THE CENSUS TAKER
Director: Phil Dale
England, 2005, 9 min
Shooting Format:Super 16
Cast:Sally Toosey, Harry Damsell, David J Bremmer
Crew:Producers: Samantha Plaisted & Phil Dale - Editor: Ralph Foster - Cinematographer: Simon Paul - Original Score: Josh Grafton & Edward White - Sound: Fonic
Sales:Phil Dale c/o Flick Book Films, 86 Beauchamp Road Upper Norwood, London SE19 3DB - UK - T: 0208 653 2905
A lone female census taker working in the valleys of Wales has one last questionnaire to complete, but when her car breaks down at a remote cottage, the day takes an unexpected twist, leaving only one question to answer: How bad can a bad day get?
About the director
Having built an international reputation within the animation industry as a respected animator and versatile director, Phil Dale was eager to bring his enthusiasm, vision, and strong story telling skills to the new challenges of live action film making. The Census Taker being his debut film. His years spent working in animation, where movement, performance and detail are so important, were a great training ground, and have helped shape him as a film-maker.