Wheesht Films is a Welsh-based independent production company founded by Angela Clarke in 2019. Over the last 16 years Angela has exec produced, directed and developed factual TV content for UK & international broadcasters.
In 2017 she embarked upon making her first independent short documentary film Bachelor, 38 for cinematic release. In 2018 it was shortlisted for Best British & Best International Film at the Iris Prize Film Festival. In February 2019, it was BAFTA nominated for Best British Short Film.
In 2021, Wheesht Films launched One Stop Doc Shop with the support of Screen Alliance Wales, Ffilm Cymru Wales and BFI Network with funding from the National Lottery.
This online platform aims to encourage and support an inclusive array of novice women & non-binary filmmakers into the documentary film world.
One Stop Doc Shop will provide a free, comprehensive overview of the documentary filmmaking process from start to finish. It will include podcast interviews with high-profile directors, live Q & A sessions with established industry producers, film funders and festival experts, and a series of blogs that will guide you through the creative process from finding your story to the business of getting it seen.
Bachelor, 38 is an enduring love story of one man’s time in London during the early 1960s as a young homosexual in a society still labouring under deep-seated prejudice.