Action On The Side

  1. Five years of Action On The Side short films.
    Cut by Jamie Wu (intern, June 2018 project)

    Featuring clips from:
    The Last Postcard (Mar 2018)
    Down Below (Nov 2017)
    Exposure (Jun 2017)
    Forgive Me Not (Feb 2017)
    Be My Valentine (Feb 2017)
    The Darkness Without (Oct 2016)
    Phonebox (Oct 2016)
    Locked In (Jun 2016)
    Kill (Mar 2016)
    Tinder Will Understant (Mar 2016)
    The Baby Gun (Oct 2015)
    Drunk Dialling (Jul 2015)
    Arms Trade (Feb 2015)
    Cut-Out (Nov 2014)
    Life Lines (Aug 2014)
    Office Ugetsu (Feb 2014)
    Facetracker PSA (Oct 2013)
    Soap (Oct 2013)
    WhosApp (Oct 2013)
    Elle Fatale (Jul 2013)
    Reconstruction (Jul 2013)

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    REDEMPRATOL is a new drug that helps people to forgive. Queues formed on the day of its release, but the Pharmaceutical Pioneer behind it struggles to take her own medicine.

    Directed by Sabina Jany
    Written by Anthony McKernan
    Produced by Patricia Hetherington

    Susan - Anna Ruben
    David - Sean Buchanan
    Larissa - Dora Cara
    Interviewer - Mira Yonder
    Radio Announcer - Tomi Sunmonu
    Professor Ahmed - Iqbal Kabir
    Journalist - Esther O'Loughlin
    Photographer - Chris Bourton
    Crew Member - Roman Shepel

    First Assistant Director - Segun Akinwoleola
    Production Assistant - Esther O'Loughlin
    Director of Photography - Gavin Farlie
    Camera Operator - Raphaël Cabon
    Assistant Camera - Mary Waireri, Mira Vladimirova
    Gaffer - Rosie Grant
    Art Directors - Mira Vladimirova, Mary Waireri
    Make Up Artist - Ramone Truong
    Sound Recordist - Anthony McKernan
    Script Supervisor - Alex Walton-Keeffe
    Stills Photographer - Chris Bourton
    Poster Designer - Chris Parker
    Editor - Alex Walton-Keeffe
    Sound Designer - Mira Vladimirova
    Music Composed by Raphaël Cabon

    MIY Collaboration Centre
    Oleg Akberdin
    Paul Bain
    Bernard Bain
    Osbon Pharmacy
    Paul Copley

    This film was made as part of ACTION ON THE SIDE July 2019

    The events depicted in this movie are fictitious. Any similarity to any person living or dead is merely coincidental. Busy Kiwi Productions Ltd, All rights reserved, 2019

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    The love story between two celebrity stalkers faces hurdles: can they overcome them to stay together?

    The March 2019 short film from Action On The Side

    Armando Tavares Da Silva (GUY)
    Arta Budlla (SARAH)
    Stine Olsen (MOLLY THOMAS)
    Candan Fikri (COUNSELLOR)
    Roman Shepel (BODYGUARD)
    Rumi (FLUFFY)

    Rosie Grant (Writer, Director)
    Patricia Hetherington (Producer, Titles, Sound Designer)
    Sabina Jany (First Assistant Director)
    Gavin Farlie (Director of Photography)
    Chris Parker (First Assistant Camera)
    India Smith (co-Art Director, Second Assistant Camera)
    Tammie Ash (co-Art Director, Second Assistant Camera)
    Simon Hargreaves (Gaffer, Editor)
    Elvis DeRǎd (Script Supervisor)
    Sachin Joshi (Sound Recordist)
    Laura Stratford (Producer's Assistant Intern, Production Assistant)
    Topé Akin (Producer's Assistant Intern, Production Assistant, Behind The Scenes Stills & Videography)
    Ramone Truong (Hair & Makeup Artist)
    Priory Post (Colourist)
    Liam Cromby (Sound Design)
    Vaga Muse (Original music)

    Bob Mills
    Thomas E. Jenkins
    The Christine Blundell Makeup Academy
    Muswell Hill Bookshop
    Crocodile Antiques
    Whirled Cinema

    Made as part of the Action On The Side one-month filmmaking project, March 2019

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  4. Action On The Side presents HUNTING RABBITS, our November 2018 short film

    The conversation between an abusive farmer and his teenage daughter pushes one of them to the brink. A horror about manipulation.

