PANIC


Film

PANIC /20min/ FFILM CYMRU WALES, BFI NET.WORK, EDICIS & PHOENIX FILMS/2016
Cinematographer for funded BFI short film circulating in festivals 2016/17
Dir James Cookson / Pro Dominic Thomas / EP Tracy Spottiswoode 

Dylan, a young man living on an isolated farm in rural Wales, is haunted by terrible nightmares. Shady deals with local drug dealers and a fractious relationship with his own father do nothing to dispel the mounting sense of dread. The only hope he has comes from his girlfriend Jenny, and the promise of a future together somewhere else. But time is running out, and Dylan has to move fast if he’s going to outrun his own demons. For more info check out panicshortfilm.co.uk

** WINNER**   Carmarthen Bay Film Festival  -  Best Short Film
**WINNER**   Sunderland Shorts Film Festival  -  Audience Choice Awards
**NOMINATED**   Cardiff Independent Film Festival  -  Best Actor 'Tom Rhys Harries'
**OFFICIAL SELECTION**   Aesthetic Short Film Festival
**OFFICIAL SELECTION**   Edinburgh Short Film Festival
**OFFICIAL SELECTION**   London Short Film Festival

 

Film Still Frames

 

The Cast

Tom Rhys Harries 
as Dylan

Singled out as a Screen International Star of tomorrow, Tom’s film debut came at college in HUNKY DORY with Minnie Driver. He has since starred in THE HISTORY BOYS and made his West End debut in Jez Butterworth’s MOJO at The Harold Pinter Theatre. He was again in cinemas HOT PROPERTY opposite Anna Buring and Tom has recently finished his role as Sackler in ITV’s 10 part drama JEKYLL & HYDE.

Owen Teale
as Thomas

Trained at the Guildford School of Acting, Owen made his television debut in THE MIMOSA BOYS in 1984. He later appeared in KNIGHTS OF GOD andGREAT EXPECTATIONS before being cast as Will Scarlet in the TV movie ROBIN HOOD.

His successful film career continues as he appeared as Ser Alliser Thorne in HBO’s GAME OF THRONES.

Sarah Louise Madison
as Jenny

Sarah studied Acting and Musical Theatre at Gorseinon College and has been working as a professional actress for over 10 years. Sarah’s experience ranges from stage to film having worked with some of the industries leading actors and directors.

Among her many credits is her recurring role as a Weeping Angel on DOCTOR WHO.

Tom Beedim
as Aeran

A BA Hons Film and Video graduate from the University of South Wales Tom has extensive experience in front of the camera. His unique take on the character of Aeran created a character with an unspoken gravitas.

Hamish Rush
as Nash

Hamish trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, graduating in 2015. He has Recently finished filming LIES WE TELL (2016) starring Gabriel Byrne and Harvey Keitel.

 

The Crew

Cinematographer …………… Yoann Desmoyers-Davis
Camera Operator …………… Tim Watchorn 
Sound Recordist …………….. Rory Smith 
Composer ……………….….…. Chris McGuire 
Editor …………………………… Alex Hay 
1st AD …………………………… Danielle Lethbridge 
Production Designer ……… Anna Kelsey 
Hair & Makeup ……………… Diandra Ferreira 
Dubbing Mixer ……………… Adam Davidson
Foley Artist ………………….. Ben Chick

Produced by Dominic Thomas

Written & Directed by James Cookson

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Behind the Scenes

 

Additional Information

Runtime   –   19 min 40 sec
Genre   –   Drama
Production Budget   –   £17,000
Language   –   English
Country of Origin   –   United Kingdom
Format   –   2k / 25fps / 2.4:1 / Colour / Sound 5.1
Production Company   –   Phoenix Films Ltd
Sales & Distribution   –   phoenixfilms@outlook.com
Links   –   phoenix-films.tv / Twitter Facebook