Deus Otiosus

  • MA Showcase
  • 16min
  • Narrative Short
  • UK Premiere
  • 2020

In an iron-age society, Bryana, a pregnant hunter, loses her husband to pestilence. Exiled from home, she hunts for a hermit believed to have magic and demands to know why he does nothing to help. Unfortunately, this god has been far from idle…

Mat Braddy spent twenty years in marketing, becoming the Brand Founder of Just Eat plc. His first short, The Alpha & Omega, won Best Comedy Short at the London Independent Film Awards 2018. Deus Otiosus was made as part of his MA in Film with Raindance Film School. Mat is currently working on his first feature film.


Flesh Films


Mat Braddy

Executive Producer

Louis Savy


Marta Calderon


Mat Braddy

Director of Photography

Lorenzo Levrini

Sound Designer

Fionn Lucas

Production Designer

Daniel Vince