Synopsis: Tom suffers from a rare condition called 'Directionitus' which causes him to randomly change direction, obviously, this can be rather inconvenient to everyday life.
Starring COLIN WAITT
Directed & Produced by JAMES BUTTON
Shot & Edited by KRISTAPS KAZAKS
Story by JAMES BUTTON & KRISTAPS KAZAKS
Screenplay by JAMES BUTTON
Sound Recorded by JAMES HUNT
Original Score by JAMES MORRIS
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A dark, experimental take on the five greatest stages of grief, as a lone man, trapped in a nightmarish world, searches for his lost lover.
WON "Best Production Design" at Screentest: the National Student Film Festival and was also nominated for Best Thriller and Best Cinematography: http://www.screentestfest.org.uk/best-of-2012/
WON "Best Overall Short Film" at Cardiff Mini Film Festival's Horror Shorts.
Shortlisted in TOP 3 at the Cornwall Film Festival 2012 for The Edge-Best Experimental Film.
WON "Best Cinematography" at Newport International Film Festival 2012 and was also nominated for Best Film, Best Director, and the Welsh Dragon Award.
Nominated for "Best Experimental Film" at Ffresh Awards 2013.
Nominated for "Best Student Film" at St Albans Film Festival 2013.
Nominated for "Best Fiction Film of the Year Award" at Watersprite: The Cambridge International Student Film Festival. And shortlisted for Best Cinematography, Best Editing and Best Production Design.
Shortlisted for "Best Experimental & Thriller Film" at Freshly Squeezed International Film Festival.
WON "Best Overall Film Of The Festival" and "Best Experimental Short" at Carmarthenshire Bay Film Festival in April 2013.
A film created for a second year University project with a brief to create an experimental film inspired by a poem or piece of art.
Inspired by Gute Nacht.
Orpheus |ˈôrfēəs|Greek Mythology
a poet who went to the underworld after the death of his wife and secured her release from the dead, but lost her because he failed to obey the condition that he must not look back at her until they had reached the world of the living.
Shot on 16mm film on a budget of £300.
Starring JASON GODDARD.
Created by JAMES BUTTON - KRISTAPS KAZAKS - PETER WOLFE - GABRIELLA LEWIS - JO HAZELL - GARETH JONES
Special thanks to KRISTIAN DOMINGO - TOM GREGORY - ANDREA ESCUDER - RHYDIAN JAMES-YEOMAN