WRITER & DIRECTOR / UK / 13 MINS / 2016
Two teenage boys break free from school to embark on a dangerous adventure, as they truant their way across the threatening industrial landscape which surrounds them.
The Truants had its international premiere at one of the largest youth film festivals in the world, the prestigious 46th Giffoni Film Festival in Italy. Winning multiple awards, the film has screened at over 30 film festivals around the globe, with praise from BAFTA award-winning director Shane Meadows and Oscar® nominated producer Stephen Woolley.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
30 festival screenings and 7 awards
• Short of the Week Official Selection
• Shooting People Film of the Month
• BFI Future Film Festival Official Selection
• British Shorts Berlin Official Selection
• London Short Film Festival (BAFTA qualifying)
• Etiuda & Anima Film Festival Official Selection
• Castellinaria Film Festival Winner ‘Best Film’
• Cinemagic Film Festival Official Selection
• Giffoni Film Festival Official Selection
• The Shortest Nights Official Selection