I SEEK ASYLUM Short Film – Audience Feedback from March 2018 Female Film Festival

I SEEK ASYLUM, 10min., UK, Crime/Drama
Directed by Anna Southgate

Based on actual asylum interviews, the film shows what faces survivors of trafficking and torture when they come to the UK.

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Short Film: I SEEK ASYLUM, 10min., UK, Crime/Drama


Based on actual asylum interviews, ‘I Seek Asylum’ depicts the reality of what faces survivors of trafficking and torture when they come to the UK in search of safety.

Project Links

Emma Thompson – Activist
Doon Mackichan – Interviewer
Aaron Pierre – Man
Joni Kamen – Teenager

Anna Southgate – Writer / Director

Upbeat Productions:
Zara Ballantyne-Grove – Producer
Iain Ovenden – Director of Photography
Luke Everson – 2nd Camera Operator
Kieran Lefort – Sound Recordist & Mixer / Editor
Tom Webb – Digital Colourist
Jason Peters – Runner
Madeleine Chalk – Runner
Sophie Aroesty – Runner

With special thanks to:
Adam Stevens, Libby Chalmers, Alexei Emam, Zack Davies,
Keith Lawrence, Sophie Lawton, Charlie Allen

Keith Greenhalgh – Executive Producer
Peter Robertson – Executive Producer

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  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 49 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 29, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • Shooting Format:
    Sony FS7 XAVC-1 4K
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