When Eddie Bowen hooks up with the sexually aggressive Suze Phillips he thinks it's his lucky night. It's not. He's drugged and trapped within a specially-prepared room. So begins an ordeal that threatens to break not just his body but also his mind. The psychotic Suze uses Eddie's flesh and blood to carry out a ritual that changes the very room itself. The light is dying and the darkness is coming alive. There's something in the shadows, something that's coming for Eddie. Can he escape in time? Or will the darkness claim him..?

David Newbigging

Director Bio


David Newbigging is a BAFTA New Talent winning Director and Storyboard Artist. David has directed shorts, commercials and a micro-budget feature film that have screened on television and in film festivals around the world.


Starting his filmmaking career with socially engaged arts projects around Scotland, this informed his first short film, Kick About, financed through Scottish Screen and UK Digital Shorts. The film screened at festivals worldwide including The Edinburgh International Film Festival, Rome Independent, Europa Dresden and Fantasporto.


David directed Eyes on the Street, a short comedy again financed through the UK Digital Shorts. The film screened at The Edinburgh International Film Festival, Tallinn Black Nights, Brief Encounters, The Bangkok Comedy Film Festival and the Paris Festival of the Environment.


Moving into directing commercials, David won a 2009 BAFTA New Talent Award for directing an LG Phones commercial that was part of the marketing for a 20th Centaury Fox blockbuster.


The Ambitious Potato, his next short, screened at The Edinburgh International Film Festival and the Neuch√Ętel Film Festival.


David recently completed producing and directing the micro-budget horror feature Darkness Comes starring James Cosmo.


He currently works as a freelance storyboard artist on films and commercials.

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