A lonely oddball, crippled by insecurity, attends a seminar given by his idol, a brash motivational speaker John Power, in the hopes of changing his isolated life.
This is my first short film as Director, co Writer, Producer, Editor, and tea maker.
Official Selection" New York Film Festival, London Short Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival, Bradford Film Festival, Manchester Film Festival
"very sweet. Really good work"
- Duncan Jones - BAFTA Winning Director of "Moon" and "Source Code"
"Beautifully shot, lovingly edited, written and pretty perfect all round"
- Mike Warner, BAFTA winning Producer & Director
"Funny, true and with a good (and rather brave) performance from Peter Glover."
- Nev Pierce - Editor-At-Large of Empire Magazine
"I loved it; weird and oddly funny and poignant and the stylization was very intentional and intelligent. Not show-offish for it's own sake... never losing emotional grounding and authenticity of feeling."
- Janet Grillo, EMMY winning Producer & Director
"'Self Help' is a beautiful short that deserves more attention. It speaks about being yourself and breaking free...Inspiring and thought-provoking"
- Eternity-of-Dreams website