GEORGE, a pretty incompetent low-level pot dealer, has been given 24 hours by local thugs to pay back his debts. What’s worse is that today’s the day he’s supposed to take care of his grumpy old nan NELLY. Forced to drag her to her favourite pastime, attending funerals where she can heckle the bereaved, George struggles to find a solution while hiding the truth from Nelly. But as time runs out, George may have no other option but to enlist his nan to help deal drugs in order to save his skin.
Charlotte Regan (Writer/Director)
Charlotte is a 24 year old filmmaker from North London who grew up making low and no budget music promos for local rappers and has created over 200 to date. Her first short film ‘Standby’ premiered at TIFF and went on to be nominated for a BAFTA and her second short ‘Fry-Up’ screened at BFI LFF, Sundance and Berlinale. She has since gone on to create the short film ‘Dodgy Dave starring Neil Maskell and produced by Stink Films, and the\BFI-funded short film ‘Drug Runner’. She is a Sundance Ignite Fellow and a BFI Future Film and New Talent Award winner.
You can watch Charlotte's award winning short Standby below:
Eoin O’Faolain (Producer)
Eoin O’Faolain worked in factual entertainment in television before joining Irish company Samson Films as Head of Development. There, he worked in over a dozen produced TV and film projects. He was Associate Producer on the acclaimed A DARK SONG, which featured in Fantastic Fest, London Film Fest, Sitges, and many others, and was released in Ireland, the UK, and US in April 2017. Having moved to London in 2015, Eoin now acts as an independent development producer as well as Head of Development for the finance and production company Sharp House.
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