previous projects


The Calculus of Love


Short film (2014)


When a soldier known only as Patient 39 awakes from a coma with no memory, the search begins for his identity and past.


With Mark Bazeley and Alfie Stewart.


Adapted from William Boyd's short story 'Ghost of a Bird'


Writer/ Director; Dan Clifton

Producer: Roland Holmes


Veterans Film Festival (Australia) 2016 (Winner, Red Poppy Award)

Winchester Short Film Festival 2015 (Winner, Best Short Under 15 mins)

New Media Film Festival Los Angeles, 2015 (Winner, Best Film STEM category)

Durham Film Festival, 2015 (Winner, Best Original Score)

Aesthetica Short Film Festival, 2014

Kerry Film Festival, 2014

Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival, 2015 (Nominated, Best Score)

Cluj Shorts Romania, 2015

Lanzarote International Film Festival, 2015

Arizona International Film Festival, 2015

Henley Film Festival, 2015

Seoul International Extreme Short Image and Film Festival, 2015

Hollyshorts Los Angeles, 2015

Euroshorts Poland 2015

Imperial War Museum Short Film Festival 2016

Silver Springs International Short Film Festival 2016




Short film (2011)


Obsession collides with logic in the quest to solve a 250-year old mathematical problem. With Keith Allen.


Writer/ Director/ Producer: Dan Clifton


X_Science Film Festival, Genoa Italy 2011 - Winner X_Faculty Award and Jury Special Mention, Best Short Film.

Shortini International Short Film Festival 2011, Augusta Italy - Winner, Best Direction.

Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival, Ireland 2011 - Nominated, Best Direction and Best Cinematography

Stoke Your Fires Festival of the Moving Image 2011 - Shortlisted, Best Short Film


London Short Film Festival 2011

Bradford International Film Festival 2011

Kimera Film Festival 2011

Slough Film Festival 2011

Crystal Palace International Film Festival 2011

Cornwall Film Festival 2011

Aesthetica Film Festival 2011

Euroshorts Poland 2011

Red Carpet Film Festival 2012

Vedere La Scienza Festival 2012

Short and Sweet Toronto 2012

Balticon Sunday Night Short Film Festival 2012

International Festival of Short Films Of the Islands, Courts des Iles, Tahiti 2013


Patient 39