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The Shoot

We shot on location in Cumbria in late August 2020. The shoot was challenging due to key locations being inaccessible to vehicles and the industry COVID-19 measures we were required to follow. We were very lucky with the weather, at times it appeared to be reading the shoot schedule and enjoyed a week of camaraderie, boredom and exhilaration (when things came together) - the usual strange journey of filming. 

Behind The Scenes

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Cast & Crew

Louis Cunningham - Ethan


Louis is an actor working on stage and on screen. Recent roles include Louis XVI in the BBC/Canal+ series Marie Antoinette. Find out more here.

Eleanor D'Souza - Sam

Eleanor, one-time winner of Oxford Drama Cuppers best supporting actor, is a professional actor who enjoys accounting for KPMG in her downtime.

Peter Macqueen - Isaac

Peter is a stage and screen actor based in Cumbria. His one man shows have been well received by audiences and critics alike, making him perfect to connect with viewers as the solitary Isaac. You can watch him in 2020's Supernova. More about Peter here.

Lionel Playford - Isaac's Son / Art Dep.

Lionel is a landscape painter living and working in the North Pennines. He first started painting landscapes in the 1970s and, after a detour into shipbuilding, returned to painting full-time in 1987. He recently appeared on Sky Arts Portrait Artist Of The Year. See more work here.


Producer | Casting Director 

Olivia Bradley

Liv is an independent producer with an MA in Producing Film & Television. Prior to her MA, Liv produced and directed student theatre. She grew up in the Lakes and enjoys working on projects that showcase its natural beauty. Liv is currently undertaking legal training with an interest in IP Law.

Producer | 1st Assistant Director 

Bruno Atkinson

Bruno is a filmmaker from Lewisham. Initially dedicated to music videos, Bruno recently branched into short films. Before graduating, he was 2020 Oxford University Filmmaking Foundation President.

Sound Recordists

Nancy Case 

Nancy graduated from Oxford University and has worked in many roles across film and theatre. When she is not working behind the scenes she acts and writes award winning drama. More here

Dylan Byrne 

Dylan is a student at Manchester Film School with a growing commercial portfolio, a dedication to sound and a broad knowledge of cinema.

Cinematography | Edit Assistant | Colourist 

Ollie Lansdell

Ollie is an independent cinematographer from Shrewsbury with experience on fictional films, art installations, VR films and documentaries. He enjoys experimenting with different evocative forms and techniques. More here.

Producer | Editor | Writer & Director 

Theodore Simmons

Theodore is a filmmaker from Cumbria with experience directing shoots from the estates of the Midlands to the streets of Nairobi. He is passionate about making cinema interrogating rural places' roles in our lives.

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