A wide-eyed, ambitious student auditions for a role that could change his life. To succeed, he must impress two draconian judges at any cost.

Audition releases on Amazon Prime Video on Friday 26th March 2021.

Written & Directed: Edward Whelan
Produced: Cameron Pulham & Edward Whelan
Music: Samuel Read
Starring: Romilly Carboni, Rose Galbraith & Jack Firoozan

Fiesta is a music video for Oliver Beardmore produced by Keylight Studios.

A cinematic and conflict-ridden journey of under-expressed love.

Director: Edward Whelan
Executive Producer: Cameron Pulham
Produced: Edward Whelan
Director of Photography: Cameron Pulham
Editor: Luke Taylor
Creative: Sooyoung Hahn
Starring: Oliver Beardmore, Antonia Hogan & Annabel Jairaj
'Fiesta' written and composed by Oliver Beardmore

Connected Connection is a short film produced by Keylight Studios.

After a national lockdown pulls a young couple apart, they have to overcome the technological limitations of their world to stay connected.

Starring: Giorgia Laird & Danny Parker
Writer & Director: Edward Whelan
Executive Producer: Cameron Pulham
Produced: Edward Whelan, Luke Taylor, Samuel Read
Director of Photography: Cameron Pulham
Music: Samuel Read
Line Producer: Beatriz Pérez-Benn
Art Director: Mariana Fabricante
BTS: Sooyoung Hahn, Matt Jaworski

Our Footprint. From Above.

Rural and Urban Scapes compete for co-existence. Their battle unresolved and continuing.

Directed: Sooyoung Hahn & Edward Whelan
Produced: Keylight Studios
Edited: Luke Taylor
Graphics: Sooyoung Hahn
Drone Pilots: Cameron Pulham & Matt Jaworski
'01_scapes' written and composed by Elliot Ancona (aka Ancona_)

Keep Going.

So much time.
What should you do with it?

Now, more than ever, our welfare matters. Keep Going.

Directed: Edward Whelan
Produced: Caragh Taylor and Luke Taylor
Executive Producer: Cameron Pulham

Dizzy is a video showpiece commissioned by Keylight Studios.

Featuring Pauli Soravia, the film is introspective and portrays the cycle that fuels our subconscious existential thoughts.

Directed: Sooyoung Hahn 
Produced: Caragh Taylor, Edward Whelan, and Luke Taylor
Executive Producer: Cameron Pulham

Meet the Models 2020 was conceptualised by Caragh Taylor as part of the DUCFS programme.

Drawing inspiration from similarly themed works by Vogue, this video was a change in pace from the Show’s abstract content.

Directed: Edward Whelan
Produced: Anna Maran and Caragh Taylor
Executive Producer: Cameron Pulham

Track: Get To Know It, Moonchild                                                    

The Trap was the first short made for DUCFS 2020. It marked the ticket release in November 2019.

The track is Girl by Jamie xx.

Directed: Edward Whelan
Produced: Amelia Maszlin, Anna Maran, DUCFS
Executive Producer: Cameron Pulham

Women in Sport was commissioned by Durham University Marketing Department and Experience Durham to showcase the exceptional achievements of female athletes at Durham.

The final video is propelled forward by a Contient by ANBR and narrated over with a script written in collaboration with the marketing department.  

Directed: Edward Whelan
Produced: Durham University Marketing Department and Experience Durham

The DUCFS 2020 Theme Release was the Show’s video-statement piece.

The Theme Release video highlights the lack of transparency within our modern supply chains.

Directed: Edward Whelan
Produced: Anna Maran, Amelia Maszlin, Chloé Smith, Poppy Hawkes, and DUCFS
Executive Producer: Cameron Pulham

The Pink Mist trailer was conceptualised by Tom Shaw and commissioned by Keylight Studios and 1TC.

Tom’s vision informed the content of the trailer, selecting an extract from Pink Mist and blocking the passage to convey his interpretation of the work.

Trailer Director: Edward Whelan
Produced: Tom Shaw, Ella Burton, 1TC
Executive Producer: Cameron Pulham

The Tusk Tusk trailer was conceptualised by Izzy McGrady and commissioned by Keylight Studios.

With the slow dolly zoom acting as the master, we are drawn deeper into the darkness of the world McGrady wanted to convey: The Alcoholism, the dark allegories, and the boy too young to understand but not to see.

Trailer Director: Edward Whelan
Producers: Izzy McGrady, Fourth Wall TC
Executive Producer: Cameron Pulham