WS: Notes is interesting in that you'd never previously directed or written a short before. You were working as a camera assistant, so how did the film come about?
To be honest I was really lost at the time, I never knew where I was going, what I was doing, I'd thought about becoming a stand up comedian, an actor, an A/D, props, production. I wasn't enjoying my time in the c...
‘Funding is a limitation, and for short filmmakers it’s not a necessary limitation'
Whaam! Shorts 3 is 'Stalactites' by Alison Piper
Stalactites is the fantastic debut short by Alison Piper. It was turned down for traditional public funding which would lead many filmmakers to give up. Instead, this lack of funding inspired Alison to become more determined to make the film.