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Pay As You Go  - Full Short Film [2024]

Pay As You Go - Full Short Film [2024]

Pay As You Go - Full Short Film [2024] Pay As You Go follows Stuart, a man unable to connect with the people around him. Unable to talk to women and unappreciated by his friends, he just wants to be seen for once. After a series of rejections, he's forced to seek out the company of a stranger. This film explores themes of loneliness, social incompatibility and self-soothing escapism. Due the use of guided improvisation, the majority of the dialogue in this film was devised by the performers. We did our best to create real situations to place the actors in, letting it play out and only guiding where needed. Because of this would to thank and give credit to the performers in this film who brought so much to their roles and really helped shape the tone and reality of the situations shown in the narrative. Cast Stuart: Alexander Barker Jade: Tuhki Halcyon Alex: Reese Overington Erin: Madison Macgregor Sharron: Leah Kirkup Steve: Situ Feng David: David Clarke John: Ted Riley Mike: Jacob Page-Smith Girl with Alex in the kitchen: Syeda Tumu (Tam) Guy at Party: Harry Marshall Girl at pub: Charlotte Mansfield Guy at pub: Joseph Knowles Crew: Directed by Scott Burchell Produced by @lipmouth Music by @ThePaperwaits Assistant direction: Tom Burchell and Simon Roper BTS content and transport: Jakob Winterborne Boom Operator: Josh Liesicke DOP, Post production and camera operation: Scott Burchell Additional camera operation: Josh Liesicke Shot on the Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera 4k (BMPCC 4k) After thoughts: I’ve always gravitated towards art that instead of making strong statements, asks strong questions that allow the audience to participate and bring themselves to the piece. I hope that by showing characters with their flaws on display, the audience can measure themselves against the characters on the screen, find empathy and relate to the people and given circumstances presented to them. This film is inspired by the work of Derek Cianfrance, John Cassavetes and many naturalistic films that employ an alternative style of direction that focuses on creating real scenarios, placing performers in them and letting it play to find truth. I feel that we are often a reflection of the situations and environments that we find ourselves in so this approach has always be one I have a lot of admiration for. To learn about upcoming film and media projects, check out our site and consider joining our mailing list at
Like Dreamers Do - Full Short Film [2023]

Like Dreamers Do - Full Short Film [2023]

Like Dreamers Do - Full 2023 short film. After being confronted by a local dealer, the clock’s ticking for Leon and Stefan to raise the money to settle their debt. Will their hedonistic living overrule their moral compass? Like Dreamers Do is shot in the cinematic style of late 80s/early 90s independent British films combined with stylistic elements that draw from British drama and soap operas. Shot in summer 2022, this project was incredibly fun and was a real group effort that saw us make new friends and collaborate on one of the most enjoyable shoots to date. DIRECTED BY SCOTT BURCHELL WRITTEN BY TOM BURCHELL PRODUCED BY LIPMOUTH STUDIOS - @lipmouth CAST: LEON - SCOTT BURCHELL STEFAN - NERO ADLER JAMIE - LEAH KIRKUP HENRY - LUKE JAMES EMMA - AMY WADSWORTH CONNOR - ADAM MANCUSO TONY - HARRY MARSHALL LOUIS - JAKOB WINTERBORNE BARTENDER - JAMES WRIGHT ABBY - MAE LING TSANG DRUG DEALER - JOSH LIESICKE PUB PATRON - JAMES KIRKUP NEIGHBOUR - SIMON ROPER CREW: FIRST AD - TOM BURCHELL SECOND AD - SIMON ROPER - @simonroper9218 SECOND AD - JOSH LIESICKE STORY BY - SCOTT BURCHELL MUSIC SCORE - THE PAPERWAITS - @ThePaperwaits EDITING - SCOTT BURCHELL + SIMON ROPER ASSISTANT EDITOR - TOM BURCHELL CAMERA OPS - TOM BURCHELL, SCOTT BURCHELL, SIMON ROPER + CHARLY LOUISE SOUND MIX, GRADE + VFX - SCOTT BURCHELL BTS CONTENT - JAKOB WINTERBORNE GRATITUDE: THE HOLROYD ARMS PUB - SUBURBS MUSIC VENUE ANDREW HAMILTON JULIE + CHRIS BURCHELL CORINNE, NICK + REMI BUCK KAREN + JES KIRKUP TED RILEY LUKE JAMES VISUAL FX PRO LTD - @VisualFXPro MUSIC + AUDIO LICENSING "SHEERWATER BLUES" BY THE ELATIONS GRAVY BASS RECORDS - "SEE YOURSELF OUT" BY SCOTT BURCHELL + TED RILEY "BLEAK SUMMERS" BY THE PAPERWAITS SOUNDS LICENSED FROM FREESOUNDS.ORG ‘UK FIRE ENGINE TURNOUT FIRE STATION ALARM SIREN ’ BY CINEBITES ‘WOF SLOTSI’ BY FUGACIOUS To learn about upcoming film and media projects or learn more about this one, check out our site and consider joining our mailing list at
Þæs Anhagas Siþ   |   Early Medieval Short Film   |   2023

Þæs Anhagas Siþ | Early Medieval Short Film | 2023

Bealdric has lost his house. Rather than live in an undignified situation, he has made the decision to live on the holt. From the beginning, he knows that he is out-of-place. Here, while I will have made some mistakes in the aspects of this period I am less familiar with, I have tried to shed a bit of a unique light on part of what we think of as the Anglo-Saxon period - although 'Anglo-Saxon' is used to cover such a large broad cultural spectrum. Paul Kingsnorth said at one point that it is difficult to capture a time period without stepping into the language a little bit - this is my own little answer to that :) ________ Thank you to Scott Burchell for all of his help with this film. Here is the link to the Lipmouth Studios YouTube channel: @lipmouth Scott's personal channel with several of his short films (with more set to be released in the next few weeks): And an album that he and his band, The Paperwaits, have released in the last few days: ________ Thank you as well to Butser Ancient Farm for inspiring this project, and to everybody who offered me advice. I haven't been there in a while and can't vouch for everybody on there, but the admins of this Discord are extremely helpful and it has a lot of helpful information for anybody who does want to pursue Old English:
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