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Valentine

Country: UK, Language: English, 4 mins

  • Director: Kate Herron
  • Writer: Kate Herron; Beattie Edmondson
  • Producer: Genia Sophie Krassnig

CGiii Comment

This has everything...
 
Technically, it's a beautiful thing to watch.
 
Paced to perfection, performed & directed with precision.
 
Really rather brilliant.
 

Watch...

Valentine from Kate Herron on Vimeo.

VALENTINE has screened and picked up nominations at film festivals worldwide including, Flickerfest, Palm Springs International ShortsFest, Raindance, Aesthetica and London Short Film Festival. The film was directed by Kate Herron and co-written by Kate with comedians Beattie Edmondson, Rose Johnson and Camille Ucan, all founding members of the award-winning troupe Lady Garden and current members of Birthday Girls, who just had a sold-out run at the Soho theatre with their show Party Vibes. Valentine was shot by BIFA-winning filmmaker Rob Savage.

On it's online launch Valentine was FILM OF THE WEEK at both Hunger Magazine/TV & Collabor8te. It was featured by The British Comedy Guide, Aesthetica Film Festival blog, Directors Notes and Aint It Cool News. It won Video of the Week on Awardeo TV, which celebrates the best talent on Vimeo.

It has been described as "A perfect film" by Lisa Albert (Producer, Writer on Mad Men) and "Beautifully observed" by View London. ShootingPeople said, "Valentine really marks Kate out as a rapidly maturing talent"


OFFICIAL SELECTION
2015 London Short Film Festival
2015 Flickerfest
2014 Palm Springs International ShortsFest
2014 Aesthetica Short Film Festival
2014 Raindance Film Festival
2014 Couch Fest
2014 BornShorts Film Festival
2014 Underwire Film Festival
2014 LOCO London Comedy Film Festival
2014 St Albans International Film Festival
2014 ShortCom Film Festival
2014 Into the Woods music festival with Short Sighted Cinema

Cast & Characters

Beattie Edmondson as Girl at Party;
Oliver Malam as Makeout Guy 1;
Bella Skye as Makeout Girl;
Camille Ucan as Quiet Girl;
Alexander Bennett as Makeout Guy 2;
Alastair Gerard Hall Singer as Juggler at Party;
Luke Fleming as Man at party;
Chris Horrex as Man in monkey suit;
Rose Johnson as Chatty Girl