Accidents Happen

Accidents Happen is a fast-paced black comedy about a hung-over party host looking for a lazy recovery day, thwarted by the discovery of a body that he may be responsible for, and a witness who seems determined to turn him in.

Starring Andrew Fraser, Gavin Shankland and Gareth Gordon.

Directed by Ross Blackmore

Full Credits Below

Accidents Happen was shot in Wishaw, Scotland on 22/23/24th April 2011 and completed in January 2012.
It can be viewed here:

Screenings & Awards

13th Jan 2012 at BBC Pacific Quay Viewing Theatre, Glasgow
Private screening for cast & crew

18th May 2012 at The Bungo, Glasgow
Screened for Underwire Festival's Open Night, as part of The Southside Film Festival

7th June 2012 at The White Horse Bar, Edinburgh
Official Selection - Edinburgh Short Film Festival

16th August 2012 at The Conforti Institute, Coatbridge
Winner "Best Comedy" - Deep Fried Film Festival

November 2012
Winner "Best Short" - Film Blood Awards
Special Aknowledgement for "Special Effects" - Film Blood Awards

Full Credits


Andrew Fraser

Gavin Shankland

Gareth Gordon

Julie Robinson


Writer, Producer, Production Manager & Score Writer:

Julie Robinson

Director & Editor:

Ross Blackmore

Director Of Photography:

Gavin Hopper

Camera Operator:

Kieran Farrar

Camera Assistant:

Matt O'Leary

Sound Recordist:

Amir Mirza


Danny Green

Garreth Udell

First Assistant Director:

Dom O'Neill

Third Assistant Director:

Christopher Carroll

Special Effects Designer & Supervisor:

Julian Robinson

Hair, Make-up, Special FX Make-up:

Frances Hopper

Online Editor:

Nicola Blackmore

Dubbing Mixer:

Kevin Dallas


CoPilot Effect

(Olly Stockman, Steve Malcolmson, Emma Caudle, Gavin Hopper, Julie Robinson)

Special Thanks:

Phil Donnely

Bill Ward

Trudy Shillum

Steven Fentie

Tom Smith

Craig Dillon

Manus Barr

Bob Dale