Isolation does not mean a creative wilderness, and the batch of submissions to our Isolation Films fun competition show exactly that. Tellingly, the winning flick reflects a bit of that behind-the-curtain downtime that a lot of people are experiencing at the moment.
Here are the top three voted for films.
The film which garnered the most votes was Joker’s Day Off by Joseph Lander/BlueSubMedia. The domestic scenes of the supercriminal struck a chord. It’s been a good 12 months for the Joker. And the film made by Joseph adds to the grinning criminal’s haul of gongs.
In second place was the simply chilling Behind You by Carpenersson Productions (Justin Carter & Jay Carter). Justin and Jay created a super blend of atmosphere and angles for a nerve-inducing film. Made all the scarier at a time when home is meant to be your refuge.
The bronze went to the sporting hopefuls with Olympic Dreams by Katharine Jee, Hannah Long and Madeleine MacMahon. The swimming training session is beautifully synchronised with a funny take of life in lockdown, while still trying to gain peak physical condition.
It has been a real joy sharing the creative filmmaking skills of all who took part, and the variety has been great. We’ve loved the collaboration, and that people have been stirred into making something.
With more weeks of measures ahead of us, and with the hardship faced by many, thank you to all the filmmakers for joining in and taking part. We don’t know if we’ll be doing another.. y’ll may be creatived out! But please keep making.
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