they found her in a field

They Found Her in a Field

Haunted by the death of her classmate and first love, Martha returns, ten years on, to their old meeting place. But as the memories of their relationship come flooding back, she must confront the tragic mystery that put an end to it.

Director Bio

Ellie is an award winning freelance director based in London. Her work for the online educational company History Bombs has picked up a number of awards, most notably a Children’s BAFTA for Learning in 2017. Ellie’s first professional short film OUTLINES premiered at Vancouver Film Festival and was selected for BAFTA accredited BFI Flare LGBTQ+ Film Festival and London Short Film Festival. It was nominated for the Iris Prize Best British Short 2017 and Best Director at New Renaissance FF 2018. Ellie is drawn to work that explores adolescence, identity and coming-of-age themes.


  • Directed by:Ellie Rogers
  • Written by:Ellie Rogers
  • Produced by:Karin Kavanagh
  • Runtime:6 mins
  • Completion Date:January 1, 2019
  • Country of Origin:United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:United Kingdom
  • Category:International Live-Action
  • Selection:Programme 13
  • Screening Time / Venue:Sat AUG 15
    10AM - 10PM ONLINE
  • Irish Premiere
  • Links: Website

Latest News

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call of the forest screening

Call of the Forest Screening

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 07 December, 2020

Still Voices Presents a Special Screening of Call of the Forest in partnership with Whose Woods These Are Tree Festival.

2020 award winners

Submissions for Still Voices 21 Now Open

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 01 October, 2020

Submissions for the Still Voices Short Film Festival 2021 are now open!

2020 award winners

2020 Award Winners Announced!

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 16 August, 2020

Still Voices Short Film Festival 2020 Award Winners Announced!


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As this year's festival is online, no tickets will be sold. The online short film competition will be free.

2020 Programme

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