Wrote/Directed/Co-Produced/Edited BIFA winning Feature Film aged 17. Released by Vertigo Films and BFI:




A German exchange student begins an impulsive and ultimately destructive relationship with a shy British boy in her final weeks before returning to Munich and her warring family.


Raindance Award - British Independent Film Awards 2012 (Winner)

Best Debut Feature - Raindance Film Festival 2012 (Nominated)

Alice in the Cities Award - Rome Film Festival 2013 (Nominated)

Director of the Future Award - The Skinny 2013 (Winner)

Official Selection:

2013 Rome Film Festival

2012 Raindance Film Festival

2013 Glasgow Film Festival

2013 Dublin Film Festival

2013 BFI Future Film Festival

2013 Flatpack Film Festival

2014  Goettingen Film Festival

2013 Bootleg Film Festival


"Startlingly accomplished" - Wonderland Magazine

"Strings is something truly special, showcasing pitch-perfect performances, achingly beautiful cinematography, daring metaphysical flourishes and subversive sound design, all helmed by an undoubted future star of British cinema." - We Love Movies [more than you]

"Rob Savage's Strings perfectly captures the awkwardness of adolescence." - i-Flicks

"An incredible feat of passion" - Cine Outsider"

A fantastic filmmaker" - Raindance

"An astonishing achievement" - CineVue"

Exciting and Dangeous" - EatSleepLiveFilm

"Strings is a must see for all supporters of British and independent filmmaking" - New Empress Magazine

"Look out for this guy, we know he’s gonna go far" - Vice Magazine