Film writer. Film director. Five-a-side Footballer.
"On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison."
Nominated - BAFTA - "Best Short Film," BIFA - "Best Short Film"
Winner - Best Short at Oscar Qualifying Galway Film Fleadh, London Calling Short Film Jury Prize, UK Film Festival, European Independent Film Festival, Provincetown Film Festival, Still Voices Film Festival. Gold at Kinsale
In Competition - Sundance, SXSW, Aspen Shorts, Flickerfest, BFI London Film Festival, Portland International Film Festival, Hong Kong International Film Festival, London Short Film Festival, Show Me Shorts Film Festival amongst others…
Part of the 2016-17 BFI backed London Calling scheme.
a TRY HARD Production Director | Harry Lighton Writer | Harry Lighton, John Fitzpatrick Producer | Sorcha Bacon DOP | Nick Morris Editor | Julie Buckland Colourist | Oisin O'Driscoll @ The Mill Production Designer | Alexandra Toomey Sound Designer | Fred Pearson @ Final Cut London
Father Conor | Lalor Roddy Seamus | Diarmuid Noyes Malky | Fionn Walton Seana | Carrie Baxter Odran | Billy Clark
Sunday Morning Coming Down
It's 1994, the apex of Britpop culture and the advent of the Premier League, and Max is searching for his tribe. On a Sunday morning, he journeys to Hastings with his twin brother Jordan. But will the decaying seaside resort offer up what Max is looking for?
Festivals (2016 - 2017)
Cork International Film Festival
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Iris Prize Festival - Nominated for Best British Short Film
U.K. Film Festival - Nominated for Best UK Short
BFI FLARE: LGBT Film Festival
East End Film Festival, London
British Short Film Festival, Berlin
London Short Film Festival
Fringe! Queer Arts and Film Festival
Melbourne Queer International Film Festival
a TRY HARD Production
Writer | Harry Lighton Director | Harry Lighton Producer | Sorcha Bacon & Ksenia Harwood DOP | Nick Morris Editor | Julie Buckland Colourist | Phil Hambi @ MPC Production Designer | Anna Reid Sound Designer | James Shirley @ halo
Max | David Shields Jordan | Henry Faber Rosie | Sophia Flohr
June 2016. In their first ever European Championships, Wales march through to the semi-finals. For a girl gang in small-town South Wales, the line between patriotism and xenophobia becomes blurred.
Funded through The Pitch short film competition (winner 2017)
BFI London Film Festival 2018 - Best Short Film nominee
Encounters Film Festival ‘18 - In competition
Krakow Film Festival ‘18 - In competition
Aesthetica Short Film Festival ‘18
Norwich Film Festival ‘18
Director & Writer | Harry Lighton Producers | Luke Walton, Jackie Sheppard DOP | Diana Olifirova Editor | Julie Buckland Colourist | Paul Koren Production Designer | Sophia Stocco Sound Designer | @ Halo