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Reference number: 7629

Date: 2005

Director: d. Becky Brazil

Sponsor: BBC Scotland and Scottish Screen

Producer: Graham Drysdale

Production company: Sprocketeers

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 9.37 mins

Description: On a journey after a family shopping trip a young girl discovers that mum doesn't always know best. A slice-of-life drama with stunning first time performances. [synopsis from Scottish Screen brochure "New Scottish Short Films 2005"]

Sweetie won the main prize at the 15th DocumentART European Film Festival, the TSR Award for Best Short Film at Cinema Tout Ecran, Geneva, and was shortlisted for the Jim Poole Scottish Short Film Awards.

Tartan Shorts: A joint short film initiative funded by BBC Scotland and Scottish Screen National Lottery Fund. Three films per year commissioned for theatrical release and broadcast.

Credits: Kevin Elek Nathan Kish
Lynn Jennifer Lowrie
Tash Tammy Arnold
Ewan Jack Hogg
Baby Harvey Elvis Neilson
Maureen Anne Kidd
Bus Driver 1 Dave Pickering
Bus Driver 2 Ricky Callan
Man on Bus Jack Martin
Bus Stop Queue Hannah Bardell, Shona Burns, Jennifer Clyde, Charles Edmond, Jill Flye, Sam Flye, Isabel Guthrie, Linda MacRae, David McDonald, Simon Messer, Simon Nowak
Bus Passengers Ashley Ashton, Alex Bathe, David Bathe, Roisin Bathe, Margaret Brown, Lindsay Burns, Richard Corral, Hannah Champion, Rachael Clark, Mark Duncan, Briar Jem Easton, Heather Ferguson, Claire Flynn, Robyn Flynn, Toni Flynn, Carri Friedman [... et al ...]

p. co-ordinator Ed Smith
p. accountant Moyra Statham
p. runner Dave Neilson
set runners David McInally, Francisco Naveiro, Clunie Scott, Gavin Hamilton
unit drivers Paul Murray, Max Parker
bus driver George Seath
location man. Diane A. Smith
1st ass. d. Gillian Todd
2nd ass. d. Dee Edmonds
3rd ass. d. Karen J. Quinn
chaperones Charlotte Hogg, Naomi Neilson
sd. rec. Robert Anderson, Simon Woodward, Angus McPake
boom operators Graham McCormick, Colin Gregory
camera operators Enrico Harvey, Ian Dodds, Simon Vickery
camera ass. Minttu Mantynen, Grant McPhee
camera runner David Metzger
make-up artist Kerry Ronaldson
ass. art d. Shona Paton
dubbing ed. Craig Aitchison
foley artists Travis Reeves, Helen Reeves
stills ph. Rebecca Marr
sweetie title design Tamagucci
p. execd. Amanda Millen
exec. p. Trish Malone, Becky Lloyd, Wendy Griffin
p. man. Tom Kelly
sc. supervisor Mark Jenkins
costume designer Caroline Grebbell
art d. Mike McLoughlin
dubbing mixer John L. Cobban
on-line ed. Ian Ballantyne
film ed. Bert Eeles
d. ph. Enrico Harvey
w. Becky Brazil

Thanks to Joel Venet & Graham Fitzpatrick at Pilton Video, Ros & Rosie at Edinburgh Film Focus, Gyle Shopping Centre, Leith Community Education Centre, Aberhill Bus Depot, Mary McGookin & Stevie Manning at City of Edinburgh Council, Kahleen Crawford, Peter Mackie Burns, Frances Arnold, Sheila Laing at Forthview Primary School.

tape to film transfer by Swiss Films
A Sprocketeers Production for BBC Scotland, Scottish Screen Lottery Funded.

© Sprocketeers MMV