Film about Woburn tailor nominated for interational gong

A SHORT film telling the story of a bespoke tailor has been nominated for an international award.

Three Blind Mice features Geoff Souster, from Woburn based Souster & Hicks.

Geoff Souster

Geoff Souster

In it Geoff, described as ‘a true gent an master craftsman, describes how he left school at an early age to embark on a career spanning over forty years.

He owned shops in Luton and Dunstable before moving to Woburn.

The film, produced by Film Infinity, has been shortlisted in the Documentary Category at this years Rushes Soho Shorts Festival.

Film Infinity have won through to a second international film competition in only their second year of trading.

The nomination sees the company building on its success in the Reed Short film Competition earlier this year, when Three Blind Mice made it down to the last 50 finalists from an initial field of 500 entrants.

The film will be screened at the The Institute of Contemporary Arts in London during July as part of the RSSF 2012 International Film festival

Producer Ian Miles said: “We’re over the moon that the film has been recognised for the second time this year. We’re really looking forward to attending the festival screenings.

“The film represents all that we love about film making ”

And director Chris Whitehead added: “Geoff was an amazing character to work with. The film has obviously struck a chord with the judges. It’s always nice when your work is recognised by your peers.”