“Check the lights. What if there was actually a fire?”
– Ed O’Bannon, Newborn, 2012
So we only went and did it. After a pre-production process that would impress Stanley Kubrick, after two weeks of shoots; after highs and lows, 3.00am crew meetings under streetlights, after skipped meals…
From: Brecon, Wales
Aaron is a filmmaker who specialises in Editing. He got into filmmaking through his love of storytelling whilst studying his degree in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.
Aaron took time out from work to study Directing at the London Film Academy…
From: Larnaca, Cyprus
Kyriacos discovered the art of photography at a very young age. He soon developed a passion for Cinematography, something which helped him capture everyday life and create narratives. While studying for his Diploma degree, he began working…
From: Nicosia, Cyprus
At the age of 18, before even graduating from his first University, he was offered a job in a production company. At the age of 20, after graduating from the university, he moved to Wolverhampton, England to do another degree in Film and Video production…
From: Coral Springs, FL
Michael is a well-travelled, passionate, and driven person who has always had an inclination for the creative arts. From a music performance background he developed his passions into choosing a career path in Film and Media production. Currently…
From: Hertfordshire, UK
Stuart Richardson is a former video games journalist (still penning the odd review for The Observer) currently studying for a Master’s degree in scriptwriting at Bournemouth University. He was nominated for the 2009 Bridport Prize in short fiction for the short story Things we don’t discuss. After several years of hopeful false-starts, Newborn will be his first fully-realised screenplay.
Directed by: Paris El-Said
A young boy playing alone in the park suddenly finds himself under siege by an elite force of imaginary soldiers. He engages in a fun, manifested war game that renders him victorious over his foes. It is only after tragedy strikes close to home that his perception of war is altered forever, and the game is over.