Ope­ra­tor

An Emer­gen­cy Ser­vices Ope­ra­tor in a Fire Con­trol Room has just star­ted a long night shift when she picks up a call from a despe­ra­te young mother. An hour pre­vious­ly, Gemma had fal­len asleep in front of the tele­vi­si­on and has now woken to find the room full of smo­ke. Her three year old son is trap­ped in his bedroom ups­tairs. Fla­mes have star­ted to creep down the stairs that Gemma must use in order to reach him. The operator’s gui­d­ance is all that Gemma can rely on in order to survive.

Film­de­tails

Caro­li­ne Bartleet


UK 2015, 6’30″, Spiel­film, Englisch

Pro­duk­ti­on: Rebec­ca Morgan
Kame­ra: Vanes­sa Whyte
Mon­ta­ge & Schnitt: Yann Heckmann

Bio­gra­phie

Caro­li­ne Bart­leet trai­ned as an actress at Roy­al Welsh Col­le­ge Of Music & Dra­ma. Sin­ce then she has pro­du­ced two short films, LAST WASH (2011) and INTRU­DER (2014). OPE­RA­TOR is Caroline’s first film as director.