TOLL BOOTH [R: PG]
DIRECTOR: Martin Stocks
RUNTIME: 12 m GENRE: Drama, Dark Comedy
BLOCK G: TESTING REALITIES
TRAILER and WEBSITE Terry starts working in an isolated toll booth on the Yorkshire moors, following his predecessor’s disappearance. His suspicions intensify throughout the night, finding out more disturbing details from the local odd-balls driving by. Exploring the foggy darkness, Terry makes a terrifying discovery. Q&A with director Martin Stocks after the screening.
SCREENING: Friday 24.08.18, 12-1.30 PM
Martin Stocks is an award-winning writer/director with a distinctively darkly comedic voice. He studied screenwriting at Westminster Film School, and has been developing screenplays and film projects ever since. Toll Booth has won multiple awards, including for Best Screenplay at Canada International Film Festival, and was nominated for the Yorkshire Film Award at Leeds International Film Festival. He is currently developing Toll Booth into a feature.
Martin’s feature comedy Humble Pie is in development with Artful Films, with the script commended by judges at BAFTA. He is also currently in pre-production with his short animated thriller Black Lake.