11mins, 2010, dir. Loren Slater

Two female friends are on a mission to rediscover the heady days of their youth. At a late night, isolated party in the countryside one of them discovers this might be more difficult than she imagined.

Just-before-dawn

Just Before Dawn was shot on the RED ONE Camera and funded through the UK Film Council’s Digishorts scheme, and executive produced by Vision+Media, the UK Film Council’s regional screen agency based in the UK’s Northwest.

It stars Vicky McClure, the BAFTA 2011 winning actress best known for her work in Shane Meadows’ films A Room for Romeo Brass, This is  England andThis is England ’86 and Natalie Press, the acclaimed indie actress with lead roles in My Summer Of Love and Andrea Arnold’s Oscar-winning short Wasp.

Nominated for Best British Short Film: Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010

Credits

  • Signal Films UK Film Council Vision+Media Digi Short 2010
  • Directed by Loren Slater
  • Screenplay by Matt Palmer & Loren Slater
  • Produced by Jessica Levick

Awards and Screenings

  • Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010 – Nominated for Best British Short
  • 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
  • Shnit Short Film Festival (various cities around the world) 2011, In Competition
  • CFC Toronto Worldwide Shorts Jan 2012 “A World of Shorts” Event
  • Iraq Short Film Festival 2011
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