The Bird

(2014) Short Film

Genre: Short, Drama, Black Comedy

Status: Released Online

Year of Production: 2013

Producer: Stuart Laws

Screenwriter: Joe Parham

Director: Joe Parham & Ben Target

Starring: Alastair Roberts & Julia Davis

Format: 1080/25p

Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

Sound: Stereo

Runtime: 16'10"

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Ben and Joe’s previous film “FRANK” was shot in the same house as “The Bird” but in different rooms, only the front of the house appears in both.


The team spent over £60 on a stuffed starling to use which appears for exactly 1 frame (1/25th of a second) in the final film.

Bonus material

Behind the Scenes

Teaser Trailer


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