Antelope featured in Daily Echo

I’m really pleased to announce that Hampshire based newspaper, The Daily Echo has published a piece on Antelope, my mental health short film, both in print and online. It details my own experiences of mental health, my recovery and the process of making Antelope. With an combined daily circulation of over 100,o00 covering Southampton and […]

Antelope to screen at Freemantle Music and Arts Festival

I’m pleased to announce that Antelope will be screened on Wednesday 13th June from 7:30pm at Christ Church in Freemantle as the closing event of the Freemantle Music and Arts Festival 2018. The event, entitled ‘Cat Eliza T and Friends’ will feature live music performances from Southampton based musician Cat Eliza T with support from […]

Antelope to screen at Dorking Film Festival this weekend

Antelope will be screening in competition on Saturday 24th March 2018 from 2pm at Dorking Halls, Reigate Rd, Dorking RH4 1SG as part of Dorking Film Festival 2018. The Dorking Film Festival asked filmmakers in Surrey, the South-East and the rest of the UK to send us their short films. Thirteen of the best by adult […]

Night Dreams to compete at #DVMission18

Last week I was excited to take part in the 12th annual DV Mission 48 Hour Film Challenge. As part of the ‘Three Bus Stops outside Shirley, Southampton’ team, I directed and edited Night Dreams, a two-minute zombie-rom-com. 30 teams competed, given just 48 hours to write, direct and edit a film featuring the following […]

Antelope accepted into Dorking Film Festival 2018

I’m pleased to confirm that Antelope has been accepted into Dorking Film Festival 2018. Dorking Film Festival 2018 will take place on Saturday 24th March 2018, screening times, venues and award nominations will be confirmed closer to the date. Find out more about Dorking Film Festival here

Antelope to screen at City Eye’s Festive Films

I’m pleased to announce the Antelope will be screening at Festive Films, the annual screening of short films by Southampton-based community filmmaking charity City Eye. Date: Monday 18th December 2017 Venue: God’s House Tower, Winkle Street, Southampton, SO14 2NY Time: 7.30pm Tickets: Free – advanced booking In addition to Antelope, the event will feature a ‘Best-of’ selection of films […]

Antelope wins Meglio Matti Che Corti competition

On Thursday 7th December 2017, local filmmaker Ben Grace won the Technical Jury Prize (Best Film) of the Meglio Matti Che Corti competition, for his short film Antelope, alongside ‘The Scent of the Stars’ by Francesco Felli. Flying out to accept the award at a special awards ceremony in Modena, Italy, Southampton-based writer/director Ben Grace said  […]

Medicated Stable? Animated Film Released

Medicated Stable? Experiences of mental health treatment, support and recovery in Southampton was released today by Healthwatch Southampton Medicated Stable is an animated film that explores some of the experiences of mental health treatment, support and recovery in Southampton. Funded by NHS England, this animated film produced by Healthwatch Southampton is based on ‘Barriers and […]

Antelope screens at Ideas For Wellbeing event during Southampton Film Week 2017

On Tuesday 14th November, Healthwatch Southampton and Touch Network co-hosted an evening of film and discussion around local mental health services as part of Southampton Film Week. Over 80 people attended the screening of several short films made by local filmmakers that detailed the experiences of local residents mental health journeys including Antelope, by Ben […]

Antelope accepted into Percorto’s Meglio Matti Che Corti

Antelope, the mental health drama written and directed by Ben Grace, has been accepted into Meglio Matti Che Corti, a national competition under the Percorto initiative program promoted by Dipartimento di Salute Mentale e Dipendenze Patologiche (Department of Mental Health and Pathological Addictions) in Italy. The competition is held in collaboration with Idee in Circolo, Nonantola Film […]