Just Before Dawn starring Vicky McClure (This Is England ‘86) and Natalie Press (My Summer of Love) is Loren’s most recent film as Writer/Director commissioned by the UKFC Digital Shorts scheme. The short film was nominated for Best British Short at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010.
Since premiering at Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2010, Just Before Dawn has gone on to screen at more Film Festivals including:
Cucalorus Film Festival USA 2010
London Short Film Festival 2011
Glasgow Short Film Festival 2011, In Competition
Birds Eye View Film Festival, In Competition 2011
Jim Poole Best Scottish Short Film Award Nominee 2010
Bradford International Film Festival 2011
East End Film Festival 2011
Vicky McClure, who stars in Just Before Dawn, won the BAFTA for Best Actress for her TV role as Lol in the Channel Four Shane Meadows drama ‘This is England ’86’.
The Nottingham-based actress, who was up against Natalie Press (also her co-star in Just Before Dawn), Anna Maxwell Martin and Juliet Stevenson for the award, said she felt “numb” with shock after winning.
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