Films

2015- OUT

SHORT

DRAMA

Produced by Alex Lawton, Tom Jolliffe.

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Alex Lawton.

Starring- Shone Romulus *, Joerg Stadler, Sharon Lawrence, Bradley Taylor.

‘After serving time for something his younger brother Mike did, Paul gets out of prison to find that Mike is still involved in crime. He offers Mike a way out, but at what cost to himself?’

Premiered at the British Urban Film Festival. Official Selection at Short Film Review Festival.

*Nominated as best leading actor at BUFF 2016 and Best actor at Short Film Review Festival 2019.

2016- OVER THE EDGE

SHORT

THRILLER

Produced by Thanos Tatoupozis

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Thanos Tatoupozis

‘A man on the edge, struggling to deal with his pent up anger and fractured past, is on the verge of exploding.’

POST (Due for 2018 release).

2017- WINTER HILL

SHORT

DRAMA

Produced and Directed by Alex Lawton

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Starring: Darcy Vanhinsbergh, Lucy Lowe, Sharon Lawrence and Glen Power

‘Daniel and Anna reconnect after 15 years apart. Their lives have diverged but as their paths cross again, they have a second chance at a future together.’

COMPLETE (early 2019 release).

*Nominated for Best Short at the International Achiever Awards 2018. *Nominated for Best Short Film at the CKF film festival. *Nominated for Best Short Film and Best Actress (Lucy Lowe) at The Top Indie Film Awards. *Winner best Script at The Top Indie Film Awards 2018. *Screenwriter of the month DMOFF (August 2018). *Nominated for Best Short at Hollywood Verge Film Festival.

2018- HOW ARE YAH

FEATURE

COMEDY

Thai Feature film. Romantic Comedy about the complexity of the English language for non-native speakers. A comedy of errors and misunderstood spoonerisms which threaten to derail a wedding and cause international incidents.

I worked as casting director (UK side) and Location scout on this.

RELEASED ACROSS ASIA

2018- ESTRANGED

SHORT

DRAMA

Directed by Dez Gray

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Produced by Tom Jolliffe, Eden Jun.

Starring Eden Jun, Yuyu Rau.

Long lost sisters connect after a life-time apart. The difficulty of establishing an emotional bond that goes beyond their blood ties proves difficult and their relationship may end as soon as it’s begun.

POST PRODUCTION

2018- ALL IN

SHORT

DRAMA/THRILLER

Written and Produced by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Oliver Jolliffe

D.O.P – Oliver Jolliffe

Composed by Tom Jolliffe.

Starring Tom Jolliffe, Oliver Jolliffe.

Jake, a hapless gambler finds himself in a deep hole. He goes to see his friend Mike to ask for help to find means to get the money. Mike doesn’t want to get involved, but doesn’t realise he may already be.

COMPLETED (Jan 2019 release).

*Official Selection Beer Town Film Festival 2018

2018- THE DARK RECESS

SHORT

HORROR/THRILLER

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Produced by Oliver and Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Oliver Jolliffe

Composed by Tom Jolliffe and Rachel Shuttleworth

Starring Katie McKenna, Leila Bartell, Oliver Jolliffe and Charlotte Chiew.

Fighting insomnia, creative emptiness and haunted by her past, Charlie longs for a cure to her ailments. Maybe Jacob X, a radio psychologist Charlie picks up by chance on an old analogue signal, may hold those answers.

COMPLETE (Festival Run, then late 2019 release)

*Flicks Film Festival. Winner Best Thriller, Best Director, Best Editing. *Flixze Film Festival. Finalist. *Independent Talents International Film Festival. Semi-Finalist. *Eurasia Film Festival. Winner Best director.

*Official selections: Gold Movie Awards, Direct Monthly Online Fest, Direct Short and Documentary Film Festival, UK Monthly Film Festival, Lift Off Global Network Sessions, MP film Awards, LIMPA Film Festival.

2019- SCARECROWS REVENGE.

FEATURE

HORROR

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Louisa Warren

Champdog Films

Banished from his Viking village, Henrik gives up his Earthly soul in a pact with a demonic Witch in exchange for the chance of revenge. He takes the form of a cursed Scarecrow, intent on wiping out the Vikings one by one. Only the King’s daughter, Greta holds the key to stopping the Scarecrow’s rampage of revenge.

POST-PRODUCTION (DVD/VOD release 2019).

2019- CYBER BRIDE

FEATURE

SCI-FI/THRILLER

Written by Tom Jolliffe and Scott Jeffrey

Directed by Louisa Warren

Champdog Films

When his wife dies tragically, Rick is left crushed and alone, until he finds away to bring her back as a cyborg replicant. As she develops more understanding and her own emotional responses, she begins to malfunction. Black Mirror meets Her.

POST-PRODUCTION (DVD/VOD release in 2019/20).

2019- REIGN OF CHAOS

FEATURE

ACTION/FANTASY

Written By Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Rebecca Matthews.

