Films

2015- OUT

SHORT

DRAMA

Produced by Alex Lawton, Tom Jolliffe.

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Alex Lawton.

Starring- Shone Romulus *, Joerg Stadler, Sharon Lawrence, Bradley Taylor.

‘After serving time for something his younger brother Mike did, Paul gets out of prison to find that Mike is still involved in crime. He offers Mike a way out, but at what cost to himself?’

Premiered at the British Urban Film Festival. Official Selection at Short Film Review Festival.

*Nominated as best leading actor at BUFF 2016 and Best actor at Short Film Review Festival 2019.

2016- OVER THE EDGE

SHORT

THRILLER

Produced by Thanos Tatoupozis

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Thanos Tatoupozis

‘A man on the edge, struggling to deal with his pent up anger and fractured past, is on the verge of exploding.’

POST (Due for 2018 release).

2017- WINTER HILL

SHORT

DRAMA

Produced and Directed by Alex Lawton

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Starring: Darcy Vanhinsbergh, Lucy Lowe, Sharon Lawrence and Glen Power

‘Daniel and Anna reconnect after 15 years apart. Their lives have diverged but as their paths cross again, they have a second chance at a future together.’

COMPLETE.

*Nominated for Best Short at the International Achiever Awards 2018. *Nominated for Best Short Film at the CKF film festival. *Nominated for Best Short Film and Best Actress (Lucy Lowe) at The Top Indie Film Awards. *Winner best Script at The Top Indie Film Awards 2018. *Screenwriter of the month DMOFF (August 2018). *Nominated for Best Short at Hollywood Verge Film Festival.

2018- HOW ARE YAH

FEATURE

COMEDY

Thai Feature film. Romantic Comedy about the complexity of the English language for non-native speakers. A comedy of errors and misunderstood spoonerisms which threaten to derail a wedding and cause international incidents.

I worked as casting director (UK side) and Location scout on this.

RELEASED ACROSS ASIA

2018- ESTRANGED

SHORT

DRAMA

Directed by Dez Gray

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Produced by Tom Jolliffe, Eden Jun.

Starring Eden Jun, Yuyu Rau.

Long lost sisters connect after a life-time apart. The difficulty of establishing an emotional bond that goes beyond their blood ties proves difficult and their relationship may end as soon as it’s begun.

COMPLETED

*Official Selections:  DMOFF, Flicks Film Monthly, Lift Off Global Network, UKOWF, Cine fern Film festival, Eurasia film festival, UK Monthly Film Festival.

*Finalist: (Best Short) Kosice International Film Festival

*Awards: Flicks Film Monthly – Best Supporting Actress, Yuyu Rau.

2018- ALL IN

SHORT

DRAMA/THRILLER

Written and Produced by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Oliver Jolliffe

D.O.P – Oliver Jolliffe

Composed by Tom Jolliffe.

Starring Tom Jolliffe, Oliver Jolliffe.

Jake, a hapless gambler finds himself in a deep hole. He goes to see his friend Mike to ask for help to find means to get the money. Mike doesn’t want to get involved, but doesn’t realise he may already be.

COMPLETED (Jan 2019 release).

*Official Selection Beer Town Film Festival 2018

2018- THE DARK RECESS

SHORT

HORROR/THRILLER

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Produced by Oliver and Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Oliver Jolliffe

Composed by Tom Jolliffe and Rachel Shuttleworth

Starring Katie McKenna, Leila Bartell, Oliver Jolliffe and Charlotte Chiew.

Fighting insomnia, creative emptiness and haunted by her past, Charlie longs for a cure to her ailments. Maybe Jacob X, a radio psychologist Charlie picks up by chance on an old analogue signal, may hold those answers.

COMPLETE (Festival Run, then late 2019 release)

*Flicks Film Festival. Winner Best Thriller, Best Director, Best Editing. *Flixze Film Festival. Finalist. *Independent Talents International Film Festival. Semi-Finalist. *Eurasia Film Festival. Winner Best director.

*Official selections: Gold Movie Awards, Direct Monthly Online Fest, Direct Short and Documentary Film Festival, UK Monthly Film Festival, Lift Off Global Network Sessions, MP film Awards, LIMPA Film Festival, Framed Up Film Festival.

