SHORT FILM SERVICE

WANT TO STAR IN A SHORT FILM?

How would you like to star in an original short film written and directed just for you by a multi award-winning playwright/festival-winning filmmaker?
Now, for a limited time, you can

OUR FESTIVAL-WINNING FILMMAKER

Ryan J-W Smith is a multiple award-winning international theatre director, and festival-winning film director. Collectively, Smith’s films have received 25 international film festival wins, nominations or selections. His fifth short film, The Poet Cursed (2012), a comedy written in rhyming iambic verse, premiered in the Short Film Corner at the 65th Cannes Film Festival, was an official selection at 7 other international film festivals.
Ryan has since moved on to film several feature documentaries. One of his forthcoming features, 2plus2makes4, stars Emmy and Golden Globe winner Ed Asner, Tony-nominated Daniel Sunjata, Professor Noam Chomsky, the late former chairman of the Labour Party, Tony Benn, and the late and legendary Emmy-nominated Gore Vidal.

VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED

This is a very mature subject matter.

MUSIC BY IMBIBE

Smith is also the recording artist, ‘IMBIBE’. His first two albums were released by Universal Music. His third album is the soundtrack to one of his forthcoming feature documentaries. Here are a couple of tracks to give you an idea of the breadth and depth of his skills as a composer:

Trinity

by IMBIBE | © 2017 Ryan J-W Smith. All rights reserved.

End Credits

by IMBIBE | © 2017 Ryan J-W Smith. All rights reserved.

ALL FILMS BENEFIT FROM:

  • written by a multi award-winning playwright
  • directed by a festival-winning filmmaker
  • music by IMBIBE
  • an IMDb credit
  • free festival submissions
  • fast turn-around
  • all locations considered
  • comedy or drama

Example 1

VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED

This is a very mature subject matter.

Army Strong (2011)

Written and directed by Ryan J-W Smith, commissioned by actress Tracey Leigh-Batchelor, Army Strong was Smith’s debut short film. A festival-winning short, it was also nominated for Best Drama (competing against feature films) at the Portobello film festival, despite it being less than 3 minutes long!

– Winner Best Short 8th Cinewest Flex International Film Festival
– Nominated for Best International Short 10th T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival
– Nominated for Best Short 2nd IASI International Film Festival
– Nominated for Best Drama 15th Portobello Film Festival
– Official Selection ‘Best of the Fest 2010’ Portobello Film Festival Tour Program
– Official Selection 49th Golden Knight Malta International Film Festival

Example 2

VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED

This is a very mature subject matter.

The Profit Cost (2011)

Written and directed by Ryan J-W Smith, commissioned by actress Elisa Ashenden, The Profit Cost was Smith’s second short film. Along with Army Strong it was joint winner of the Best Short at the 8th Cinewest Flex International Film Festival and was selected for the following international film festivals:

– Winner Best Short 8th Cinewest Flex International Film Festival
– Nominated for Best Short 2nd Purbeck Short Film Competition, Perbeck Film Festival
– Official Selection Two Short Nights Film Festival
– Official Selection 49th Golden Knight Malta International Film Festival
– Official Selection 15th Portobello Film Festival
– Official Selection 8th I Will Tell International Film Festival

Ready for your close up?

PRICES START AT JUST £699 +VAT & Expenses

To discuss a bespoke quote, contact us using the form detailing the following:

  • the type of short film you are interested in (comedy or drama)
  • your location
  • links to your online profiles (spotlight / IMDb, etc)
  • if you have access to any suitable filming locations
  • any ideas you have for the subject matter

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