The Pig Child


An ambitious scientist takes the perilous decision to inseminate herself with an embryo combining both human and animal cells. Discovering that she is carrying a “pig child” she is torn between scientific drive and maternalistic urges.

Writer & Director  Lucy Campbell
Writer  Scout Stuart
Funded by  Creative England and BFI Net.Work

Winner  Best Actress - Underwire Film Festival
Winner  Best Sci-Fi - LA Independent Film Festival
Winner  Best Cinematography - Other Worlds Austin Texas
World Premiere  Encounters Film Festival
Official Selection  Edinburgh International Film Festival
North American Premiere  Palm Springs Film Festival
Official Selection  Uppsala International Film Festival
Nominated  Best Actress - LA Independent Film Festival
Official Selection  InScience Dutch International Film Festival
Nominated  Best Actress - Mirror Mountain Festival Canada
Nominated  Mary Shelley Award - Other Worlds Austin Texas
Official Selection  London Lift Off Festival
Official Selection  British Shorts Berlin
Preview Screening  The Smalls
Featured  Short of The Week

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