Filmmakers

Kim Albright – Director:

Kim arrived in the UK from her home country Canada in 2002 and, via a degree in architecture, launched herself into directing in 2007. Her short films Dragonfly, Edward’s Turmoil and Albatross, supported by Film London and the BFI, have won awards at Encounters, British Independent and Brussels film festivals. Her films have, variously, played festivals from Encounters to Brest, BFI London Film Festival and the BFI’s Upshot programme, showcasing the most exciting up-and-coming UK filmmaking talent, as well as finding distribution with Canal+.

She also directs music videos and commercials for Mars, New Era, Skittles and Dr Pepper. She was a finalist for the Kinsale Shark New Director award and is represented by Thomas Thomas Films for commercials.

Avril E. Russell – Writer

Avril is a Nottingham born screenwriter and director. She has contributed scripts to prime time dramas (Silent Witness, Waterloo Road) and directed short films that have featured on TV and at festivals around the world. Among her broad interests are history, warfare, science and action. In her non-existent spare time she lectures and mentors new writers. She is currently developing television and feature projects with various companies on both sides of the Atlantic.

Chi Thai and Catherine Vetere – Producers

Chi has been a Cannes Lions finalist three times over for her work in commercials. Light Years, a short film she wrote and produced qualified for BAFTA and Academy Award consideration. She was part of Guiding Lights 2015/16 and was ranked 20 in Creative England’s Top 50 companies in 2016. She is currently producing Zero Hour, with Academy Award winning documentarian Alex Gibney and in development with Creative England comedy feature China Blues.

Catherine’s career spans radio, television and film. She trained as a script developer and worked as a Head of Development before creating 4D Pictures. Other short films she produced include Beast, Two Minutes and Chop Chop. Her feature film Dirty Weekend premiered at the Montreal International Film Festival.

Cast

Pilot: Kate Braithwaite
Older Woman: Helen Ryan
Child: Lauren Hobbs
Mother: Amy Reitsma
Doctor: Tim Delap
Scientist: Stewart Alexander
Man in Suit: John-Christian Bateman
Man with Cigar: Jed Aukin
Doctor’s Assistant: Adam Jackson

Heads of Department

Casting Director: Kate Plantin CDG
Director of Photography: Mark Nutkins
Production Designer: Tony Noble
Costume Designer: Laura Smith
Hair & Make Up Artist: Amy Lousie Ellen
Composer: Hollie Buhagiar
Sound Design: Ben Baird
Editor: Tommaso Gallone
Executive Producer: Cynthia De Souza

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