THE HERD

Short Film

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

Winner Best Supporting Actress, South African Indie Film Festival 2020
Nominated Best Short Film, South African Indie Film Festival 2020
Winner Best Short Film, Obscura Film Festival Berlin 2019
Nominated Best Short, Sitges International Film Festival 2016
Winner Best Horror Short, London Independent Film Festival 2015
Winner Best Short Film, Festival Boca do Inferno 2015
Winner Best Short Horror Film, Celluloid Screams 2015
Winner Best Horror/Sci Fi, Sunderland Shorts 2015
Winner Best Foreign Short Film, Russian Annual Horror Film Awards 2015
Winner Best Horror Short, Sheffield Horror Film Festival 2015
Winner Best Cinematography, British Horror Film Festival 2015

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.