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Underwire Film Festival: It's Business Time at Regent Street Cinema

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Time 20:30
Date 19/11/18
Price £12

Tales of desire, sex and all the awkward times in between.

A selection of shorts that expertly mix humour, pathos and sometimes darkness to explore messy orgies, challenging polyamorous relationships, unspoken predilections and the post-baby sex lives of new parents.


A short experimental film exploring sexual fetishes.
Nominated for:
U25 Sound Design Award – Georgie George

Mina, a shy teenage girls, comes to terms with her sexuality. The film is told in a fever dream as Mina recalls the beginnings of ner friendships and the desires and affections she develops for another girl from her school, Lana. Mina is swept up in the excitement of rebellion and experimentation, discovering new parts of teenage-hood that were before hidden to her, all the while trying to get closer to the girl she longs for. Her new found friendships and desires culminate one night when the girls go clubbing underage.
Nominated for:
Cinematography Award – Chloe Deleplace

The Orgy is a romantic comedy about a heartbroken guy who throws caution to the wind and goes to an orgy. He feels very awkward and out of place, until he meets a friendly girl who seems to like him – but he soon discovers that an orgy is not the ideal place to fall in love.
Nominated for:
Producing Award – Tilly Coulson

A middle-aged couple, jealous of each other’s desire, enter into a dangerous game to find out what they really want.
Nominated for:
Composing Award – Jo Paterson

A lesbian couple are enjoying an intimate bath together, cocooned from a day party pumping next door. Some revellers from their past threaten to shatter the purity of their love.
Nominated for:
Editing Award – Lauren Cooney

To everyone who has ever made me feel uncomfortable
Nominated for:
Sound Design Award – Isabella Cintra

A young couple try to navigate their sex life after the birth of their baby.
Nominated for:
Screenwriting Award – Helen Simmons

As a young woman realises her sexual needs have grown beyond her relationship with her boyfriend, a chance encounter allows her to take control of her fantasies.
Nominated for:
Acting Award – Anna Maguire
Screenwriting Award – Anna Maguire