2016 Official Selection New York Short Film Festival

2014 La Biennale di Venezia

2014 Selected BFI Into film

2014 Selected for Picturehouse Cinemania with Film London

2014 Official Selection EEFF, BUFF, FFAK, ZFF, BFF, ICFF

2010 MEEA's Best Cultural Show (winner)

2008 Scotsman Fringe First for New Writing (winner)

2008 British Animation Award (winner)

2008 Official selection MIFF, LASFF

2007 McLaren Award (finalist), Edinburgh International Film Festival

2006 BAFTA (nomination)

2006 NMA Best TV Show (winner)

2006 Royal Television Society (nomination)

2006 Rose D'Or European TV Awards (nomination)

2005 Curzon DSFF (runner up)

2004 Official Selection BFI, DFF


Mark Kermode, BBC (Here and Now)

“An intelligent and attractive film. An impressive debut feature”
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian (Here and Now)

“Tender and convincing with gorgeous pastoral cinematography. Surprisingly gentle, rewardingly positive.”
The Observer (Here and Now)

“Striking scenery and… quietly convincing”
Daily Mirror (Here and Now)

“Capture[s] the rhythms of rural life and the sharp pangs of adolescence with a quiet assurance. Modest but moving”
Total Film (Here and Now)

“It looks absolutely gorgeous. It makes you want to move to the country.”
BBC London Radio (Here and Now)

"A spare and poetic script.”
Donald Hutera, The Times (The Idiot Colony)

"The spare nature of the writing creeps up on you with cunning’s not until the end that you realise it's quiet power."
Allan Radcliffe, The Times (Scorched)