Young Film Fund - Comedy Shorts

Movies

  • Angry Bird

    PLAY What does this mean?

    Benny The Great, daredevil extraordinaire, has braved the most dangerous situations but now has finally met his match – a bird, two foot tall, fluffy and very angry.
    Length 01’ 52”
    Aged 12-14

  • Asking Out Tim

    PLAY What does this mean?

    A girl asks out a boy but he’s not interested. There are many excuses from the fact that he doesn’t like pink to the fact she smells of cheese. Love is a losing game.
    Length 01’ 39”
    Aged 13-15

    Young people from the south-west took part in a First Light project co-ordinated by My Pockets, and produced six 90-second comedy shorts based around sex education.

    My Pockets worked closely with Compass Pupil Referral Unit and the Switch Community Project to recruit participants from hard-to-reach groups such as young offenders, young people excluded from formal education, young people in care, and those from economically disadvantaged or rural areas.

  • Dis

    PLAY What does this mean?

    An English teacher tries to engage her bored students with a rap battle between two mighty foes. She gets more than she bargained for when the light sabres come out and she with her most keen students get caught up in the crossfire.
    Length 01’ 36”
    Aged 13-17

  • Dream Boy

    PLAY What does this mean?

    Girls talk about their dream boyfriend using a puppet to pin on their dreams but in the end the girls agree that all boys are useless.
    Length 01’ 19”
    Aged 11-17

  • Girl Talk

    PLAY What does this mean?

    Three girls compare notes on whereabouts boys have tried to have sex with them. They get the giggles and try to outdo each other. In the end they decide the best place to it is in bed.
    Length 01’ 38”
    Aged 14-15

  • H.B.

    PLAY What does this mean?

    A pencil sharpener tries to seduce a shy pencil but will he shape up 2B like her much harder boyfriends?
    Length 01’ 30”
    Aged 15

    Young people aged 11-17 from the south-west took part in a First Light project co-ordinated by My Pockets, and produced 6 90-second comedy shorts based around sex education.

    My Pockets worked closely with Compass Pupil Referral Unit and the Switch Community Project to recruit participants from hard-to-reach groups such as young offenders, young people excluded from formal education, young people in care, and those from economically disadvantaged or rural areas.

  • Ly'mpics

    PLAY What does this mean?

    Contractors for the Paralympics sport facilities make some serious mistakes leading to a bouncing pool, odd finishing shots and wonky races but everyone is having a great time.
    Length 02’ 19”
    Aged 8-11

  • Make-Up

    PLAY What does this mean?

    A girl bunks art and goes to apply make-up in the school toilet. Another girl stokes a bit of make-up rivalry. As battle begins until they realise they both hate art. After a creative truce have they really made-up?
    Length 01’ 35”
    Aged 15-16

  • Mobile

    PLAY What does this mean?

    A group of friends play a trick on Robert Jones to force him to run at his unnaturally fast speed. The unmotivated, food addicted young man falls right into their trap and lives up to expectations but how does he feel about it?
    Length 01’ 35”
    Aged 9-17

  • Morning Chorus

    PLAY What does this mean?

    A rowdy group of students are settled by the headmaster’s arrival. However his unsettled stomach starts a descent into one historic fart. His gaseous release is followed by a tuneful rendition from the whole assembly.
    Length 01’ 35”
    Aged 13-17

  • Neds on a Train

    PLAY What does this mean?

    Some Glaswegian banter ensues but the ticket inspector is not amused.
    Length 03’ 00”
    Aged 14-25

  • Numbers

    PLAY What does this mean?

    A lad asks another lad, who is more sexually experienced than him, how he gets his numbers up. The older lad begs him to see sense. Life is not about getting your numbers up but about girls respecting you.
    Length 01’ 40”
    Aged 14-15

  • The Empty

    PLAY What does this mean?

    A surreal adventure ensues when a group of young people are left alone in an empty house & decide to throw a party. There are many unexpected and unusual guests.
    Length 03’ 00”
    Aged 19-25

  • The Maze

    PLAY What does this mean?

    Dale, Agro and Maze are pretty stupid. On the day their college is closed for the Olympics, they turn up for Videogame club. Dale answers the phone and agrees to a snap OFSTED inspection. Splitting up, the boys battle to save the Universe (college). This is Maze’s…errr, maze.
    Length 01’ 34”
    Aged 16-21

  • The Mission

    PLAY What does this mean?

    Dale, Agro and Maze are pretty stupid. On the day their college is closed for the Olympics, they turn up for Videogame club. Dale answers the phone and agrees to a snap OFSTED inspection. Splitting up, the boys battle to save the Universe (college). This is Agro’s mission.
    Length 01’ 37”
    Aged 16-19

  • The Quest

    PLAY What does this mean?

    Dale, Agro and Maze are pretty stupid. On the day their college is closed for the Olympics, they turn up for Videogame club. Dale answers the phone and agrees to a snap OFSTED inspection. Splitting up, the boys battle to save the Universe (college). This is Dale’s quest.
    Length 01’ 37”
    Aged 16-21

  • The Talk

    PLAY What does this mean?

    A teachertalks to a class of students about sex. Some take avid notes, some are proud that they know it already and others can’t believe their ears. As the teacher continues, two sink beneath the table.
    Length 01’ 34”
    Aged 13