Luke Bather - 31st Oct 2016

Deviating ever so slightly from our usual fare, but just in time for Halloween, Remi Weekes takes a break from directing duo Tell No One to presents his short film Tickle Monster, commissioned by Film 4.

This short film sees an aspiring grime MC hanging out at his girlfriend's house, only for her to reveal that she shares her room with the Tickle Monster. The ensuing chaos that unfolds is equal parts funny and uncomfortable. Which I suppose is just like being tickled.

Great pacing by Weekes is matched by some excellently creepy, voyeuristic cinematography which makes the single-room short feel incredibly claustrophobic. And when it comes to shocks, it fully delivers.


DirectorRemi Weekes
ProducerFiona Lamptey
Director of PhotographyAdam Scarth
Associate ProducerFrancesca Chen
EditorJames Rosen
CastingAisha Walters
1st ADJames Evered
Production designerJonathan Hillson
GafferJunior Owusu
SoundTim Harrison
Post Production ManagerRachael Ellis
Production CoordinatorTristan Cope
Production AssistantNick Middleton
1st ACChris Hayden
2nd ACCat Velez
DITOliver Hadlow-Martin
Hair & Make-upAlice Jones
WardrobeJonathan Hillson
Director's RepresentationGood Egg
Other creditsLocation Sound Mixer: Tiago Morelli Electricians: Luca Piercey, Leroy Tulloch Make Up & Hair Assistant: Natasha Berthoud Stills Photographer: James Delaney Storyboard Artist: Max Woodhead Assistant Sound Designer: Seb Bruen Dialogue Editor: Rossana Masuello ADR Recordist: Pär Carlsson Foley Recordist: Dan Ellis Foley Artist: Lara Drnovsek Foley Editor: Julia Hardecka Sound Post Production: Aumeta Telecine: Richard Fearson VFX Sup: Iain Murray (S.P.U.D.S) Compositor: Alexander Kulikov

Luke Bather - 31st Oct 2016

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