Your new movie Morris -
in a few words, what is it about?
young teenager named Morris dies tragically on a train line, a group of
friends helpless to save him. Now adults, his former friends find the spirit
of Morris seems to be out for revenge.
being a slasher movie, is that a genre all dear to you, and some of your
genre favourites? And what do you think makes your movie stick out of the
love the slasher genre, this is definitely a nod to the classics like Scream,
I Know What You Did Last Summer and the classic 80s slasher flicks. I think
these movies really stand the test of time, I love the twists and turns in
these kind of movies too!
(Other) sources of inspiration when writing
was kind a real life urban legend we that was told to us as kids stay away
from the train tracks or Morris will get you! It was a scare tactic to stop
kids going on the tracks. We actually donít know where the myth came from.
can you tell us about your movie's approach to horror?
tried to follow the steps of the classic horror films, but also tried to add
something new and fresh whilst also giving a nod to the classic movies.
uses some quite cool outdoors locations - so do talk about those for a
bit, and what was it like filming there?
was amazing, me and my friend Ashley went around the Vale and Woodhouse over
the summer finding cool places to film. The water tunnel was really hard to get to,
we had to somehow clear a path for the actors cutting through nettles just to
film inside it. Also the train crossing was a perfect location for the ending
of the movie. Filming over the summer was amazing, it was like we were on a
real adventure, everyone enjoyed making the movie, it was so much fun shooting
A few words
about your overall directorial approach to your story at hand?
just kept the story simple and gave the actors the freedom to bring something
to each character. I wanted to try and capture that classic summer horror
talk about your key cast, and why exactly these people?
cast just seems to fit the roles perfectly, it was like magic when we started
filming, everyone worked so well together! Like they knew each other for a
long time for real, the film works well because of the cast giving 100%, they
totally got what I was trying to make. We were very lucky to have
Halloween 5ís Tamara Glynn play a part in the movie too. Very
strong performances from all! I hope they come back to do another with me.
can you tell us about the shoot as such, and the on-set atmosphere?
was hard work but we had so much fun making the movie. Itís was definitely
the best experience I have ever had shooting a feature film, I would love to
be back doing it again, shooting in the summer at the water tunnels and
$64-question of course, where can Morris
have signed two distribution deals, one in the U.K. and North America. Coming
to digital and physical platforms in 2021.
Anything you can tell us about audience and
critical reception of Morris?
seems to be loving the movie so far. Itís been very positive with great
future projects you'd like to share?
on a new feature film script right now, I will have more news about that later
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the film and support us please upon release, Thank you.
for the interview!