The horror of Jen's past catches up with her when she takes her autistic son to a birthday party in her hometown.

Festivals, awards and nominations

Women X Festival - nominated for Best Director and Best Leading Performance
Norwich Film Festival
Sunderland Shorts Film Festival
The Shortest Nights Festival
This is England

Helen Simmons & Julia Cranney
Callie Cooke, Rebekah Murrell, Lydia Rose Bewley, Otto Emberson, Lexi Lancaster, Angus Imrie
United Kingdom

Helen Simmons & Julia Cranney

Julia and Helen have been writing and directing together since both having babies during the pandemic. They love to bring a dark genre twist to knotty social issues. Their debut short film as co-directors, MEASURE, was supported by BFI Network and has been selected at a number of BAFTA and BIFA qualifying festivals. They have a number of original TV shows in development together and further directing projects in the pipeline.


MEASURE - 2023


ScreenwriterHelen Simmons & Julia Cranney
ProductionCat White -