The film is looking at the geopolitical history of the region, the preservation of ancient manuscripts from Timbuktu, and an artistic historical recreation in collaboration with a Malian artist & actor
Currently in post production
A Girl Goes For Dinner
Film London & Southern Exposure. UK, 15 mins. Starring Marama Corlett and Adrian Schiller.
Written and Directed by Jack Ethan Perry Production Design by Sara Stanton Cinematography by Mads Junker Produced by Katherine Pearl and Jos Grootjans
A young woman travels to the home of an older man for her evening meal. As the two sit down to eat, conversation flows and the darker motives behind this unusual meeting begin to reveal themselves.
Official selection Dead Center Film Festival
Official selection and best short finalist Snowtown Film Festival
Official selection Nice International Film Festival, nominated for best leading actress and actor. Nominated for best original script.
A Girl Goes For Dinner
Comedy short film, coming 2018. Completed as part of Homespun Yarns 2017.
Subjected to a gruelling spy training program, a man delves deep into his psyche... perhaps too deep.
Director: Sam Ainsworth Producer: Jos Grootjans, Leonie Zorzi Writer: Sam Ainsworth DP: Mads Junker AD: Jack Ethan Perry Art Director: Sara Stanton Sound Recordist: Louis Huddle Editor: Joseph Bolger, Stitch Grader: Daniel Levy, The Mill VFX: Nina Mosand, The Mill, 2D, Ed Poulson, The Mill, 2D, James Hansell, The Mill, 3D Sound Design: Brendan Feeney, Wave Motion Graphics: Lali Pagès Music: Pablo Scopinaro
Starring: Tom Mayo Gemma Marie Everest
4:59am, London's Banking District. A young banker attempting to escape from his sins meets an immigrant cleaner who he believes might provide absolution. But there is more to his new friend than meets the eye.
Jacob – Joshua Dickinson Gabriel – Pedro Caxade Irene – Tania Seron
Festivals: November 2015: Official Selection - Latimer Talks London December 2015: Official Selection - RapidLion Film Festival - South Africa's Oscars January 2016: WINNER - Wendy's Shorts - Best Dark Comedy Official Selection - Texas Ultimate Shorts February 2016: WINNER - Short of the Month Official Selection - Barcelona Planet Film Festival April 2016: WINNER "BEST THRILLER" - Screentest National Student Film Festival Official Selection - Discover Film London May 2016: Official Selection - Pennine Film Festival Official Selection - South London Shorts Official Selection - Shortpole London IFF June 2016: Official Selection - Festival of Globe Film Festival Official Selection - Euro Fest Saint Petersburg Official Selection - WNY Film Festival July 2016: Official Selection - Chautauqua International Film Festival CIFF August 2016: Official Selection - First Step Film Festival Official Selection - European Film Festival Moscow December 2016: Selected British Short - Moscow Rec Film Competition Daily Short Pick - Film Shortage (http://filmshortage.com/dailyshortpicks/cabron/) Featured Short - Director's Notes March 2017: Official Selection (Screenplay, Best Fiction, Best Music) - Watersprite Film Festival March 2017: Official Selection - UK Screen One International
So What Now
Short film, coming April 2017.
Director: Sam Ainsworth Producer: Jos Grootjans Writer: Andrés Seara DP: Mads Junker AD: Jack Ethan Perry Art Director: Henrijs Grabovskis Sound Recordist: Serin Küçük Editor: Jorge Sales Tarrega Grader: James Harding Sound Design: Odinn Ingibergsson Music: Pablo Scopinaro
Starring: Laure Stockley Vincent De La Torre
So What Now?
WATCH - https://vimeo.com/227773987
Cast Ruari Cannon and David Richter
Directed by Paul Bloomfield
Produced by Milly Upton
Written by Uriel Pollack
Dp by Mads Junker
Edited by Stephen Bevan
Set design by Stephanie Williams
1st AD Jack Perry
1st AC Michael Hobdell
Boom Op Simon Haggis
Gaffer Guy Gotto
Post sound Harvey Gunn
Colorist Tom Mangham, The Mill
Production assistent Sara Stanton and Sara Cadwallader