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"TERRIFIC CINEMATOGRAPHY, DIRECTION, MUSIC AND PERFORMANCE.”
“A MUST-SEE MASTERPIECE.”
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“ABOUT SHOWCASES A GREAT SKILL IN DIRECTING ACTORS FOR FILM, AND ITS TEAM FEEL CAPABLE OF DOING SOMETHING LARGER AND REALLY INTERESTING.” 
Amidst the street lights of Brixton, two women share a taxi home from a party at the house of a mutual friend. As the journey unfolds, they soon discover that they have quite different ideas about who their friend is. 

About had its World Premiere in Edinburgh at the UK Seasonal Short Film Festival, where it opened the event and then won its first award as Best UK Short Film. 

Since then it has picked up a further 13 awards and 14 other nominations in main categories, as well as multiple official selections at festivals around the world, including Los Angeles, London, Italy, Toronto and New York. 
THE JOURNEY SO FAR
WHERE TO NEXT?
About is going places! We're thrilled that Lift-Off Global Network got in touch to say that they feel About has real potential to become something bigger, and they want to take the film to Cannes Marché du Film and the American Film Market (AFM) this year, to show to major distributors in Film and TV.

With this exciting opportunity we have been working hard building the characters and storylines that will shape the next instalment. And we want you to be part of it!

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CAST & CREW
Ellie trained at RADA and currently appears in Netflix film 'The Dig'. Other screen credits include "Hanna Season 2", "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” and "McMafia".

Her stage work includes lead roles at Shakespeare's Globe and Manchester Royal Exchange, as well as in new writing at The Orange Tree and Arcola Theatres. 

On Radio, she has featured regularly in BBC R4 dramas, from Award winning 'Homefront' to 'Goblin Market'.
Originally from Ireland, Don moved to Tokyo after studying business and Japanese, There he ran an events business and became a resident DJ at Club Ageha, before returning to Ireland to set up, fund and eventually sell a tech startup. He started acting in 2015, training at the famous Bow Street Academy in Dublin, with Shimmy Marcus and acting maestro Gerry Grennell, whilst being mentored by Irish director Terry McMahon.

Since then he was worked consistently in independent short and feature films.
Hailing from Yorkshire, Natasha studied fashion and worked closely with Vivienne Westwood. She then trained as an actor and has worked consistently across theatre, TV and film ever since, including in Bradley Cooper feature, “Burnt” and recently in ITV murder mystery drama “Vera”.

For her role as Rebecca in “About” she was nominated as Actress of the Month in February 2020 at The Monthly Film Festival.
Since training at Cine TV Roberto Rossellini in Rome, over the last 20 years Mario has become a master of light, lenses and cameras at all levels of production. 

He has worked with Phil on countless commercial projects for 10 years, and more recently shot both of Phil's award-winning short films, "Box Office Smash" (2018) and now, "About". 

Many of the awards and nominations for both films have been for Best Cinematography, including festivals in Los Angeles, New York (where it won the Grand Jury Prize) and perhaps most gratifyingly, at Oniros Film Awards in his home country of Italy.
Theo is the author of the critically-acclaimed historical Viking fantasy series, “The Wanderer Chronicles”. Before that he was a lawyer in Hong Kong. In 2010, he quit his job and cycled 10,000 miles across Asia and Europe to his home in Norfolk, where he began his writing career. 

With Danish/Viking ancestry (and friendship) in common, Phil approached Theo regarding writing together after being completely enthralled by his first two books. 

“About” is Theo's first screenwriting credit and it won Best Short Screenplay at Royal Wolf Film Awards in LA.
Gabrielle is a Producer with over 18 years experience working in television and film production. 

She started her career in broadcast television, working on a variety of factual and entertainment programmes for BBC, Channel 4 and SKY. 

From there she moved into independent film production for clients in the corporate and charity sectors. She has worked with Phil at Authentive on a number of projects for clients, including Pirelli, Primark and Schroders, and more recently began producing Phil’s short films. 
Authentive is a multi-award-winning production company set up by Phil in 2005. Since then they have been making films for a wide range of clients from the fashion and music industries to the charity and corporate sectors.

Alongside this work, the team behind Authentive have been bringing their experience and expertise together to collaborate on Phil's short films which have gained recognition in the film industry - from festivals and critics alike - for excellence in all areas of production.
Phil is a director, producer, screenwriter and poet based in Brixton, London where he owns/runs Authentive Productions.

After years of commercial films for clients, he returned to narrative filmmaking with “Box Office Smash” in 2018. It surprised him by winning 14 awards globally. He quickly made a further 2 shorts; a poetry film “The Hero” and “About”. 

He is actively working towards writing and directing cinematic series and features. 
ELLIE PIERCY
Actor
NATASHA ALDERSLADE
Actor
DON PATRICK
Actor
PHIL DUNN
Director/Writer
THEODORE BRUN
Writer
MARIO GENOVESE
Cinematographer
GABRIELLE OLIVER
Producer