Stuffed is a musical that follows Araminta, a taxidermist looking for a human to stuff. On the dark-web she finds Bernie, a man so afraid of ageing and leaving nothing behind he agrees to be killed and taxidermied by her. On meeting there is a spark between them, and as they measure and prepare his body for the stuffing they begin to fall in love.  Through song and suspense, Stuffed explores the sacrifices we’re willing to make for love and legacy.

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Theo Rhys

Joss Holden-Rea




Directors: Theo Rhys, Joss Holden-Rea
Executive Producer: Myles Payne
Producer: Freddie Barrass, Theo Rhys
Screenwriter: Theo Rhys, Joss Holden-Rea
Cinematographer: Piers McGrail
Editor: Edward Cheesman
Production Designer: Elizabeth El-Kadhi
Sound Designer: Chas Langston
Music: Joss Holden-Rea
Principal Cast: Alison Fitzjohn, Anthony Young
Additional Credits: First AD: Alison Hargreaves, Second Unit Cinematographer: Peter Emery, Art Director: Lavinia Tyler, Prosthetics: Suzi Battersby, Make-up Artist: Elvis Schmoulianoff, Colourist: Jonny Thorpe, Post production: Glassworks, Animation design: Rory Cahill, Score mixer: Adam Miller


Public Film Contact
Theo Rhys
Agile Films
+44 (0) 7967293549
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Mia A Farrell
+44 (0)7791 670 465
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Premiere Status: North American Premiere
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Romance, Short Film
Screening Section: Midnight Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Narrative Short
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Runtime: 19 mins