Locks

A Film by Miles Blayden-Ryall

Synopsis

Each year around 250 children lose their lives to cancer in the U.K. alone, and many of those who survive are left with life-changing side effects from their treatment.
‘Locks’ is a short documentary about three children whose separate lives are intertwined by the effects of cancer and its treatment.

Director

  • Picture of Miles Blayden-Ryall © Miles Blayden-Ryall

    Miles Blayden-Ryall

    Miles Blayden-Ryall is a 32-year-old television Producer/Director from London, U.K. He began his television career in September 2008 after completing a BA in Film and Television Production at the University of Westminster. Miles worked as a Researcher and Assistant Producer for British television for 2 years before getting his first Producer/Director role on a BBC property programme at the age of 24. Miles then moved over to documentary, working as a Producer/Director on films for British television stations BBC2, BBC3, ITV1, Channel 4 and Channel 5. Locks is Miles' first self- funded, independent short film for the festival market.

Awards + Festivals

  • 9th FICAIJ FESTIVAL AUDIOVISUAL INFANTIL Y JUVENIL (Official Selection, Mérida, Venezuela)October 21, 2018
  • 9th WINCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Winchester, UK)November 3, 2018
  • 11th LANCASTER INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lancaster, PA, USA)November 8, 2018
  • 3rd CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)December 29, 2018
  • 1st NORTH EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FUSION ISFF (Official Selection, London, United Kingdom)February 19, 2019
  • *BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM*
    4th INCA IMPERIAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lima, Peru)May 16, 2019
  • *BEST SHORT - DOCUMENTARY*
    1st HYPERWAVE FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Carson, CA, USA)November 14, 2019

Crew

Director
Miles Blayden-Ryall
Producer
Miles Blayden-Ryall
Director of Photography
Miles Blayden-Ryall
Sound
Miles Blayden-Ryall
Editor
Miles Blayden-Ryall
Sound Mix
Ben Newth
Music
Rupert Uzzell

Details

Running Time
27:10 min
Shooting Format
1920x1080 25p Video
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
48k, 24 bit, Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER

Miles Blayden-Ryall
blaydenryall@me.com