written & directed by Tim Price
On the cusp of adulthood, Lily is furious that she’s still sidelined from the annual tradition of burying the family Christmas tree at Formby dunes. When Granddad Tony dies, it falls on Lily to somehow keep the tradition going and keep her family together.

Liverpool, 2020 – Filming has completed on location in Liverpool on THROUGH THE DUNES, the short film debut of writer director Tim Price. The film stars Evening Standard Film award winner Ian Hart (Backbeat, The Hollow Reed, Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone), Helen Carter, David Williams and introduces Bo Bragason.

The film is financed by the BFI awarding funds from the National Lottery. It has won awards at the Short Film Festival and is in competition at Aesthetica FF in Nov 21.


Ian Hart - Andy
Bo Bragason - Lily
Helen Carter - Karen
David Williams - Tony


James Bierman
Siobhan Daly

Executive Producer

Jess Loveland
The National Lottery BFI


Writer & Director - Tim Price
Director of Photography - Diana Olifirova
Designer - Polly Sullivan
Editor - Jennifer Tividad
Lucy Watt - Sound Designer
Composers - Ben & Max Ringham
Casting - Thomas Adams
1st AD - Mark Roberts
3rd AD - Finn Ella
Runner - Sean Toshach
Runner - Luke Haughton
Runner - Lydia Clarke
Runner - Joe Gurski
Production Asst - Lydia Grainge
Script Supervisor - Sara J Doughty
1st AC - Sim Bala
2nd AC - Dann Cooper
Trainee - Cécile Mulombe Mbombo
Grip - Jon Head
Camera Car - Joe Armstrong
Gaffer - Ian Sykes
Spark - Lewis Bolland
DIT - Christy Kail
Sound Mixer - Andy Low
1st AS - Jack Lynskey
1st AS - Zak Wundowa
Costume & Art Assistant - Georgi Cheers-Aslanian
Hair & Make Up - Zara Bray
Photographer - Leah Bierman
Location Manager - Chris Webb
Dining Bus - Arthur Timmins
Trailer - Nigel Furby
Honey Wagon - Phil Robinson
Director of Post Production - Rob Farris

Through The Dunes main hero shot