Secret Child | Award winning drama short film

Secret Child | Award winning drama short film

Based on the true story and bestselling book Secret Child by Gordon Lewis, a single mother and her eight year old son meets her man from her past after nine years.

Starring Fiona Glascott, Aaron McCusker and Austin Taylor.

Directed by Yew Weng Ho
Screenplay by Sam Hoare, Yew Weng Ho & Gordon Lewis
Produced by Holly Martin & Gordon Lewis
Director of Photography: Darius Shu
Edited by Struan Clay
Camera Operator: Darius Shu
1st AC: Rupert Hornstein
2nd AC: Tom Carpenter
Steadicam Operator: Luke Oliver
Editor: Struan Clay
Gaffer: Jim Agnew
Colorist: Felipe Szulc
Post sound mix: Patch Rowland
Sound Recordist: Brian Greene
Production Design: Elizabeth El-Kadhi Brown
Costume Designer: Poppy Bell

Special thanks to Arri Rental UK, Panalux UK, Final Cut London, Absolute Post London, Machines Sound London, Jam Films.

AWARDS

Official Selection and nominated for Best Period Piece at the Oscar Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival 2018, Los Angeles.

Official Selection at New Renaissance Film Festival 2018, London.

Official Selection at Kerry Film Festival 2018, Ireland.

Official Selection at Open World Toronto Film Festival, 2019, Canada.

Official Selection at Lift Off Online Sessions 2018, UK.

Winner: BEST ACTRESS at Overcome Film Festival 2018, USA.

Winner: BEST SHORT FILM at Gold Movie Awards 2018, London

WINNER: BEST DEBUT FILM at New Renaissance Film Festival 2018, London

Winner: BEST SHORT FILM at Oniros Film Festival 2018, Italy

Winner: BEST DRAMA SHORT AND BEST DIRECTOR at Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards 2018

Winner: BEST SHORT FILM at European Cinematography Awards 2018, Poland.

Winner: BEST NARRATIVE SHORT at Festigious International Film Festival 2018, Los Angeles

Winner: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at Festigious International Film Festival 2018, Los Angeles

Winner: BEST SCORE, BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, BEST DIRECTOR at Festigious International Film Festival 2018, Los Angeles

Winner: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at Bucharest ShortCut Film CineFest 2018, Romania.

Winner: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at Largo Film Awards 2018, Switzerland

Nominated: BEST FILM at Bucharest ShortCut Film CineFest 2018, Romania.

Nominated: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at Queen Palms International Film Festival 2019, USA.

Nominated: BEST PICTURE at Festigious International Film Festival 2018, Los Angeles.

Nominated: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards 2018

Nominated: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at Oniros Film Festival 2018, Italy

Nominated: Semi Finalist at Los Angeles Cinefest 2018, USA.

Nominated: BEST PERIOD PIECE at Alternative Film Festival 2018, Canada.

Nominated: SEMI-FINALIST at Sydney Indie Film Festival 2018, Australia.

Official Selection at Bucharest ShortCut CineFest 2018, Romania.