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Gangsters vs Vampires is a comedy horror short that promises a thrill ride following notorious gangsters as they face their most worthwhile foe.


Written and directed by soon to be Arts University Bournemouth Alumni James Brown, and Produced by Blacktail's own Zachary Fortais-Gomm, Gangsters vs Vampires will be a haunting and blood-curdling venture.


With an amazing group of actors and filmmakers Gangsters vs Vampires is shaping up to be a master class in independent short film making.


Our cast is made up of some incredible talent. Many Dorset actors will help us bring Gangsters vs Vampires to life.

Our leading cast will be made up of Philip Honeywell, Toby Trimby, and Leo Rand.

Ready to bring home the heart of the film is our supporting cast of Neil James and Ryan Ayley.

There is an amazing team currently working to bring the best film possible to fruition.


Writer/Director- James Brown

Director of Photography- Leon Pyszora

Producer- Zachary Fortais-Gomm

Co-Producers- Alice Goodrich & Hannah Boyd

1st AD- Karol Cybulski

Editor: Jordan Elson

Art Director- Jonathan Salariya

Costume Designer- Victoria Coombs

Makeup Artist- Olivia Jane Russell

And many many more!


We couldn't be more excited to share Gangsters vs Vampires with you.  With such an amazing cast and crew, Blacktail couldn't be more pleased with the progress of the first company short film.


Gangsters vs Vampires wrapped shooting at the end of August 2015, and is deep in post production. There are many different ways you can keep up to date on Gangsters vs Vampires. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.


If you have any questions regarding Gangsters vs Vampires do not hesitate to contact us at info@blacktailproductions.co.uk