Braine Hownd is an award winning production company with over a dozen shorts and one feature to our name.
Company
Braine Hownd Films
Braine Hownd Films was set up in 2006 by Mark A. C. Brown and Phil Haine. Since then we have produced over a dozen short films and our debut feature Guardians. Our short include the award winning Stalker, I Am Lonely, Corinthian and Stained. We have been screened at festivals all over the world including Cannes, Raindance, New Orleans Horror Film Festival, Newcastle International Film Festival, Isle Of Man Film Festival, Cayfilm, Horrible Imaginings and the London Short FIlm Festival. Guardians is currently doing the festival circuit and has won awards for Best Screenplay, Best Ensemble and Best Supporting Actress at the Genreblast Film Festival and Best Screenplay at the Ramsgate Film Festival. It also got a special mention from Brenda Belthyn for the Best First Feature Award.
  • Writer (6 Credits)
    Guardians2017
    Feature
    Stained2016
    Short
    Corinthian2014
    Short
    Somebody To Love2013
    Short
    Beard2012
    Short
    Stalker2010
    Short
  • Producer (3 Credits)
    Stained2016
    Short
    Corinthian2014
    Short
    Somebody To Love2013
    Short
  • Director (2 Credits)
    Guardians2017
    Feature
    Corinthian2014
    Short
Nominee - Best Comedy Feature
Guardians
Twin Tiers International Film Festival
New York
2018
WINNER - Best Comedy Feature
Guardians
Rome Independent Cinema Festival
Rome
2018
NOMINEE - Best Film
Guardians
Portobello Film Festival
London
2018
Official Selection
Corinthian
Middlesbrough International Film Festival
Middlesbrough
2018
Official Selection
Guardians
Chichester International Film Festival
Chichester
2018
Winner - Best Screenplay, SPECIAL MENTION - The Brenda Blethyn Award, 2nd Place - Audience Award
Guardians
Ramsgate International Film and TV Festival
Ramsgate
2018
Official Selection
Guardians
Shenandoah Film Series
Strasburg
2018
WINNER - Best Feature
Guardians
Saints and SInners Film Festival
Orlando
2018
Official Selection
Guardians
Newcastle Film Festival
Newcastle
2018
WINNER - Best Director. NOMINATED - Best Film, NOMINATED - Best Actor (Matt Prendergast)
Guardians
Unrestricted View Film Festival
London
2018
FINALIST
Guardians
Comedy World Network Film Festival
Las Vegas
2018
WINNER - Best Ensemble, Nominee - Best Film
Guardians
Swindon Independent Film Festival
Swindon
2018
Official Selection
Guardians
Southend Film Festival
Southend, Essex
2018
Official Selection
Guardians
Ocean City International Film Festival
Ocean City
2018
WINNER - BEST COMEDY FEATURE
Guardians
Midwest Action and Comedy Film Festival
Indianapolis
2018
WINNER - BEST SCREENPLAY, WINNER - BEST ENSEMBLE, WINNER - BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS. Nominations for Best Film, Best Duo, Best Music, Funniest Film, Best Poster.
Guardians
Genreblast Film Festival
Winchester, Virgini
2017
3rd place - Funniest Short
Stained
Horrible Imaginings Film Festival
San Diego
2016
Official Selection
Stained
Studio 35 Cinema Comedy Festival
Columbus, Ohio
2016
Official Selection
Corinthian
Discover Film Festival
London
2016
BEST SOUND DESIGN, Nomination - Best Screenplay, Nomination - Best Actor (Mike Shephard)
Stained
Skyline International Film Festival
Atlanta, Georgia
2016
Official Selection
Stained
Hudson Valley Comedy Festival
New York
2016
BEST HORROR SHORT
Stained
Pennine Film Festival
Accrington, Lancashire
2016
Official Selection
Stained
Horror-on-Sea
Southend, Essex
2016
Nomination - Best International Short
Stained
Frostbiter - Iceland Horror Film Festival
Akranes
2016
Official Selection
Stained
Hudson Valley International Film Festival
Monroe, NY
2016
Most Entertaining Short
Stained
Middlesbrough International Film Festival
Middlesbrough
2016
Official Selection
Corinthian
Average Superstar Short Film Festival
Philadelphia
2015
Official Selection
Corinthian
Independent Days Film Festival
Karlsruhe
2015
Best Director
Corinthian
Reading Fringe Film Festival
Reading, UK
2015
Official Selection
Stained
Halloweenapolooza Film Festival
Iowa
2015
Nominated - Best Film, Nominated - Best Editing
Corinthian
Thurrock International Film festival
Essex
2015
Official Selection
Corinthian
London Short Film Festival
London
2015
Official Selection
Stalker
Florid Sea Breeze Film Festival
Tampa Bay
2015
Nominated - Best Short
Corinthian
Cayman Islands Film Festival
Grand Cayman
2015
Shortlisted - Best Short
Beard
Cofilmic Film Festival
Manchester
2014
WINNER - BEST FILM
Corinthian
Indieburgh Film Festival
Edinburgh
2014
SHORTLISTED
Corinthian
Making Waves Film Festival
Portsmouth
2014
Official Selection
Corinthian
Nacogdoches Film Festival
Nacogdoches, Texas
2014
SHORTLISTED
Corinthian
Isle Of Man Film festival
Douglas, Isle Of Man
2014
Special Jury Prize
Corinthian
South West London International Film Festival
London
2014
Official Selection
Corinthian
Hamilton Film Festival
Hamilton, Ontario
2014
Official Selection
Stalker
Raindance
London
2011
WINNER - Best Actress (Jenny Harrold)
Stalker
Van D'Ors
London
2011
Official Selection
Stained
World Horror Convention
Salt Lake City
Finalist
Corinthian
Hope Film Awards
Winner - Special Mention, Nominated - Best Short, Nominated - Best Drama
Corinthian
Winchester Short Film Festival
Winchester, UK
Commendation
Corinthian
Canada Shorts International Film Festival
WINNER - Best Comedy Feature
Guardians
Strasberg Film Festival
Strasberg
Official Selection
Stalker
Cannes in a Van
Cannes
Official Selection
Stalker
Iron Pointe Film Festival
USA
WINNER - Best Director (Phil Haine)
Stained
Horrorquest Film Festival
Award of Merit
Stained
Headline International Film Festival
Los Angeles
WINNER - BEST COMEDY
Stained
Hope Film Awards
Las Vegas
WINNER - Best Horror
Stained
The Best Film Festival
Official Selection
Stained
Upstate New York Horror Film Festival
Rochester
Nominated - Best Screenplay, Nominated - Best Supporting Actor
Stained
Terror in the Bay
Thunder Bay, Ontario
WINNER - Most Shocking Film
Stained
San Francisco Comic Con
San Francisco
Semi Finalist
Guardians
Jelly Fest
Official Selection
Guardians
Romford Film Festival
Essex
Semi Finalist
Guardians
LA Cinefest
Los Angeles
FINALIST - Best Feature
Guardians
Brighton Rocks Film Festival
Brighton
Official Selection
Guardians
Chautauqua International Film Festival
Jamestown
Best Short Film
Somebody To Love
Filmblood Awards
Kent
Birth Date
August 26, 1980
Birth City
London
Current City
London
Gender
Male
We won the Cannes SFC award (In ass. with the Canadian Film Board) for Best Film in 2012 for I Am Lonely.
Braine Hownd is an award winning production company with over a dozen shorts and one feature to our name.
Company
Braine Hownd Films