DRIFT

21 mins

In an attempt to find a reattachment to the memory of his childhood, John returns to the London neighbourhood he grew up in. When he meets Aya, a single mother struggling to keep her life moving in the direction she wants with her young child, James, he sees in them kindred spirits.


Winner - Best UK Student Short - London Lift-Off Film Festival - UK

Winner - Grand Prix du Jury - Festival Chalon Tout Court - France

Winner - Audience Award - 10th International Student Film and Video Festival - Beijing, China.

Official Selection - Festival Rencontres Henri Langlois - France

Official Selection - Fenêtres sur Courts - France

Official Selection - Portobello Film Festival - London, UK

THE LONDON FILM SCHOOL Presents ”DRIFT”

Starring RUSSELL BARNETT & LIS LONG

Cinematography DANIEL CHAYTOR Edited KAREL VAN BELLINGEN

Original Score JOHN CAMERON & AMY CAMERON Produced BEN CAIRD & MERVYN LEWIS

Written & Directed BEN CAIRD


Originated on 16mm

Shot on Location in London, UK