THE TURTLE TERMINATOR

AWARDS

WINNER: Indie Spirit Award (2018 Windy City International Film Festival, Chicago, US)

WINNER: Special Mention Award (2018 Diversions International Short Film Festival, Sveti Ivan Zelina, Croatia)

 

FESTIVAL SCREENINGS

2018 Ploiesti International Film Festival (Ploiesti, Romania)

2018 Suikerzoet Film Festival (Schiedam, Netherlands) 

2018 Darkroom Film Festival (London, UK)

2018 Gozo Film Festival (Gozo, Malta)

2018 Dalmatia Film Festival (Omiš, Croatia)

2018 Preview International Short Film Festival (El Prat de Llobregat, Spain)

2018 Fylde Film Festival (Blackpool, UK)

2018 XpoNorth (Inverness, UK)

2018 Splice Film Fest (Erie, US)

2018 Trame Indipendenti Short Film Festival (Pisa, Italy)

2017 Portobello Film Festival (London, UK)

2017 Blueprint (Glasgow, UK)

2017 Glasgow Short Film Festival (Glasgow, UK)


SYNOPSIS

Bitten by a turtle in his childhood, a man remembers the effect that the scar has had on his love life.


Shot in a number of outdoor locations in Glasgow and Troon, The Turtle Terminator is the latest project made by members of Glasgow Film Crew. Its combined cast and crew of 30 members illustrates the wealth of resources that the group represents. As a local network of independent film professionals, it supports audiovisual projects made with passion and ambition.

Written and directed by C.J. Lazaretti

Produced by John Perivolaris and Ryan Pasi

Starring Aisling Hunter, Jon Tamburini and John Wilde
Produced by Random Clock Films and Glasgow Film Crew

WATCH THE FULL FILM

The Turtle Terminator is under submission to international film festivals. Only authorized viewers may watch it online.

TRAILER

REVIEWS AND NEWS

REVIEWS

FILM STILLS

BEHIND THE SCENES

Recce at Troon Beach
Black Magic Cinema Camera
Shooting cutaways for The Turtle
Shot List  | The Turtle Terminator
Slate  | The Turtle Terminator
Kitchen Set  | The Turtle Terminator
Graham Stevenson and Sefa Ucbas
Graham Stevenson Lighting Technician
DOP Sefa Ucbas
Writer & Director C.J. Lazaretti
Producer Ryan Pasi
1st AD Jo Mason
Actor Jon Tamburini
Shot List | The Turtle Terminator
Dino Toys
Alice Restrick | Production Designer
Graham Stevenson | Lighting Tech
Runner Thomas Gilbrook
Producers Ryan and Jon
DOP Sefa Ucbas
AC Nick Biarese
Producers Ryan & John
Producer Ryan Pasi
Camera Crew | The Turtle Terminator
C.J. & Sefa
Ryan Pasi | Producer
Actress Aisling Hunter
Three legged dog visits the set
Thomas Gilbrook & Aisling Hunter
On set with Aisling Hunter
Lead Actress Aisling Hunter
Hans Lucas & C.J. Lazaretti
Crew setting up shots
Director C.J. - executioner
C.J. & Sefa
Tech Rehearsal at DWA
Tech Rehearsal | Turtle Terminator
Téa Payne | The Turtle Terminator
Young Cast On Set
Allan Whyte | Dubbing Mixer
John Wilde Recording Session
SimVis Dubbing Suite
Principle shooting is done!
Glasgow Short Film Festival 17

CREDITS

written and directed by

C.J. LAZARETTI

 

produced by

JOHN PERIVOLARIS

RYAN PASI

director of photography

SEFA UCBAS

 

production design by

ALICE RESTRICK

 

lighting technician

GRAHAM STEVENSON

 

first assistant directors

HANS LUCAS

JO MASON

 

assistant camera

NICO BIARESE

 

runner

THOM GILBROOK

 

film editing by

JO OSBORNE

 

animation by

MÁTÉ TÓTH RIDOVICS

 

colourist

ALEX WEBB

 

music by

CHRISTOPHER BELSEY

 

dubbing mixer

ALLAN WHYTE

 

sound co-ordinator

RONAN BRESLIN

 

narrator

JOHN WILDE

 

lydia

AISLING HUNTER

 

lydia's ex

JON MARK TAMBURINI

 

amanda

VIKA KUTKAITYTE

 

bianca

LUCKY MAPHUTUMA

 

carmen

ALICE RESTRICK

 

diane

MALWINA BIENIAWSKA

 

edna

VHARRI LAVERY

 

fiona

LILIANA OLTEANU

 

boy

MICHAEL FOLEY

 

annie

RACHEL FIONA GILCHRIST

 

bonnie

OLIVIA EASTON

 

cindy

JODIE MOORE

 

debbie

TÉA PAYNE

 

special thanks to

LA BODEGA TAPAS BAR, GLASGOW

BRITISH RED CROSS SHOP, WEST SCOTLAND

BETSY'S TEA ROOM, TROON

 

Shot in Glasgow and Troon, UK.

© 2017 C.J. Lazaretti. All rights reserved

A Random Clock Films/Glasgow Film Crew Co-Production

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Shot List | The Turtle Terminator

Photo Credit: Alice Restrick