Directed in 2013. Editor's Pick on the content platform What We Seee in 2018. Over 360,000 views online. (Not entered into festivals).
Arri Alexa & Red Epic, 2:35:1, Dolby Digital, 16 mins 37 secs.
When Alan (16) breaks into a large country house, he has no idea what the consequences of his actions will be.
Cast: Sian Phillips & Jack Holden
Crew: Dir. & Prod. Sophie Russell, Screenplay by Sophie Russell & Richard Wood, Cinematographer: Charlie Goodger, Costume: Emily Thomson, Editor: Paulo Pandolpho, Composer: Sarah Warne, Sound Design: Maiken Hansen, Colourist: James Drew at Electric Theatre Collective.
Eleanor (2016) Trailer-HD
Winner of Best Young Actress at Med Film Festival
In Competition for Best Short Film at Ferrara Film Festival
Official Selection: New Filmmakers New York, Kiev Film Festival, River Film Festival, New Hope Film Festival, Byron Bay Film Festival, Eurocinema Film Festival, Paris Lift Off Film Festival, Ierapatra Film Festival, Shivaji Chatrapati Film Festival
National Film and Television School graduation film. 21 min 15 secs, 1:1.85, Arri Alexa, Dolby Digital.
Fifteen-year old Eleanor falls for an older family friend one summer. Out of her depth, however, events take a turn she never anticipated.
Cast: Scarlett Murphy, Max Rinehart, Andrea Deck, Charlie Haskins, Mary Roscoe, Andrew Harrison, Grace Doherty.
Crew: Director: Sophie Russell, Producer: Laura Jackson, Screenplay by Islay Bell-Webb, Story by Islay Bell-Webb & Sophie Russell, Cinematographer: Simona Susnea, Production Design: Jan Gronczewski, Costume: Annina Pfuel, Editor: Andonis Trattos, Composer: Victor Hugo Fumagalli, Sound Design: Justin Dolby,
16mm. 2:35:1, Dolby Digital.
A university lecturer wakes up in bed with one of her students and must deal with the fallout.
Cast: Charlotte Randle, Ed Hayter, Jess Murphy
Crew: Writer & director: Sophie Russell, Producer: Jake Riley-Hunte, Script Consultant: Ellie Ruscombe-King, Cinematographer: Miles Ridgway, Production Designer: Lizzie Osbone, Editor: Andonis Trattos, Composer: Jessica Jones, Sound Design: Marcin Szumilas, Costume: Annina Pfuel, Hair and Make Up: Emma Cook