Best British 2021

S.A.M

Two young men form a connection on the swings of their local park.

DIRECTOR: Lloyd Eyre-Morgan and Neil David Ely
PRODUCER: Nell Green
WRITER: Lloyd Eyre-Morgan and Neil David Ely
United Kingdom, 16 Minutes

Exploring sexuality and disability – Two young men form a connection on the swings of their local park.

AWARDS: Winner of Outshine Jury award , Holbifilm 1st place winner , Out OUT ON FILM Atlantic Jury Winner.

Eyre and Ely have previously had a feature film in development with SC Films, and currently are developing a new British Horror film KILL PILL with Island Films, which they co-wrote and are set to co-direct together. They recently participated in a development writersroom for a new TV Series with Nevison, and they are developing a live action children’s series with Infinite Wisdom Studios. They are currently developing several new television and feature ideas.

In 2020 they completed a coming of age short film S.A.M, which explores acceptance and how people living with a learning disability can feel about love and sexuality. It stars HOLLYOAKS actor David Tag, ACKLEY BRIDGE’s Sam Retford and Mencap ambassador George Webster, with support from Mencap. They are currently developing a feature length version with Island Films.

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