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T R A C K S   2014 / 12 mins                                                                                                                                         WATCH ONLINE

Tracks is a short film about a father and son whose relationship is challenged on a hunting trip. It explores the weight and expectation of tradition and our relationship with nature. 

 

Starring Gordon Brown (Only God Forgives) and John Bell (The Hobbit, Outlander), Tracks was commissioned by Rankins’ Collabor8te scheme. The script was developed with Tristan Goligher from The Bureau. The film premiered at Edinburgh Film Festival, 2014.

Producer: Emily Morgan

Cinematographer: Rob Hardy

Editor: Chris Roebuck

Composer: Isobel Waller-Bridge

Sound Designer: Tom Lock-Griffiths

Casting Director: Olivia Scott-Webb

Costume Designer: Sara Sensoy

Production Designer: Claire Oakley

                                                                                               

A W A R D S

 

BEST DIRECTOR, Underwire Film Festival, 2014 - WINNER

CHANNEL 4 AWARD FOR INNOVATIVE STORYTELLING, Glasgow Film Festival, 2015 - NOMINATED

SHORT FILM PRIZE, Shuffle Film Festival, 2015 - NOMINATED

BEST FEMALE DIRECTOR, London Short Film Festival, 2015 - SPECIAL MENTION

R E V I E W S

"A very accomplished piece of filmmaking, showing vision, humanity and originality." UNDERWIRE FILM FESTIVAL 

"A strong, beautiful and warming story, that cleverly uses landscape as character."  LONDON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 

"A poetic and pensive pieceTHOMAS HUMPHREY, CINEUROPA 

I N T E R V I E W S

"Tracks saw her pick up the Best Director at the Underwire Festival." FEMALE FIRST 

"We talk with Claire Oakley about Tracks and James" HUNGRY EYE

"Catching up with Underwire Alumni: Claire Oakley" UNDERWIRE FILM FESTIVAL

"Short films made for the big screen" DAZED

"Claire Oakley one year on from winning Best Director at Underwire 2014" DIRECTORS UK

"Commissioned Collabor8te writer Claire Oakley speaks about 'Tracks'." COLLABOR8TE

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F E S T I V A L S 

Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK, 2014

Rio de Janeiro Short Film Festival, Brazil, 2014

Austin International Film Festival, USA, 2014

Leuven Short Film Festival, Belgium, 2014

Underwire Film Festival, UK, 2014 

London Short Film Festival, UK, 2015 

Tehran Short Film Festival, Iran, 2015

Glasgow Short Film Festival, UK, 2015 

Goldsmiths University, UK, 2015

Birds Eye View #‎girlsonfilmclub, UK‬, 2015

Go Short Film Festival, Netherlands, 2015

Madeira Film Festival, 2015

Kyiv International Short Film Festival, Ukraine, 2015

Latitude Festival, Suffolk, UK, 2015

Shuffle Film Festival, UK, 2015

Oval Space, Hackney, UK, 2015

International Nature Film Festival Gödöllő, Hungary, 2015

International Short Film Festival of Cyprus, 2015

The Book Club, Shoreditch, UK, 2015

Inverness Film Festival, UK, 2015

Aesthetica Film Festival, UK, 2015

This is England Festival, France, 2015

British Shorts Film Festival, Germany, 2016 

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