Video: Martin Wallace explains how his film was inspired by the pressures he faced growing up as a teenager, and also describes the challenges of completing a low-budget film. Tom Pauline reveals his hope that young people will find an empowering message in the film's resolution.

Profile: Small Creatures is Martin's first feature film. He got in to the movie industry by directing music videos - a medium he believes is a ''great place to start" for new filmmakers. Tom received his first break after being talent-spotted in an amateur theatre production of Bugsy Malone, and he plans to pursue an acting career after his sixth-form studies.

 

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Small Creatures

  • Wed 27 June (suitable for ages 13-18) "Because we wanted the three kids to fit together really well, we saw hundreds and hundreds..." Director Martin Wallace explains the complexity of finding the perfect cast.

    Wed 27 June (suitable for ages 13-18) "Because we wanted the three kids to fit together really well, we saw hundreds and hundreds..." Director Martin Wallace explains the complexity of finding the perfect cast.

    Director Martin Wallace and actor Tom Pauline talk to FILMCLUB reporter Kerry on the eve of the UK premiere of their film, Small Creatures - a thought-provoking drama about conflicted teenage boys stuck between self preservation and loyalty to each other.

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