Starting Block Films

My Father’s Son

Drama Documentary, 14.09

Directed and produced by Claire McGuire and Ian McLaughlin

When Ian was a wean he was petrified of his alcoholic dad. Was it too late to change his ways when he realised that he was slowly turning into this person he loathed so much?

My Father’s Son has screened at:

Glasgow Short Film Festival 2011
Southside Film Festival 2011
Loch Ness Film Festival 2011
and more…


For The Love of Lugosi

Drama Documentary, 15.36

by DT Wilson
Directed by Andy Gregor
Produced by Kim Hickey & Tam Hickey

For the Love of Lugosi explores one man’s interest in old gothic horror movies and the effects that Asperger’s Syndrome has had on his life.

For the Love of Lugosi has been screened at:

Glasgow Short Film Festival 2011
Southside Film Festival 2011
Loch Ness Film Festival 2011
Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2011
Deep Fried Film Festival 2011
Cinefringe 2011
and more…


I, Alive

Drama, 8.32

Written and directed by Thomas Simpson
Produced by Andrew Lanni and Thomas Simpson

Wheelchair bound and unable to speak, Kevin still has a voice and is certain that his brother Paul will listen to him sooner rather than later.

I, Alive has been screened at:

Glasgow Short Film Festival 2011
Southside Film Festival 2011
Loch Ness Film Festival 2011
Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2011
Deep Fried Film Festival 2011
Cinefringe 2011
Portobello Film Festival 2011
and more…


James Dean

Drama, 7.20

Written and directed by Lucy Elliot
Produced by Jennifer Scammell

A family day out takes an unexpected turn when young Alex decides to share her secret.

James Dean has been screened at:

Glasgow Short Film Festival 2011
25th London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2011 – Nominated for the Iris Prize
Boston Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2011
Southside Film Festival 2011
Loch Ness Film Festival 2011
25th Mix Milano 2011
Out Film Festival 2011 – Winner of the Grand Jury Prize (Live Action) and Audience Choice Award
Sydney Film Festival 2011
Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2011
Frameline 35 2011
Palm Springs Film Festival 2011
Deep Fried Film Festival 2011
Cinefringe 2011
Portobello Film Festival 2011
and more…


Running Wild

Documentary, 16.16

Directed by Pete Rennie
Produced by Helen Brogan

A documentary tracking the life of ultra-distance runner Fiona and her family.

Running Wild has screened at:

Glasgow Short Film Festival 2011
Southside Film Festival 2011
Loch Ness Film Festival 2011
Deep Fried Film Festival 2011
Portobello Film Festival 2011
and more…


The King and Queen of Württemberg

Documentary, 24.44

Directed by Samantha Fernando
Produced by Amy-Dee Tighe

Working the land is in Isobel’s family’s blood. Now it’s her turn to tackle the acres and make the land work for her.

The King and Queen of Württemberg has screened at:

Glasgow Short Film Festival 2011
Southside Film Festival 2011
and more…

 


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