Martin Smith's first commissioned short film was ACCIDENTS and stars Ryan Wallace, Kate Dickie and Julie Wilson.
The project was awarded lottery funding through Scottish Screen and was selected by the British Council for international film festival distribution. Following it's International Premiere at the Oberhausen International Film Festival the film Won Best Short Film at Appledore and was Nominated Best Short film at The Edinburgh International Film Festival, the Cork International Film Festival and the Tiburon International Film Festival.
Martin was delighted to shoot the project with long term collaborator and award winning director of photography Simon Dennis, Sugar Tree Productions Nicki Young and casting director Kahleen Crawford. Sound was by Rob Anderson and post production took place at Arc Facilities, Savalas, One Post and Soho Images. Martin edited the film himself and the colourist is another long term collaborator, Simone Grattarola.
It is the simple story of an outsider boy who meets a girl and centres around a small moment that makes their lives seem better.