Flying High, Longlist - Short Film

The Priest

Jim Owen

Two siblings wait to speak with the priest.

Jim has comedy in his bones, and loves to work with character actors. He broke onto the scene with his short film ‘Can We Talk?’ which won an Honourable Mention at Sundance Film Festival. His latest commercial work includes a six-spot campaign for Maltesers Buttons, a three-spot campaign for Royal Mail, a film starring Seann Walsh for The Big Issue, and a commercial for Denplan featuring Spencer Jones. He’s also directed funny commercials for Subway, Huawei, McVities, Cheerios, Philips and Comfort. Jim has also directed BBC3 comedy pilot, ‘Hailmakers’, for BBC Studios, after previously directing the BBC2 sketch shows ‘Sketchland’ and ‘What’s Funny About The Indyref?’, for BBC Comedy in Scotland.