Who I Am Now
Short - Live action and animation
Funded by Creative Scotland's Create:Inclusion Fund and LEAP Sports Scotland
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.
Adam Kashmiry - Ghostlight, Adam
Talisa Garcia - Willow (TV), Baptiste, The Girlfriend Experience
Writer: Michael Lee Richardson - based on a story by Zan Scott & Adam Kashmiry
Director: Jack Goessens
Producer: Reece Cargan
Animation: Holly Summerson
DOP: David Lee
In 2018 Jack and Reece met at the Glasgow Short Film Festival pitch. They kept in touch and worked together as director and producer on Everyman (2021) also with Adam Kashmiry and Cara Roxburgh.
Writer Michael Lee Richardson joined the Who I Am Now team along with DOP David Lee and animator Holly Summerson.
Jack and Reece have feature film Boifriend in development with BFI backed Short Circuit.
Michael and Reece have feature film A Good Spell in development with BFI backed Short Circuit
Reece and Holly are working together on BFI funded short film Living With It