John Baron has spent his life in pursuit of the mythical local legend 'Captain Pouch'. This is his story.
Produced for the Raindance/Collabor8 48-Hour Film Challenge 2013 and based around the theme 'Capture the Unknown', The Hunt was a shortlisted finalist and was subsequently screened at the 2013 Raindance Festival.
Condemned by dark magic and dying of thirst, his only hope lay in performing the magical ritual of the Wormwood Trees. But such a spell bears a cost of its own...
Produced for the 2014 Film Northants competition and winner of the Judge's Choice Award, Beneath The Wormwood Trees was shot on location at Fermyn Woods Country Park and Rockingham Forest in Kettering.
Following the destruction of the City of London in a brutal terrorist attack, the Government has systematically hunted down and detained all known TELEPATHS, a recently emerged strain of human evolution held accountable for the act.
Shot as a test for a new 50mm 1.8 lens, The Applicant reflects a period of my life when I was telling everyone how extensively I was job hunting... when in truth I was drinking lots of coffee and making goofy short films. Very little exaggeration was required to reach the final product; the cognitive dissonance is strong in this one.