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National Theatre/Graeae

OBSERVATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FOLLOWING THE FIRST EVER PERFORMANCE BY A DEAF/DISABLED THEATRE COMPANY AT LONDON'S NATIONAL THEATRE.

Writer/Director Jo Lewis

DOP Nicola Dale (Pin Cushion)

Editor Adam Gough (ROMA)

with the kind consent and cooperation of the Graeae theatre company and The National Theatre London

Whisper - 10mins
an award winning short film that has played at BAFTA and BIFA qualifying film festivals all over the world.

Whisper:

A women travles to a remote beachside cabin to finally go cold turkey, with unexpected results.

'a beautifully dark ghost story where nothing is what it seems, from director Jo Lewis'.

(NOTTINGHAM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL)

DIRECTED BY:  JO LEWIS

LOUISE:  IMOGEN DOEL  

( THE ROYAL COURT, ALMEIDA AND RSC)

WRITTEN BY STEWART PRINGLE (DRAMATURG NATIONAL THEATRE)

VFX BY GLASSWORKS LTD

WHISPER IS BEING DISTRIBUTED BY SHORTS INTERNATIONAL AND SHORTS TV.

 ****"..BEAUTIFUL, ARTISTIC, BLOOD CHILLING..'"AS IF TRAINSPOTTING (1996) AND REQUIEM FOR A DREAM (2000) HAD A 12MIN BABY"

"WHISPER IS VISUALLY AN ABSOLUTE MARVEL. JO LEWIS’ VISION BEHIND THE CAMERA IS FANTASTIC"UK HORROR SCENE 

****"... GREAT SYMBOLISM, MOVING STORY. REMINDED ME VERY MUCH OF IGMAR BERGMAN'S WORK..."DC SHORTS

 ****"JO LEWIS’ ABILITY TO CAPTURE THE BEAUTIFUL INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CONTRAST OF WIDE SHOTS BUSTING WITH COLOUR AND TIGHT CLOSE-UPS OF DUSTY GREYS AND BROWNS NEVER FALTERS.."

"AESTHETICALLY STUNNING". 

"..JO LEWIS’ WHISPER...A SHORT IN THE MOULD OF TRAINSPOTTING AND THE BASKETBALL DIARIES..."THE SLAUGHTERED BIRD ****

"...BEAUTIFULLY POETIC IMAGERY.." WE ARE INDIE HORROR

 

Lady Luck 

18mins family/fantasy

a boy risks everything to justify his mother's love.

 

WRITER/DIRECTOR JO LEWIS

PRODUCER VICS BAVISTER 

(COUNTY LINES)

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER AMEENAH AYUB ALLEN (ROCKS)

ADAPTED FROM THE DH LAWRENCE SHORT STORY THE ROCKING HORSE WINNER

DISTRIBUTED BY SHORTS INTERNATIONAL AND SHORTS TV.

AWARD WINNING SHORT FILM.

Flower and the Girl

stop -motion animated film.

A HEART- WARMING STORY ABOUT AN OLD CLOWN AND A SHADOW GIRL WHO REMINDS HIM OF WHAT IT MEANS TO BE YOUNG AGAIN.

WINNER SUNDERLAND SHORTS JURY PRIZE 

DIRECTOR: ROBIN HEAP 

WRITER  JO LEWIS 

COMPOSER:  JESSICA DANNHEISSER.

SOLO VIOLIST: THOMAS GOULD 

AWARD WINNING FILM

DEVELOPED WITH THE SUPPORT OF FILM LONDON THROUGH THE ENABLE SHORT FILM FUND

DISTRIBUTED BY SHORTS INTERNATIONAL AND SHORTS TV

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