A poetic homage to the KX100 phone box by director Will Dohrn. Featuring spoken word by James Massiah (previously featured here), “KX100” celebrates the cultural British icon before their nationwide removal from the streets of the UK. As Massiah nostalgically attests, the phone booth was once a breeding ground of social interaction that has become increasingly redundant as times and technologies have changed. For Dohrn, the film is about fostering greater appreciation for the objects and spaces that make up our lived environment:

“Using slit scan photography we turn an often un-appreciated object into a mesmerising contortion. Moving focus to an object that is often just a background prop in which events take place or around, now the KX100 becomes the event itself, as we pierce through the ignorance and comfort that come with the familiarity that dulls the world around us as we grow up and get older.”

Watch “KX100” above and see full credits below!


Poetry by James Massiah
Director: Will Dohrn
Producer: Aaron Z. Willson
Production Designer: Andrew Cunningham
Director of Photography: Duncan Parker
Production Company: Crack Productions
Production Manager: Rosie Wells
2nd Unit Director of Photography: Ben Brook
1st Assistant Camera: Jerry Dobson
Graphic Design & Art: Alfie Allen
Casting: Carmen Young & Rosie Wells
Lead Actor 1: Jake Neads
Lead Actor 2: Chloe Giles
Stylist: Carmen Young
Runner: Molly Denton
Runner: Jordan Kelvin

Music & Sound Design: Echoic Audio
Post Production: Robin Littlewood
Colourist: Jon Howard
Commissioning Editor: Catherine Bray
Commissioning Assistant: Jake Cunningham

Special Thanks:
Tricha Passes, Signs & That
David Johnston, Martin Dohrn
Tom Gilbert and Kizzie Willson Applebee


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