Writer / Director

15 minutes // Fiction // 2018

Following a tragic accident, two damaged souls find each other in a dark, messed up situation. Breathe is a dark emotional character driven drama set over the course of one day and night in London. The central character is Isobel (Red Madrell), a lonely young woman who is deeply affected when she witnesses her neighbour Matthew (Christopher Foran) knocked from his bike by a van. Isobel has a secret desire for Matthew, and despite her efforts to save his life, he dies in front of her. Hours later in the dark hours of the morning she finds herself back at the scene of the accident, unable to sleep. There she meets Ciaron (Cian Barry), Matthew’s brother, and the two spend the evening together in an attempt to soothe the guilt and grief each feels.


Cast | Red Madrell, Cian Barry and Christopher Foran

Producer | Andrew Oldbury
Assistant Producer | Natalie Sutton
Associate Producers | Patrick Campbell, April Kelley and Sara Huxley
Director Of Photography | Caroline Bridges
Editor | Neil Fergusson
Composer | Victoria Wijeratne
Company | Freyja Films
Funder | Film London & Eastern Edge Film Fund

Awards | Best Screenplay – Rob Knox Film Festival, Best Film – Bute Street Film Festival, Best Editor – Southampton International Film Festival



Bute Street Film Festival – 2018, UK
Women’s Only Entertainment Film Festival – 2018, USA
Honorable Mention
Rob Knox Film Festival – 2018, UK
Shorts on Tap: Women in Revolt – 2018, UK
Exit 6 Film Festival – 2018, UK
Southampton International Film Festival – 2018, UK
London Actors TweetUp “TweetFest” Film Festival – 2018, UK
Special Mention Best F-Rated (second place)
London Short Film Festival – 2019, UK
Heart of England Film Festival – 2019, UK
British Urban Film Festival – 2019, UK