Little Lamb

A young convict woman desperate for freedom rashly chooses a new master, but alone on his isolated farm her hopes for a new life are undermined by the grim truths she discovers.

DIRECTOR & WRITER: Heidi Lee Douglas
PRODUCERS: Heidi Lee Douglas & Roger Scholes
DURATION:  10 min
YEAR: 2012

1829. Louisa is a convict trapped in the living hell of a British prison in faraway Van Diemen's Land. She ignores warnings from her prison mate and places her hopes for freedom in becoming the servant of the mysterious Mr Black. On his remote farm, Louisa befriends an orphaned lamb as she adjusts to her new position. Now at the mercy of her new master, she must obey his wishes despite her reservations or face the grim truths hidden in the darkness.

SCREENINGS:

Nov, 2012 - Launch -  Stanley Burbury Theatre, Hobart
Short Film Corner - Cannes Court Métrage, France, 2014
Stranger with My Face Horror Film Festival - Tasmania, August, 2014
Fantastic Fest - Texas, USA, September 2014
Melbourne Underground Film Festival - Victoria, September 2014
Dungog Film Festival - NSW, September 2014
NYC Independent Film Festival - USA, October, 2014
Seen and Heard Festival - Melbourne, November, 2014
Monsterfest - Melbourne, November, 2014
All Things Horror, Etheria Film Festival - Boston USA, December 2014
Women in Horror Fundraiser - Melbourne, February 2015
Flickerfest - Sydney, February 2015
Flickerfest Tour - Tasmania, March 2015
Holly Shorts LA Premier - March 2015
Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival, May 2015 (USA)
Days of the Dead Horror Convention, Etheria World Tour, June 2015 (USA)
AFI/AACTA's Social Shorts, August 2015 (Australia)
Motor City Nightmares International Film Festival, September 2015 (USA)
Ax Wound Film Festival, October 2015 (USA)
Sacramento Horror Film Festival, October 2015 (USA)
Asian Premiere - Scream Queen Film Festival, October 2015 (Japan)
Halloweenapalooza, October 2015 (USA)
South American Premiere - Mac Horror Film Festival, November 2015 (Brazil)
Scream Queen Film Festival - Tour to Nagoya, February 2016 (Japan)
Women in Horror Month - Arlington Massachusetts, February 2016 (USA)
Women in Horror Month - Dublin, March 2016 (Ireland)
WOW Film Festival - Sydney, April 2016
Halloween Horror Picture Show - Florida, September 2016

MARKETS
Cannes Short Film Corner, May 2014 (France)
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival Market, February 2015 (France)
Palm Springs International ShortFest Film Market, June 2015 (USA)

BROADCAST
Little Lamb will be broadcast in the USA and across Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Africa in 2016 by Shorts TV. This non-exclusive broadcast license is for 3 years.

LITTLE LAMB: DIRECTORS CUT
Production date: 2014
Run time: 22'22"

 

KEY CAST:

Georgia Lucy - Louisa           
James Grim - Mr Black
Jude Kuring - Agnes

KEY CREW:
Abi Binning - Executive Producer
Roger Scholes - Mentor Producer

Production Manager/1st AD  - Carmen Falk
Second Assistant Director - Luvien Knight
Third Assistant Director - Rose Schramm
Cinematographer - Leuke Marriott
Sound Recordist - Tobi Armbruster
Second Camera  - Richard Williams
Camera Assistant - Zac Hardaker, and Lindon Scholes
Boom Operator - Will Mooney, Caitlin Chapple, and Max Korowerp
Clapper - Hugh Jones and Lindon Scholes
Best Boy - Remo Glendinning
Continuity - Michelle Wood
Gaffer - Richard Williams
Key Grip - Brendan Shanley
Best Boy Grip - Hugh Jones
Art Department Manager - Sally Thompson
Production Designer - Gushi Soda
Standby Props - Sally Thompson and Eva Herrman
Props Assistant - Richard Spurrier
Art Department Assistant   - Alice Cregan, Dale Evans, Lara Hembrow, Eva Herrman, and Ed Hill
Art Department Runners - Keith Hinde and Jordan Conway
Props Maker  - Bruce Hay
Set Construction - Gus Smith, Roger Scholes, and Gerhard Mausz
Wardrobe Buyer/Standby Wardrobe - Joanne Collins
Standby Wardrobe - Juniper Shaw
Head Make-up Artist - Karin Adams
Make Up Artists - Monica Escobar and Charlotte Antoine
Stills Photographer - Eryca Green and Jonathon Scholes
Unit Manager - Nerissa Davis
Unit Assistant - Richard Spurrier
Catering - Paul Oosting
Runner  - Bernard Lloyd and Adam Ransley
Horse Wrangler - Danielle Whatley
Lamb Wrangler - Tallulah Davis
Horse Coach - Kimberly White
Composer - Ben Douglas
Sound Designer - David Pyefinch
Editor - Heidi Lee Douglas
Data Wrangler - Max Korobacz
Titles - Mike Sampey
Sound Editor and Colour Grade - Mike Gissing, Digital City Studios
Script Consultant - Karel Segers
Casting Consultant - Jane Binning

AWARDS

Best Thriller Short - Motor City Nightmares Haunted Halloween Horror Film Festival 2015
Honourable Mention - Australian Shorts, Stranger With My Face Horror Film Festival 2014
Best Script - 10 by 10 Script Challenge, Stranger With My Face Film Festival 2012
Best Film (Aus) - WOW Film Festival 2016
Best Production Design - WOW Film Festival 2016

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