What happens when your local playground becomes your local pub? Pie-eyed parents, lairy locals and awkward situations for a child in an adult world. Share a shandy with a pint-sized pub kid A film about child neglect, awkwardness and escape.
Pub Kid was part of BBC New Creatives, funded by Arts Council England.
It appeared on BBC4 in February 2021 and featured on the BBC Website.
- Directors Notes (Premiere)
- Independent Shorts Awards (Best Microfilm - Platinum Winner)
- London Indie Film Festival (Best Director - Winner)
- LIMFF (Best Short - Winner)
- Lonely Wolf International (Best Micro-Short - Nominee)
- Lonely Wolf International (Best Poetic Film - Semi-Finalist)
- Short To The Point (Narrative Short - Semi-Finalist)
- Bolton International Film Festival
- LA Shorts
- Indie Shorts Awards Cannes
- Lift-Off First-Time Filmmaker & Online Sessions
- paus Premieres Festival
- East North East
Chris is a car boot enthusiast, both seller and buyer. A film crew have been invited to follow him around the car boot sale he goes to every weekend.
Chris knows everyone there and claims that he’s the best “car booter” in the country.
He briefly mentions a new guy called lucas and how he’s coming up the ranks but he doesn’t compare to Car Boot Chris.
In fact, Chris reckons he’s trying to be him.
RTS Awards - Comedy and Entertainment
RTS Awards - Craft: Writing
Slum Film Festival 2019
We embark on the one unanswered question that still troubles all of humanity to this day.
Should tomato ketchup be kept in the fridge or the cupboard?
RTS Awards - Comedy and Entertainment (Winner)
Festival Deux Cans - (Semi-Finalist)
Two young people are drawn together when they meet during their usual ritual of going to the launderette.
As they glance at eachother more and more the tension builds and Freya starts showing off some of her lingerie.
Eventually, Freya thinks it’s time for Ethan to return the favour.
Sadly, the dream they worked so hard to maintain ends up, well...shitty.