2019- SCARECROWS REVENGE.

FEATURE

HORROR

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Louisa Warren

Starring Sarah T. Cohen, Peter Cosgrove, Mike Kelson, Kate Milner-Evans.

Champdog Films

Banished from his Viking village, Henrik gives up his Earthly soul in a pact with a demonic Witch in exchange for the chance of revenge. He takes the form of a cursed Scarecrow, intent on wiping out the Vikings one by one. Only the King’s daughter, Greta holds the key to stopping the Scarecrow’s rampage of revenge.

OUT NOW – AMAZON PRIME (US/UK), DVD/BLU-RAY (GER), Out May 19th DVD (US)

2019- CYBER BRIDE

FEATURE

SCI-FI/THRILLER

Written by Tom Jolliffe and Scott Jeffrey

Directed by Louisa Warren

Starring Andrew Hollingsworth, Rebecca Finch, Peter Cosgrove.

Champdog Films

When his wife dies tragically, Rick is left crushed and alone, until he finds away to bring her back as a cyborg replicant. As she develops more understanding and her own emotional responses, she begins to malfunction. Black Mirror meets Her.

OUT NOW – AMAZON PRIME (US/UK), DVD/BLURAY (GERMANY)

2021- REIGN OF CHAOS

FEATURE

ACTION/FANTASY

Written By Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Rebecca Matthews.

Starring Rebecca Finch, Georgia Wood, Mark Sears, Mark Haldor, Peter Cosgrove.

Proportion Productions

In a world overrun with a new plague at the hands of Chaos, three descendants of the Goddess Nike must battle the dark lord and his minions and avert the apocalypse.

POST-PRODUCTION (2020 Worldwide DVD/VOD release)

2022- LEFT BEHIND: THE RAGTAG BOYS

FEATURE

ACTION/WAR

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Proportion Productions.

After a failed attempt to assassinate Hitler, a team of expendable soldiers, self proclaimed the Ragtag Boys are trapped in enemy territory, tracked and hunted by Nazi patrols. With no rescue coming, they hold up in a remote farm, aided by Juliette, but with more Nazi patrols finding them, and members of the ragtag unit disappearing without trace, the situation becomes more and more deadly.

IN DEVELOPMENT

2021- JURASSIC ISLAND

FEATURE.

SCI-FI/FANTASY/ADVENTURE

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Rebecca Matthews

Starring Sarah T. Cohen, Nicola Wright.

Proportion Productions.

After her explorer father goes missing, in search of a mythical lost world, Diane Franklin follows his clues and takes a team with her to find the lost Jurassic island.

IN DEVELOPMENT (Shooting Spring 2020, 2021 worldwide release).

2023- AS THE WORLD FALLS DOWN

FEATURE

DRAMA/THRILLER

Produced by Leila Bartell, Tom Jolliffe

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Starring Leila Bartell.

In the near future, in an Orwellian post-Brexit landscape, Max (Bartell) exists outside of society, in the rural landscapes where foreigners and the anti-establishment have fled, away from the far right and affluent City which looks after only the wealthy and nationals.

When Andrea, a middle class housewife and her husband break down in the country, on their back to the City, they are set upon. Andrea escapes, whilst her husband is left for dead. Max steps into rescue the injured Andrea but with that action finds herself taking on a responsibility . The pair slowly bond after their initial friction but when Andrea recovers the time to return home arrives. The territorial nature of these remote lands means there are threats to both Andrea (a potentially alluring commodity) and Max.

IN DEVELOPMENT.

2020- The BAR (WORKING TITLE)

SHORT

THRILLER/CRIME

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Produced by Bernard Weiss

In a quiet English Port town a bar is the centre hub of criminal dealings across London and Europe. Rival gangs must abide by the rules of the bar and keep up the fragile truce that stops them from warring. However Finn, who took over from his father who once controlled everything, sees his family’s empire lost even more territory to the rival German organisation. Timmy, Finn’s cousin must find a way to take back some control, without starting a war.

PRE-PRODUCTION.

