Missy Male’s WERE TOO GOOD FOR THIS is challenging disability and stigma

When we see someone with a visible disability, we often find ourselves feeling pity for them, thinking they must need so much care and attention, how do they get by? Director Missy Malek’s We’re Too Good For This challenges this thinking in quite an unorthodox manner. This fantastic short explores the story of friends Anthony (Asa Hems), Julian (Jayden Reid), Scott (Keron Day), and Fatima … Continue reading Missy Male’s WERE TOO GOOD FOR THIS is challenging disability and stigma

LUCID REVIEW – Adam Morse has created a futuristic visual of battling with the duality of what is real and what isn’t

We walk into Adam Morse’s fantastical film Lucid on the heels of one fair headed dame in a glamourous chic club, only to be rudely awakened into the world of our main protagonist, whose own life seems to be drastically contradictory. Zel (Laurie Calvert) lives a bleak, lonely life that is further hindered by his own social insecurities and anxiety. This of course is not … Continue reading LUCID REVIEW – Adam Morse has created a futuristic visual of battling with the duality of what is real and what isn’t

Blind film Director Adam Morse’s “Lucid” starring Billy Zane and Sadie Frost to be digitally released September 7, 2020

After premiering at the 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival where it was nominated for the prestigious Michael Powell Award in the Best of British category, Lucid went on to win Best Picture along with Best Actor for Billy Zane and best director for Adam Morse at the 2019 Gold Movie Awards in London.  The film tells the story of an introverted young man named Zel (Laurie Calvert) who gets … Continue reading Blind film Director Adam Morse’s “Lucid” starring Billy Zane and Sadie Frost to be digitally released September 7, 2020

Ben Reid’s award-winning Innocence, starring Down syndrome actor Tommy Jessop is nominated for the Silver Dragon at the Oscar-qualifying 60th Kraków Film Festival

INNOCENCE (2019) – Short film trailer from SweetDoh! on Vimeo. Innocence is a fast-paced crime drama created by BAFTA nominated writer-director Ben Reid, and inspired by his brother Tom, who has Down syndrome. This topical film challenges stereotypes in a dramatic and groundbreaking way,  shining a light on the need for a more nuanced representation of disability on screen. When a worker falls to his death at … Continue reading Ben Reid’s award-winning Innocence, starring Down syndrome actor Tommy Jessop is nominated for the Silver Dragon at the Oscar-qualifying 60th Kraków Film Festival

Film and TV Business Exclusive with Lycanthropy Director Alexander Black

We caught up with Alexander Black director of the new British crime thriller Lycanthropy to talk about the film which has already been selected for over thirty film festivals. Lycanthropy follows two detectives the troubled Mark Kessler and his partner John Mills, as they search for a missing girl in a suspected case of child abduction. When the case comes to standstill, Kessler decides to take … Continue reading Film and TV Business Exclusive with Lycanthropy Director Alexander Black