BLUE – a supernatural tale, starring Rosie Allerhand, Gemma Jones (Marvellous, Bridget Jones Diary, Rocketman), Orla Mcallister, Sarah Keelty, Chris Keelty, Dan Mcallister, Antonio Cerezo, Gareth Watkins and Pete Gomes, and songs sung by Shirley Henderson (Awarded Best Actress in musical at the Olivier Awards 2018), written and directed by Deva Palmier with music composed by Ben Morales Frost, Jon Conway as musical director and produced by Adam Gregory Smith of Hidden Art Films, filming in Frome, London and Mexico City.
“When Jess, Laura’s seven year old, dies Laura feels like she failed her as a mother and all she wants to do is join her up in the skies. But while she’s in mourning a poltergeist storms through her home and she can’t help but see her daughter’s tempestuous nature in this turbulent little tornado, which opens up another opportunity to share some maternal love.”
Finding Clive – a romantic comedy with songs. Shirley Henderson (Stan and Ollie, Bridget Jones Diary, Harry Potter) and Roger Allam (The Hippopotamus, Tamara Drewe, The Thick of It) are on board for a shoot in 2021 with Katie O’Mahoney and Melissa Parmenter of Revolution Films producing.
Five Artists – a documentary, ongoing shoot and edit.
The Client List – a thriller tv series. A psychotherapist tracks down a serial killer, only to discover he is one of her clients.
Canine – a drama. Raya faces her fear of dogs and unearths something way more terrifying, the roots of her childhood trauma.
Deva has been selected for Directors UK Inspire scheme 2019/20 mentored by writer director William McGregor
and also selected for BFI Network X BAFTA Crew 2019/20.
The Grab a black comedy about the training of a jehadi bride, which premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019 and won the Best Concept Award at Catfish Shorts! Short Film Festival 2020, has recently been released on Vimeo. Enjoy!
Fishy is distributed by Shorts International and available on iTunes.
Deva is a member of Directors UK, WGGB, The Forge Women in Bristol, Cinesisters and a partner of UK Says No More.