2021- THE PIRATES OF PURGATORY ISLAND

FEATURE

ADVENTURE/HORROR/FANTASY

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Proportion Productions

A group of stranded pirates wash up on an island, that they believe to be the last resting place of nefarious pirate Dudikoff. In search of Dudikoffs treasure, Captain Roberts and his crew must contend with a rival band of pirates as well as a curse which plagues the island.

PRE-PRODUCTION

2020- WITCHCRAFT: THE AMITYVILLE ACADEMY

FEATURE

HORROR/FANTASY

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Starring Kira Reed Lorsch, Donna Spangler and Brittan Taylor.

Proportion Productions.

The Belle Witches rescue a fellow descendant (Jessica) of their bloodline from the clutches of a black magic obsessed Witch, Dominique Marcom. The Belle’s train Jessica, who holds within her a great power which Dominique desperately craves in order to unleash the Demon Botis.

COMPLETED (October 12th 2020 UK DVD release)

2022- IN THE GAME

FEATURE

HORROR

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Fankle Films.

Annie and Jack arrive at their first day working for ‘The Man.’ The task is sample. Watch and oversea a ‘sociological’ experiment from the confides of their security console. Under no circumstances are they to interfere, but when things take a dark turn Annie and Jack are left in a difficult moral prison. It’s the least of their worries after becoming unwitting contestants ‘in the game.’

PRE-PRODUCTION (Shooting 2021)

2020- PARTY LIKE IT’S 1984

SHORT

COMEDY

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Oliver Jolliffe

Starring Sarah Dyas, Tom Jolliffe, Oliver Jolliffe, and Eden Jun.

A spoilt pop princess goes missing on the eve of a career defining gig. Her hapless manager and bodyguard must find her before it’s too late.

COMPLETED (2021 release).

*Part of AWESOMELY RIGHTEOUS AND RADICAL (80’s themed anthology, Producer: Shane Ryan, Out DVD/VOD 2021)

2020- TOOTH FAIRY 2

FEATURE

HORROR

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Louisa Warren

Starring Jake Watkins, Katie McKenna, Chelsea Greenwood, AJ Blackwell and Simon Manley.

Champdog Films

Haunted by what happened to him as a child, Corey has all but repressed the memory of the demonic Tooth Fairy that terrorised him and his family 20 years ago. As disturbing nightmares and residual memories increasingly plague him, everything comes to a head at a reunion between Corey and his old Uni friends. One by one they are killed, and their teeth extracted, with the friends pointing the finger squarely at Corey. Finally the true horror of what is behind the killings is revealed, with the return of The Tooth Fairy.

COMPLETED – OUT DVD (UK June 15th 2020)

2021- WAR OF THE WORLDS : THE ATTACK

FEATURE

SCI-FI/ADVENTURE

Written by Jay Sayed and Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Jay Sayed

Starring Vincent Regan, Sam Gittens, Lara Lemon, Alhaji Forfana.

BLAM Pictures

A new WOTW adaption in the vein of Stranger Things/The Goonies.

POST-PRODUCTION (2021 Release)

2022- THE RETREAT

FEATURE

HORROR/MYSTERY

Written by Tom Jolliffe.

Produced by Studio 7 films. 

Elena, a creatively drained artist makes use of a friends remote holiday cottage by the sea to prepare pieces for an art exhibition. When Mandy arrives  she soon becomes increasingly infatuated by. Mandy is elusive and Elena begins to lose a grip on reality until a terrifying realisation.

IN DEVELOPMENT (Production 2020)

2022- THE KILLING STONE

FEATURE

MYSTERY/DRAMA/ART-HOUSE

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Oliver Jolliffe

Starring Eden Jun, Leila Bartell, Natsumi Kuroda, Sonia Cheung and Oliver Jolliffe

Christine gets the role of a lifetime in a new film from enigmatic and mysterious director, Andrea Kolovsky. As she prepares for the role in isolation, Christine’s lines of reality and fantasy blur. When a rival, Anna appears, Christine’s mind frays further and a reaction is inevitable.

IN DEVELOPMENT.

2022- FERAL

FEATURE.

DRAMA/THRILLER

Story by Leila Bartell and Tom Jolliffe

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Produced by Leila Bartell and Tom Jolliffe

Starring Leila Bartell.

