While trying to earn a little money on the side, Luke runs drugs over county lines. However, things soon start to get out of hand.
This was filmed before the lockdown in the UK, and my initial role was script supervisor. However, after we were unable to shoot our third-year final film, I was chosen to edit Mule.
(Originally posted 17th December, 2019)
On Christmas Day, a small toy is introduced to his new home. As his owner grows up, however, so does his bedroom and interests.
For this project, I undertook all roles to make a stop-motion-esque piece to demonstrate how I could convey emotion through editing, without the use of actors.
(Originally posted 14th November, 2019)
When retiree Don declares he no longer wants the new spa he's just ordered, Ivan the deliveryman suspects there's more to the story than Don is willing to admit (copied from the IMDB page).
For the Advanced Post Production module at the University, we were provided with raw footage for a short film, that we were to edit using our own ideas and approach to the story. This was my edit and colour grade. Footage provided by EditStock.
(Originally posted 16th October, 2019)
My edit and colour grade of 'Built By Life', a documentary about off-the-grid living produced for the Advanced Post-Production module at the University of Derby.
Starring Vince McIntyre. Footage provided by EditStock.
(Originally posted 29th October, 2019)
I colour graded this music video, created by Will Townsend and Cameron Davies for the University of Derby's Bolex competition. It was shot on 16mm film.
(Originally posted 3rd May, 2019)
Amanda and David are having trouble conceiving a child. Some bad news from their doctor incites a downward spiral of events.
Created for the Script-to-Screen module at the University of Derby. This project raised its budget through crowdfunding on GoFundMe. Edited by Dan Brent.
(Originally posted 25th April, 2019)
Mason finds himself face-to-face with a ticking bomb - but is that all that's going on?
Created for the Filmmaking Techniques 2 module at the University of Derby. Directed and edited by Dan Brent.
(Originally posted 24th February 2019)
A man wakes up to find his fiance has left him and, after a tragic accident, he find the ability to reset the day.
This project was originally filmed from December 2017 - January 2018 for the University for the Creative Arts as first year students. Each team member would direct a scene alongside their individual roles.
The original submitted edit, under the name 'Reset', was released on January 18th, 2018. This is my personal edit of the film.
(Originally posted 22nd May, 2018)
Just as he is about to go on stage, a young musician at an Open Mic loses his confidence in the face of a fellow artist. Can he recover in time for his perfomance?
This was my first experience working with physical film on a Steinbeck, which had its difficulties, but was overall rewarding. It was also the final short film I worked on in my first year of university. Edited by Dan Brent.
(Originally posted 1st November, 2017)
A documentary based on the Farnham Working Men's and Conservative Club and the Farnham Scalextric Club upstairs. Created for the Encounters module at the University for the Creative Arts. This was the first major project I worked on at university, and was developed over a period of three months. Edited by Dan Brent.
(Originally posted 16th May, 2017)
A man suddenly wakes up in a strange location with no recollection of how he got there. After learning that his girlfriend seems to be dead, he endures an emotional struggle.
This was filmed and edited within a week as practice for filmmaking before I studied the craft at university.
Directed, filmed and edited by Dan Brent.
(Originally posted 21st April, 2017)
A homeless boy gains mysterious powers after discovering a strange object. Once he comes to term with his new-found strength, an unconventional superhero is born.
I directed and edited this light-hearted parody of superhero action films for my final A2 project in 2017, which went on to win 'A2 Coursework of the Year' for Film Studies at Strode's College. Directed, filmed and edited by Dan Brent.
(Originally posted 24th August, 2016)
Raymond, a private investigator, is struggling with his emotions when he begins to see his deceased son.
Injustice was made at my time at the Young Film Academy during the summer holidays of 2016. Each member in the group had a role in writing, directing, acting and editing. The scene that I directed was the chase and fight scene, beginning at 2:08.
(Originally posted 3rd July, 2016)
Two mysterious men have a discussion during their break. When their jobs are revealed, however, all is not as it seems.
This was our entry for the 2016 DepicT 90 Second Film competition, filmed at Strode's College. The short was filmed and edited over two days. Directed, filmed and edited by Dan Brent.
(Originally posted 7th March, 2016)
After recieving a text from his girlfriend, a boy begins a late night walk to her home... only to discover that he is being followed.
This is my edit of the project we were assigned in our AS Film Studies class. I considered it my first 'big' film project, although I had some experience in the past with other projects.
This film won 'AS Coursework of the Year' for Film Studies at Strode's College. Co-directed and edited by Dan Brent.