The Wind and the Whimpering  (2021), 34 min
Confined between man and animal, Toad (Arlo Carter) struggles to understand the justification for his existence. Saturated with the monotony of marshland work, his dormant hungers are awoken and he desperately tries to hold together the fraying edges of his identity.
Writer and director, Laurence McManus; director of photography, Judyta Potocka; production design and costumes by Andie Scott; makeup by Heather Denyer; cast, Arlo Carter, William Wolfe Hogan and Paul Brodie; produced by Jessica Benson & Laurence McManus.
RAGFF Venice 2023, Italy - Feature Film Winner in Fantasy
Festival Angaelica 2023 Pasadena, CA, USA - Official Selection
14th Prishtina International Film Festival 2022, Kosovo - Official Selection
BIDEODROMO Internacional Experimental Film and Video Festival 2022, Bilbao, Spain - Semi-Finalist, Best Film
Crossing the Screen International Film Festival 2022, Eastbourne, United Kingdom - Official Selection
Asheville Fringe Arts Festival 2022, Asheville, USA - Official Selection
Insomnia Film Festival 2022, Helsinki, Finland - Winner Best Fiction Short 
Cinergo International Film Festival 2022, Athens, Greece - Official Selection