1500 Words, 8:48 TRT
When Stanley Franks is told he has 1500 words left to live, he faces a battle to keep both his marriage and himself alive using the fewest words possible.
Andrew Chaplin or Chappers to most people, is an award winning comedy director for TV, film and commercials. Since 2009 he’s directed many of the UK’s best on-screen comedic talent. Notably his work with Leigh Francis and Kerry Howard has been seen by millions.
In 2015 his co-wrote and directed KEITH LEMON’S BACK T’FUTURE TRIBUTE which helped ITV2 to their highest ratings since the channel launched in 1998. He regularly writes for and directs Leigh on THROUGH THE KEYHOLE and their commercial work for CARPHONE WAREHOUSE ran for 2 years. His work with Kery includes her critically acclaimed sketch show pilot KERRY, as well her BBC sitcom WITLESS, which is now into it’s third series. Commercially, Andrew has directed adverts for many UK brands, including SNIFFERS which, amongst others, won Bronze at the Cannes Lions in 2015.
His most recent short film 1500 WORDS, took home numerous awards on the film festival circuit and he’s currently planning the next, with the film’s writer James Menzies.