Reinventing the Portmanteau Film

T is for Toilet

audio Alex Fitch talks to two directors of short films – Lee Hardcastle and Mitch Jenkins – about contributing to longer portmanteau works. Lee discusses his seminal short ‘Pingu’s The Thing’ and ‘T is for Toilet’, his contribution to the new horror movie The ABCs of Death. Mitch talks about his collaborations with Alan Moore on the photo novella Unearthing and series of short films Jimmy’s End, which he’s currently using a kickstarter campaign to fund its concluding chapter ‘His Heavy Heart’. (Originally broadcast 12 July 2013 on Resonance 104.4 FM)

The ABCs of Death is released on DVD/Blu-ray in the UK on 22 July 2013 by Monster Pictures.

The ‘His Heavy Heart’ fundraising campaign ended on 17 July 2013 and successfully raised its funding goal.

Director websites: Lee Hardcastle, Mitch Jenkins

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Podcast produced by Alex Fitch