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Pitch Black Heist



Liam (Liam Cunningham) and Michael (Michael Fassbender) are professional safe crackers who meet on a simple job to relieve an office safe from its contents. The catch is a light activated alarm system impelling the men to embark on a pitch black heist.


Director(s): John Maclean

Executive Producer(s): Conor McCaughan, Michael Fassbender

Producer(s): Gerardine O' Flynn

Screenwriter(s): John Maclean

Cinematographer: Robbie Ryan

Editor(s): John Maclean

Production Designer: Sarah Finlay

Sound Designer: Gernot Fuhrmann

Music: John Maclean

Principal Cast: Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Alex MacQueen

Director Bio


Founding member of Beta Band 1997-2004 and Aliens 2005-2010. Directed the band’s music videos. First short, ManOnAMotorcycle starred Michael Fassbender, the inspiration for the character, his involvement integral. This lead to John's current short starring Fassbender and Cunningham. John's first feature is now in development with Film4.


Public Film Contact

Gerardine O' Flynn
+44 (0)7905 301540


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