Ben Douglass wants to reignite pride in his home city of Newcastle after discovering that not everything is as worth being proud of as he once thought. However, is his idea of a mass sing-a-long enough to spark a change?
SYNOPSIS Oh Me Lads is a documentary short film that follows an optimistic Geordie, Ben, as he tries to reignite local pride in his home city of Newcastle. But is his idea of a mass sing-a-long enough to spark change?
DIRECTOR BIO Ralph Sansum (Director)
CAST & CREW
Director Ralph SansumProducer Ben Douglass Executive Producers Peter Hort Rob Harper Cinematographer / Colourist Ben Holt Editor Kristof Szenasi Production Sound / DIT Louis Holder Additional Camera Operators Simon Diaz-Cuffin Ralph Sansum Dubbing Mixers Tom Beale Aidan McCarthy Special Thanks Stephen Barnett, Nick Cavill, Jade Chen, Dorothy Crozier, Richard Crozier, Helen Douglass, Jean Douglass, Glenda Greco, Jose Guevara, Sarah-Jane Harrison, Barbara Hodgson, Cris Irvine, Julie Lambden, Antonio Mancone, Rhodri Martin, Hasan Matar, Andy McNaughton, Lynn McNaughton, Simon Meechan, Sophie Moore, Rebecca Neligan, Simon Passmore, Osian Pearson, Neil Sansum, Behnam Taheri, David Wilson, Adam Katt Zaatri.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
Best Factual Film - The Royal Television Society (RTS) Student Awards London (2020) Official Selection - White Unicorn International Film Festival (WUIFF) (2020) Official Selection - Story? International Student Documentary Festival, Cork (2020)