Old Fellow is a character-based story about 61-year-old Frederick Foster. He is prematurely retired, widowed, lonesome, bored out of his wits and a bit lost – until he meets Oliver Appleby, a curious young boy who shares Frederick’s passion for astronomy and reignites his long lost zest of life.
It’s the beginning of a fruitful friendship for both Oliver and Frederick. From the encounter Frederick learns a lot about coping with his situation, while on the same hand it has a soothing influence on the relationship between the boy and his mother. It is a collection of quirky characters, all loveable in their very own and special way, who, by letting one another into each other’s lives, learn how to cope with the struggles that life has thrown at them.
Meet The Team
Sofia K. Peters - Director
Sofia comes from a background of photography, writing, theatre as well as film. Over the last couple of years she has made and worked on many short films and two features. She is now finishing her MA in Directing in London to pursue a career in the film industry as a Director.
Aileen Flanagan - Producer
Aileen has produced several short films, test commercials and online videos as well as creating a web series, Support Acts, which has been accepted into several festivals. As well as freelance producing, Aileen is also a film blogger for moviepilot.com.
Laura Crossland - Writer
Laura is currently studying scriptwriting at Met Film School in Ealing Studios alongside Sofia and is excited to see this story come to life.
Caleb Wissun-Bhide - Director of Photography
Caleb is a cinematographer from Ladbroke Grove West London, specialising in short films and promos. He also D.o.P'ed, the short film Good Son (2014) which has been accepted into many film festivals.
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- Art Direction
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Sofia, Aileen, Laura and Caleb
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Risks and challenges
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- The right cast (especially the child actor)
-The right equipment
- The right crew
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