KEEP MUM (2019-2021)

KEEP MUM is an award-winning and critically-acclaimed short horror/thriller about domestic trauma and the cycle of domestic violence. Set in Ramsgate, Kent, on the east coast of England, it stars a real-life Mother and Son - Nadira & Cameron Murray. Written and directed by the London-based filmmaker Luana Di Pasquale, it is co-produced by Reblis Films and Lunadipas Films in association with QareyFilm.It is distributed by Mbur Films Indie Film DistributionKEEP MUM is currently available on AmazonPrimeUKAmazonPrimeUS, Sofy.TV and PLEX.TV  and it is broadcast on Shorts TV in US, UK, South America and Europe. KEEP MUM is a short pilot for Luana’s debut feature film MY ENEMY WITHIN 

 

 

AWARDS:

Best International Director Award, Oregon Scream Week Horror Film Festival (Portland, USA)

Best Actress Award, Halicarnassus International Film Festival (Bodrum, Turkey)

Jury Special Film Award, Andromeda Film Festival (Istanbul, Turkey).

Gold Tier for Best  Disturbing  Films, Horror Movie Awards (Seattle, USA)

Gold Tier for Best Short Performance, Horror Movie Awards (Seattle, USA)

Best Horror/Thriller Film, Canadian Cinematography Awards (CaCA, Toronto, Canada)

Best Experimental Film, New York Cinematography Awards (NYCA, USA)

Best Actress Award, 26th Portobello Film Festival 2021 ( London, UK)

Special Mention for Best Thriller, Dark Arts Film Festival 2021( Amsterdam, Netherlands)

 

NOMINEE:

Best Female Director Nola Horror International Film Festival 2020 (New Orleans, USA)

Best Actress Awards, Nola Horror International Film Festival 2020 (New Orleans, USA)

Nola Horror I FF is one of 50's Best Genre Film Festival of 20202 by MovieMaker Magazine!

Best Picture Award, Austin After Dark Film Festival 2020 (Austin, USA),

Best Cinematography Award, Femme Filmmakers Festival 2020 (London)

Best Drama Award, Atlanta Horror International Film Festival 2020 (Atlanta, USA)

Best Actress Award, Anatomy of Crime-Horror International Film Festival 2020 (Athens, Greece).

Best Editing Award, The Unrestricted  View  Film Festival 2021(London, UK)

Best Score Award, The Unrestricted  View  Film Festival 2021 (London, UK)

The Si Spencer Award, The Unrestricted  View  Film Festival 2021(London, UK)

Best Ensemble Performance, The Maverick Awards (Los Angeles, USA)

Special Achievement  Sound Designing,  The Maverick Awards (Los Angeles, USA)

Best Actress Award, 26th Portobello Film Festival 2021 ( London, UK)

Best Acting Award, The Dark Arts Film Festival  2021(Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Best Thriller Award, The Dark Arts Film Festival  2021 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

AX WOUND FILM FESTIVAL 21

 

SEMIFINALIST

Renegade Film Festival 22 (USA)

Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival 21 

World of Film International Festival Glasgow 20

Cyrus International Film Festival 20 (Toronto, Canada)

The Optical Theatre Horror Film Festival 20 ( Rome, Italy)

 

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KEEP MUM

GRADUATION FILM : INTERFERENCE  (2005)

Interference”, 10 min. Drama/Horror.

Luana graduated  as a writer/director and producer at London College of Communication (UAL) in 2005,  raising £4,000 to shoot my graduation film, INTERFERENCE ( 10 min. drama/horror) in Italy with 15 people crew. 

 

STORY: Losing her speech when her husband dies in a mafia attack, Isabella gives birth to her first child. As the past comes back to haunt her, will she find the courage to speak again?

 

This film was shot in Italy, starring Lauretta Lewis, Daniel Ducruet and Lucrezia Leveque.

Interference was shown at the NFT during 2005/06/07 where she held a Q & A in front of an audience of 600 people. It was also shown at the UNCUT session at the ICA in, where she held another Q & A in front of an audience of 80 people. It was also showcased at the Portobello Film Festival 09