Fleeing her war torn homeland, Sofia arrives illegally in the UK with nothing. Existing without identity, outside the law and with only survival to live for, Sofia begins earning cash in underground fights. Local criminal Danny offers the prize of official documents and I.D that would give Sofia some societal existence. Despite this goal, the more she fights the more she is overcome with the inherent need to fight, increasingly allured by the adrenaline. Can Sofia ever exist as a functioning member of society, or will she forever be on the outside looking in, with fighting her only escape?

IN DEVELOPMENT.

2021- MILFORD GREEN

FEATURE

ADVENTURE

Story by Samuel George London

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Produced by Samuel George London

Alfie Fairfield lives in the quiet village of Milford Green in the Victorian era. The universe and what lies beyond Earth fascinates him, but when Milford Green is invaded by the evil Cinux, in search of the Weran, Alfie is tasked with protecting the Weran, defeating the Cinux and returning it to where it belongs at the United Galactic Alliance in a whole other galaxy,

IN DEVELOPMENT

2021- GHOST HOSTS

FEATURE

HORROR/REALITY

Story by Steven M. Smith

Screenplay by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Steven M. Smith

Starring Louisa Warren, Chelsea Greenwood and Jake Taviner.

Produced by Greenway Films and Champdog Films.

A group of TV Ghost hunters, aided by a paranormal investigator, spend the night at a haunted mansion, seeking to uncover the long hidden truth about a disappearing girl, and the involvement of the Estates former owner, Jackson Carothers who committed suicide not long after the girl’s disappearence.

POST PRODUCTION (2021 Release)

WITCHFINDER- 2021

FEATURE

HORROR

Story by Steven M. Smith

Screenplay by Tom Jolliffe

Produced by Greenway Films and Champdog Films.

Several centuries after being buried alive by the Witchfinder, Henderson, Magna is freed and seeks revenge on his descendent Cathy, intending to possess her body and cause terror to the locals once more.

PRE-PRODUCTION

THREE SKELETON KEY- 2022

FEATURE

HORROR

Written by Tom Jolliffe

(Based upon Three Skeleton Key, by George G. Toudouze)

Produced by Proportion Productions

Jean Morgan and her assistants are to man a Lighthouse on a small island. When an out of control ship crashes into the island cliffs a mass of ravenous rats swarm toward the lighthouse. Trapped inside with no way out, Jean and her crew fight to survive both the rats outside and the claustrophobia of cabin fever.

IN DEVELOPMENT.

WHEN DARKNESS FALLS – 2021

THRILLER

FEATURE

Story by Tom Jolliffe and Nathan Shepka

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Starring Michaela Longden, Emma O’Hara, Nathan Shepka, Ben Brinicombe.

Shepka Productions

Whilst trekking across the Highlands, Jessica and Andrea separate and Andrea goes missing. Jessica goes in search of her friend but stumbles into a far darker situation than she could possibly have imagined, and finds herself reluctantly teaming with the last person she saw Andrea with.

POST PRODUCTION

RENEGADES – 2021

ACTION/THRILLER

FEATURE

Story by Jonathan Sothcott

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Daniel Zirilli

Starring Danny Trejo, Michael Pare, Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, Louis Mandylor, Billy Murray, Ian Ogilvy, Lee Majors, Janine Nerissa Sothcott, Danny Bear.

Shogun Films

When a retired US marine is killed by a ruthless Albanian gang, a group of his former brothers-in-arms come together to seek revenge. A star studded action thriller.

FILMING.

DRAGON SWORD – 2022

FEATURE

ACTION/FANTASY

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Shogun Films

Conan meets first blood. A vengeful warrior in ancient times seeks revenge on an Evil Sorceress who killed his sister. He must embrace his bloodline, and make it through her six most deadly mercenaries in order to fulfil his destiny.

IN DEVELOPMENT

CABAL – 2022

FEATURE

ACTION

Story by Jonathan Sothcott and Tom Jolliffe

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Daniel Zirilli

Shogun Films

A new drug spreads through London like a plague. The American politician, Bryan King, heading a task force against ‘Red’ attracts the ire of the Yakuza crime lord behind the explosion of the drug, and his daughter is murdered in response. He calls upon the best of the best, Gabriel Austin, to take the criminal organisation down.

IN DEVELOPMENT.

