Harsh Blue. Short Film. 2012.
1953. The storm has passed. Daisy’s passenger liner has sunk into the black of the ocean night. She wakes, helpless and alone, floating with nothing in sight but the sea and the sky. This is the last place she expects to meet Eugene.
Written, Directed, Shot and Edited by Toby Elwes,
Starring Phoebe Elliott and Adam Parkinson.
Filmed on a Canon 60d
with a Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 and Canon EF 50mm f/1.4.
Awards and Screenings:
Winner: Thurrock International Film Festival - Best Under 18 Award
BFI Future Film Festival 2014 - Best Fiction: 15-18 years old (Final 3)
Independent Directions: National Young Filmmaker Award - Best Drama
Screentest: The National Student Film Festival 2014 - Best Drama
Thurrock International Film Festival - Best Performance (Phoebe Elliott)
The British Film Institute's Nation Film Theatre 3, London.
The historic Hyde Park Picture House, est. 1914, Leeds.
The Thameside Theatre, Essex.
The London South Bank Student Centre