FILM 84"

An emotive charity film created for Speech and Language UK

Designed to raise awareness of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) in primary school children, where diagnosis is most effective. 

The story of seven year old Darcie who struggles to comprehend her school environment, both inside and outside the classroom. 

Written, Directed and Produced by Emma Miranda Moore

DP Kate Reid BSC

Commissioned by Media Trust / Client Speech & Language UK / Sponsor The Mercers' Company

"We had comments from professionals, people saying it was the best DLD video they had seen, that it made teachers gasp with realisation, and that it had made such a big impact." - Speech & Language UK

WINNER - RADLD award for outstanding contribution to raising awareness of the condition.

FINALIST - ThirdSector Award Best Charity Film

Thanks to everyone who gave their time, talent and resources to this project.

1st AD: Danny Rumbelow

3rd AD: Toby Crick

Assistant/Runner: Esme Ramiel

Runners: Maria Abraham, Joe Hill

Shadow/Trainee: Lolly Michaels

1st AC: Drew Marsden

2nd AC: Meg O’Connell

Gaffer: Tanya Ringer

Lighting Trainee: Maeve Malenczck

Sound Recordist: Javier Carles

Production Designer: Kit Falck

Hair & Makeup: Sjaniel Turrel

Stills Photography: Simon Wisbey

Charity Advisors: Amy Loxley and Gabriella Blake at Speech & Language UK

Lighting: Panalux

Camera/Lens: Panavision

Location Manager: Jon Carriker

Location: William Patten School

Catering: Whole Foods N16


Darcie: Jayda Eyles

Teacher: Amber Doyle

Classmates: Kimi Kong, Caspar Gain-Merdassi, Kyla Davidson, Albert Coverdale

Chaperones: Berna Eyles, Michelle Ellard


Editor: Martin Huntford

Composer: Roma Yagnik

Grade: Jack McGinty at Cheat

Sound Design & Mix: Ben Leeves at Jungle

Online: Fresh Film Productions

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