Filmmaker in Focus
Bryan M. Ferguson

Bryan M. Ferguson’s films are stylish, surreal, shocking, humorous, absurd – and his career spans less than ten years. A retrospective on one of Scotland’s most promising filmmakers.
In addition to this film programme, Bryan will talk about the creative filmmaking process at a master class during the festival.

(Kleiner Saal) FB Event Tickets
Volksbad Jena

The Misbehaviour of Polly Paper Cut

film still The Misbehaviour of Polly Paper Cut
Fiction, Scotland,
direction
Bryan M. Ferguson

A sociopathic young woman escapes the boredom of her Floridian town by “wreaking havoc” under the delusion of being a comic book villain.

Caustic Gulp

film still Caustic Gulp
Fiction, Scotland,
direction
Bryan M. Ferguson

Somewhere in Florida, a chemical reacts with the chlorine of a hotel swimming pool. When discovered, a resident starts recruiting followers for her chlorinated cult.

Flamingo

film still Flamingo
Fiction, Scotland,
direction
Bryan M. Ferguson

While developing a perverse relationship with an obscene phone caller, an alienated dancer considers the loss of her leg as she descends into the world of self-amputation.

Rubber Guillotine

film still Rubber Guillotine
Fiction, Scotland,
direction
Bryan M. Ferguson

An angst-ridden teenager sucker punches her parents’ hopes for her future by aspiring to donate her skeleton to gelatine.

Blockhead

film still Blockhead
Fiction, Scotland,
direction
Bryan M. Ferguson

One man's trip to paradise takes a bizarre turn when he can no longer escape his fixation with the motel ice machine.

Umbilical Glue

film still Umbilical Glue
Fiction, Scotland,
direction
Bryan M. Ferguson

Olga struggles with her odd interest in umbilical cords until she joins a gang of punk belly-button enthusiasts.

Toxic Haircut

film still Toxic Haircut
Fiction, Scotland,
direction
Bryan M. Ferguson

A 90 second horror odyssey about a haircut.