Private Project

The Best Policy

Charlie cannot lie to save his life... nor that of others. When his best friend takes him to a house party hosted by the most popular girl at their university, will he be able to play by the rules or will he stay true to himself?

  • Asya Petrova
    Director
    Odd Bunch (2016), Dark Heart (2016)
  • Grace Davis
    Writer
  • Asya Petrova
    Casting Director
  • Jason Ryall
    Key Cast
  • Natasha Mcateer
    Key Cast
  • Ashleen Struyven
    Key Cast
  • Ben Parsons
    Key Cast
  • Alexandra Smith
    Key Cast
  • Ian O'Driscoll
    Key Cast
  • Leo Di Cera
    Producer
  • Michael Bray
    Executive Producer
    Where The Skin Lies (2017), Dry Socks (2016), The Last Round (2015)
  • Ginny Roncoroni
    Line Producer
    Caecilie (2017), Ms Bane's Cabbage (2010)
  • George Clemens
    Editor
    Where The Skin Lies (2017), By Any Means (2017)
  • Patrick Singer
    Sound Recordists
  • Francis Cullen
    Sound Recordists
  • Jon O'Neill
    Director of Photography
    Time & Again (2016)
  • Leo Di Cera
    1st Assistant Director
  • Timo Säilä
    Sound Design
    By Any Means (2017), Gents (2016)
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Comedy-Drama
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 27, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • UoW Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    March 27, 2018
    Drama Shorts in Competition
  • Beertown Film Festival
    Burton on Trent
    United Kingdom
    May 26, 2018
    Fiction Shorts in Competition
Director Biography - Asya Petrova

Asya Petrova graduated from a BA in Film Studies from the University of Hull in 2014 during which she completed a 10-month internship at an independent production company. She obtained a Master’s degree in Directing for Film and Television at Drama Centre London in 2017 specialising in Directing actors for camera. Up to March 2017 Asya has directed four short narrative dramas including her MA graduation film The Best Policy (2017).

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