On The Cusp, Longlist - Short Film - Fiction


Louis Bhose

Agile Films

An allegory for contemporary attitudes towards the British empire and colonialism, Calving is a short film that's a bit funny and a bit scary. Starring BAFTA-nominated Steven Mackintosh, the film was shot in rural Co. Donegal, Ireland.

Louis Bhose is a writer & director based in London, UK. He's directed music videos for acts such as Michael Kiwanuka, Loyle Carner, Lewis Capaldi, Masie Peters, Bombay Bicycle Club, Marika Hackman & more. Recent work includes a one hour variety special for Amazon Prime with Arlo Parks. Commercial work includes ads for Adidas, Twitter, Pot Noodle & more. His video for 'Sucker' won best video at NME awards 2018 and in 2019 he was nominated for Best New Director at the UK Music Video Awards. His work on the Twitter '@JohnLewis' campaign won a D&AD Wooden Pencil. CALVING is his first short film. He is very excited about it.