Hands Free

A Film by Matt Bowron
and John Addis

Synopsis

The story focuses on Dr Morris and his increasingly awkward attempts to conceal a painful truth from his wife.

Director

  • Picture of Matt Bowron © Matt Bowron

    Matt Bowron

    John Addis & Matt Bowron have directed short films, music videos and commercials. This is their third short film.

  • Picture of John Addis © John Addis

    John Addis

    John Addis & Matt Bowron have directed short films, music videos and commercials. This is their third short film.

Awards + Festivals

  • 4th LONGUE VUE SUR LE COURT - INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)May 30, 2018
  • PORTO 7 - INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Porto, Portugal)June 13, 2018
  • 17th EUGANEA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Padua, Italy)June 14, 2018
  • 2nd MARACAY INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS & VIDEO FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Maracay, Venezuela)June 24, 2018
  • 2nd SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Santiago del Estero, Argentina)June 26, 2018
  • 3rd DRUNKEN FILM FEST (Official Selection, Bradford, United Kingdom)July 15, 2018
  • GERNIALE - KINO OPEN AIR 2018 (Official Selection, Gern, Eggenfelden, Germany)July 19, 2018
  • 3rd SHORTS: INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia)August 2, 2018
  • 42th OPEN AIR FILMFEST WEITERSTADT (Official Selection, Germany)August 16, 2018
  • 3rd KINEMATIC SHORTS FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Moscow, Russia)September 10, 2018
  • 38th ATLANTIC INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nova Scotia, Canada)September 13, 2018
  • 1st ROFL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Madrid, Spain)September 15, 2018
  • 3rd EXIT 6 FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Hampshire, UK)September 29, 2018
  • 11th FILMZEITKAUFBEUREN (Official Selection, Irsee, Germany)October 1, 2018
  • 2nd BOLTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bolton, Manchester, UK)October 2, 2018
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    1st RUSSIAN INDIE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Saint-Petersburg, Russia)October 6, 2018
  • 4th MINIKINO FILM WEEK (Official Selection, Bali, Indonesia)October 6, 2018
  • 9th OFFLINE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Birr, Ireland)October 10, 2018
  • 5th SANFORD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sanford, USA)October 16, 2018
  • 16th ANNUAL TALLGRASS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wichita, KS, USA)October 17, 2018
  • 3rd ADIRONDACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Glens Falls, NY, USA)October 18, 2018
  • 15th KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE (Official Selection, Konstanz, Germany)October 20, 2018
  • 6th YOFIFEST FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Yonkers, NY, USA)November 2, 2018
  • 5th BUFFALO DREAMS FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Buffalo, NY, USA)November 2, 2018
  • 12th LUBLIN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lublin, Poland)November 3, 2018
  • 9th WINCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Winchester, UK)November 3, 2018
  • 32nd BRAUNSCHWEIG INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Braunschweig, Germany)November 5, 2018
  • *BEST COMEDY* *GRAND PRIZE*
    11th LANCASTER INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lancaster, PA, USA)November 8, 2018
  • KINOFILM - MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Manchester, United Kingdom)November 26, 2018
  • 3rd CROSSING THE SCREEN FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Eastbourne, UK)November 29, 2018
  • 2nd CHAMBAL INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kota, Rajasthan, India)January 12, 2019
  • 8th SHORT. SWEET. FILM FEST (Official Selection, Cleveland, OH, USA)March 1, 2019

Crew

Director
John Addis & Matt Bowron
Screenplay
John Addis & Matt Bowron
Producer
John Addis & Matt Bowron
Director of Photography
Frank Madone
Art Direction
John Addis & Matt Bowron
Costume Design
John Addis & Matt Bowron
Sound
Simon Norman & Guido Lerner
Editor
John Addis
Sound Design
Wayne Lemmer
Music
Fairground by Simply Red (Courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd) Wake Up Boo by The Boo Radleys (Courtesy of Warner Chapel Music ltd)

Details

Running Time
7 minutes 54 seconds
Shooting Format
Red Weapon - 4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
Anamorphic 2.35:1
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER

Matthew S Bowron
23 Lloyd Road, Walthamstow
London
E176NP
+4407966093416
matthewbowron@gmail.com
http://jamfilms.uk