Filmed over three years along the course of the River Dee in Scotland, Upstream is a cinematic dream-flight into wildness and winter.
Graceland (trailer). (2012, 35mm. dir. Rob Petit, Cast: Philip Whitchurch, Jo Woodcock. An NFTS Production).
Dreams (short film)
A young girl discovers a magical world behind a painting. (dir. Rob Petit, 2008, animation experiment involving layered rotorscoping. A Milkwood production).
Can You Hear That?
Mood edit from Graceland rushes (2012, 35mm. dir. Rob Petit. An NFTS production).
I Am Neda: The Story
Based on a true story, ‘I Am Neda’ is a political thriller for the post-truth age. Set in Tehran and London, 2009, over a period of just 12 days; one woman is forced to fight for her life because of a simple mistake made on the other side of the world. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more. (dir. Rob Petit, project pitch film, A Milkwood/GFF production).
Checkpoint (full movie)
Set at a deserted border crossing in a dystopian future where food is expensive but life is cheap, a child soldier is ordered to execute a suspected terrorist. (2012, 16mm. dir. Rob Petit. An NFTS Production).
Blackbird (full movie)
Mac suffers from headaches. Pulling over to stop at a roadside diner somewhere off a British B-Road he tries to complete a crossword until the headache passes. But in this strange place where little is as it seems, an encounter with a deranged former soldier is set to turn his world upside down. (2013, digital. dir. Rob Petit, Cast: Christian Mckay, Harry Macqueen. A Milkwood production).
Graceland (full movie)
A phone call in the middle of the night reunites Ray with his missing daughter, Emily. But lying yards from her on the rain-soaked wasteland is the body of her friend, Olivia. As Ray struggles to settle her back into life at home, the discovery of a strange cassette sparks a journey that reveals unsettling truths about what his daughter has become and how far he must go to get her back. (2012, 35mm. dir. Rob Petit, Cast: Philip Whitchurch, Jo Woodcock. An NFTS Production).