Proportion Productions

In a world overrun with a new plague at the hands of Chaos, three descendants of the Goddess Nike must battle the dark lord and his minions and avert the apocalypse.

POST-PRODUCTION (2019/20 Worldwide DVD/VOD release)

2019- LEFT BEHIND: THE RAGTAG BOYS

FEATURE

ACTION/WAR

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Proportion Productions.

After a failed attempt to assassinate Hitler, a team of expendable soldiers, self proclaimed the Ragtag Boys are trapped in enemy territory, tracked and hunted by Nazi patrols. With no rescue coming, they hold up in a remote farm, aided by Juliette, but with more Nazi patrols finding them, and members of the ragtag unit disappearing without trace, the situation becomes more and more deadly.

PRE-PRODUCTION (Shooting Summer 2019, DVD/VOD release 2020).

2019- JURASSIC ISLAND

FEATURE.

SCI-FI/FANTASY/ADVENTURE

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Proportion Productions.

After her explorer father goes missing, in search of a mythical lost world, Diane Franklin follows his clues and takes a team with her to find the lost Jurassic island.

IN DEVELOPMENT (Shooting late 2019, 2020 worldwide release).

2019- AS THE WORLD FALLS DOWN

SHORT

DRAMA/THRILLER

Directed by Mark J. Blackman

Produced by Leila Bartell, Tom Jolliffe

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Starring Leila Bartell.

In the near future, in an Orwellian post-Brexit landscape, Max (Bartell) exists outside of society, in the rural landscapes where foreigners and the anti-establishment have fled, away from the far right and affluent City which looks after only the wealthy and nationals.

When Andrea, a middle class housewife and her husband break down in the country, on their back to the City, they are set upon. Andrea escapes, whilst her husband is left for dead. Max steps into rescue the injured Andrea but with that action finds herself taking on a responsibility . The pair slowly bond after their initial friction but when Andrea recovers the time to return home arrives. The territorial nature of these remote lands means there are threats to both Andrea (a potentially alluring commodity) and Max.

PRE-PRODUCTION (Shooting Summer 2019, 2020 release).

2020- The BAR (WORKING TITLE)

SHORT

THRILLER/CRIME

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Produced by Bernard Weiss

In a quiet English Port town a bar is the centre hub of criminal dealings across London and Europe. Rival gangs must abide by the rules of the bar and keep up the fragile truce that stops them from warring. However Finn, who took over from his father who once controlled everything, sees his family’s empire lost even more territory to the rival German organisation. Timmy, Finn’s cousin must find a way to take back some control, without starting a war.

PRE-PRODUCTION (Shooting Summer 2019. 2020 release+festival run).

2020- THE LAST RONIN

SHORT

DRAMA/ACTION

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Oliver Jolliffe

Produced by Tom Jolliffe and Natsumi Kuroda

Starring Natsumi Kuroda, Eden Jun and Leila Bartell.

Near future and the way of the Samurai has come again, and almost passed. After witnessing too much bloodshed from behind her sword, a regretful Ronin travels to a faraway place of myth and legend which is rumoured to grant inner peace to believers who bring suitable offerings in return. As she struggles with her demons, this spiritual and philosophical journey leads to an unexpected conflict, where her sword must be drawn again.

IN DEVELOPMENT (shooting late 2019, 2020 Festival run and release).

 

2020- THE PIRATES OF PURGATORY ISLAND

FEATURE

ADVENTURE/HORROR/FANTASY

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Proportion Productions

A group of stranded pirates wash up on an island, that they believe to be the last resting place of nefarious pirate Dudikoff. In search of Dudikoffs treasure, Captain Roberts and his crew must contend with a rival band of pirates as well as a curse which plagues the island.

PRE-PRODUCTION (Shooting Summer 2019. 2020 Worldwide release date).

2020- WITCHCRAFT: THE AMITYVILLE ACADEMY

FEATURE

HORROR/FANTASY

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Starring Kira Reed Lorsch, Donna Spangler and Brittan Taylor.

Proportion Productions.

PRE-PRODUCTION (Shooting summer 2019. 2020 Worldwide release)

2020- FERAL

FEATURE.

DRAMA/THRILLER

Story by Leila Bartell and Tom Jolliffe

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Produced by Leila Bartell and Tom Jolliffe

Starring Leila Bartell.

Fleeing her war torn homeland, Sofia arrives illegally in the UK with nothing. Existing without identity, outside the law and with only survival to live for, Sofia begins earning cash in underground fights. Local criminal Danny offers the prize of official documents and I.D that would give Sofia some societal existence. Despite this goal, the more she fights the more she is overcome with the inherent need to fight, increasingly allured by the adrenaline. Can Sofia ever exist as a functioning member of society, or will she forever be on the outside looking in, with fighting her only escape?

IN DEVELOPMENT (Production 2020).