The London Horror Society are proud to announce their involvement in OUR SONG — the first non-horror film in its roster.
If it’s not horror, then why are we getting behind it?
Firstly, we know there’s a good few sci-fi fans amongst our followers, and this might well be your cup of tea…
Secondly, it’s from British writer/director Scott Lyus who has a real pedigree in indie horror, being responsible for the festival hits Silently Within Your Shadow and Echoes of the Passed. And we’re always keen to support the horror community in whatever they do… even if it’s slightly outside of the box!
Emily, a dementia patient, and her husband Jack sit overlooking a beyond beautiful landscape. The sun shines, an old song plays, as they look back at their favourite memories from days gone by. Mix in a little science-fiction and a whole lot of heart, Our Song hopes to give those suffering with the dementia a much-needed voice.
From writer/director Scott Lyus, best known for the hit short horror films Silently Within Your Shadow and Echoes of the Passed, comes this new, exciting and important short film.
Inspired by the filmmakers personal journey with his Grandmother over the last 4 years, Our Song is without doubt his most personal picture to date.
Alongside the launch of the campaign, Lyus also announces the films lead actors brining Emily and Jack to life; the incredible duo of Vivien Bridson and D.J. Bailey.
With an upcoming role in Disney’s Christopher Robin, Vivien Bridson is an actress with multiple years’ experience in the Film and TV world.
She is maybe best known for her feature role in Tom Six’s The Human Centipede 2 as Mrs. Lomax, proving that she is no stranger to challenging and wildly different roles.
D.J. Bailey is widely known for his character roles as a returning wizard in Harry Potter films, The Goblet of Fire, The Half Blood Prince and The Deathly Hallows, as well as last being seen of the big screen in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
How People Can Help
With the campaign now live, the filmmakers want you to join the team and help bring this one to life. They’d be eternally thankful if you could check out the campaign over at Indiegogo and hit that share button across all your social media.
There’s a number of great perks up for grabs for all Indiegogo contributors, starting with a link to the finished film, all the way up to Associate and Executive Producer credits.
Also, it’s very important to note that 15% of any money raised will be going directly to a dementia charity (full details to follow). Plus, if we exceed our target, then we’ll be donating an incredible 50% of this excess too.
Lyus assures us that “Our Song will be a film that will make you laugh, make you cry and one you’ll be proud to be a part of. The aim is to shine a spotlight on Dementia and those suffering with it. Having Vivien and D.J. on board to bring our lead characters to life is more than I could have ever hoped for.
I can’t wait to work with them and watch them bring Emily and Jack to life. My hope is that Our Song connects on a personal level with anyone who has a similar story to tell, as at its core, Our Song is a film about family.”