Dark Matter Films is an independent film production partnership specialising in horror, sci fi and dark fantasy.


Welcome to where the dark matters...

Image used with permission, Gary Lindsay-Moore Photography, 2015.

The partnership is made up of two guys from disparate media backgrounds, that span producing, directing, writing and game design.


They share a passion for dark, genre fiction and aim to thrill, horrify and delight you as you ride this brief sliver of light, scraped between endless voids of cosmic night.

Carl Timms

Carl Timms has twenty years experience as an independent indie film-maker, having worked on a number of documentaries, short films and music videos as director, producer and editor. In 2016 he completed his directorial debut, the award-winning horror short, STILL, and established Dark Matter Films, a partnership specialising in genre films. 

Carl also worked for for BBC-owned digital art commissioning fund The Space as Head of Production and is a Senior Digital Consultant with award-winning digital design agency, IE Digital.

Mark Brendan

Mark Brendan is a writer and game designer, currently living in the New Forest. He has worked on numerous games, both analogue and digital, for companies such as Games Workshop, Target Games, i-Kore, Climax, Codemasters, and Vivendi, as well as publishing games related fiction and magazine articles. He is also the author of Son of Mars, a sci-fi novel about civil war on a Martian colony. Mark has written a number of feature spec screenplays, and has teamed up with Carl to write short films and more features.

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