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5th GPIFF Official Selection

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Broadcast

Molly Boughen

A short period drama set in the 1980s, we follow Fiona Butler, a timid weather girl who has worked at Global Broadcast Network for over 10 years, but her presence is still ignored. Through the chaos of a breaking news story, she must fight against the male-dominated studio. Where she will be able to find her voice. This story deals with the underlying theme of sexism. We want to show a strong female lead coping under pressure and proving her peers wrong.

UNITED KINGDOM, 2017
English
9 minutes

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 Molly Boughen

Molly Boughen is a British director, writer. She studied BSc Film Production with Applied Technology. Broadcast (17) is her second short narrative film she has written and directed, following on the success of her first short film Brothers (17), which went on to be nominated for a Royal Television Society Student Award.

Producer:
Beth Leaver

Screenplay:
Molly Boughen
Joe Edwards

Cinematographer:
Naoki Onimaru

Editor:
Callum Smith

Production Designer:
Max Ramsden

Music:
Max Boughen

Cast:
Ben Hartley
Jonathan James
Victoria Smith
Sophie O’Shea