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Video: Standby

Gary and Jenny share the same cramped “office space” as all beat cops: the front seat of a patrol car. Their evolving relationship is an emotional rollercoaster ride that stands in often-comedic contrast to the procession of thugs and criminals filling the back seat.

Written & Directed by Charlotte Regan
Produced by Jack Hannon

Cast – Andrew Paul, Alexa Morden, Leon Cunningham, Margaret Towner, Richard Sherwood & John Layton
Director Of Photography – Bradley Stearn

Running time: 5:42

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BAFTA Nominated
Winner of Sundance Ignite
Winner of BFI Future Film Festival Lab Award
Winner of BFI Future Film Festival New Talent Award
Winner of Lifetime Shorts competition
Winner of Excellence In Women’s Filmmaking at ECU Film Festival
Winner of Best Director at ASIFF
Winner of Best Screenplay at ASIFF

Standby (stillshot)

2 comments on “Video: Standby

  1. loranneke
    June 26, 2020

    Loved this! What smart cuts, showing just enough. What a sweet/sad story…

    Liked by 2 people

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