“Florian’s Last Climb” (completed)
Feb 2019 08

In 1909 the Austrian mountaineer Florian Frederick Graf von Liechtenstein left his estate near Innsbruck and travelled to Corsica for a climbing expedition. He was never seen again. Ninety years later his grandson Otto employs two film makers to help him uncover the mystery of the disappearance, but the facts get in the way of the truth.

Written & Directed by Harold Chapman
Produced by Harold Chapman
Running time: 25 minutes

starring: Bill Brand / Susan Engel / Ric Bacon / Christopher Hunter / Matt Zarb / Daisy Chapman


  • Golden Maple for Best Documentary Film, Jahorina Film Festival, Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Special Festival Mention, 8th Bangalore Short Film Festival, India
  • Best Experimental Film, Trujillo Independent Film Festival, Peru
  • Nominated for Best Documentary, Minikino Film Week – Bali International Short Film Festival, Indonesia
  • Jury Award for Best Documentary, Indian World Film Festival, India

Selected or screened at the following festivals:

  • PriFest – Prishtina International Film Festival, Kosovo
  • Jahorina Film Festival, Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Tegernsee International Mountain Film Festival, Germany
  • South Film and Arts Academy Festival, Chile
  • Beverly Hills Film Festival, USA
  • Columbus International Film & Animation Festival, USA (semi-finalist)
  • Pune Short Film Festival, India
  • 8th Bangalore Shorts Film Festival, India
  • Verashort – Vera Cruz Short Film Festival, Mexico
  • Trujillo Independent Film Festival, Peru (Ficit Peru)
  • Minikino Film Week – Bali International Short Film Festival, Indonesia
  • Thess International Short Film Festival, Greece (semi-finalist)
  • Goa Short Film Festival, India
  • New Delhi Film Festival, India
  • Indian World Film Festival, Hyderabad, India

“Florian’s Last Climb” selected for PriFest in Kosovo
Jun 2018 15

“Florian’s Last Climb” has its world premiere at PriFest in the Kosovo capital of Prishtina this July, one of the county’s most prestigious cultural events.

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Mar 2018 01

I’m excited to announce that “Florian’s Last Climb”, the epic super 8/super 16 mash-up that began principal shooting back in June of 2014, has, of the 29th of January been picture-locked, scored, on-lined – that is completely finished. Here is the trailer which we finished last night.

And here is the FB page which will show all the latest news including festival screenings. Please log on and “like”.

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Feb 2018 26

Here’s a short promo Harold Chapman Art Directed for Historic England just before Christmas, with the redoubtable Aaron Trinder lensing and helming;

Sep 2017 25

Here’s the new video for Mercury, Brit and Grammy nominated North London indie rock band “Wolf Alice” which Harold Chapman art directed earlier in the summer – “Yuk Foo”: Sit back and enjoy!