The Art of Foley

The Art of Foley Synopsis

Commissioned by Channel 4 for its Comedy Blaps season, The Art of Foley launched online in January 2015. A comedy series about two Foley artists, both called Roger, who haven’t had a hit in years. Alongside their studio engineer Jeremy, Roger M’s wife Pippa and their only fan Jacob, they try to rekindle their career.

Over the course of the three short episodes, we see Roger and Roger head to the studio to record effects for a remastered horror movie, try and capture the sound of a depressed crow, and in the final episode, Roger H goes on a date, leaving Roger M at home with Pippa.


  • Selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick, 2015.
  • Nominated for Best International Short at the Schlingel Film Festival, 2015.
  • Won Special Mention for Best Short, Professionals Section at the Youngabout Film Festival, Bologna, 2016.

The Art of Foley Cast & Crew


Rich Hardisty Roger H
Andy Needle Roger M
Gemma Whelan Pippa
Arnab Chanda Jacob
Mark Heap Jeremy
Nina Smith Lindsay
Declan Kennedy Graham
Fin Taylor Dan Nuttle
Sanderson Jones Neil Hecking


Written by Andy Needle and Rich Hardisty
Producer Lydia Hampson
Director Ben Gregor
1st AD Simon Aguirre
Location manager Paul Giordani
Post production co-ordinator Louise Stevenson
Production & costume designer Beck Rainford
Script editor Simon Levy
Editor Myles Robey
Director of photography Ed Moore
Line producer Ian Hogan
Executive producer Rebecca Ferguson


Art of Foley Earrings episode shot
Art of Foley Crow episode shot
Art of Foley Velcro episode shot