PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT

 

Check back here regularly to find out what exciting projects are in development at Shunk Films. We are always on the look out for experienced producers to collaborate with to help us move these exciting projects forward.

 

Contact us at info@shunkfilms.co.uk.

 

FEATURES

 

DOGBITE

Grindhouse-inspired Modern Western.

'Desperado' meets 'Walking Tall'

 

"Hoping for a fresh start, a biker with a violent past moves his family to New Mexico. When their paths cross with a sadistic local, all hell breaks loose leading him down a familiar path of violence and retribution."

 

*SCREENCRAFT Quarter-Finalist

*GOLDMINE Quarter-Finalist

 

PIG

Crime Romance.

'Layer Cake' meets 'True Romance'

 

"A tough, old-skool copper goes undercover to bring down gangster #1. The case hits a snag when she falls in love with her mark whilst London's underworld prepare for battle around them."

 

*PAGE Quarter-Finalist

*SHORE Quarter-Finalist

 

CELLS

B-movie sci-fi adventure.

'Temple of Doom' meets 'Alien'.

 

"After the Nazis patrol that captured him is attacked by a supernatural force, A British Soldier awakens in an underground cell, imprisoned as part of an experiment by a malevolent race of beings. Now, he must unite with his enemy, a young Nazis Soldier, and thwart the creature's plan to create an army of emotionless human drones."

 

*Feature-length version of the short film 'Cell' written by Alex Hollister

*Download the one-sheet HERE

 

SNOG

Coming of Age Drama.

''Boyhood' meets 'Billy Elliott'.

 

"The young son of a strict Jehovah's witness chases his first kiss whilst spending the summer with his estranged, alcoholic father on a rough council estate."

 

*PAGE Quarter-Finalist

 

 

ISO 11

Contained Horror.

'The Thing' meets 'Hunger'.

 

"Four violent prisoners detained and abandoned in isolation must fight to survive when the world outside of their prison walls falls into apocolyptic chaos."

 

TV

 

GWENTBOYS

6-part serialised comedy.

'The Office' meets 'Pheonix Nights'.

 

"A dillusional nightclub owner attempts to reform and reintroduce the semi-successful 90's boyband 'Xcite', the only problem is they weren't that good the first time around."

 

*BBC Writersroom Final Stager

 

SHORTS

 

MAMBA

Cronenberg-esque body Horror.

'Raging Bull' meets 'The Fly'.

 

An ageing journeyman boxer obsessed with winning takes a performance-enhancing drug which causes terrifying changes to his mind and body.

 

*iShorts Final Rounder

 

OLD SKOOL

Urban Drama.

'Harry Brown' meets ''Gran Torino'

 

Two lifelong, octogenarian friends and war veterans are harrassed by a local thug, they are eventually pushed to their limits resulting in 'old skool' retribution.

 

*SHORE Semi-Finalist

 

TOKYO NIGHT DRIVE

Stylish Drama.

'Drive' meets 'Lolita'.

 

A lonely, middle-aged english teacher working in Japan becomes infatuated with one of his pupils, leading to escalating acts of violence climaxing in a shoot out on the Tokyo expressway.

 

MYSTERIOUS WAYS

Vigilante drama.

'Blue Ruin' meets 'This is England'.

 

A grieving mother seeks revenge as her son's killer is released early from prison, however she struggles to find the strength to see it through and instead seeks guidance from a local vicar who is also a man on the egde.

 

NIGHTBIRD

Adventure Horror.

'Let The Right One In' meets 'The Babadook'.

 

Children are going missing at an alarming rate. Abandoned by her neglectful mother, a plucky and resourceful thirteen year old must protect her younger sister from 'The Gray Man' who lurks ever closer to their home.

 

TANYA

Dark Romance.

'Kes' meets 'Blue Velvet'

 

An isolated teenage boy meets his true love on an abandoned allotment but unfortunatley for him, she's ten years older...and has been dead for three days.

 

BEAST

Adventure-Drama.

'The Goonies' meets 'Room For Romeo Brass'

 

Three pre-teens venture into the wilderness that overlooks thier council estate to search for a lost dog whilst a story of an escaped panther prowling the woods strikes fear into the group.

 

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