Experience three new short films created by BFI Academy students at Storyhouse.

  • A couple of petty crooks get more than they bargained for when they steal The Bag.
  • A 360° comedy film, experience robbery on a whole new level in The Lift.
  • A dark psychological thriller Tenebrae.

All made using 360° VR technology.


The Lift
Directed by Mia Nelson
Written by Luna von Hardenberg
Produced by Lois Parry
Sound by Sean May
Edited by Jacob Varley
Starring Eden Davies, Lucy Nelson, Jayda Jones & Mabel Lee

The Bag
Produced by Morgan Phillips
Written by Max Wiseman & Luke Hanson
Directed by Zoë Theil & Max Wiseman
Music by Charlie Quashie
Starring Adam Southall & Will Holleley

Produced by Farzia Begum & Elisha Candlin
Directed by Robb Park
Director of Photography – Alexandrina Morgana
Sound & Music by Sophia Blackmore
Edited by Sophia Blackmore, Robb Park & Farzia Begum
Starring Shannon Lancashire & Sophia Blackmore



Guide Storyhouse Cinema

Storyhouse is the home of the best independent cinema in Cheshire! Your independent boutique city-centre cinema brings a hand-picked range of film to the heart of Chester’s former Odeon.