🌟 GOLDEN HATTIE AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM - ANAHEIM FILM FEST 🌟

THE CAST

Lauren Logan

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Lauren plays our protagonist Amy Parker. Previous credits include: Unforgotten Series 3 (ITV), Mrs Henderson Presents (West End) and Betty Blue Eyes (UK Tour).


Charles Daish

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Charles plays our antagonist Marek Meer. Previous credits include: As We Forgive Them (New Riding Theatre), New Worlds (Channel 4) and The Selection (Warner Brothers).

Dan Krikler

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Dan plays the role of Yarik Meer (Marek's eldest Nephew). Previous credits include: Homos, or Everyone in America (Finborough Theatre), Unicorns, Almost (Hay Festival) and Feature Film Euphony (Tree Dust Films).

Lily Oxtoby

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Lily plays the role of Bethany Andrews. Lily will be making her on screen debut in Blood Means Nothing.

Fiona Mitchell

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Fiona plays the role of Janice Parker (Amy's Mum). Previous credits include: Quick Quid - Commercial (Happy Hour Prods), Chips & All - The Musical (Queen Mother Theatre) and What Jennifer Did Next (The Market Theatre). 

Tim English

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Tim plays the role of Stewart Parker (Amy's Dad). Photo and Previous credits: Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Palace Theatre) and Resident Director on Aladdin (Prince Edward), Lion King (UK & International Tour).

Andrei Teodor Iliescu

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Andrei plays the role of Yanis Meer (Marek's youngest Nephew). Previous credits include: McQueen and The Phantom of the Opera both in London's West End.

Joe Allen

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Joe plays the role of the Barman. Previous credits include: The Seven Acts of Mercy, The Rover, The Two Noble Kinsmen (RSC) and the Feature Film Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (Universal).

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Co-writers, Producer & Director

DAWN BUCKLAND & MARK OXTOBY

Blood Means Nothing has been created & written by the Multi-Award-Winning team Mark Oxtoby and Dawn Buckland, who between them currently have over 20 Indie Film Awards and Nominations. 


Mark & Dawn previously co-created the short film 'David's Here' which Mark wrote the screenplay for and also directed. 'David's Here' went on to win a total of 10 Awards & recieve a further 5 Nominations. 


In early 2018, Mark wrote the Multi-Award-Winning short screenplay 'My Week with Maisy' which has recently won Best Short Script & Best Dialogue at the Queen Palm International Film Festival (USA), won the Best Short Screenplay Award at the Breakout Shorts Awards (UK) and received an Honorable Mention Award for Excellence in Screenwriting from the New Renaissance Film Festival (London). 'My Week with Maisy' is currently in Pre-Production. 


Dawn is the Producer for 'Blood Means Nothing' for which she has already received a 'Best Producer' Nomination from the Indie Short Fest (LA) and Mark is the Director. 


Currently the Blood Means Nothing screenplay has Won 

'Best Concept - Short Script' at the Queen Palm International Film Festival (USA), 'Best Short Script' at the Independent Shorts Awards in Los Angeles. Nominated 'Best Genre Screenplay' The Monkey Bread Tree Film Awards' UK and Nominated 'Best Short Script' by Top Indie Film Awards.

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 Clever Little Films (UK) has been set up as the production company to present Mark & Dawn's films. 


@CLFilmsUK


Clever Little Films (UK) is a trading name of Mark Oxtoby.

COMPOSER

JON BOURNE

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Jon is a young and passionate composer who has music placements on UK mainstream television such as Escape to the Country (BBC ONE), SKY SPORTS promos and commercial placements for advert campaigns from companies such as Churchill Insurance and The Entertainer Toy Store. His works have been recorded live at Abbey Road Studios by the English Session Orchestra with works published with Audio Network. 

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CREDITS

PRESENTED BY

Clever Little Films (UK)


DIRECTED BY

Mark Oxtoby


PRODUCED BY

Dawn Buckland


EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Caroline Jay Ranger


EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS 

Philip Banks

William & Susan Buckland

Chalk Entertainment Ltd

Derrik & Dot Lloyd

Graham Martin

Natalie Rance

Debbie Witheridge


CO-PRODUCER

Helen Banks


ORIGINAL MUSIC

Jon Bourne


EDITED BY

Clever Little Films (UK)


MAKE UP DEPARTMENT HEAD

Alix Brewer


STILLS PHOTOGRAPHY

www.markmcgeephotography.com


SPECIAL THANKS

Craig Anthony-Kelly, Harold Ballweber, Philip Banks, Alan Bradshaw, Dale Branston, Helen Brown, William & Susan Buckland, Rae 'Mother' Coates, Sarah Cortez, Creative Fund (The), Sue Cutts (Greenacres Stables), Caroline Deveril, Angela Doherty, Michelle Dubreuil, John Dulieu, Steve Elias, Marco Ferraro, Nia Fisher, Helen French, Jonathan Hall, Kim Ismay, Andrew Keelan, Steve Kelleher-Brown, Hanneke Krijt (Chalk Entertainment Ltd), Samantha Lane, Derrik & Dot Lloyd, James Lovell, Jo Lovell,  Graham Martin, Di McClean, Katie Mallalieu, John & Elaine Marshall, Susie Mendalsson, Jackie Nicholson, Tanya Noor, Kari Olsen-Porthouse, Phil Peacock, Wendi Peters, Natalie Rance, Caroline Jay Ranger, Paula Salmon, Tommi Sliiden, Kirsty Sparks, Paul Ettore Tabone, Richard Trinder, Sascha Tunaley, Mark Vinson, Becky Wadland, Ian Watson, Debbie Witheridge and everyone at the Castle Cinema (London).