All My Happy Friends

Life’s a stage. And so is social media. When Claire checks her phone, her friends quite literally ‘pop up’ to tell her how good their lives are.

  • United Kingdom
  • 2016, 3 min
  • Director: Paul Howard Allen
  • Director of photography: Nicolas Booth
  • Editor: Paul Howard Allen
  • Screenplay: Paul Howard Allen
  • Music: Ram Khatabakhsh
  • Cast: Lynne Seymour, Victoria Pugh, Keith Meredith, Llinos Daniel, Lizzie Rogan, Isabelle Paige
  • Producer: Vivien Müller-Rommel, Kate McColgan
  • Production: 33 Story

20.1. 19:00 Praha | Kino Pilotů
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Paul Howard Allen

Paul Howard Allen

Paul’s debut feature, ‘Big Font Large Spacing’, was completed in September 2009 and premiered at the Atlanta Film Festival. He co-launched the pop-up cinema venture ‘2D Cinema’ and screened Big Font Large Spacing to over 2,500 students at 23 different universities. In February 2014 Paul was selected for the Talents programme at the Berlin Film festival and in 2016 completed the BFI NET.WORK funded short ‘All My Happy Friends’, premiering at the London Short Film Festival. In February 2017 Paul shot and edited a documentary short about a Cardiff graffiti artist and is currently working on his second feature screenplay alongside an ongoing interest in sketch comedy. Alongside film, Paul studied Psychology and was a researcher in the field for 13 years. Short film premiered at the London Short Film Festival 2017.