Coming Up Scheme

  • 158 mins

An innovative shorts scheme nurturing innovative and authored work.

is the only UK scheme where emerging talent has the opportunity to make original film drama with a guaranteed network broadcast, on Channel 4. Over 100 writers and directors have honed their skills through the trusted and supportive Coming Up series, ably supported by Channel 4 and Skillset. Produced now by Touchpaper TV, part of RDF media, the 2008 season premieres at the EIFF prior to its C4 transmission.

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Adha Cup

  • Sarmad Masud /
  • UK /
  • 2009 /
  • 23 mins

Tracking down the hero of a legendary amateur Bollywood musical, to be restaged at a local Pakistani centre, proves elusive…

Director: Sarmad Masud
Producers: Vicki Patterson, Jack Ravenscroft
Exec Producer: Kath Mattock
Scriptwriter: Sarmad Masud
Editor: David Gibson
DoP: Ole Bratt Birkeland
Production Designer: David Bryan

Apples & Oranges

  • Magali Charrier /
  • UK /
  • 2009 /
  • 22 mins

With a nod to the French Nouvelle Vague, this is a tale of a woman in love with two men, unable to decide which one she likes more.

Director: Magali Charrier
Producers: Jack Ravenscroft, Vicki Patterson
Exec Producer: Kath Mattock
Scriptwriter: Trevor Williams
Editor: Paul Endacott
DoP: Dom Kersey
Production Designer: David Bryan

Foreign John

  • Victor Buhler /
  • UK /
  • 2009 /
  • 23 mins

A man tries to deal with his daughter’s death as best he can, but it almost proves too much to handle.

Director: Victor Buhler
Producers: Vicki Patterson, Jack Ravenscroft
Exec Producer: Kath Mattock
Scriptwriter: Sean Buckley
Editor: Sue Wyatt
DoP: Ole Bratt Birkeland
Production Designer: David Bryan

Harvest

  • Alex Winckler /
  • UK /
  • 2009 /
  • 22 mins

A story of two petty thieves who burgle a pig farm in Yorkshire looking for guns, finding more than they bargained for.

Director: Alex Winckler
Producers: Jack Ravenscroft, Vicki Patterson
Exec Producer: Kath Mattock
Scriptwriter: Richard Bean
Editor: David Gibson
DoP: Ole Bratt Birkeland
Production Designer: David Bryan

Pornography

  • Joanne Mclnnes /
  • UK /
  • 2009 /
  • 23 mins

A sister comes to stay with her brother in London. What unfolds is, as she tells him, "against every rule written in the history of human culture".

Director: Joanne Mclnnes
Producers: Vicki Patterson, Jack Ravenscroft
Exec Producer: Kath Mattock
Scriptwriter: Simon Stephens
Editor: Sue Wyatt
DoP: Edu Grau
Production Designer: David Bryan

Parliamo Glasgow

  • Hope Dickson Leach /
  • UK /
  • 2009 /
  • 23 mins

A Polish girl, recently moved to Glasgow, struggles to fit into her new environment.

Director: Hope Dickson Leach
Producers: Vicki Patterson, Jack Ravenscroft
Exec Producer: Kath Mattock
Scriptwriter: Stewart Thomson
Editor: Sue Wyatt
DoP: Ole Bratt Birkeland
Production Designer: David Bryan

Raising Baby Rio

  • O Nathapon Wongtreenatrkoon /
  • UK /
  • 2009 /
  • 22 mins

A man tries to bring up his baby son against all odds, but how can he make ends meet and still do the right thing?

Director: O Nathapon Wongtreenatrkoon
Producers: Jack Ravenscroft, Vicki Patterson
Exec Producer: Kath Mattock
Scriptwriter: Dewi Bruce-Konuah
Editor: Paul Endacott
DoP: Edu Grau
Production Designer: David Bryan

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