Burn on arrival film poster

Burn On Arrival

Christmas, 1995. As Scotland reels from a devastating loss of industry, a man is trapped in an escalating nightmare.

Forced to follow a series of bizarre and deadly instructions contained in red envelopes, he is soon stranded in the snowy wastes of the Scottish Highlands – his fate bound to a stranger he finds caught in the same brutal game.

Short film produced by the Enemy Films team and directed by Owen Gower. Shot in the highlands and starring BAFTA Scotland and BIFA winning actress Kate Dickie (Red Road, Peaky Blinders, The Witch) and one of Scotland’s most up and coming and exciting talents James Harkness (The Nest, Gangs of London, Rogue One: A Star Wars story) . The film Premiered at Glasgow Short Film Festival and has since screened at numerous festivals around the world, including San Diego, Portland, Nottingham and Manchester. It has won a number of awards including Best UK Short at Nottingham International Film Festival, Best Thriller at the Discover film awards and Best Short film at Bristol International film Festival.

I Don't Want to Call it Home

Through conversations with loved ones, a young Turkish artist confronts her fears regarding her country’s future, and the dilemma of staying or leaving home behind. Directed by Léa Luiz de Oliveira and Nisan Yetkin, developed through the Bridging the Gap Scheme: Love.

WORLD PREMIERE – Edinburgh international Film Festival 2018
Dinard British Film Festival 2018
Cucalorus Film Festival 2018
Source Project, Centre for European Policy Studies 2018
Cinenova Interuniversity Film Festival 2019
Flying Broom International Womens Film Festival / Uçan Süpürge Uluslararası Kadın Filmleri Festivali 2019
Sunderland Shorts Film Festival 2019

In Production

The Air We Breathe

In a near-future where the air is so polluted you have to pay to breathe, Eliza, a disillusioned healthcare assistant, plans to blow up an oxygen distribution company in a final act of protest. A gritty dystopian sci-fi about capitalism, resistance, and hope.

Short film commissioned by Sharp Shorts funding scheme, the premier funding scheme for shorts in Scotland, which is funded by Screen Scotland and the BFI. Mark Lacey is producing through Enemy Films, in collaboration with Braw Films, with support from the rest of the team. The film is in post production and due for completion mid 2023.
Shot from The air we breathe