SCREENING
WATERSHED CINEMA 3
15:00
£5.00
INCLUDED IN FESTIVAL PASS OR BUY SINGLE TICKETS
1hr 30
Dir: Chris Shepherd

This a rare chance to see a selection of films by the multi-award winning director Chris Shepherd. From his early comedy work such as the 43rd World Stareout Championship (1998) for BBC’s Big Train, to his latest film Yours Faithfully, Edna Welthorpe (Mrs) (2017). In addition to comedy we will show his stunning dramas; such as his father and son story The Ringer (2013), a story about his aunty, Bad Night For The Blues (2010), and his BAFTA nominated hybrid classic Dad’s Dead (2003) and its new sequel Johnno’s Dead (2016).

FILMS:

The Ringer

Dir: Chris Shepherd
UK 2013
16 mins

What would you do if you met your father for the first time when you were 38? This happened to Chris Shepherd and he made a film about it. Starring John Henshaw (Looking For Eric, Angel’s Share).

Who I Am And What I Want

Dir: Chris Shepherd
UK 2005
7 mins

Pete doesn’t want to be like everyone else. He wants to live in in the woods and be his own man. An animated collaboartion with Turner Prize nominated artist David Shrigley.

Silence is Golden

Dir: Chris Shepherd
UK 2006
14 mins

Can a young boys obsession with his neighbour turn into madness? In this 70’s story live action blends with live action to make the winner of London Film Festivals TCM Classic Short winner.

Bad Night for the Blues

Dir: Chris Shepherd
UK 2010
14 mins

An intimate study of Chris’s Aunty Glad and the excesses of age, blue rinses and bad behaviour. Based on true events lets see what happens when Glad lets down her hair. Canal+ Award Winner Clermont Ferrand. Starring Jean Boht.

Yours Faithfully, Edna Welthorpe (Mrs)

Dir: Chris Shepherd
UK 2017
5 mins

To mark the 50th anniversary of the death of British Playwright Joe Orton, Chris Shepherd has embarked on an animated tribute under the Orton’s pseudonym Edna Welthorpe.

Lifeclass

Dir: Chris Shepherd
UK 2013
4 mins

The appearance of a valentine’s card normally fills people with joy but not on this valentines. Animated comedy illustrated by Jim Medway and animated by 12foot6.

Dad’s Dead

Dir: Chris Shepherd
UK 2013
7 mins

BAFTA nominated story of hero worship and revulsion starring Ian Hart in this multi award winning hybrid classic.

The Wave Pictures – Pool Hall

Dir: Chris Shepherd
UK 2016
4 mins

What would you do if your favourite pool halls were redeveloped into flats? A pop promo for The Wave Pictures.

43rd World Stareout Championship from Big Train

Dir: Chris Shepherd
UK 2016
4 mins

Behold sport at its most riveting in the stare out final. Straight from Graham Linehan and Arthur Mathews’s BBC sketch show Big Train. British Comedy Award winner for Best Broken Series.

Johnno’s Dead

Dir: Chris Shepherd
UK 2016
4 mins

Would you be upset if you did 13 years for a crime you didn’t commit? The sequel to Chris’s 2003 Dad’s Dead starring Ian Hart. Winner of Best British Short at the LIAF.


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