Day Street | 2019 | Gaffer

Day Street is a drama, based on real events, that explores the struggle of families living on Council Estates in Hull in 1982.  It tells the story of Sammy an 11 year old girl who is trying to navigate her family’s struggles, while wanting to be like other children her age.  Sammy lives with her parents and three siblings, she often finds herself responsible for her youngest sister: Jess and has to help with family chores.  Her dad, a fisherman is always at sea, the peace and ‘normality’ of family life becomes unsettled upon his sudden return due to his drinking and gambling problems.  Sammy has to learn to accept her life as she has no power to change her family’s situation and instead she begins to support them rather than rebelling.

Writer and Director: Paige Neilson | Producer: Rebecca Gill | First Assistant Director: Ekin Ilkbağ | Second Assistant Director: Kelsey Finn | Director of Photography: Erdvilas P. Abukevicius | First Assistant Camera: Samuel Cannan | Second Assistant Camera: Emily Haworth and Natalie Key | Steadicam Operator: Sean Corbett | Gaffer: Charis Mills | Production Designer: Sian Midgley | Art Director: Alice Sutch | Costume Designer and Assistant Art Department: Tom Holman | Sound Mixer and Sound Recordist: Tyler Ward | Sound Designer and Foley Artist: Tyler Ward | Dialogue Editor and Assistant Sound Mixer: King Emeka | Editor: Maya Mcallister Demangeat | Assistant Editor: Sam Mathias-Stanley | Colourist: Lara Diamond | DIT and Script Supervisor: Sam Mathias-Stanley | On-set Photographer: Karla Lizethe Hunter | Graphic Designer: Feli Yaucat | Hair and Make-up Artist: Mary-Anne Calora | Social Media Manager: Rebecca Gill