Blue borsalino




When his first and only client wakes from a coma, a retired private investigator reveals a secret that has cast shadows over his life for close to fifty years.

DAVID WARNER (Tron, Titanic, The Omen)
& MARGOT LEICESTER (1408, Broken Glass)


Winner - Best Short - Victoria TX Independent Film Festival (2016)
Winner - Founders Award for Best Drama Short Film - North Carolina Film Awards (2015)
Winner - Platinum REMI Award for Original Fiction Film - Worldfest Houston (2016)
Winner - Certificate of Excellence Award - Rincon International Film Festival (2016)
Winner - Jury Award - AVTAR Film Festival (2016)
Special Jury Mention - 'Short of the Year' contest - Promofest (2015)
Nominated - Crossroads Award - Victoria TX Independent Film Festival (2016)
Nominated - Best Short Film Score - Reel Music Awards (2015)
'Trailer of the Week' - AWARDEO

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More than 25 international film festivals including:

Seattle International Film Festival - 2016
The Newport Beach Film Festival - 2016
FLICKERS - Rhode Island International Film Festival - 2016
Big Island Film Festival - 2016
Worldfest Houston - 2016
Omaha Film Festival - 2016
Victoria TX Independent Film Festival - 2016
Crossroads Film Festival - 2016
Taos Shortz Film Festival - 2016
AVTAR Film Festival -2016
North Carolina Film Awards - 2015
PROMOFEST's 'Short of the Year' Contest - 2015
Reel Music Awards - 2015

The film was entirely crowd-funded and shot over four days across London and the Essex estuary. BLUE BORSALINO is a short story about redemption and the passing of time, textured with memories and dreamscapes that unearth the truth of the past.

Shot on Arri Alexa with C-Series Anamorphic Lenses
Ratio: 2.35:1
Duration: 16 mins


Ernie Child – David Warner
Jean Delaware – Margot Leicester
Young Ernie – Bart Edwards
Young Jean – Laura Dale
Donna – Amanda Drew
Annette Delaware –Julia Watson
Frank Delaware – Frank Delaware
Nurse Rosie – Nicola Sian
Nurse Noomi – Caroline Partridge
Father – Drew Edwards
Child Jean – Louise Elliott

Writer & Director - Mark Lobatto
Producer - Annabel Wigoder
Executive Producers - Christopher Smith, David Warner, Patric J. Arnold, Crystal Umphrey & Uzzi Khan
Associate Producers - Hamish McCartan, Charles and Elizabeth Wigoder & Sebastian Mortelmans
Director of Photography - Eben Bolter
Production Designer - Daniel Vincent
Editor – Dave Silver
Composer – David M. Saunders
Casting Director - Emma Gunnery
Costume Designer - Jeffrey Michael
Makeup & Hair Designer - Alexa Seabourne
1st Assistant Director - Simon Haveland
Fight/Stunt Choreographer - Roy Taylor
Gaffer - Aaron Walters
Steadicam Operator - Doug Walshe
Grip - Rogan Brown
Sound Recordist - Max Devere
DI Online Producer - Rob Farris
Colourist – Lee Clappison
VFX Producer – Elliot Goodman
Sound Design & Mix – Sebastian Dale
Standby Art Director - Jenny Kathryn Hawes
Stills Photography - XLV Photography & Joe Sarah



Tags: Noir Short film redemption david warner past psychological drama