This is a selection of the films I have been working on for the past couple of years. My work is available on my Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/danmcquarrie. Some other work is available on my Youtube Channel: Dan McQuarrie
Direct to her Heart (2019)
Hopeless romantic Harry, with the help of his best friend Matty, sets out to make a musical film to impress the girl of his dreams.
This short buddy/romantic comedy is still in the late stages of post-production. I wrote, directed and co-produced this 20 minute short film featuring original music and ambitious design. This film was fully funded through Kickstarter. The aim is to start screening Direct to her Heart around festivals in 2020.
How Hard Can It Be? (2018)
George is left with one simple job, build a flatpack table before his wife gets home. How hard can it be? Apparently, for George, very.
A short situational comedy, starring Liam Burton, Andrea Mentlikowski and Rhys Salt. I was responsible for the script and direction.
A short musical written, shot and edited in 48 hours for the Shooting from the Hip 48hr Film Competition. I co-composed the original music and co-directed the film.
Meet Greg Gregory, Bournemouth’s crime fighting, musically powered, dork of a superhero.
A short superhero comedy that parodies modern day superhero filmmaking. I was responsible for the script and the direction.
Writer’s Block (2016)
A short comedy, tasked to be made without dialogue, about a writer suffering from writer’s block. I co-wrote the script and co-directed the film.
A short war drama that about a radio operator co-ordinating an attack during the Second World War. I was responsible for the production design on this film.
Learning to Live (2018)
A short mockumentary set after the zombie apocalypse about the survivors and how their lives have been affected. I was the Director of Photography on this film.