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‘ARENA’ is ready for 2021 film festivals.

Play the haunting opening soundtrack to the film below. Sung by Ladina Gudina –

Sophie Shallai as ‘Erna’.
Ahmad Sahki as ‘Abedi’
Charlie Concannon as ‘Eldest Boy’

Featuring Harvey Booth, Joe Slack, Luca Cribelli,
Miguel Da Rocha and Samuel Torpey.

Written and directed by Mike Ogden.

Produced by Naomi Ayres for Square Cherry Productions

Cinematography by James Oldham

Production Design by Alexa Hartle

Edited by Paul Jones

Casting by Gemma Hoyle & Carol Godby at Linton Management
without whom this film would not have been made.

Additional Casting by Heather Basten CDG.

Production Coordinator, Charlene Jones.

1st AD, Ben Eve.

Sound Recordist, Paul Caton.
Boom Operator Tomos Pierce.

Make Up/Hair by Sophie King.
Assisted by Lucy Matthews.

Costume Design by Kate Webster
Costume Adviser, Emma Edwards at The Costume Department.
Costume Assistant, Katie Deegan.

Art Department Assistant, Will Gale.
Art Dept Trainee, Lydia Latham.

Food Stylist, Jo Fahy.

Vehicle in vision provided by Patrick Hilton.

Location scouting by Heather Gant.

Dolly & grip by Jon Head.
Steadicam Operator, Leighton Cox.
1st Assistant Camera, Matt French.
2nd Assistant Camera, Andy Perch.
Camera Trainee / DIT Josh Craig.

Gaffer, Mike Hogan.
Electrician, Alex Watson.
Electrician, Dan Tunstall.

3rd AD, Jim Penfold.
Chaperone Claire Da Rocha.

Still image photography by Natalie Kennedy

Floor Runner, Russell P Hodgson.
Runner Natasha Welford.
Runner Joel Punchard.
Driver Matt Whitehead.

Many Thanks to –


Drop City

The Costume Department

Langley Cricket Club

Stretford Mall

United Utilities

… for their generosity and time.

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