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Andelain Films is a not-for-profit film production organization based in Reading, UK, producing short films for showing on YouTube and entering into local competitions, as a part of Reading Film and Video Makers.

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I've made 43 films with a total length of 3 hours and 3 minutes.


Film Image Description Minutes Creation Category Awards Reviews
Justice Finds a Way What will mild mannered Ben do when faced with blackmail? 10 10 April 2024 Webcam
Musical Fountains A review of 3 sets of musical fountains from around the world. 5 3 March 2024 Documentary
The Intruder Who is the mysterious intruder??

This film contains a reference to something that anyone under 40 may not understand - I'll be interested to see what people think of it! The ending will make more sense if you google "All because the lady loves Milk Tray".

First experiment with new camera - you can tell I got some of the settings wrong!

2 15 October 2023 Solo
The Friend Zone Will Bob ever date Alice or is he stuck in the Friend Zone? 1 20 July 2023 Animation
Kamentu! A mockumentary about a Japanese gesture strategy game 7 3 July 2023 External Actors
Wake Up! Modern gadgets to wake you up! 1 12 March 2023 Animation
Choose Your Wishes Wisely! What would you do with three wishes? 2 1 February 2023 RFVM Actors
How Politics Feels A bit of nonsense made from outtakes from my film "Politics is confusing" 1 19 November 2022 RFVM Actors
Politics Is Confusing How do you tell if someone's concussed?? 1 19 November 2022 RFVM Actors
The Eagle and The Owl (short edit) Can a con-man avoid getting involved with a gangster?

This is the 12 minute edit, you can see the full 18 minute edit at The Eagle and The Owl

12 19 June 2022 Webcam SoCo best film2023 Pending review
The Eagle and The Owl Can a con-man avoid getting involved with a gangster?

This is the full 18 minute edit, you can see the shorter 12 minute edit at The Eagle and The Owl (short edit)

18 6 June 2022 Webcam Review on file
Lotto An experiment with green-screen filming 3 3 April 2022 RFVM Actors
StairWalker Documentary about a stair lift alternative I built. 4 16 January 2022 Documentary
Moments A brief glimpse into moments of a couple's relationship 2 7 November 2021 External Actors
A Little Help A short comedy film about getting a little help when you need it. 2 17 May 2021 RFVM Actors
Quiz Night A comedy about a random group of people coming together for an online quiz. 12 2 May 2021 Webcam
Where's Wally? Made as an exercise in putting a film together from random clips. Clips all from www.pexels.com 1 16 March 2021 Solo
GopherChat Doesn't lockdown sometimes feel like Groundhog Day?

A couple get this feeling, day after day after day...

8 17 February 2021 Webcam Joint 1st RFVM 'Best of the Year' 2022, 3rd RFVM 'Comedy Competition' 2022
An Awkward Conversation A couple come together to have a conversation, but about very different things… 5 21 January 2021 Webcam
Fun with Magnets A film about the wonders of playing with magnets! 7 23 September 2020 Solo
Isolation A short film about Isolation, inspired by the Covid pandemic 2 27 March 2020 Solo 3rd SoCo 'Baby Dolphin' Competition 2021
Three Cheers for Winnie the Pooh! My homage to the poem "Three Cheers for Pooh!" from "The House at Pooh Corner" by A.A.Milne

Starring me - and me :-)

2 13 February 2020 Solo
The Loser William lost big on a hand of poker, psychologist Amanda thinks she can help but doesn't know the real reason why he lost! 7 4 December 2019 External Actors
The Trouble With EMail A short comedy. 1 4 December 2019 RFVM Actors
Chess A little film about a chess match.

This version filmed on a smart phone, so not bad :)

1 16 November 2019 RFVM Actors
StageStruck A film made by the Reading Film and Video Makers, written and directed by me. 10 16 September 2019 RFVM Actors
DevilCake A story of cake theft indecision assisted by ethereal beings! 2 20 April 2019 RFVM Actors
Treasure Hunt! Can they find the secret treasure? 1 27 March 2019 RFVM Actors
Frank Cupid’s Agency This is a SHORT version of the film at under 10 minutes, you can see the LONG version at around 15 minutes at Frank Cupid’s Romance Assistance Agency

Frank Cupid runs a dating advice service, but he didn't expect to be advising two dates at the same time! Short version of this film.

10 17 March 2019 External Actors 2nd RFVM Fiction Competition 2019
Frank Cupid’s Romance Assistance Agency This is a LONG version of the film at around 15 minutes, you can see the SHORT version at under 10 minutes at Frank Cupid’s Agency

Frank Cupid runs a 'romance assistance agency', but he didn't expect to be advising two dates at the same time!

15 16 March 2019 External Actors
Cupboard A quick film just toying with an idea… 1 27 February 2019 Solo 3rd, SoCo 'Baby Dolphin' Competition 2019
StageStruck Jackanory Style I created a story board for my film StageStruck, then made a film using the story board! You can see the full film at StageStruck 7 15 December 2018 Solo
Stalker Made as an exercise, we were given 63 clips and had to make a film out of them. This film uses 19 of them. 2 25 November 2018 Solo
The Vampire After reading too much, a girl thinks she may be a vampire! 2 10 November 2018 RFVM Actors
Sudden Death The original script was written by me but the styling of the film, the music and sound and the building of tension was all done by the editor, Jim Reed. 3 28 May 2018 RFVM Actors
T is for Tension This was made as an exercise in trying to create tension in a film. 1 29 April 2018 RFVM Actors
Paris When I was writing this script I had a vision for how it would turn out, and it didn’t quite work in a few key points. It’s a valuable lesson in understanding what’s practically possible and writing to that, rather than imagining an ideal result and hoping it will work out. There’s a few shots I wish we’d recorded at the time but didn’t realise the need until I was editing.

This was my first attempt at editing a film, and the first time I’ve done any significant direction. There’s various points when I should have given better direction to the actors.

3 8 April 2018 RFVM Actors
Vox Pop 2 When I wrote the original Vox Pop I wrote too much for a 1 minute film, but we decided to film it anyway and make a second film from it. Again, we were using lavalier (clip on) microphones, but unfortunately a problem with the recording meant we had to use the sound recording from the camera, which is why there’s so much traffic noise. 1 25 January 2018 RFVM Actors
Vox Pop This was written for a 1 minute film competition. It turned out to be around 1:07 so is speeded up to fit into the time.We were using lavalier (clip on) microphones, but unfortunately a problem with the recording meant we had to use the sound recording from the camera, which is why there’s so much traffic noise. 1 25 January 2018 RFVM Actors
Hope Written for a 1 minute film competition which had to include a diamond in the story. Filmed by myself on a GoPro, very minimalist. 1 18 January 2018 Solo
…the making of… Fun film to make. I was not keeping proper notice of the takes we took, which meant for one scene the only take we had was not a good one, and had to patch it up. Worked out okay though. 1 18 January 2018 Solo
Mermaid Written as an exercise in making use of chromakey (green screen) technology to put the fish behind the actors.

Unfortuately, the footage for the film has been lost (but not a great loss!)

2 1 January 2018 RFVM Actors
Bob Simpson interview Just a recording exercise from my script, originally written as a 2-handed stage show sketch. 3 22 October 2017 RFVM Actors