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Hammer on

The musician's hands let him down - for the last time.

  • Joel Carr
  • Joel Carr
  • Joel Carr
  • Jon Matthews
    Key Cast
  • Joel Carr
  • Joel Carr
  • Joel Carr
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Horror, Music
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 12 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 31, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Gar's - Garasjens HEAVY METAL film festival

    January 24, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Rock This Town Festival

    April 11, 2020
Director Biography - Joel Carr

Joel Carr is a filmmaker living in Leamington Spa, England. Joel runs a video production company specialising in small business and corporate work. His imagination and creativity make visual storytelling very important to him so he creates and produces short films in his free time. His previous efforts have played at Comic Con and many other international film festivals. His last project, a documentary on his Polish grandfathers experience in the Polish militia in WW2 gained some recognition by being awarded semi finalist status at many festivals around the world.

With a few more shorts in development, looking to shoot next year, he is also planning on doing a feature length synth musical.

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Director Statement

Hammer on is based on an idea for the short that Joel got from reading an article about director Terrance Malick's brother, who was an accomplished guitar player. Incorporating that and his own love of music and visual arts Joel created Hammer on.