Celine Haddad in Film & TV

29/04/2015

iShorts+ Funny Girls Project: 'Three Women Wait For Death'

A caravan set tour-de-farce involving a frazzled female trio’s frenzied search for acceptance, love, parity, and…a cupboard full of cash.

Left-Right: Diarmuid Hughes, Isabelle Sieb and Nat Luurtsema.

Isabelle Sieb - Director 

Isabelle Sieb started her career directing documentaries for clients like National Geographic and FIFA in South Africa. London based since 2010, she has made four short films, two of which screened at festivals in the UK and internationally. She is currently developing a slate of projects in the UK, Germany and Los Angeles and has recently been selected for the Northern Film & Media feature development scheme RISE funded by Creative Skillset and the BFI.

Nat Luurtsema - Writer 

Nat Luurtsema is a BAFTA-nominated screenwriter, stand-up, actor and author. She has a two book deal with Walker Books, sitcoms in development with Channel 4 and the BBC and won the BAFTA Rocliffe Forum last year for her feature script 'Annie’s Got Body Issues'.

Diarmuid Hughes - Producer 

Diarmuid began working on set in Ireland, before graduating from Working Title Films' Action! internship scheme and becoming Production Co-ordinator at Working Title TV, working across 'Mary And Martha' (BBC) and 'Yonderland' (Sky). More recently, Post Production Coordinator on 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' (Universal) and 'Man Up' (Big Talk). As a producer, Diarmuid is building up a slate here and in Ireland.

"My team and I are really excited to have Creative England's backing to make this darkly funny film and thrilled to be part of such a great scheme amongst such talented filmmakers." - Isabelle Sieb.

iShorts+ Funny Girls is Creative England's short film initiative offering a £10,000 production award to exciting female directors from across England. The programme is supported through BFI NET.WORK. Find out more  here.

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