Director Florence Kosky All The World’s A Stage is a film that aims to break down the stigmas surrounding suicide and mental health after the director experienced the loss of one of her friends. Since it’s festival run, this wonderful film screened at the Oscar-qualifying Hollyshorts Film Festival and will be screening at Raindance Film Festival and Norwich Film Festival. The cast includes Olivia Colman (Broadchurch, Murder on the Orient Express), Jonathan Forbes (Fearless, Catastrophe) and Amber Anderson (CB Strike: The Cuckoo Calling, Black Mirror).
A star performer loses his sense of identity, with devastating consequences for all.
Director Florence Kosky is a multi-faceted young woman who, at only 22, has extensive work spanning across fashion and film both behind and in front of the camera. She is no stranger to short films as her first short film ‘The Otherworld’ won Best British Short at the London Independent Film Awards at the beginning of 2017, followed up by the ‘Audience Award’ at Thunderdance Film Festival. Her other short Splash won awards for Best Director and Best Artistic Design at Seattle International Film Festival. Florence is currently developing her first feature film, Wicca.
Producer Matthew Cook runs a UK production company Fablemaze with his creative partner as he specializes in writing, directing and producing interactive stories. He is currently in postproduction for Fablemaze’s first two independent films; Eve and Philophobia – both directed by debut feature directors, Rory Kindersley, and Guy Davies.
Editor Joseph Tims who has a career spanning two decades, has moved between drama, documentary and live music, working on television shows such as Later with Jools Holland and Glastonbury. He has worked on feature films such as In the Blood starring rising star Joe Cole, documentaries such as Imagine and The Culture Show for the BBC and most recently Billy Connolly’s World Tour for ITV, which is currently in postproduction.
The cast includes the Golden Globe Winner and three-time BAFTA TV Award winner Olivia Colman who is the narrator of this film whose notable credits include Broadchurch, Murder On The Orient Express, Flowers, Jonathan Forbes who starred in Fearless and Catastrophe and Amber Anderson who starred in CB Strike: The Cuckoo Calling, Black Mirror, The Riot Club, Your Highness and Maigret’s Dead Men with Rowan Atkinson.
All The World’s A Stage will be screening at Raindance Film festival on 6th October and Norwich Film Festival in November.