Caroline Steinbeis

Director for Stage and Screen

From A Strange Land
a short film by Caroline Steinbeis

Officially selected for:

Best Director at Laugh or Die Fest 2021

Best F-Rated Short Film 
at TweetFest 2021

Best UK Short for
TweetFest 2021

Best Actress nomination for Amanda Abbington for 

Best International Director for 
Portland Comedy Film Festival 2021

Best Short Film for the
15th edition of 20minmax International Short Film Festival 2021

Semi-Finalists for the 2021 Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival

Director’s Notes Pick of the Festival for 
The ShortestNights 2021

“A text book example of how to make an effective short feature.
Wonderfully executed with a sense of panache ”
**** UK Film Review

“Writer-director Caroline Steinbeis’s debut From A Strange Land is wildly entertaining.
This is a film whose narrative could inject energy into the dullest day ”
**** Indie Shorts Mag

“A satisfying and sweet experience that leaves you with a smile.
It finds natural humour and relatability.”
*****Film Carnage

Written and Directed by Caroline Steinbeis

Cast (in order of appearance) : Amanda Abbington, Otto Steinbeis, Deborah Findlay, Matthew Needham, Owen Teale, Anton Lesser

Producer: Georgina French
Executive Producer: Caroline Steinbeis

Cinematographer: Vanessa Whyte

Production Designer: Lili Lea Abraham

Editor: Rebecca Lloyd

Composer: Simon Slater

First Assistant Director: Kate Hartnoll

Focus Puller: Laura Dinnett

Clapper Loader: Ky Brasey

Grip: Carl Dunn  

Steadicam Operator: Laura Seears

Data Wrangler: Curtis Ashley

Gaffer: Stefan Mitchell

Lighting Technitian: Gracie Mason

Sound Recordist: Guy Fixsen

Hair and Make Up: Charlotte Trendell

Animal Handler: Charlotte van Bülow

Unit Still Photographer: Sam Taylor

Production Assistant: Shona Kinal

Sound Design & Mix: Raoul Brand

VFX by Peerless Digital Imaging

Colourist: Natalia Jaeger
Titles Designer: Dean Wares