Danny is an ostrich living in Glasgow with his roommate, a monkey named Nelson. After a failed suicide attempt over the break up with his girlfriend, Danny seeks counselling to help him recover from his ordeal and get his life back on track. After meeting Lizzie during a pub quiz, friendship quickly turns into romance but when Danny’s former lover reaches out to him again, he finds his new relationship under threat. With his life at a crossroads, Danny reaches out to his psychiatrist for advice that would eventually help him decide whether to open past wounds or plan a new future with Lizzie.
The film is based on the director's experience of panic attacks. With support from Wellcome Collection, she builds a connection between panic attacks and ornithophobia to make the bird acts as a trigger of fear. Through materializing feelings of a panic attack, the director aims to discuss the core issues of fear, life, and death with multiple experimental artistic practices.
Kelly Molloy lives the easy life despite her family being through a turbulent period on behalf of her criminal brother Daniel, but when she discovers him in her home, stabbed and bleeding, she is taken aback by Daniel's refusal to seek medical help from anyone other than a man called Brian Maguire. What follows is a race against time to save Daniel's life and discover what he is hiding that has him terrified of seeking professional help.
A short film about the holes we sometimes find ourselves in and the ways in which we can help each other out of them.
‘I Stand Proud’ is a spoken word piece that encourages black students and people to stand out freely for who they are, whenever they appear to be the minority in an institution.
This piece was originally part of a theatre performance I created at university called FUSE. The performance explored and celebrated race and identity between three women of different races, through: theatre, spoken word, music, and dance.
As Covid-19 reaches a pandemic level, many events, celebrations, and long-awaited parties have been cancelled worldwide to stop the spread of the virus. This must mean that graduation is canceled for graduates of 2020. But that doesn’t mean we cannot still have fun in our own way.
During the Lockdown I decided to have a little graduation of my own, except reality does not always reach one's expectations.
Social Doctor, an internet guru whose work is to dispense tips and suggestions to people who want to become a social media star, is visiting five “Users”, where they go one by one on top of a stage and do a little “performance” in front of the others, in order to gain real life "likes" and “reactions” in return, in order to become better influencers on the socials.
I’ m travelling. I’ m leaving a city behind me for another city. I hope a different one. I suppose, someone else must be travelling to reach the city that I’m leaving. Maybe the journey takes place only inside us. Maybe the city itself is only inside us. What indeed is a city, rather than the way we see it. Violence follows me everywhere. For a while the colors fade and the place loses its power, I'm not sure where I am. How different is a tourist town from a real one. Is fascism something acquired or something that we are born with?
Carol was the perfect mother. So what was she doing hiding under a bridge with a hammer? Carol answers the door to an unexpected early morning visitor "I suppose you want to know why I was hiding under a bridge with a hammer?" Taking the stranger through the house, she says she needs to finish baking her cupcakes. As she bakes, she talks about how much she loves her daughter, Jessica, who has become the absolute focus of her life and about her long-running feud with the neighbours. Having given her life to bringing up her daughter she still finds herself alone and aware that she and Jessica are growing apart. She delves into Jessica’s belongings and online accounts, discovering that she isn’t the perfect Oxford-bound girl she’d supposed and that Jessica has become someone else entirely, someone Carol can’t recognise. In a fit of madness, Carol chases after Jessica and her secret boyfriend, Storm, the much despised boy next door, to their meeting place on a bridge, where she swings a hammer…and flees the scene unable to face the consequences of her actions. The cupcakes, Carol explains, are to make amends. She is ready now to go with the police as long as she can take the cakes round to the neighbours. As the film ends, she is taken away.
“WAKE UP” – CELEBRATE THE GODDESS WITHIN SOC FILMS PVT. LTD. celebrates the contribution of Women to Music through a unique song “Jaago Zara” performed by over a 100 prominent women singers, performers, musicians and lyricists across the world. The brainchild of Aashish Rego, the composer & lyricist of the song along with his co-composers & co-producers, Justin-Uday Duo & Pt. Somesh Mathur, the song features such stalwarts and legends such as Begum Farida Khannum, Pratibha Prahlad, Sudha Mathur, Anuradha Pal, K. S. Chitra, Sharda Sinha, Anuradha Paudwal, Usha Uthup, Sharon Prabhakar, Mohini Dey, Mahalaxmi Iyer, Hamsika Iyer, Sadhana Sargam, Rekha Nigam, Shweta Shetty, Malini Awasthi, Ila Arun and many more. It also features 3 Choirs and the Macedonian Symphony Orchestra and has been mastered at the famous Abbey Roads Studios, London. The song is a clarion call to women across the world to Awaken, realise their true potential and take their rightful place in the world today in the building of a NEW WORLD ORDER. There is a Goddess present in each woman, that they need to be aware of. The video has been directed by Aashish Rego & K. C. Loy and will be released on 8TH March 2021 on the occasion of Women’s Day.
In March 2014, Australian filmmaker Joshua Belinfante was told he might only have a short time left to live. Forced to confront his own mortality, he thought about what he would do with his life if he was somehow given a second chance. He realised that he wanted to travel the world and find people that were fulfilling what their inner child always dreamt of doing. At the time of his diagnosis, Joshua was studying to become a solicitor and had put off his dreams to become a filmmaker. ‘The World’s Best Film’ is an anthology documentary about 13 individuals striving to be the world’s best at their passions.
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