Short film. 13’. 2018.
"Wrong Number" it's an award-winning short film starring Ellie Woodruff-Bryant and Nicholas Anscombe. It’s written and directed by Tiago Teixeira (HBO’s “The Hypnotist”) and produced by Henrique Fazzio ("Wrong Number").
“Wrong Number is a deeply moody study of anxiety and trepidation. There’s fabulous use of lighting and sound to really invoke dread. It benefits from a hugely relatable performance by Elle Woodruff Bryant. - ★★★★”
“The dread oozes through this entire film, with Teixeira even letting it hang uncomfortably through the credits.”
'Wrong Number' starts Ellie Woodruff-Bryant (Best Supporting Actor in a Female Role, Julian Awards 2016) and Nicholas Anscombe (BBC's ‘Requiem). The film tells the story of a woman that has a foreboding dream, and the nightmare that comes afterwards.
The film was written and directed by Brazilian filmmaker based in London Tiago Teixeira ('A Quiet Room in Walthamstow' - London Short Film Festival Official Selection. Tiago is currently developing a feature film version of his previous short (‘A Quiet Room in Walthamstow’) with his production company Void to Vortex.
'Wrong Number' is produced by Henrique Fazzio ('A Quiet Room in Walthamstow'). It includes a score by electronic experimental rock composer Baron Saturday and was shot by Korsshan Schlauer.
The film premiered at London's Frightfest in 2018, and has won best horror film and best actress in the 6 on Nebraska film festival.
Ellie Woodruff-Bryant trained in both classical and contemporary theatre with the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the University of East Anglia with a BA(Hons) in Drama in 2015. Whilst studying Ellie continued to perform both on stage and on radio and played Mag in ‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’, a role for which she received the Julian Award for ‘Best Supporting Actor in a Female Role’.
Nicholas trained at Rose Bruford College from 2007-2010. He worked as an actor, movement/prosthetics artist, and puppeteer. He has supplied movement/prosthetics work for BBC/Netflix, Sony PlayStation and Foxy Bingo to name a few.
Tiago Teixeira, Director
The award-winning filmmaker Tiago Teixeira was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and lives in London. He has directed several short films including “Ação/Reação” (Action/Reaction, 35mm, Kodak Film School Finalist); “Sobre os Mesmos Passos” (Over the Same Steps) and “Mania de Perseguição por Boeing” (Boeing Persecution Mania, Winner of the One Minute Film Festival). He also directed music videos for the Brazilian band Audax and the British duo Detachments. In 2008 and 2009 he was selected twice for the SESC Screenwriting Lab (currently called Laboratório Novas Histórias) with the scripts “Unhappening” (Currently in pre-production by director Marcos Bernstein) and “The Blind Mirror". In the latest years, Tiago has been working as a screenwriter. He is also a writer on the critically acclaimed HBO series El Hipnotizador produced by RT Features, currently on the second season.
Henrique Fazzio, Producer
Henrique Fazzio is a film producer and partner at Void to Vortex. During his career in the music industry, he produced a number of music videos and a documentary. He also managed artists, ran Polvo Records and organized many tours throughout the world.
Korsshan Schaluer, Cinematographer
Korsshan has been working in the film industry for five years, the first four as an Assistant Director in the Mexican Industry and the last one in the Camera Department in the UK industry. He currently works as a Camera Trainee and Camera Assistant in many TV Dramas, Features, Shorts, and Commercials.
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