On the verge of a saving-the-environment breakthrough, conservationist Dr John Jennings accidentally exposes himself to a form of nuclear fusion gas with a territorial Lapwing Bird, the chemical reaction gives him an enhanced bird-like sense of sight and speed. Now Lapwing must learn to embrace his bird-like qualities and stop the evil DR. CUREM before CUREM PHARMACEUTICALS destroys the planet.

LAPWING is a 14 minute epic, featured and referenced throughout Penny Black Movie. The short film is currently travelling the film festival circuit and will be available as a special feature on the Penny Black DVD in 2016.

(2015) on IMDb

The monumental LAPWING soundtrack by Scorelocks Collective, composed by Jeremy Mayall and Chris Lam Sam, is OUT NOW on

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Behind the scenes photos of LAPWING on LAPWING Facebook page.