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Cat Burns announces forthcoming short film, early twenties

10 July 2024, 17:13 | Written by Tyler Damara Kelly

Multi-BRIT-nominated South London artist Cat Burns has announced her short film, early twenties, to celebrate the release of her forthcoming debut album.

The early twenties short film is directed by Libby Burke Wilde and is inspired by the music from Cat Burns; debut album of the same name. early twenties follows a group of friends who get together on a night out. The film explores the character’s individual stories, from acceptance to anxiety, friendship and identity of being in their early twenties. Cat also serves as an executive producer on the film.

The short film stars a wealth of emerging British acting talent: India Amarteifio (Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story), Sam Reuben (Everything Now), Aiyana Goodfellow (The Outlaws), Melina Sinadinou (Beyond Paradise), and BAFTA-nominated Sam Bottomley (How To Have Sex, Sundown). It pieces together the narrative between Cat’s music videos for her singles "alone", "end game" , and "met someone".

Libby Burke Wilde says: "Being asked to write and direct a short film based on an artist’s lyrics and songs was a dream project for me. Mixing my love of music videos and narrative filmmaking in close collaboration with an artist was an incredible experience. The result is a film that was made with a lot of love and dedication and I am so grateful to everyone who made this possible".

“It was so lovely to work with everyone on this fabulous short film! I think I just wanted to convey to anyone who watches it that you aren’t alone in your experiences, and that we’re all in this together.” expresses Cat Burns.

early twenties is set for release on 12 July via Since '93 / Sony RCA, and is available to pre-order now.

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