Films

2005 / DRAMA / ENGLISH / 8 mins

A 21st-century pioneer is frozen with fear as he prepares to take the first steps into the complete unknown.

Directed by Michael Bentham
Written by Chris Bryans
Producer Chris Bryans
Executive Producer Mike Chamberlain
Cinematographer Vladimir Trivic
Production Designer George Augsburger
Editor Simon Sykes
Sound Designer Guy Hake
Starring Rick Warden (Band of Brothers, Rome)

http://www.mowingthelawn.org/screening.html
http://film-directory.britishcouncil.org/mowing-the-lawn

“An imaginative and ambitious short film, carefully constructed and compelling to watch, a project that’s so sleek and sophisticated, it’s hard to believe it’s home-grown.”

Sloan Freer, BBC Radio Times Magazine

FESTIVALS

Broadcast on Sky in association with Encounters Film Festival, 2006;

Official Selection:
Signals International Short Film Festival (Best of Fest, 2006);
Manhattan Short Film Festival (Nominated: Grand Finalist, 2006);
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, 2006;
Brighton Final Cut Film Festival (Gala Opening Night, 2006);
Brest European Short Film Festival, 2005;
CAN Leicester International Film Festival, 2005;
Palm Springs Shorts, 2005;
Portobello International Film Festival (Best in UK Shorts, 2005);
Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2005;
Prospekt Elektric short film competition (Grand Finalist, 2005);
FilmStock Internationl Film Festival, 2005.

AWARDS

Best of Fest, Signals International Film Festival, 2006
Grand Finalist, Manhattan Short Film Festival, 2006
Best in UK Shorts, Portobello IFF, 2005
Grand Finalist, Prospekt Elektric short film competition, 2005