To Womb It May Concern

by Georgia Lovell
produced by 20 South Street and Grey Swan
directed by Julia Stubbs

After recently being fired by her last boss, Maud waits expectantly for a job interview at a florist which could turn her life around.

But her body has other plans.

Based on her experience of living with endometriosis, Georgia Lovell has written TO WOMB IT MAY CONCERN, a heartfelt and wryly humorous story in which a young woman strives to live her life whilst dealing with the condition.

The short film is currently on its festival circuit in the UK, Europe and selected North American festivals.

A 20 South Street and Grey Swan production.

Cast

Jessica Kinsey

Creative Team

Director: Julia Stubbs | Writer: Georgia Lovell | Producers: Julia Stubbs, Georgia Lovell and Laura Canning | Co-Producer: Grey Swan | Director of Photography: Lily Grimes | Music composed and performed by Hannah Reeves | Production Designer: Jessica Brown | Costume Designer: Hannah Worsley | 1st Assistant Directors: Nestka Jarnot and Rachel Clear.

1st Assistant Camera: Ceri Evans | 2nd Assistant Camera: Charlie Davies and Connor Pearson | Sound Recordist: Peter Quayle | Colourist: Carl Thompson | Runners: Phoebe Ball and Thomas Gibbs | Stills Photographer: Tim Stubbs Hughes.

With special thanks to Laura, Sophie and Falmouth University School of Film & Television; Daniel, Sophie, Jonny and Kingdom & Sparrow; Kay Roberts and Cornwall Council; Duncan Whitmore; Andrew Bruce-Lockhart; Kate, Karl and the Jack Studio Theatre; and the people of Falmouth.

Shot on location in Falmouth, Cornwall.

Watch the teaser trailer

Georgia Lovell has written this short in the hopes of spreading awareness of endometriosis, a condition she has lived with for over 10 years. This is her first time writing for film. She studied with John Burgess, the renowned theatre director and former head of new writing at the National Theatre on his annual playwriting course.

Lily Grimes is a London-based drama Cinematographer coming from international news and documentary. Since graduating with a Cinematography MA at NFTS, Lily has shot TV dramas, short films, artist films, documentaries and music videos. Selected by the Cannes Film Festival 2019, Lily won an RTS award in 2020 and was runner-up in BSC Emerging Cinematographer 2019. Lily’s films have won at the RTS Awards, Kodak Student Awards, Norwich Film Festival, Shooting People, Calcutta, Bucharest, L’Age D’Or, Virgin Spring Cinefest and competed at Aesthetica, Madrid, Bucheon, Princeton Independent, Warsaw Animation, The Smalls, Premier Plans, This is England, Pendance, 3D Wire, Golden Reel and more.

Jessica Kinsey has a postgraduate in Acting from the Drama Centre and a BA (Hons) in Drama: Theatre, Film and Television from Bristol University. Her short film credits include Lily Edwards in Re-Birth (Thought Juice Films), Girl in Boys Will Be Boys (Gimlette Production), Ray in Spare Room (Matthew’s Garden), and Hannah in the online/digital piece Out of Control (Chalk Roots Theatre). In theatre, her roles have included Viola in Twelfth Night (Yard Players, Jack Studio Theatre), The Mother in The Pelican (Chalk Roots Theatre, YATI), Sheila in An Inspector Calls, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth and Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (The Globe Players), Cordelia in King Lear (Yard Players, Jack Studio Theatre), Zoogoers, Rhiannon, Evelyn, Gloria and Dre in Precious Little (Jack Studio Theatre), and Irina in Three Sisters (Boris Shchukin, Moscow).