Creating Magic – Producing Genre Short Films

Triskelle Pictures have been creating uniquely-styled short films for over a decade, delving into niche sci-fi, intense dramas and quirky fantasy.

Sophie Black and her writing partner, Tommy Draper share their experiences and discuss how to write, fund and produce high concept genre films while maintaining a distinct style all their own.

Compulsory Groups :  MS19-1   MS19-2   O191-A   O191-B   O192-A   O192-B   O193   S191   S192   S193  

Speaker profile

  • Sophie Black

    Sophie founded Triskelle Pictures in 2008, through which she produced the time-travel short Stop / Eject which was long-listed for ‘Best British Short’ at BAFTA in 2015, as well as directing eight short films. She won the MMBF Rising Star Award in 2017 and was accepted into the BFI Network BAFTA Crew in 2018-2020.

  • Tommy Draper

    Tommy is a prolific screenwriter who frequently writes for European companies. His credits list is lengthy, and includes the likes of Pro Kopf – which won ‘Best Horror/Suspense’ at Comic-Con – and Der Letze Tropfen, which was commissioned by NBC Universal International (Germany). One of Tommy’s most recent credits is the BFI Network-funded Keep Breathing, which screened at the BFI London Film Festival.