This is the Winter // Short

2023 – A separatist movement has ignited civil war in the North of England. The UK government has built a wall dividing the country to protect the people of the South. Trapped in a refugee camp north of the border, a teenage girl has to choose between loyalty to her father and her growing political ideology.

This is the Winter is a short film, exec produced by Michael Fassbender and Conor McCaughan through DMC Film. It stars BAFTA and BIFA nominated Liv Hill (Jellyfish, Three Girls) Neil Fitzmaurice (Peep Show, Phoenix Nights) and Warren Brown (Luther).

Writer/Director: Peter King
Production Companies: DMC Film and Outsider
Producers: Theo Barrowclough and Joseph Taussig
Starring: Liv Hill, Neil Fitzmaurice, Warren Brown, Jordan Pearson
Casting Director: Kharmel Cochrane
Director of Photography: David Procter
Production Designer: Natalie O’Connor
Line Producer: Tom Martin
Production Manager: Tom Benkins
Editor: Chris Roebuck @ tenthree
Colour: Toby Tomkins @ CHEAT
VFX: The Mill
Sound: Jon Clarke @ Factory
Executive Producers: Michael Fassbender, Conor McCaughan, Andrew Smith, Sarah Smith, Peter King