Film With Pride’s #FilmFriday is back with another short film for your viewing enjoyment Lifeline by Lewis Carter and Cwch Deilen (Leaf Boat) a 2D animation in Welsh with English subtitles.

As ever, the films will be available to stream from the Film with Pride Facebook Page from 5pm on Friday 12th June until midnight on the same day. There will be more information about the creator’s inspiration and influences over on the LCR Pride Foundation’s news pages on Saturday 13th June.

Lifeline (PG)

Running Time: 12 mins approx

During the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020, two self-isolating office workers, both lonely in their own way, connect via a series of progress reports. Each becoming the other’s lifeline to a world beyond quarantine.
You can watch the trailer here.

Writer, Director and Editor – Lewis Carter
Starring – Alex Terran and Tobias Weatherburn
Additional Cast – John Tarran, Philip Beasley (voice), and Claire Cage (voice)
Producer – Kate Beasley
Composer – Tom Kavanagh
Sound Design – Gareth Nicolas Evans
Graphics – Marcus Smith
Post-Production Consultant – Tom Hughes
Script Supervisor – Kate Beasley
Executive Producer – Lewis Carter


Cwch Deilen (Leaf Boat) (U)

Running Time: 8 mins approx

Welsh language with English subtitles.

Learning to love someone can be scary, but it can also lead to the most marvellous adventure. With a striking illustrative style, writer and director Efa Blosse-Mason tells the story of Heledd and Celyn who navigate the undiscovered and murky waters of entering a new relationship. 

Facing vulnerability and a sea monster, the lovers’ odyssey tests the strength of their Leaf Boat. Through the bewitching power of 2D animation, the film explores the internal worlds of the characters’ emotions which are visualised through seasons and stormy seas. 

You can watch the trailer here

Made with the support of Ffilm Cymru Wales, BFI NETWORK & BBC Cymru Wale​s.

Writer and Director – Efa Blosse-Mason
Producer – Amy Morris
Voices – Sara Gregory and Catrin Stewart
Music – Casi Wyn
Sound Designer – Michael Ostrolenk
Animated by – Efa Blosse-Mason, James Nutting, Tom Humphries, Lila Babington, Bree Maddrell, Alyssa Goodburn, Katarina Pickford, Anastasia Pillar, Llinos Turner
Storyboard Artist – Rory Boar
Script Consultant – Nigel Crowle, Wyn Mason, Leyla Pope, Arril Johnson, Amy Morris
Editor – Caroline Lynch-Blosse
Audio Recording – Dai Shell
Production Manager – Glen Biseker
Executive Producers – Catryn Ramasut, Alice Whittmore, James Robinson, Helen Perry, Chris Walsh-Heron
Special Thanks – Heather Christie, Leonie Sharrock


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