EVIE

Short Film
8mins
ARRI Alexa
2018

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, ALT, that Miranda and Jessica are developing and writing together. 

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.

KEY CREW

 

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

CAST

 

Arlo - HARRY GILBY

Ollie - JACK LOXTON

Evie - CAITLAN BARRETT-WARD