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A short film by Daniel Marc Janes


     A tense moral thriller SET IN THE CITY OF LONDON


Leo (Craig Parkinson, LINE OF DUTY) is a swaggering trader - an unreconstructed alpha male. Recently promoted, he wants to pursue riskier trades and bullies his underlings into going along with him. But how far can he push Teddy (Luke Newberry, IN THE FLESH) and Rosie (Ria Zmitrowicz, THREE GIRLS) before they reach their moral limits?

A gripping drama about ruthless profit, unbridled masculinity and urgent world events, FUTURES is produced by Dom Riley and written and directed by Daniel Marc Janes. 

FUTURES was previously performed as a short play at London's Theatre503 in April 2016.




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Craig Parkinson is one of Britain's most established film and TV actors. He played DI Matthew "Dot" Cottan in LINE OF DUTY (BBC Two), Shaun the Probation Worker in MISFITS (E4) and Jimmy and Johnny Kray in WHITECHAPEL (ITV1). On the big screen he has played Matt in FOUR LIONS (dir. Chris Morris), Cubitt in BRIGHTON ROCK (dir. Rowan Joffe) and Tony Wilson in CONTROL (dir. Anton Corbijn). He also played Inspector Fry in Martin McDonagh's HANGMEN (Wyndham's Theatre). THE TWO SHOT PODCAST, his podcast about acting, has reached Number One in iTunes' TV and Film section and is nominated for a British Podcast Award.

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Luke Newberry previously played the lead role in acclaimed zombie drama IN THE FLESH (BBC Three), which earned him a BAFTA nomination for Best Actor in a Television Drama Series. His TV roles include Josh in BANANA (E4), DS Anthony Boyce in FROM DARKNESS (BBC One) and George Smith in TO WALK INVISIBLE (BBC One). His film roles include Vasily Lukich in ANNA KARENINA (dir. Joe Wright) and the title role of DUSTY AND ME (dir. Betsan Evans), while his stage roles include Malcolm in MACBETH (RSC Stratford/Barbican) and the lead of Gabe in TEDDY FERRARA (Donmar Warehouse).

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Ria Zmitrowicz recently played co-lead Amber Owen in the BAFTA-nominated THREE GIRLS (BBC One). Her recurring TV roles include Miss Ellis in MR SELFRIDGE (ITV1), Jodie in YOUNGERS (E4) and Hope in THE MIDNIGHT BEAST (E4). On stage, her roles at the Royal Court Theatre include Becky in GUNDOG, "She" in BAD ROADS and Mattie in X. She has also played Cara in FOUR MINUTES TWELVE SECONDS (Hampstead Theatre/Trafalgar Studios) and Kirsty in CHAPEL STREET (Bush Theatre/Old Red Lion). She and Craig were recently reunited in Channel 4's drama anthology 4STORIES.



Written and directed by Daniel Marc Janes
Produced by Dom Riley

Casting | Kate Bone
Director of Photography | Anna MacDonald
First Assistant Director | Jordan Kotras
Editor | Kit Wells

Steadicam Operator | David Pulgarin
Focus Puller | Karl Hui
2nd Camera Assistant | Francesca R. Zerenghi
Gaffer | Greg Probert
Sparks | Sam Baker, Jon Prentice

Production Designer | Elena Isolini
Costume Designer | Natasha Kutrovacz
Art Director | April Ibinceanu
Art Department Assistant | Rosi Stamp

Hair and Make-Up | Bethany Lewis

Sound Recordist | Stefania Fantini
Sound Edit and Mix | Fred Pearson

Composer | Joe Donohoe

VFX | Shervin Shirazian
Digital Colourist | Claire Winter
Online Edit | Andres del Caño

IT Supervisors | Alex Brad, Michael Taylor

Catering | Alison Lloyd/Creative Cuisine

Drivers | Georgia Adams, Charlie Silver

Production Assistants | Ben Everett Riley, Karolina Majka

With thanks to: Jodie Brown, Aaron Denn, George Giry-Deloison, Laura Harris and Final Cut, Mr and Mrs Janes, Newham Borough Council, Theatre503


Diego Aparicio
Declan Clowry
Ben Everett Riley
Christian Harb
George Moore-Chadwick
Misha Pinnington


Camera Provided By | National Film and Television School
Lenses Provided By | One Stop Films
Lighting Equipment Provided By | ARRI Rental UK
IT Equipment Provided By | Big Face Art
Props Provided By | Superhire Props Ltd
Vans Provided By | H&H Van Hire
Insurance Supplied By | Essex Insurance


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