No Ball Games

a film by Richard Pengelley

7 min - 2012 - UK

A curious and mischievous child disobeys a rule and plays football against a forbidden wall. The ball then dinks over into a world where little boys like him are destined to go.

Richard Pengelley
Richard Pengelley is an award-winning director with awards for Best Music Video at the 2009 and 2010 AMA’s. With a background in music documentaries and drama he has directed commercials for LYNX, music videos, with Jay Sean feat Lil’ Wayne’s “DOWN” reaching number 1 in the USA. He was nominated for a Rose D’or in 2006 for The Orange Playlist and has made feature documentaries, viral films for FORD, SONY, ADIDAS, PEPSI and the BBC. He had a creative director role
for COMIC RELIEF overseeing 4 films for FIFA and the WORLD CUP 2010 Launch Concert and directed a 1-hour KINGS OF LEON music special for ITV. More recently he has directed comedy sketches for Channel 4, and co-directed a dark music video for actor Riz Ahmed’s alter ego, RIZ MC featuring actress Jody Whittaker and Ben ‘Plan B’ Drew.
He has shot his own short film, "Running Girl", which was screened at the 2009 London Super8 Soho Rushes Short Film festival and written and directed, “No Ball Games”, seen in Clermont-Ferrand in 2013.
He is currently seeking finance for his first feature, Damsel, a claustrophobic thriller.

Georgina Cowley, Irresistible Films
Producer Georgina Cowley began life as a runner in a post-production house. She quickly realised that Production was where she could have the most influence and climbed the ladder till becoming
a producer at Irresistible Films. Since joining them 3 years ago she has produced over 50 titles for brands including LACOSTE, VIVIENNE WESTWOOD, FREELANDER, NISSAN and the BBC. Awards include a FAB award for the Pepsi LOVE Viral and a Cannes Lion Bronze Bullet Award for Sony Ericsson’s PUPPY PULLING POWER.
Her first short film, WAKE IN RED NOW, won Best Short Film at The Watershed Bristol’s Great Onion Film Challenge.
Georgina is a problem solver and thrives under the challenges created by filming a low budget short. She is currently seeking finance for her next set of short film scripts.
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Directed by: Richard Pengelley
Produced by: Georgina Cowley - Irresistible Films
Cast: Adam Wright