This Gripping Short From UNHCR Won 'Best Short Film' at the BAFTAs

Somesuch, BBH Black Sheep Studios Worked on Story Featuring a Refugee Journey in Reverse

Published on

Editor's Pick

BAFTA this weekend awarded its Best British Short Film award to "Home," a short film for the UNHCR co-produced by Black Sheep Studios, BBH London's in-house production unit, Somesuch, and DokuFest, the Kosovan film festival.

The 20-minute film, the trailer for which is seen here, is supported by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. it aired at film festivals last year and from today is available to watch online (paid) via Curzon Home Cinema. Wider distribution will follow shortly.

Starring Jack O'Connell and Holliday Grainger, it tells the story of a refugee journey in reverse, with a comfortable English family experience leaving their home and setting out for Eastern Europe. Written and directed by Daniel Mulloy, it aims to remind the viewer that refugees are just people like anyone else.

The film was funded and produced by Black Sheep Studios, Somesuch and DokuFest, with donations from Open Society Foundation-London, United Agencies in Kosovo, USAID and the film's cast and crew, among many others. Coldplay, Dizzee Rascal and Wiley all donated music for the soundtrack.

Rate this Ad
No starts selected .5 stars 1 star 1.5 stars 2 stars 2.5 stars 3 stars 3.5 stars 4 stars 4.5 stars 5 stars

You must be registered to rate the ad. Please Login or Register Now

About

Credits
Date
Feb 13, 2017
Client:
UNHCR
Production Company:
Somesuch
Production Company:
Black Sheep Studios
Tags
Latest Creativity News on Ad Age

Related work

The Creativity Daily Newsletter

Get highlights of the most important daily news delivered to your e-mail inbox. Receive Our Newsletters.

Become a Member of Ad Age