Call Me Alvy (2017)

A Bar Mitzvah boy`s obsession with Woody Allen sends his mother to desperate measures before the big day arrives..

Key Credits:

Writer/Director: Alexei Slater
Producer: Eve Dautremant-Tomas
Executive Producers: Stefan Allesch-Taylor, Neville Pierce, Esther Paterson, Alexei Slater
Cast: Tracy Ann Oberman, Kevin Eldon, Josh Howie, Harrie Hayes, Jeremy Rose, Joseph Jordan and introducing Adam Bregman.


UK Jewish Film Festival, UK, 2017
UK Jewish Comedy Festival, UK, 2017
Geneva Jewish Film Festival, Switzerland, 2018
Sunderland Short Film Festival, UK, 2018
Fastnet Film Festival IRELAND, 2018
Carmarthen Bay Film Festival WALES, 2018 (BAFTA Cymru qualifying) – Nominated ‘Best Comedy Short’
Cinema in Sneakers Film Festival for Children POLAND, 2018 – Nominated ‘Best Children`s Short Film’
Flickers Rhode Island Intl. Film Festival USA, 2018 (OSCAR/BAFTA qualifying)
Ischia Film Festival ITALY, 2018 – AWARDED ‘Special Mention’
Loch Ness Film Festival UK, 2018
Dinard British Film Festival FRANCE, 2018 – Nominated ‘Shortcuts’ Hitchcock
Way Down Film Festival USA, 2018
Manchester International Short Film and Animation Festival UK, 2018
Cerveteri Film Festival Rome ITALY, 2018 – AWARD Best Short Film
British Shorts, Berlin GERMANY, 2019
Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival USA, 2019
Crystal Palace Intl. Film Festival UK, 2019
Garden State Film Festival USA, 2019

Tracy Ann Oberman
Tracy Ann is an established television, film and theatre actress whose many credits include film roles in the Irvine Welsh adaptation ‘Filth’, the David Baddiel scripted ‘The Infidel’ and ‘Casanova Variations’ alongside John Malkovich, regular appearances in ‘New Tricks’ on the BBC, ‘Friday Night Dinner’ on Channel 4 and ‘Toast of London’ also on Channel 4. Her many theatre credits include ‘Stepping Out’ at Haymarket, ‘The Mighty Walzer’ at the Manchester Royal Exchange, ‘McQueen’ at Haymarket and ‘Godchild’ at Hampstead Theatre.

Kevin Eldon
Kevin has appeared in a number of classic shows over the years including ‘Big Train’ alongside Simon Pegg and Mark Heap, ‘Nighty Night’ opposite Julia Davis and played various characters on ‘Smack The Pony’.  He has also appeared in many films including ‘Hugo’ directed by Martin Scorsese, ‘Hot Fuzz’ directed by Edgar Wright and ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ directed by Tim Burton. Recent television appearances include ‘Damned’  on Channel 4 and ‘The Halcyon’ on ITV.

Producer: Eve Dautremant-Tomas
Eve is a freelance producer with a Master of Arts in Film Producing from Goldsmiths University. As well as producing several short films as part of her studies, she has also produced independently and has managed across numerous productions. Her background in Film Theory and History obtained through a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies lends her a strong knowledge of Film and TV as well as a never-ending curiosity in exploring this medium. Eve`s website.

Director of Photography: Gareth Hughes ACO, GBCT
Gareth works with Turn The Slate for the fourth time on ALVY and brings a wealth of experience with him behind the camera. Gareth`s website.

Sound Recorders: Lee Sharp Lee`s site. & Doug Templeton IMDb

Boom Operator: Ashley Sinani IMDb

First Assistant Director: Joe Starrs IMDb

Hair & Make Up: Sally Miura Sally`s site

Costumes: Alice Cousins Alice`s site

Production Designer: Jason Kelvin Jason`s site.

Storyboard Artist: Samuel White Samuel`s site.

Script Supervisor: Magdalena Drahovska IMDb

Stills Photographer & BTS: Daniel D Moses Dan`s site.

The film is dedicated to Zvi Rosenwasser The Rosenwasser Method

Pictures below at Sunderland Shorts, UK Jewish Film Festival, KINO Manchester and with our award from Ischia Film Festival.

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Jewish Chronicle, 12th January 2017
Jewish Chronicle, 20th January 2017
Screen Daily, 21st August 2018 
Cerveteri Film Festival, Rome Italy
Ischia Film Festival, Italy
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