In 2006 we celebrated 10 years of making films together with this short reel of clips from all of our films to date. The trailer was used to promote Westlake Films on the website as well as at film shows. It is set to the music "Alpha Male" by Royksopp.Download the video
As a surprise for a Christmas Party, John and Amy edited together a fabulous video to accompany the wonderful Belgian Jazz piece "Dr Qui" by comedian Bill Bailey. Now their creation has been unleashed upon the world for you all to see.Download the video
A series of five podcasts created for the Political Studies Association - Conservatism Specialist Group. Dr Hayton interviews academics asking for views and analysis on the Conservatives in coalition with the Liberal Democrats during the 2010-2015 government. Not Westlake's first foray into educational film-making but certainly the most demanding, using a multi-camera set up on a tight time schedule.Download the video
Three costumed fans wait on a rain-soaked platform for a train that may never arrive and assess their place in life.
Based on the classic 60s comedy sketch by John Cleese, Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett about the British Class system, Westlake take a comical look at what the fans of different scifis think of one another!
Asked by his employer to create a series of three short film to advertise the company's film library, Kevin Hiley set about the mammoth task of digitising selected footage from hundreds of hours of material.
Here we present the results! A feast of beautiful and powerful images on the subject of Steam, Industry and Heritage.
Do you ever get tired of those F.A.C.T. trailers at the cinema during the mid 2000s? You know, the ones telling us how the internet is going to destroy the film industry unless we stop using it?
Here is our tribute!
Robin gets news that Maid Marion has been captured by the evil Sheriff of Nottingham and taken to the Castle! Quickly, he races to her rescue. But in the forest, the villainous sheriff lies in wait for the outlaw.Download the video
At the festive time of year, it is important to know our limits when it comes to the consumption of alcohol. So, join Uncle Gilbert and his nephew as they avoid wanton Christmas debauchery and discover proper behaviour and civilised decorum. The results of this experiment may shock you all.Download the video
Heroes take many shapes, and in this addition to the Haberdashery, a Hero gets more than he bargained for when he comes to rescue an imprisoned Princess from the hands of a sinister creature. This short is inspired by early American horror films which featured many larger-than-life monsters.Download the video
Jonathan Miles looks back on his years in fandom making audio and video productions. He reminisces about starting out with low quality audio Doctor Who stories and learning step by step to make ever better productions. He also interviews Lisa Hiley, Westlake's long standing costume designer without whom most of our films would have been impossible to make.Download the video
A video tribute to the now long closed Llangollen Doctor Who exhibition. Set to Orbital's remix of the Doctor Who theme, the video catalogues a pilgrimage of Westlake devotees to the exhibition in 2001.Download the video
A short experiment to try making a film in the walk-and-talk rapid cutting style made popular in "The Fast Show."
Josh takes an energetic stroll along the promenade in Southport musing on the differences between war depicted in computer games as opposed to real life.
Gareth Preston fights back against the affliction of writers block in this video monologue. When faced with the dreaded block, even mundane tasks like laundry and washing dishes takes on an unexpected allure! Find out how Gareth conquers his writers block and what helps him to dream up all those ideas for his scripts.Download the video
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