I'll Tell You

an evocative tale of love and loss.

This short film was commissioned under the South West Screen Digital Short scheme. It was directed by B.A.F.T.A. winner Rachel Tillotson and produced by B.A.F.T.A. nominated Jayne Chard. The Director of Photography was Ula Pontikos and composer was Alex (Last King of Scotland) Heffes. This is the festival trailer.

I'll Tell You has been Shown at the following festivals:

 * Clermont Ferrand Film Festival 2011, France, Premiere outside UK

 * BFI London Short film Festival 2011, Premiere inside UK, qualified for BAFTA

  * International Short Film Festival Leuven, Nov 2011 - one of 40 out of 2,500 applications for the European Competition

  * MoliseCinema Film festival, Italy Aug 2011

  * Encounters Film Festival, Bristol, 2011.

  * Cornwall Film Festival, 2011, nominated for award

   * Helsinki short film Festival, Finland, 2011

   * EUShorts Festival, Budapest, 2011 - Finest of contemporary European short film, Screenings in New York and Budapest.

   * International Cinematographers' Film Festival MANAKI BROTHERS, 2011

   * British Council Short Film Promotion Scheme

    * WorldKids International Film Festival, 2011

Best of the South West awarded at the Encounters Short film festival.


The film is represented by distributors Some Like It Short and has been sold to France 3; NBC Italy; SICL Universal UK; Euro Channel USA and Swedish Educational Broadcast.

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Hummingbird Films is an award winning Production Company formed in 1990. We have made series and one-off's for Channel Four and the BBC. We are now starting to produce feature films for cinema release.