DEAD HAPPY

Dead Happy is a short comedy about the Grim Reaper bored with her job trying to cope with her unrequited love for another.

Presented by Sky Movies HD Indie, The Independent, Skillset and Film or Die Productions

Directed by Nicky Lianos
Written by David Lemon
Produced by Huberta Von Liel and Nicky Lianos

Starring: Alice Lowe, Dario Bernal, David Bussell, Clare Thomson, Justin Edwards, Tom Meeten, Gav Rothery, Seb Barker, Liam Gibson and Jessica Stanley

Director of Photography - Rollo Hollins
Production Designer - Marcus Wookey
VFX - Gavin Rothery
Editor - Rachel Tunnard and Adam Biskupski
Sound Designer - Roland Heap
Composer - Anne Nikiten and Adam Franklin
Costume Design - Lucy Bradrige and Renate Henschke
Hair and Make-up Design - AJ Juttla

This film is now available to download on itunes. Click link below to go there.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/dead-happy/id551173003

and Amazon.

Dead Happy Trailer from nicky lianos on Vimeo.

Dead Happy
Festival/Screening List

CHICON 7 FILM FEATIVAL
Chicago, USA, 2012
***WINNER 'BEST HORROR FILM'***

RadCon SCI-FI CONVENTION
Pasco, WA, USA, Feb 2012

TRI-CITIES INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL
Washington, USA, Oct 2012

SCIENCE FICTION + FANTASY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Seattle, USA, Feb 2012

CINEFANTASY FESTIVAL
São Paulo, BRAZIL, Nov 2011

IRAQ SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Bagdad, IRAQ, Nov 2011

LADY FILMMAKERS FILM FESTIVAL
Beverly Hills, California USA Oct 2011

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST
California USA June 2011

KALIBER35 MUNICH INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Munich, GERMANY June 2011

SCIFIWORLD SHOTS INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Madrid SPAIN May 2011
***WINNER 'BEST FILM'***

FRESNO FILM FESTIVAL
California USA Apr 2011

OMAHA FILM FESTIVAL
USA Mar 2011

FANTASPORTO FILM FESTIVAL
PORTUGAL Feb 2011

LONDON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
UK Jan 2011

THESS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Thessaloniki, GREECE 2nd Oct 2010

SHORT AND SWEET
UK 20th Sept 2010

HACKNEY FILM FESTIVAL
UK 18th Sept 2010

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
UK June 2010

SKY MOVIES HD INDIE
June 20th
12pm – Sky Movies Indie HD – Sky channel 339
8.30pm – Sky Movies Indie HD – Sky channel 339

PRESS RELEASE

SKY MOVIES INDIE HD MAKES FILM FESTIVAL ‘DEAD HAPPY’
Sky Movies Indie HD is proud to announce a festival first having joined forces with Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) to bring movie fans a dual screening of the indie comedy, Dead Happy.

The indie short starring Alice Lowe, (Hot Fuzz) and Dario Bernal which has been entirely funded by Sky Movies Indie HD and will premiere on the channel and screen to EIFF press and delegates at the same time. Two festival screenings will take place on Sunday 20th June, being mirrored by Sky Movies Indie HD scheduling as follows:

12pm – Sky Movies Indie HD – Sky channel 339
8.30pm – Sky Movies Indie HD – Sky channel 339

Directed by Nicky Lianos and written by David Lemon, Dead Happy is a short comedy about the Grim Reaper bored with her 9-5 job and trying to cope with her unrequited love for another. The film is the winning entry of Sky Movies Indie HD search for a new British film-maker, in association with The Independent and Skillset.

Ian Lewis, Director of Sky Movies said, ‘We’ve always been proud to show a diverse range of content and with this competition, we’ve been able to take our commitment to independent film one step further.’http://nickylianos.com/ndxz-studio/asset/img/save.gif

Hannah McGill, Artistic Director of EIFF said, “The Festival is all about unveiling great new work made through independent film-making. We are delighted to have be working with Sky Movies Indie HD to bring the Festival’s Industry Delegates the first screening of Dead Happy."

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