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Who I Am Now.

2021 In Post Production

When Tariq’s older brother arrives from Egypt - the first time he’s seen him since he came to the UK and since his transition - he’s forced to confront his complicated feelings about family.

 

Denise, his friend, a fellow trans refugee and teammate, shares her own story about friends and family.

A film about the family we're born into and the families we make from our friends.

Based on an idea by

Zan Scott

Starring 

Adam Kashmiry Ghostlight & Talisa Garcia Baptiste, The Girlfriend Experience

Written by

Michael Lee Richardson

Directed by

Jack Goessens

Animation by Holly Summerson

Produced by 

Reece Cargan

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Everyman

2021

A personal, visual essay about gender transition – focusing on the social context and implications and exploring how the world is different living as female compared to being perceived as male.
 

Jack tells his story by using and reframing gender focused tropes and imagery from popular culture, mythology, history and art.
 

Starring a queer cast displaying different aspects of Jack's life and identity, mirroring his experience from his unique point of view.

Written, Directed & Edited by

Jack Goessens

Produced by

Reece Cargan for Scottish Documentary Institute

View the Trailer

 
Candeline

2018

Birthday Candles is a meditation on loneliness, compassion and empathy starring Francesco Foti & Giorgio Colangeli.

Filmed in Rome, this lyrical drama shows 3 men and a little girl faced by their struggles.

  • Official selection Catania Film Festival & winner of Best Actor - Francesco Foti.

  • Audience award at Asti Film Festival

  • Best Fiction Short Film at Aphrodite Film Awards, NYC.

 

Written by

Alessandro Logli & Asiyat Gamzatova 

 

Directed by

Asiyat Gamzatova

 

Produced  by

Reece Cargan

The Punishment

2021

Starring Cal MacAninch with a cast of Scottish talent:

Jenni Keenan Green, Kirsty Strain, Jim Sweeney and Ronan Doyle.

'Michael is used to enforcing vengeance as part of his job. When his work and family life collides, an act of violence sets off a chain of repercussions that changes everything'.

View the trailer.

Written & Directed by

Chris Sexton Fletcher

Produced by 

Reece Cargan

Photo by Todd Richter.

The Telling

2019

The Telling is an original, short slow burn folk horror film which pays tribute to cult supernatural TV shows of the 1970s and 80s.

Filmed in the Scottish Borders.

Watch now on Amazon Prime UK  or on Vimeo.

Written and Directed by

Stewart Hamilton

Starring

Andy Noble

Clare Ross

 
Stay Awake

2018

Power, control and Gaslighting... What if the demon Alice keeps seeing in her dreams is real?

 

Alice’s nightmares are taking over her life and her relationships. This short shines a light on the dynamics of power and abuse in relationships and tackles the uncomfortable subject of gaslighting.

Written by

Juan Melendez Herrera & Caitlin Delves

Directed by

Juan Melendez Herrera

Starring

Kim Gerard

POST

2018

A film about what happens when someone witnesses something that affects them deeply.

What would you do if you saw something and didn't know what to do?

Written by

Silja Dahl Kleding

Directed by 

Jinling Wu

Starring

Andrew Morris

Junior Cross

Change of Tune

2018

A film that looks at how to deal with toxic masculinity.

Nina, a waitress on the receiving end of sexist comments uses her imagination and love of jazz to find the power to stand up to her abusers.

Written by

Gavin Baker

Directed by 

Frøydis Fossli Moe

Produced by

Crumpet & Croissant

Starring

Maria Wiik & the Tenement Jazz Band

Watch Change of Tune

The Test

2018

During an odd job selection process, a man and a woman have to make each other leave the room in order to get the position.


Filmed entirely in one take. 

Written by Tom Butcher Cury 
Directed by Ryan Sykes 

Starring:

  • Calum Barbour

  • Annabel Logan

  • Sarah Manson

Watch The Test now

Lost and Found

2018

A troubled fugitive steals a car only to find himself faced with a grim moral dilemma. 

 

Based on a script by Scottish author and Screenwriter Hazel Allan

Directed by André Franco

Produced by Reece Cargan

Starring

Greg Sives & Erin Christie

 

Premiered in competition at Edinburgh Short Film Festival 

Watch the film here.

GAZE

2018

'GAZE' is an LGBT themed comedy which tells the story of a man who spots his crush in a classroom and asks his friend to teach him how to attract his attention through 'a look'.

A short and amusing comedy which explores a fleeting connection, 'gaydar' and 'the look'.

Written and Produced by:

Reece Cargan

 

Directed by:

Juan Melendez Herrera

 

Starring

  • Gavin McNee

  • Reece Phillips

  • Damian Dales

 

MAD COW

2018

The award winning debut of emerging Irish Writer/Director Eva Wyse 

Isabel Lasker (The Bling Ring) stars as Lucy in this surreal 2 minute short which asks the question - how can we empower ourselves in the face of abuse?

Tom (played by Waterloo Road's Lee Abbate) is a wannabe intellect with a dark side. He calls his ex girlfriend (Lucy) to leave a vitriolic and 

abusive message.

You can watch this film via the John Byrne Award website, where the film won short of the month - June 2018.

"visually catchy, provocative and has a powerful message".

The John Byrne Award

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