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.

In-Development:
“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):
“AN ORDINARY MONDAY”
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


“PRIMARY BURNS”
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


“HARVEY’S MAGIC CHUM”
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: