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 DODGEY 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:
Theo Barrowclough (Producer)
Theo is a producer at DMC Film. Alongside overseeing development for the company’s film and TV slates, Theo runs the DMC x Vero Short Film Fund, which aims to support the most exciting emerging filmmakers in the UK. Most recently, Theo served as Associate Producer on CALM WITH HORSES, backed by Film4 and the IFB, starring Cosmo Jarvis and Barry Keoghan. DMC are currently developing a diverse range of projects, including THE KITCHEN, which has Kibwe Tavares on board to direct and Daniel Kaluuya attached to write and star, and DREADFUL NED, written by Joe Murtagh for Michael Fassbender to star.
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