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Stars on Mars

A one - way mission to Mars, televised as a reality TV show. What could go wrong?
Royal Television Society, North West winner 2017. Best Drama

  • James Oliver
    Loved App
  • James Oliver
  • Ben Simpson
  • Matthew Swallow
  • Sam Thompson
    Key Cast
    Coronation Street
  • Laura Lipton
    Key Cast
  • Elinor Dixon
    Key Cast
  • Nic Wood - Jones
    Key Cast
  • Peter Adams
    Key Cast
  • James Oliver
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Sci Fi, Drama, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 34 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 26, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • Student Project:
  • Royal Television Society Awards (no screening - award ceremony only)
    United Kingdom
    Best Drama
Director Biography - James Oliver

I am an award winning film and music video director, with a fascination for characters and how they drive stories.
With a professional background in Art Direction, I also have a flair for creating worlds that shape and reflect my characters.

Stars on Mars - Royal Television Society - Winner of Best Student Drama 2017
Loved App -- -- screened around the world, from BFI London to Orange County, California.
It was selected as Best UK University Short Film at IMDB's Screen Stockport.
"A warm and genuine film that took on the contemporary angst of online dating and alienation. We thought it was a very well-told story and all the elements were strong and contributed to a memorable film."
Carol Morley and Cairo Cannon - Director and Producer of ; "The Falling", "Dreams of a Life" and "The Alcohol Years".

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