NARRATIVE FEATURES

 

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BOOGIE MAN

(DUE FOR RELEASE in 2019)

Comedy-Drama. A British-Asian teenager struggles with his Indian heritage in modern day London. Falling for a white, 20-something actress/model during a 1970s-themed exhibition, he becomes obsessed with both her and the fashion, style and music of a seemingly more glamorous era. But as his grandfather becomes dangerously ill, he is forced to face up to the realities that surround him, and the fact that his disco fantasy world is just a means of escape from the one person he needs to face up to... himself.

Written by Simon Olivier & Andy Morahan. Directed by Andy Morahan.

 

 

 

 

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the dead letter

(in development)

Thriller. A fastidious postal worker finds himself imprisoned and put 'on trial' by a corrupt police chief, and is forced to face his own moral ambiguities as he attempts to outwit his captor, escape with his life and save his family.

 

 

 

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my name is satchmo nevsky

(In development)

Fantasy Drama. When a brilliant but homeless Polish musician has his vintage trumpet stolen, he enlists the help of a lonely nurse and her senile mother - the only person who believes his claim of being the living reincarnation of jazz legend Louis Armstrong - as he goes in search of both the instrument and himself, embarking on a journey that will take him from the streets of Krakow, into the deepest recesses of his memory and imagination, as he pieces together his formative years in early-20th Century New Orleans.

 

NARRATIVE SHORTS

 

 

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BURNED

(2018)

Black comedy. Two ex-lovers meet on a park bench, to decide who will retain the ashes of their recently-deceased dog, Stingo.

Written, Produced and Directed by Simon Olivier.

 
 

Feminine Incite

(2015)

Comedy. An insecure novelist is given one week by his publisher to infuse his latest novel with greater feminine insight, but as he turns to his long-suffering girlfriend for inspiration, he discovers that his gifts as a writer are more powerful than he ever imagined.

Written & Directed by Simon Olivier
Produced by John Langridge.

 

DEPTH OF FIELD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, 2017, DELAWARE, USA:

Winner: Award of Excellence - Lead Actor: Peter Halpin Winner: Award of Excellence - Lead Actress: Laura Patch