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 KANDAHAR BREAK

Kandahar Break (94 mins, Dir David Whitney) is a thriller set in Taliban ruled Afghanistan in 1999. The film was shot in Pakistan and Tunisia and stars British actors Shaun Dooley and Dean Andrews alongside Pakistan’s legendary actor Rasheed Naz. The film was distributed in the US and Canada by eOne Entertainment and in the UK by Revolver. It was also released in Australia and New Zealand by VM Distribution, with further releases in Germany, Benelux, Japan and several more.

The film won the award for Best Feature at The Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, as well as Best Film at The Thrillspy International Film Festival and The Newport International Film Festival. It also screened at the international festivals in Glasgow, Kiev, Bratislava, Mannheim-Heidelberg and Levante (Italy).

Winner Philadelphia Independent Film Festival  Winner Newport International Film Festival  Winner Thrillspy International Film Festival

Official Selection Bratislava International Film Festival  Official Selection Kiev International Film Festival  Official Selection Mannheim Heidelberg International Film Festival

Official Selection Glasgow Film Festival Official Selection Levante International Film Festival Official Selection Kino Film Festival

GEORGE’S DAY

Michael Byrne in Georges Day

George’s Day (12 mins, Dir David Whitney) is a short film starring Michael Byrne and Rob Dixon, and won the award for Best Film at The Time International Film Festival. It was also nominated for Best Film at the Rushes Soho Shorts and screened at The New York Short Film Festival, LA Shorts and many more.

Winner Time Film Festival  Finalist Rushes Soho Film Festival  Official Selection New York Short Film Festival
Official Selection LA Shorts Film Festival  Official Selection Clare Valley Film Festival  Official Selection Kerry Film Festival
Official Selection San Francisco Short Film Festival  Official Selection Portobello Film Festival  Official Selection Kino Film Festival

THE LINE OF FREEDOM

A short film concerning the human rights crisis in Balochistan, The Line of Freedom (28 mins, Dir David Whitney) was selected for prestigious The Gulf Film Festival.

Official Selection Gulf Film Festival

SUMMER’S GIFT

Summer’s Gift (21 mins, Dir David Whitney) is a short film set during the summer of 1943. A strange drifter arrives at a lonely farm in the heart of rural England and begins labouring as a farm hand. He soon develops a close bond with the farmer’s young and impressionable daughter that will change both their lives forever.

San Jose International Short Film Festival

TAKEN OUT

Taken Out

Taken Out (12 mins, Dir David Whitney) was our first short film, and led to the director’s nominations for BBC New Filmmaker of the year and the Rushes Soho Shorts Best New Director. The film was screened on BBC3 and featured on the BBC Film Network.

Finalist BBC New Filmaker Awards  Finalist Rushes Soho Shorts