New Spot for American Tourister...

The past few months have been rather busy. Ive been working on some exciting projects with some very talented people. One of which was the lovely Tom Schlagkamp. We worked together on an American Tourister campaign. Shot in South Africa and Edited at Marshall Street HQ in Soho.

An extremely summery spot for some rather colourful cases. Take a look... 

American Tourister 'The Calling' Directed by Tom Schlagkamp @ Radical Media for Cheil

The Phone Call Wins 'Best Live Action Short' at the 87th Academy Awards!!

Mat Kirkby (Director) & James Lucas (Writer) of RSA Films.

Mat Kirkby (Director) & James Lucas (Writer) of RSA Films.

After an antagonising lead up to the Oscars, I am pleased to announce that The Phone Call won Best Live Action Short!!!

Its hard to put into words how proud I am to have been a part of this amazing journey. It all started in a disused warehouse in Tottenham. Sally Hawkins and Jim Broadbent were amazing and brought such emotion to an already emotional script, sometimes leaving the crew in tears. The Phone Call went on to win at various film festivals around the world.  It was the win at Tribeca Film Festival that put us into the long list for the Oscars. We had made it from 141 films down to 10 that were Shortlisted. Mat & James did an amazing job of getting the film known. On January 15th we all watched the nominations being announced and couldn't quite believe that we had done it! Mat actually fell off of his chair! 

Oscars night was quite an evening. Soho house London held an Academy party to screen the ceremony so a few of us who worked on the film watched the night unfold with friends and peers. When we won I don't think any of us could believe it at first, someone had to pinch me. Definitely a night I will not forget. You can catch the trailer here , Please get in touch if you wish to watch the film in its entirety.


Oscars night, February 22nd 2015, Joe Jamieson, Andrew Spindle & myself.

OSCAR NOMINATION for The Phone Call!!

We are very pleased to announce that The Phone Call has been nominated at this years Oscars for Best Short (Live Action). The shortlist was cut in half from 10 to the remaining 5. 

Take a sneaky peek at a clip from the film.....

Here's a clip of THE PHONE CALL starring Sally Hawkins and Jim Broadbent. Nominated for Best Live Action Short at the 2015 OSCARS!!

UPDATE - The Phone Call in Oscar consideration

On the 23rd of September, Mat & James sent our film to the Academy for consideration for the Oscars in early 2015. It is currently in consideration for Best Narrative Short! Fingers Crossed. 

If you hurry you will also be able to view the film in its entirety thanks to IndieWire.  Click on the link below to read the kind words from Casey Cipriani and watch Sally Hawkins at her best.


Click the image to view the trailer

Dark Sky 'Silent Fall' - Broken Antenna

Dark Sky’s "Silent Fall“ is the first single of the long awaited debut LP imagin, which will be released on Berlin based Monkeytown Records on August 29th. Lizzy had the pleasure of working with Broken Antenna on their official video for the track. Take a look...