the tellers

  "There was a time, long ago, where words did fail and dreams did so. And on that day when hope was lost, the lands were silent, masked with frost. But when it seemed all time had passed, two voices sounded out at last.. ‘Once upon a time’ they said, waking all we thought was dead”

"There was a time, long ago, where words did fail and dreams did so. And on that day when hope was lost, the lands were silent, masked with frost. But when it seemed all time had passed, two voices sounded out at last.. ‘Once upon a time’ they said, waking all we thought was dead”

“Wonderfully engaging”
— Richmond International Film Festival

Short film | 7 mins | 2014

Logline:
Forget the story. Meet the tellers.

Synopsis:
#1 and #2 are searching for their magnum opus, the one story that will bring them clarity, purpose. When they struggle to find inspiration in our world they are ripped from it...but what happens when you lose control of the world you create? 

Starring Whitney Boyd & Daisy Moore

Written, directed, edited & produced by Grace June Cleere
Co-produced by Poppy Rose Cleere and Daniel Martin
Cinematography by Charlie Wharton
Original score by Alex Kontis
Sound design by Matthew Bridge
"Nina" - Jessie Lev
"Lemar" - Benny Robles
"Shelly" - Elisa Norman

WINNER - Best of Festival, Experimental Short - Richmond International Film Festival, USA (2015)
WINNER - Honourable Mention Award, Narrative Short - 62nd Columbus International Film + Video Festival, USA (2014)
FINALIST - BFI Future Film, Prince Charles Cinema & Talenthouse Short Film Festival, UK (2014)
NOMINATED - Best Fiction - This Is England Short Film Festival, FRA (2014)
UK Television Premiere - Made TV (2015)


 

“Thought provoking”
— Talenthouse
“A unique story...light, funny...dark, abstract, macabre - well worth sticking with right to the end”
— NYFA