The General

Martin goes for an STI screening as a "romantic gesture" for his fiancée, but a little probing reveals there is nothing routine about this check up.

  • Sherill Turner
    Mind F*#k
  • Sherill Turner
    Mind F*#k, Mumatar
  • Tristan Ofield
    Operation Oman, White Lily, The Policeman's Story
  • Matthew McPherson
    Key Cast
    The Policeman's Story, Big School, In Memory
  • Graham Johnson
    Key Cast
    "Dr Raymond"
  • Michelle Darkin Price
    Key Cast
    Songbird, Print, Emmerdale Farm
  • Project Type:
    Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 2 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 23, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    200 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Loch Ness Film Festival
    Loch Ness
    United Kingdom
    July 26, 2019
    Official Selection
  • Tally Shorts Film Festival
    United States
    February 8, 2020
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Sherill Turner

Sherill Turner is an actress, writer and filmmaker. She’s one of the co-founders of It's a Funny Life Films, an independent female-led production company with the goal of creating quirky stories with heart.

Sherill co-wrote and co-produced the award-winning comedy shorts, Mind F*#k (Best Short Film at Broad Humor Film Festival; Best Comedy at Southampton International Film Festival; Best Comedy at Berlin Sci-Fi Film Fest; Best Rom- Com at the Canadian International Comedy Film Festival; Best British Rom-Com at Love Story Film Festival; Best Short at the Dorking Film Festival; Best Rom- Com at Heart of England Film Festival) and Mumatar (Best Havering Film at the Romford Film Festival; Best Comedy at the Rob Knox Film Festival; Best Costume Design at Southampton International Film Festival), staring Cecilia Noble, Matthew Kelly, Nathan Bryon and Olisa Odele.

Sherill made her directing debut with Mind F*#k and was nominated for the IMDb New Filmmaker award for 2018.

Sherill was approached by Tristan Ofield to write a script for an episode of his anthology series, Suitors. The General is Sherill’s second directing project.

Sherill has recently completed her third comedy short, The Family We Choose, which is currently in post-production.

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