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SHORT FILMS

 
A PARALLEL LIFE

Three women, inextricably bound in parallel universes, unknowingly make each other’s day change its course.

Official Selection: Cannes World Film Festival

Finalist: Austin Micro Film Festival, USA 2021

Finalist: Beyond the Curve International Film Festival, Paris 2021

Honorable Mention: Minute Madness Toronto 2021

Official Selection: Life Screenings International, USA 2021

 

Written and Directed by Jackie Bateman

Starring Ana Pacheco and Vivian Davidson

 

 

 

 

PROPERTY

 

Shot in a continuous single take, Anna’s ordeal in her captor’s dingy basement is slowly revealed. Bruised, dirty, and distressed, she is a mother whose only solace is a battered and torn photograph of her son Dillon.

Finalist: International Single Take Challenge, USA 2020

 

Written and Directed by Jackie Bateman

Starring Vivian Davidson and Julien Hicks

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
THE POISON

 

Late at night, two women in an empty church carry the weight of a secret, only to receive an unexpected visitation.

The Poison was written on commission for Vancouver Horror Show 2020.

Written by Jackie Bateman

Starring Vivian Davidson and Joey Hope.

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

FEATURES 

SALOME MAGIC: IN DEVELOPMENT

Kenya, 1978. A Kikuyu woman braves her harrowing past to embark on a determined odyssey to visit her terminally ill mother, and when she doesn’t return, her soul friend resolves to find her.

Official Selection: Vancouver International Women in Film screenplay competition 2019

Finalist: The Writers Lab NYC 2019

Semi-Finalist: Stage32 annual feature screenplay contest, 2019

Quarter-Finalist: ScreenCraft Drama Feature Contest, 2018

 

 

TELEVISION

THIRST: IN DEVELOPMENT

In a bleak Scottish town, a serial killer consumed by his own demons takes a divorced woman as his first victim and leaves her teenage daughter isolated and vulnerable.

Based on my award-winning trilogy of psychological thrillers: Nondescript Rambunctious, Savour, and Straight Circles.

Quarter-Finalist: Final Draft Big Break Television Pilot Contest, 2019