Some Kind of Intimacy

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Film Synopsis:

The filmmaker tries to communicate with the sheep living where his parents are buried.

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Title: Some Kind of Intimacy

Length: 6 min

Country of Origin: UK

Completion Year: 2021

Director: Toby Bull

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About Director

Toby Bull is an English writer & filmmaker currently making work about the legacies of orphanhood. His short films WELCOME TO HARMONDSWORTH (2019) and SOME KIND OF INTIMACY (2021) have screened at 30+ festivals including Visions du Réel, MoMI First Look, Viennale, DokuFest, RIDM, Full Frame, and the Cork, Leeds, Reykjavik & Hamptons International Film Festivals. SOME KIND OF INTIMACY will stream via Tënk from June, and has received multiple accolades: ZINEBI’s Mikeldi Best Documentary Short Award, Black Canvas FCC’s Young Canvas Best Int’l Short Award, and a Special Mention for Cork IFF’s Best Int’l Short Award. As a cameraperson, editor, and writer, he’s worked with clients such as the UK’s Labour Party & Trade Union Council, Momentum, Compulsory, Brickwall, the BBC and the Francesca Galloway Gallery. He has also acted as a juror for the IDA’s Best Short Award. Before making films, Toby studied English at Cambridge and worked in the music industry, directing an imprint of Moshi Moshi Records. His writing has appeared in Self & Society, 4×3, and 3:AM. He’s also developing work as part of The Collective Studio, an artist development program run by The Newbridge Project.

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