Richard Fenwick, Director

Richard Fenwick

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Website: http://www.richardfenwick.com

Languages spoken: English

Albert's Speech

  • Comedy
  • English
  • 14 minutes
  • 2008

Introverted Albert has a speech to deliver. In 18 minutes. For his best friend. In front of 100 people.Welcome to the world of the best man - as seen from the inside out.With the minutes ticking away Albert finds himself surrounded by fun-loving extroverts who have zero understanding of what his mind is going through. Each and every one of them pile on the pressure, oblivious to Albert's ever growing inner turmoil.As Albert battles to control his nerves and wrestle with his over-active imagination, the idea of escape becomes all encompassing.

Selected by: The Film Network

  • Sam Pattinson

    Producer

    Sam Pattinson

  • Malachy McAnenny

    Producer

    Malachy McAnenny

  • Shane Walter

    Producer

    Shane Walter

  • Paul Hardcastle

    Editor

    Paul Hardcastle

  • Jordan Stokes

    Production Assistant

    Jordan Stokes

  • Rawdon De Fresnes

    Assistant Director

    Rawdon De Fresnes

  • Carolyn McLeod

    Casting

    Carolyn McLeod

  • Richard Evans

    Sound Designer

    Richard Evans

  • Jake Polonsky

    Director of Photography

    Jake Polonsky

  • Sam Tidman

    Production Designer

    Sam Tidman

  • Luke Thornton

    Production Manager

    Luke Thornton

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    Albert

    Nicholas Burns

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    Andrew

    Tim Healy

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    Simon

    Stuart Laing

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    Gloria

    Di Botcher

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    Bibby

    Steve Oram

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    Camille

    Katie Lyons

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    Festival:

    Edinburgh International Festival, 2009

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    Festival:

    Annecy International Animation Festival, 2009

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    Festival:

    East End Film Festival, London, 2009

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    Festival:

    Fujifilm Shorts Competition, 2009

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    Festival:

    Encounters Festival, Bristol, 2008

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Biography

Richard Fenwick is a film director and screenwriter. He is currently packaging his debut feature film and has a number of other projects in development.His existing writer/director credits include the award-winning short films: LOVE LETTER (Smirnoff Experience Reel Talent Award 2005, Kodak Finalist 2006, Rushes Soho Shorts Finalist 2006, Best Foreign Film, cortoLovere Film Festival 2007), SAFETY PROCEDURES (Hamburg Film Festival Audience Award 2006), ARTIFICIAL WORLDS (IFTC World Tour Winner 2008, Clermont-Ferrand 2008, Annecy 2007), ALBERT'S SPEECH (Encounters 2008, Annecy 2009, Edinburgh 2009), USERGUIDESĀ® (Rushes Soho Shorts Finalist 2008), THE BOX (Kodak Finalist 2007, Rushes Soho Shorts Finalist 2007), CHERRY, EXHAUSTION. Richard is also the director of a number of critically acclaimed music videos, including: TIMO MAAS (MTV Dance/Dancestar Awards), FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND (Rushes Short Film Festival, Mirrorball Film Festival), MUSE, TEENAGE FANCLUB (Mirrorball Film Festival), DEATH IN VEGAS (Raindance Film Festival, Mirrorball Film Festival), BENT. His other commercial work includes credits for some of the biggest brand names worldwide including SONY, MOTOROLA, and PLAYSTATION and his design work helped launch the face of FILMFOUR back in 1998.Richard was nominated for best new director at the CADS in 2001 and the Kinsale awards in 2002, and was hailed as a Screen International Star of Tomorrow in 2007.

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