Comedy in TV, Film, and Web
By day Ray Summers is a typical dude; doing as little as possible as often as possible. By night, however, he becomes NightwatchMan; a super-strong, super-fast hero who saves lives to win favour with his girlfriend Dina... plus the costume is kinda cool. Written and directed by Alasdair Mackay. Shot and edited by Christopher Rithin. Produced by Wolfpack Productions Ltd. and Alasdair Mackay.
In modern day life where everyone and everything is perfect on Instagram, Adulting is an honest look at two people struggling in adult life through a lens without a filter. It follows Adiza and Alain as they fail to break into the entertainment industry and with life in general. From degrading part-time jobs and embarrassing auditions to failed relationships and getting kicked out of therapy; these codependent friends just can't seem to get it right! Created and written by Adiza Shardow and Alain Terzoli. Directed by Jay Oliver Yip. Produced by Adiza Shardow and Alain Terzoli in association with Wolfpack Productions Ltd.
Adulting is a 7 min teaser trailer of the pilot episode and is currently open for development.
A 10 min short film. Barista is a rom-com set entirely in a cafe and follows barista, Simon. His working life is made far more interesting when a new customer, Kaleigh, walks through the door. Written by David Proud and directed by Jay Oliver Yip. Shot by Sica Dennerly-Weiss and edited by Christopher Rithin. Produced by Wolfpack Productions Ltd.
ZERO HOUR CONTRACT
Zero Hour Contract is a smart mockumentary that follows Marco as he battles with the next generation of actors, their hopes, dreams and social media fuelled anxieties. A love letter to the place that poor working conditions aside, formed friendships, got many of us laid and made us laugh (and cry) every day. Created and written by Alex Neve. Directed by Jay Oliver Yip. Shot and Edited by Christopher Rithin. Produced by Wolfpack Productions Ltd and Alex Neve.
The 15 min teaser pilot episode is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video and Comedy Crowd TV.
The Difference She MAkes:
LITTLE BLUE ENVELOPES
A micro short film shot in 9:16. Written by Alex Neve and directed by Niamh Handley-Vaughan.
Little Blue Envelopes was a finalist in the Nespresso Talents 2018 UK & EIRE division and screened at BAFTA.
Produced by Wolfpack Productions Ltd.
FINALIST - NESPRESSO TALENTS 2018 UK & EIRE
A multi-award-winning online mini series shot from the perspective of a laptop webcam, MidnightMiracle follows the rise and fall of accidental viral vlogger Lissa - a reluctant YouTube phenomenon. Created and written by Alex Brammer & Rebecca Jade Hammond. Directed by Barnaby Hatch. Shot and Edited by Christopher Rithin. Produced by Wolfpack Productions Ltd. and Rebecca Jade Hammond.
The full 6 x 5 min part series is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video and Twisted Mirror TV.
WINNER - BEST WEB SERIES - SLUMBERJACK FILM FESTIVAL 2017
WINNER - GOLD - WENDI WEBFEST HAMBURG 2017
WINNER - BEST UNDERSTANDING THE WEB - WENDI WEBFEST HAMBURG 2017
WINNER - BEST COMEDY SERIES - DUB WEBFEST 2017
NOMINEE - BEST ENSEMBLE CAST - DUB WEBFEST 2017
NOMINEE - INTERNATIONAL DIRECTING - MIAMI WEB SERIES FESTIVAL 2017
NOMINEE - BEST WRITING COMEDY - RIO WEBFEST 2017
NOMINEE - BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (AMBUR KHAN) - SEOUL WEBFEST 2017
NOMINEE - BEST ACTRESS (REBECCA JADE HAMMOND) - SEOUL WEBFEST 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION - TUSCANY WEBFEST 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION - PILOT LIGHT TV FESTIVAL 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION - DIE SERIALE WEBFEST 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION - SICILY WEBFEST 2017
A multi-award-winning online sketch show spanning 3 seasons. Created to support and collaborate with new writers, directors, and performers of comedy. #SKETCHPACK is ram-jammed with diverse sketches from satire to the absurd. Created by Christopher Rithin and Jay Oliver Yip. Produced by Wolfpack Productions Ltd.
All 3 seasons are available to stream on Amazon Prime Video, Comedy Crowd TV On-Demand, and Twisted Mirror TV.
WINNER - BEST ENSEMBLE - LONDON SHORT SERIES 2019
WINNER - BEST INTERNATIONAL SKETCH COMEDY - MIAMI WEBFEST 2016
WINNER - HONORABLE MENTION - WENDI WEBFEST HAMBURG 2016
WINNER - AWARD OF MERIT - INDI FEST FILM AWARDS 2015
NOMINEE - BEST COMEDY - LONDON SHORT SERIES 2019
NOMINEE - BRITISH VIBE AWARD - LONDON SHORT SERIES 2019
NOMINEE - BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR COMEDY - CHRISTOPHER RITHIN - SEOL WEBFEST 2017
NOMINEE - BEST SKETCH COMEDY - SEOUL WEBFEST 2017
NOMINEE - BEST ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE COMEDY - RIO WEBFEST 2016
NOMINEE - SKETCH AMETS - BILBAO WEBFEST - 2016
NOMINEE - BEST SKETCH COMEDY - MIAMI WEBFEST 2015
OFFICIAL SELECTION - HOLLYWEB FESTIVAL - 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION - INTERNATIONAL ONLINE WEBFEST - 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION - RAINDANCE WEBFEST - 2015
Outside The Box
A multi-award-winning web series. This goofy and quirky sci-fi comedy follows the lives of eccentric inventor Clive, lay-about Jimmy, and humanoid Ashleigh as the three allow Clive’s crazy inventions to throw them from one surreal situation to another. Created and written by Christopher Rithin and Jay Oliver Yip. Directed by James Deverill. Shot by Sean Hunt and edited by Christopher Rithin. Produced by Wolfpack Productions Ltd.
The complete 6 part web series is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.
WINNER - GLOBAL FILM COMPETITION - 2015
WINNER - THE INDIE FEST FILM AWARDS - 2015
NOMINEE - OUTSTANDING EDITING (COMEDY) - LA WEBFEST 2015
NOMINEE - OUTSTANDING SPECIAL EFFECTS (COMEDY) - LA WEBFEST 2015
OFFICIAL SELECTION - RAINDANCE WEBFEST - 2014
OFFICIAL SELECTION - MIAMI WEBFEST - 2014