Ben Manley

 : Writer & Performer

Good Boy (in production)

Hattie Morahan and Ben Manley in the short film, Good Boy.

A dog show with a difference.

Directors

Blake and Dylan Ritson

Writers

Dylan Ritson and Ben Manley

Cast (in order of appearance)

Jessica Hynes, Reese Sheersmith, Hayley Carmichael, Hamish McColl, Emily Bruni, David Sant, Natalie Grady, John Nicholson, Hattie Morahan (pictured), Ben Manley (pictured), Joanna Page, Nicholas Burns, Anna Carteret.

Out of Time (2004)

A surreal, modern allegory about love, lies, and the dangers of false advertising.

Directors

Blake and Dylan Ritson

Writer

Dylan Ritson

Cast (in order of appearance)

Mark Heap, Raquel Cassidy, Anna Carteret, Maisey Plumstead, Hattie Morahan, Peter Guinness, Ben Manley, Douglas Hodge.

Awards

Global Audience Award, 1st CON-CAN Movie Festival

Synopsis

Charlie is in trouble -- he has woken up to discover that his mouth is moving out of sync with his words. We follow his race to find a cure, attend a meeting, and patch up things with his girlfriend - all whilst trying to hide the bizarre affliction. A surreal, modern allegory about love, lies, and the dangers of false advertising.

Birdman (2004)

A birdman longs to take to the skies, but what would he sacrifice to make his dream come true?

Director

Rebecca Manley

Writer

Ben Manley

Cast (in order of appearance)

Ben Manley

Awards

Shortlisted for straight8 2004 and screened at The Other Cinema, as part of the Soho Shorts festival.

Further info

Birdman was shot in one take for the straight8 film-making competition.