December 13, 2017

Fat Herdsman Films Ltd

We are boutique film makers of engaging stories, looking to produce thought provoking content to stimulate and entertain an audience.

“Dougie Mellons” (90min) Feature – Comedy/Drama | Script complete
“B.O.S.S” (15m) Short Film – Drama | Script complete
“A Few Short Steps” (20m) Short Film | Script complete

Completed (include):
2017 | 20 minute short film based on a psychoanalytic evaluation at Broadmoor Hospital in 1994;
Cast: Cheryl Campbell, Paul Gittus and Joanna Page.
**Winner; Best Director – Mark Hamilton | Austria International Film Festival (2017)
**Winner; Best British Short Film | London Independent Film Awards (2017)

“British cinema rarely has the self-confidence to maintain this unflinching gaze… The genres of thriller and coming-of-age movie fused compellingly together.”
– Nicolas Hellen; The Sunday Times

1997 | 20 minute television drama based on bullying at a primary school.
Cast: Aaron Carlo, John Hocking and Julia Akerman
**Winner; Best Non-Factual | Royal Television Society awards (1997)
**Winner; Best Non-Factual | RTS regional category (Southern Centre) (1996)

“Primary Burns was unanimously agreed to be an outstanding film in both its intent and execution. Mark’s direction told a difficult story with sensitivity and skill and elicited two stunningly powerful central performances.”
– Paul Jackson; Head of Entertainment, BBC TV

1996 | Parody advert for TV show “Beadle’s Hotshots”, LWT
**Winner; Show Winner | A “Beadle’s Hotshots” TV Episode (1996)

Royal Television Society & Festival Awards: