A short film by Isabella Wing-Davey


Short Film/ 2015/ UK / 12min 16 sec / Wigwam Films and Powder Room Films

Inspired by true events, The Rain Collector is about the women who confounded ideas of what was appropriate or expected, and got involved in science in Victorian England. This is the story of Vanessa Kentworth and the rain.

A film by Isabella Wing-Davey
*Alfred P Sloan Production Award
*Hollywood Foreign Press Association Post Production Award 2016
* Audience Award, Fusion Film Festival 2016

Cast: Hermione Norris (Spooks, Cold Feet), Celine Buckens (War Horse), Max Bennett (Will, Anna Karenina, The Duchess)
DP: Neus Ollé
Producers: Emily Leo (Wigwam FilmsTheodora Dunlap, Emilia Reid
Original Music: Katya Mihailova
Editor Matthew C. Hart
Production Design: Antonia Lowe
Costume Design: Charlotte Espiner

*SHORTLIST: Kevin Spacey Foundation Artist-of-Choice 2015
*NOMINATED: Best Woman Director Award (sponsored by WFTV), London Short Film Festival 2016

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29th Leeds International Film Festival 2015 (UK) 
*Nominated, Best Yorkshire Short Film
13th London Short Film Festival 2016 (UK)
*Nominated, Best Woman Director Award (sponsored by WFTV)
Fusion FIlm Festival 2016 (USA)
* Won, Audience Choice Award 2016
FICMO Ottawa International Short Film Festival 2016 (Canada)
10th Dallas International Film Festival 2016 (USA) 
Independent Film Festival Boston 2016 (USA) 
Lower East Side Film Festival 2016 (USA) 
Hobnobben Film Festival 2016 (USA)
Won, Best Short Film Award 2016
20th FLICKERS’ Rhode Island International Film Festival 2016 (USA) 
36th Cambridge Film Festival 2016 (UK)
Kerry Film Festival 2016 (Ireland)
*Nominated, Best International Narrative Film
17th Woodstock Film Festival 2016 (USA)
39th Denver Film Festival 2016 (USA)
8th Citizen Jane Film Festival 2016 (USA)
5th Rouen British Short Film Festival 2016 (France)
7th Athena Film Festival 2017 (USA)