Original Drama (Film)

2017 – The 360° Man

Created by residents at HMP Springhill

Three week film project working with six prisoners to adapt Blood & Water, their play about fatherhood, into a screen play. The men had master classes from industry professionals, enabling them to adapt, write and star in a short film of their own making. Another 15 prisoners produced original music and performed as extras. This was a huge success and was screened to the prison community and an invited audience at Springhill in June 2017.

2015 – No Going Back

Created by residents at HMYOI Aylesbury

Ten day film project working with six young men to create an original drama exploring the experience of coming to jail for the first time. The DVD of their film is being used as an introduction film to each new inmate entering HMYOI Aylesbury.

2014 – A Second Chance

Created by residents at HMP Grendon

Film project working with Psychodramatist Alun Mountford, and ten residents to devise a non scripted film about one man’s journey through therapy at HMP Grendon. This is used to explain to new arrivals how therapy might work.

2001 – Bullfrog

Created by residents at HMP Grendon

Specially commissioned by Carlton TV as part of its First Cut series, this ten minute film about a man who’s history catches up with him in a high security prison, was devised and starred in by residents and shown on ITV.

2010 – Double Act

Created by residents at HMP Springhill

Working with a small group of men to write, produce, film and edit a half hour original comedy drama about mistaken identity.