Sweet Maddie Stone

Film Block: W     Cinema:  LAB 1        Date:  04.03.18              Time: 1.00-3.00 PM

Sweet Maddie Stone *2018 OSCAR Qualifier

Director: Brady Hood

Country: UK

Runtime: 24 mins

Genre:  Drama, Youth


15-year-old Maddie Stone rules her school yard under the protection of her family name. But after discovering her notorious father has been arrested, she has to make his bail money or lose the yard. The more Maddie fights, the more her world spirals out of control–and the closer she gets to becoming the man she’s trying to save.

Rated: 15




Brady Hood was born and raised in Goole, East Yorkshire. In January 2014 he will commence his MA in Directing Fiction at the National Film and Television School (NFTS).

After achieving a BA Honours Degree in Film Production, he spent his time working as a director’s assistant in order to expand his knowledge whilst simultaneously directing his own short films. His film ‘Sweet Maddie Stone’ won the Best UK Short award at NRFF London 2017. 

The most recent of which saw him turn his hand to writing for the first time. (Read an interview with NRFF).