I Am Pilate is part of Four8 Productions “I AM” series which aims to reintroduce biblical characters in timeless settings.
Directed by Femi Oyeniran (Adulthood, Kidulthood, Turn Up Charlie), I AM PILATE follows a journalist sent to the home of former district governor for an interview, but his routine obituary fact check reveals an extraordinary secret. The film features a poignant lead turn by Shaun Scott (The Kingsman, The Bill), with his younger self played by Jamie Kristian. Supporting performances come from a diverse cast including Jazz Lintott (The Intent), Letitia Hector (Venus vs. Mars, Famalam) and newcomer Kayode Akinyemi.
The short, and “I AM” series, is produced by Stephané Alexandre. Working alongside an award-winning team, including BAFTA and Emmy award-winner Matthew Barrett and BAFTA-nominated cinematographer Miles Ridgway. Four8 is pioneering the use of top-class filmmaking, acting and writing talent, making innovative and high-quality content for the modern generation.
I AM PILATE will debut via the Four8 Productions YouTube channel April 5th. The film will also be broadcast on London Live on April 12th, programmed in as the channel’s Easter film.