New Short Film: Put Away (2021)

Set in 1965, Prudence is a woman struggling to keep her sanity.

Image by India Roper-Evans.

This short was filmed on 8 July 2020 under strict Covid-19 protocols.

Set in North London in 1965, Prudence reflects on a lifetime of isolation as she tries to keep sane.

Prudence: Carol Royle

Writer, director, producer: A D Cooper
Cinematographer: Alain Philippe Cross
Steadicam: James Blackburn
Casting Director: Mandy Steele
Costume Designer: Eve Oakley
Gaffer: Jim Angus
Best Boy: John Malaney
Camera Trainee: Josh Bradbeer
Sound Recordist: Simon Bysshe
Boom Operator: Liam Cotter
Production Assistant: Guy Fairbank
Covid-19 Supervisor & Associate Producer: Jane Foster
Stills Photographer: India Roper-Evans
Editor: Gary Tobyn
Composer: Henry Bird
Sound Design & Mix: John Wood

The trailer for "Put Away"

Poster design by Paul Crane. Image by India Roper-Evans.

A successful crowdfunding campaign!

We needed a finishing fund to cover the outstanding costs of sound design and mix, the original soundtrack, grading and festival entry fees. We raised 85% of the target which meant the film was finished and could be entered into film festivals.

The film is behind a password to protect its qualification for film festivals. Please contact us if you'd like to see the film via this website.

Official selection in the docu-drama category. The film now progresses to the second round of judging which will decide whether it gets an award and a screening in December in Delaware, USA.

Carol Royle plays Prudence.

Screening 5 November in Paris and online.

Image by India Roper-Evans.

Screening live on 25 September in the hybrid festival based in Basingstoke, UK

Image by India Roper-Evans.

Screening 30 September as one of eight finalists.

Image by India Roper-Evans.

Screening on 20 November in California.

Image by India Roper-Evans.

Screening in London on 20 November.

Image by India Roper-Evans.

The lighting riggers at work. Image by India Roper-Evans.

Gaffer Jim Agnew at work. Image by India Roper-Evans.

The socially-distanced cast and crew shot.
Image by India Roper-Evans.

Gary Tobyn at work on the edit.

Working on the grade remotely with Technicolor and DOP Alain Philippe Cross using some clever technology.