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and the winner is...

20 October 2020

'Doorbells' is now an award-winning film thanks to the Edinburgh based Breakout Film Festival.  The film has been named Best Short Film for September and will be compete with the other monthly winners for the annual Best Short in early 2021.  Congrats to the whole cast and crew.

UK Premiere in London

3 February 2020

Very happy to announce that Doorbells & Gunshots will have its UK premiere at the London Independent Film Festival on Saturday night, 14th March at the Genesis Cinema in Bethnel Green.  Various cast and crew will be at the screening, so come and join in the fun!  Link below to purchase tickets.

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Great Weekend in Tampa Bay

9 December 2019

We could not have asked for a better festival to premiere the film! The response was absolutely brilliant and a bit overwhelming. We may not have won, but we'll take 2nd place. Thanks to the entire TBUFF team and all those who supported and voted for us.

north american premiere

28 October 2019

We got our 1st laurel as official selection and Best Crime Film nomination to the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival.  Very excited to be apart of this festival which is also the film's North American premiere!  Anyone in Tampa Bay the first week of December 2019, then join us for the screening.

Official Poster

4 August 2017

And here we are the official poster for Doorbells & Gunshots.  Huge thanks to Atlanta based graphic designer and artist, Mark Husbands, for his amazing work.

What the hell is Lomography?

16 February 2017

Check out article in Lomography magazine features photos of "Harvey" and "Matty" from a special shoot with Russell Darling. And learn all about lomography!

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That's a wrap

16 January 2017

Very excited to report that after a long week with some early morning and very late evenings, principal photography is complete! A huge thank you to our talented cast and crew including the 'newbies' that joined us for the shoot: Iñigo Berron (assistant camera), Liam Allen (gaffer), Julia-Maria Eiben (continuity), Christopher Dascalopoulos (boom operator) and Brendan Carroll (tech support).

Post production to begin shortly with Michael and Russell working on the directors' (assembly) cut. Watch this space for more updates as 'Doorbells and Gunshots' continues to evolve.



8 January 2017

The crowdfunding campaign was a success achieving 104% of our £5,000 target. Of course we couldn't have done this without the support of our family, friends and a few new fans.

A big thank you to our backers Ben Manz, Suelin Heng, Leslie Register, Molly Merwin, Risa Lederhandler, Greg Comisky, Brayden Vera, Larry Register, Helen Wraight, Mariano Tufro, Caitlin Sinclair, Sarah Sklavenitis, Anne Glyn, Robert Hupp, Jimmy Simons, Colin Goheen, Mike Finn, Robert Darling, Nick Grego, Mike Hanratty, Griff Winkler, Ian Malin, Mimi Gehl, Krista Hanratty, Nina Mahdavi, Chris Dascalopoulos, Aggy, Dave Bixler, Brian Hensley, Angela Paulk, Brian Baker, Rami Nasr, Mark Savage, Charlie Kemper, Christy Meyer, Bruce Mackenzie, Martin Burke, Charlotta Barman.

No matter what the pledge, Doorbells and Gunshots would not be possible without your support.


Join the 'Doorbells' team

9 December 2016

Just over a month until filming begins and today we launched the crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter! Some fantastic rewards for those able to help including listing in the closing credits, limited edition vinyl soundtrack, autograph photos, private screening and party invites and even an Executive Producer credit for the very generous. Even if you can't help us monetarily, you can still help by sharing with your family and friends. Thanks for all your support in bringing 'Doorbells and Gunshots' to life!


Meet the Lads

4 December 2016

Some candid shots from recent photo shoot with 'Doorbells' lovable philosopher and troubled anti-hero!

The Beginning

9 October 2016

And so it begins! The production team was busy filming footage for the teaser. The teaser will be released with the launch of the crowdfunding campaign latter this month.