You can redo your life, but you have to die first | Sci-Fi Short Film: “CTRL Z”

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A hopeless romantic invents a device that allows him an infinite amount of attempts to impress the girl of his dreams…but he must die each time.

CTRL Z by James Kennedy

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Written & Directed by James Kennedy

Director of Photography James Oldham

Produced by James Kennedy, James Oldham

Edited by James Kennedy

First Assistant Editor James Oldham

“The Device” designed and built by Toby Burkill


Ed – Ed Easton
Carrie – Kath Hughes
Sarah – Katie Beresford
Waitress – Natalie Ferrigno
Young Lover Female – Sarah Raine
Young Lover Male – Garry Smith
Bald Man – Rory Doak
Bald Mans Wife – Julia Ainsworth
Book Worm – Nathan Maguire
Chef – Javon Bowen
Man on Phone – Peter Griffin
Man behind Ed – Will Khambatta

Script Editor Katie Martin

Production Designer James Kennedy

Camera Op James Oldham

1st AC Ed Stone

Production Manager – Francesca Fulton

Boom Op Chris Fulton

Sound Recordist Chris Fulton & Paul Baddiley

2nd AC Jazz Rivens

DIT Jazz Rivans

Grip Jason Lee, Aiden Bell

Grip Trainee Greg Norton

Gaffer Dan Tunstall

Colour Grade by Tom Majerksi at Tetragrade

Rain and Blood effects by Scott Macintyre

Hair and Make Up Sarah Feist

Digital Effects by Greg Norton & James Kennedy

Runner Dave Collins

Runner Chantal Kitto

BTS Video Sam Stubbs

BTS Photography Luke Schofield

Catering by Laura Fulton

Shot on location at Mersey Café, Stockport.

Thanks You’s

Kickstarter People
Mum and Dad
Coronation Street for the sound gear!
Stockport City Council
Mersey Café
James at No Drama
Chris at PKE Lighting
Salford Van Hire
M & A Brown
Afflecks Palace
Paul Wright

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