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Taking Stock

Taking Stock is a new short film by Duncan Cowles, commissioned as part of Channel 4’s Random Acts TV Series. Completed in October 2017, the film was broadcast on Channel 4, December 1st 2017 in Random Acts Series 4, Episode 4.

SYNOPSIS
Using his failed attempts at creating profitable stock footage, a filmmaker reflects on the absurd, mundane and funny side of being trapped inside your own head as an out of work, self-employed freelancer.

PRESS
It’s Nice That
The Skinny
Short of the Week
Directors Notes Interview
Booooooom TV
Go Short’s Blog: Short Shot
Short of the Week – Best of the Month (Jan 2018)

AWARDS
Winner – Royal Television Society Scotland Award 2018
Winner – Audience Award, Kyiv International Short Film Festival 2018
Winner – Frē​sh18 Carbon Award

OFFICIAL SELECTION

02/2018 – Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (USA)
03/2018 – Glasgow Short Film Festival (UK)
04/2018 – Dresden International Short Film Festival (Germany)
04/2018 – Flatpack Film Festival (UK)
04/2018 – Kyiv International Short Film Festival (Ukraine)
04/2018 – Cellu l’art Short Film Festival (Germany)
05/2018 – Brussels Short Film Festival (Belgium)
06/2018 – VIS Vienna Shorts Festival (Austria)
06/2018 – ‘A Wall is a Screen’ @ 34th Hamburg Short Film Festival (Germany)
06/2018 – XPONorth (UK)
06/2018 – Shortest Nights, Short Sighted Cinema (UK)
09/2018 – Encounters Short Film Festival (UK)
10/2018 – Szczecin European Film Festival (Poland)
11/2018 – Aesthetica Short Film Festival (UK)

CONTACT
info@duncancowles.com

Details

A film by: Duncan Cowles

Composer: Anthony Ing

Commissioned by Catherine Bray for Channel 4's Random Acts

Broadcast Date: 1st December, Channel 4 (UK)

Length: 4mins

Completed: October 2017

Production Company: Relative Films Ltd

Posted on: 1st October, 2017

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