Clarke
Camera Assistant: Ewan Macfarlan
Sound Recordist: Mark Andrews
Make-Up Artist: Samm.m Agnew
Sound Design: Andrew Brand
Editor: Ellie Johnson
Visual Effects Artist: Martin Lejeune
Production Assistant: Chris Macfarlane
2nd Unit Team:
Director: Tom Bell
Camera & Sound: Seth Ward
Assistant Editors: Charlotte Gittins & Paul Foxcroft