Set within the world of competitive gymnastics, Pommel is a coming-of-age drama about the tumultuous relationship between two young east Asian brothers as they compete for recognition and approval in an up coming gymnastics competition.
About the Director:
Born in London, Paris Zarcilla originally studied 3D animation before directing music videos, commercials and national campaigns for brands and fashion houses. After 5 years as a creative director in the commercial realm he took a 2 year hiatus to concentrate on honing his craft in screen-writing. Drawing from his years as a competitive gymnast and training in ballet, he emerged with a script called Pommel which he filmed in 2017 with the support of Creative England and The BFI. He is currently writing a mini series for tv which he’ll direct under digital Emmy nominated production company Refinery and is developing Pommel as a feature.