Cats! (2018), starring Keren Bala Devan


Currently enjoying a short circuit of international film festivals, this hilarious short features up and coming Malaysian standup comic, Keren Bala Devan. 

Packed with gags. this little dollop of slapstick will have you laughing all the way through. Enjoy!

Directed, Shot and Cut by Paul Russell

Awards

Best Comedy Short Film South Cinematographic Academy Film and Arts 2018

The Returning (2017)


Directed, shot and cut by Paul Russell

Finally, after a year touring the world’s film festivals and receiving several awards, we are pleased to show The Returning in full. 

A bittersweet love story unfolds when a widower’s wife returns from the grave.

Starring
Fairil Imran Desa
Leila Louise Fitton

Based on the story ‘The Man on the 22nd Floor’ by Tunku Halim

Awards

Best Director of the Month, AAB International Film Festival, May 2018
Best Director of the Month: Direct Short Online Film Festival Dec 2017
Best Indie Short Film: Five Continents International Film Festival #13 2018
Best Romance (Short Film): South Cinematographic Academy Film and Arts 2018
Best Art Direction (Short Film): South Cinematographic Academy Film and Arts 2018
Best Sound Design (Short Film): South Cinematographic Academy Film and Arts 2018
Third Audience Award: South Cinematographic Academy Film and Arts 2018
Award of Excellence, Direction: Depth of Field International Film Festival Spring 2018
Award of Excellence, Editing : Depth of Field International Film Festival Spring 2018
Award of Excellence, Production Design: Southern Shorts Awards, Drama 2017
Award of Merit: Accolade Global Film Competition
Award of Merit: Canada Shorts Film Festival 2017
Award of Merit, Producer: Southern Shorts Awards, Drama 2017
Award of Merit, Director: Southern Shorts Awards, Drama 2017
Award of Merit, Cinematography: Southern Shorts Awards, Drama 2017
Award of Merit, Music: Southern Shorts Awards, Drama 2017
Award of Merit, Editing: Southern Shorts Awards, Drama 2017

More Short Film Collaborations

Change (2014)

Directed by Moe Izwan Kamal, Fairil Imran Desa and Paul Russell

A man finds out that his apartment is haunted when coins start stacking themselves

Thus… With a Kiss (2014)

Directed by Fairil Imran Desa

Written and shot  by Paul Russell

A Shakespearean actor gets a deadly surprise when he finds out that someone else has him play an entirely different role

The Trade (2013)

Directed and shot by Paul Russell

Written by Ayez Shaukat Fonseka

A man is faced with a dangerous choice when his niece is kidnapped by loan sharks.