Synopsis: Two old friends take a trip down memory lane, but they are not alone – there’s someone there who never left. Ouzo and Blackcurrant explores a horror device with mobile phones to deliver scares in a new and original way. The script for Ouzo and Blackcurrant was a finalist in FrightFest 2019’s Fresh Blood award. The film was Executive Produced by Genera Films, who awarded it money via the Genera short film fund.
About the Director: Written and directed by BAFTA nominee Nat Luurtsema. A stand-up comedian for eight years, Nat then wrote and starred in short film Island Queen (BAFTA nominee 2014) and Three Women Wait For Death (Best Short – Encounters 2016). She wrote/directed Wyrdoes (Film4’s Shakespeare’s Sister scheme) and directed War Paint, (Creative England’s Emerging Talent Fund). She is developing five features: Annie’s Got Body Issues (BAFTA Rocliffe alumnus, shortlisted for iFeatures); Murder Fans (shortlisted for 4screenwriting and iFeatures); The Clean Up (Film London’s Microwave scheme), an adaptation of Helen Cross’ novel Spilt Milk Black Coffee and horror feature Lake Josephine (current finalist in FrightFest’s New Blood award, giving £750,000 to the winner.)