The Thing That Ate The Birds

Dan Gitsham, Sophie Mair

IndieLisboa 2021 •

United Kingdom, Fiction, 2021, 11′

Abel is a gamekeeper, patrolling and safeguarding the animals. But his marriage is something he hasn’t taken care of. The two facets of his life collide when his mercilessness brings something back to his home that should never have entered it.

Director's Bio

Sophie Mair & Dan Gitsham are partners in life and film.  Their genre short films have been commissioned by UK Film Council, BFI and Gunpowder & Sky and screened at 150 festivals worldwide. They are developing horror feature film Ginger with the BFI and they were selected for Screen International’s Star of Tomorrow and the John Brabourne Award.