PRETTY BOY – 2022

FEATURE

CRIME/BIO/DRAMA

Story by Jonathan Sothcott

Screenplay by Tom Jolliffe

Shogun Films

In the vein of Bronson and Rise of the Footsoldier comes this film based on the best selling autobiography Pretty Boy by Roy Shaw.

IN DEVELOPMENT.

THE STAR CHAMBER – 2022

FEATURE

ACTION

Story by Jonathan Sothcott and Tom Jolliffe

Screenplay by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Daniel Zirilli

Shogun Films

When well connected criminals escape punishment by law, they must deal with The Star Chamber, an underground network of vigilantes set up to seek justice where the systems have failed. A star studded action spectacular.

IN DEVELOPMENT.

TOOTH FAIRY 3 – 2021

FEATURE

HORROR

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Louisa Warren

Champdog Films

Now in his 40’s, with a teenage daughter, Corey cannot remember the horrors of his past, or his encounters with The Tooth Fairy. His fate is intrinsically linked to the monster though, and she has set her sights on his bloodline. It’s time to brush and floss for a date with destiny.

PRE-PRODUCTION (Shooting Autumn 2020)

CRACKDOWN – 2022

FEATURE

ACTION

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Directed by Daniel Zirilli

Shogun Films

Morgan, a wisecracking British cop is reluctantly teamed with a partner from the states, Nick ‘Colt’ Colton to stem the tide of drugs on the streets, and try to bring an elusive international crime lord to justice. Colt, the obsessive cop who’s come closer than anyone to finding Trent Sullivan, must work with Morgan, pooling their wiles and resources to bring this deadly enemy to death or justice.

IN DEVELOPMENT

LEPRECHAUNS GAME 2 – 2022

FEATURE

HORROR

Written by Louisa Warren and Tom Jolliffe

Champdog Films

Tilly unexpectedly inherits a large estate from her late estranged father. Along with her mother and some friends, they visit the estate to check it out. They find some Gold, little realising that they’ve stolen the Leprechaun’s gold and bound themselves to an inescapable fate as he seeks reparation from those who have stolen his precious gold.

POST-PRODUCTION (Shooting May 2021).

JACK AND JILL – 2022

FEATURE

HORROR

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Jagged Edge Pictures. 

Eden reluctantly travels with her old Uni friends for a pilgrimage in honour of her late boyfriend (their friend also), Lucas, trekking across open country. Having struggled to cope with his death, she’s struggled to find a reason to carry on, but in the Hills of Warren Valley the friends will encounter something truly terrifying…Jack and Jill. Eden will need to find within her the desire to fight and survive.

POST-PRODUCTION.

FIRENADO – 2022

FEATURE

DISASTER

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Dark Abyss Productions

An extreme weather experiment goes badly wrong causing a tornado to increase in size a wreck the local area. Matters are compounded when it catches fire, and the meteorologists responsible must save as many in the firenado’s path as they can, running into a kidnapping and criminal gang as they follow the flaming twister out to the sea.

PRE-PRODUCTION

SKY MONSTER – 2022

FEATURE

DISASTER/HORROR

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Jagged Edge Productions

Cindy gets a dream gift for her 21st birthday. She and her friends hop aboard a private jet, heading to a party island. Enroute they find themselves drawn into a storm formation and trapped inside. There is more in this storm than thunder and lightning though, a giant sky Kraken!

IN PRODUCTION

VAN HELSING: MONSTER HUNTER – 2022

FEATURE

ACTION/HORROR

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Jagged Edge Productions 

Van Helsing has fought the forces of darkness for centuries, his longevity coming at a price after a deal with the demon ‘Shadow.’ When a group of young hikers go missing in a series of cordoned off tunnels, it’s believed something unholy could be behind it. Helsing is tasked with finding the missing youngsters bring his own brand of hell to the hellions within these monster tunnels.

PRE-PRODUCTION

THREE BLIND MICE – 2022

FEATURE

HORROR

Written by Tom Jolliffe

Story by Scott Jeffrey

Dark Abyss Productions

Mother knows best, in this horror re-imagining of the old nursery rhyme. A group of teens seek solace at a remote house, but wonder into a Texas Chainsaw nightmare of freakish mutants.

PRE-PRODUCTION