ShortFLIX

Mini series for Sky Arts from new, unheard and under represented voices.

Episodes are available to view on NOWTV and SkyGO.

 

BATTY BOY – Dior Clarke & Blain Ho-Shing

An uncompromising take on black gay culture, Batty Boy is told in four chapters set against homophobia and dancehall music.

NOSEBLEED – Luna Carmoon

Nosebleed follows a pivotal week for long-time best friends Lilah and Coby, whose friendship is morphing into something far more venomous and toxic.

TOGETHER, THEY SMOKE – Henry Gale

A story of a depressed young man. Following a failed suicide attempt, he must contend with the dysfunctions of his family, a cardboard coffin, and his own anxiety in order to say goodbye to his terminally ill mother.

LADIES DAY – Abena Taylor-Smith

A young Black lesbian spends the day in an Afro-Caribbean hair salon. It’s full of fun, sheen spray, gossip and laughter, but how will she deal with the casual homophobia?

LOSING IT – Ben Robins

The story of the worst drunken hook-up in the history of human sexual encounters. A twenty-something virgin finds his evening taking a turn for the weird, when his new partner shows off a rather unusual fetish.

 

FESTIVALS

Films have subsequently gone on to play key festivals including, London Film Festival, Raindance, Iris Prize Best British Short Nomination, London Short Film Festival and many others.

Funded by  Creative England, Sky Arts, National Youth Theatre, Creative Skillset

Broadcast  Sky Arts