When Arlo is pressured by his big brother to lose his virginity to a personalised sex robot it makes him question if he wants to wait for the real thing, or might this ‘delight doll’ make all his dreams come true?
Miranda's script was selected for production through the Directors UK Challenge Alexa Scheme 2018 in conjunction with ARRI. The film also received sponsorship and support from Molinaire, Technicolor, MBS Lighting and has received a Genera Film Grant.
The Producer is Jessica Benhamou and the film stars Harry Gilby (Just Charlie, Tolkein), Jack Loxton (Vanity Fair, Curious Incident of the Dog In The Nighttime) and Caitlan Barrett-Ward (Dumping Ground).
Evie also acts as a pilot for a near-future TV series that Miranda is developing.
Evie premiered at Encounters Film Festival in late 2018 and had its US Premiere at the Oscar qualifying festival St Louis Film Festival.
It was also awarded First Prize for Best Sci-Fi Short at the Rhode Island International Film Festival in August 2019.
BEHIND THE SCENES
Evie had all female HoDs and an 85% female crew - highlighting the amazing talent of women across all departments.
The film was shot over two days, as part of the Alexa Challenge, using the ALEXI Mini with anamorphic lenses and the Trinity rig.
Directed and Written by MIRANDA HOWARD-WILLIAMS
Produced by JESSICA BENHAMOU
Director of Photography - CATHERINE GOLDSCHMIDT
Production Designer - KATE STAMP
Costume Designer - GUILIA SCRIMIERI
Editor - SALLY MUMBY-CROFT
Music - TARA FORTH
Arlo - HARRY GILBY
Ollie - JACK LOXTON
Evie - CAITLAN BARRETT-WARD