THE HERD / Short Film

Director: Melanie Light
Producer: Eat Your Heart Out Films
Format: Arri Alexa XT & Zeiss Ultra Prime lenses
Starring Pollyanna McIntosh, Victoria Broom & Jon Campling

Winner: Best Cinematography at the British Horror Film Festival 2015
Nominated: Best Short at Sitges International Film Festival 2016
Winner: Best Short Film at the Festival Boca do Inferno 2015
Winner: Best Short Horror Film at the Celluloid Screams 2015
Winner: Best Horror Short at the London Independent Film Festival 2015
Winner: Best Horror /Sci Fi at the Sunderland Shorts 2015
Winner: Best Foreign Short Film at the Russian Annual Horror Film Awards 2015
Winner: Best Horror Short at Sheffield Horror Film Festival 2015

Official Selection at Courts Mais Trash 2016
Official Selection at VegBar 2016
Official Selection at Sitges International Film Festival 2015
Official Selection at Short Film Corner Festival de Cannes 2015
Official Selection at London Independent Film Festival 2015
Official Selection at British Shorts Film Festival 2015
Official Selection at Festival International Du Court Metrange et Fantastique 2015
Official Selection at Shriekfest 2015
Official Selection at Russian Annual Horror Film Awards 2015
Official Selection at Open Screen 2015
Official Selection at Rome International Film Festival 2015
Official Selection at Mayhem Horror Festival 2015
Official Selection at Fantaspoa Festival 2015
Official Selection at East End Film Festival 2015
Official Selection at Sunderland Shorts 2015
Official Selection at Celluloid Screams 2015
Official Selection at MARFICI International Independent Film Festival Mar del Plata 2015
Official Selection at Women Underground 2015
Official Selection at PDXtreme Fest 2015
Opening Gala Film Grimm Fest Up North 2014

Imprisoned within inhuman squalor with other women, Paula’s existence and human function is abused as a resource by her captors. The women are condemned to a life of enforced servitude at the whims of their imprisoners for one reason only – their milk.