    Starring Paul Duncan, Isabella Stevenson-Olds, and Stine Olsen
    Directed by Mary Waireri
    Written & Produced by Patricia Hetherington

    Paul Duncan (Albert)
    Isabella Stevenson-Olds (Sally)
    Stine Olsen (Fran)

    Sabrina Duffy (Assistant Producer, Behind the scenes Videographer, Stills Photographer)
    Joyce Kremer (First Assistant Director, Titles Designer, Poster Designer)
    Gavin Farlie (Cinematographer)
    Lina Alvarez (1st AC)
    Chris Hosker (Gaffer)
    Dimitra Anastopoulou (Spark)
    Lucy Cole (Art Director)
    Layla Doone (Makeup Artist)
    Anthony McKernan (Sound Recordist, Sound Designer)
    Diana Govina (Production Assistant)
    Daniel Marsen (Production Assistant)
    Jason Phillips (Runner)
    Alex Newman (Editor)
    Leon Salem (Composer)
    Jamie McKernan (Colourist)

    St Margaret's House
    The Christine Blundell Make Up Academy
    Uniforms & Weapons Emporium UK
    Paul Giordano
    Josh Pappenheim
    Guido Lippe

    Filmed on location in Stock, Essex

    This film was made as part of
    November 2018

    The events depicted in this movie are fictitious.
    Any similarity to any person living or dead is merely coincidental.
    Busy Kiwi Productions Ltd
    All rights reserved, 2018

    This script was written in 2014 and rewritten in 2018. It was pitched and selected on 03/04 November 2018. It was shot on location Saturday 10 November. It was screened at a cast and crew screening on Sunday 25 November.
    The film was updated in March 2019. The updated version was screened on Sunday 25 March.

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  5. Action On The Side presents KILL JILL

    After forgetting his money on an expensive date, a desperate man decides the only option is to kill his date. A dark comedy.

    Written & Directed by Jeremiah Towolawi
    Produced by Patricia Hetherington

    Shay Akin (GRAHAM)
    Shereener Browne (JILL)
    Tamara Semple-Morris (MEGHAN)
    Robert Kiraly (WAITER)

    Tam Paul-Worika (First Assistant Director)
    Christina Tutty (Script Supervisor)
    Gavin Farlie (Director of Photography)
    Sabrina Duffy (1st Assistant Camera)
    Lina Alvarez (2nd Assistant Camera)
    Jamie McKernan (Gaffer)
    Anthony McKernan (Sound Recordist)
    Lori Cunningham (Assistant Sound Recordist, Art Department Assistant)
    Jamie Wu (Production Assistant, Producer's Assistant Intern, Assistant Sound Recordist)
    Chris Parker (Art Director)
    Lily Hollingworth (Make-Up Artist)
    Alexander Wiseman (Stills Photographer, Social Media Marketing Assistant Intern)
    Alex Newman (Editor)
    Adam Adams (Sound Design)
    Arman Khan (Visual Effects Artist)

    Trieste - Josh Lippi & The Overtimers
    The Black Cat - Aaron Kenny
    Lachaim - Kevin MacLeod
    As I Figure - Graham Phoem
    Sand Castles - The Green Orbs
    Creative Commons Attribution Licence 4.0 (

    St Margaret's House
    The Chelsea Pensioner

    This film was made as part of ACTION ON THE SIDE June 2018 (

    The events depicted in this movie are fictitious. Any similarity to any person living or dead is merely coincidental.
    Busy Kiwi Productions Ltd, All rights reserved, 2018

    Action On The Side June 2018
    Make a short film in a month

    This film was pitched & selected on 02 June 2018;
    Shot on 09/10/17 June 2018;
    and premiered on 30 June 2018.

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Action On The Side

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