The Man at the Bottom of the Garden


10 minutes



Producer: Karen Newman

Writer/Director: Paul Blinkhorn

Casting: Ben Cogan

Editor: Chris Rubino

Video calling to check in on her parents, Jessica’s greeted by her mum, Marji, who informs her that her dad, Joe, is in isolation at the bottom of the garden. He’s displaying symptoms of Covid-19 - but everything isn’t as it seems.


Denise Black, Paul Bradley & Clare Calbraith 



Official Selection:


The Austin International Art Festival - Finalist Best Comedy Short / Best Short Producer

The Paris Film Festival - Nominated for Best Comedy

4th DimensionInternational Film Festival - Finalist

Southport Film Festival

This is England Film Festival

Sydney Indie Short Film Festival - Semi Finalist

Swindon Independent (International) Film Festival

Lit Laughs International Comedy Film Festival


Best Short Producer - The Austin International Art Festival