Treading Water

In this short documentary we follow the story of seventeen-year-old young carer who has had the responsibility of looking after his ill mum for most of his life. He explores the hardships and fears that accompany being a young carer, and shares what offers him a little bit of an escape.

Crew List:

  • Director: Jacob Pratt, Tia Davies
  • Producer/ Researcher: Jacob Pratt, Mason Thayer
  • Camera: Sameer Malik, Jade Nanji
  • Souns: Mason Thayer, Alfie Skinner
  • Edit: Alfie Skinner
  • Producer/ Mentor: Bex Rose

This documentary was made by young people on the BFI Film Academy programme and delivered by Watershed.

C/o Bex Rose