February 12, 2020

Oakhill Productions to release their critically acclaimed, award winning short film ‘For Want Of A Nail’ in conjunction with OCD Action ‘Week Of Action’ Worldwide, Online Release Date: 21st February

February 4, 2019

FWOAN is an ambitious short film in many regards, the narrative included. A series would allow the story to be told in a far more detailed fashion...

November 23, 2018

Lead by our award nominated art director Olivia Venables, sourcing personal props and set dressing to bring Marty’s personality and style to the present day, whilst bearing in mind that we are watching the character develop through his flashbacks proved a somewhat cons...

October 29, 2018

Ever wanted to see a Virtual Reality video which depicts the life of someone with OCD?

Well, we have created just that!

In connection with the film and with the support of OCD Action we have produced a Virtual Reality Experience, so viewers could learn a little abo...

October 15, 2018

The visual look and style of the film has been at the forefront of the creative teams mind from the very start.

In the early stages of development Nick, Lucy and Ali worked on Pinterest boards to communicate and brainstorm a number of elements such as lighting, colour...

September 29, 2018

Why the domino shot?

'For Want of a Nail' covers one day in Marty's life. Marty's OCD has been with him for a lot longer.

The realism for Marty is that his obsessions and compulsions are with him everyday.

As film makers how could we portray that? What would visually hit...

September 17, 2018

 Finally our leading man Clark Alexander!

What attracted you to acting?
I always loved playing pretend, being different people and doing different voices. When I got older, I realised it was something I could actually make a living from and I wanted to do it properly. 

W...

September 17, 2018

Next up is Lisa Opara who played Sally in For Want of a Nail.

What attracted you to acting?

I'm not actually sure, there are so many more reasons but I guess the main one is that I like outlets. And by that I mean outlets of expression, so poetry, song, and acting comes...

September 17, 2018

For Want of a Nail, was shot ob location in Reigate, Surrey last year. Before filming our 2nd AD Charlotte had a chat with our principle actors to find out a little bit more about them.

First up is Thomasin Lockwood, who portrays Marty’s twin sister Mindy in the film.

Wh...

August 20, 2017

Feeding a hard working, hungry team of 20+ for 4 days is a bit overwhelming and without planning, can be expensive! But catering for an Oakhill Productions shoot is never done halfheartedly. It is important to us that our crew feel appreciated, are happy and well...

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