Our films

BE SAFER [2024]
Be Safer is part of a safer chemsex campaign, more here.

SHOWREEL FOR LONDON CHEMSEX CONFERENCE [2024]
Harm reduction and health promotion messages

THE TOOL BOX [2024]
Sexual health promo highlighting condom use.

HCV TEST AND TREAT [2024]
Hepatitis C test and treat ad

ST VALENTINE’S DAY [2024]
An oldie but a goodie re-cycled from 2017

MEDICINE: UNDER THE SCOPE [2024]
LGBT+ History Month 2024

IT GOES ON, IT GOES ON [2023]
Our alternative seasonal promo for 2023.

ENDING HIV STIGMA [2023]
MORE THAN A SOUNDBITE OR A SLOGAN
Practical steps to combat HIV stigma

WORLD AIDS DAY [2023]
Prevent, test and treat

JUST SAYING [2020, updated Sept 2023]
Calling 999 for an ambulance and the police

THE DROPLET [2020, updated Sept 2023]
Originally part of the “G’ Aware: Our Lives Depend On It” and “Play Safer” campaigns

OUT OF THIS WORLD [2020, updated Sept 2023]
Originally part of the “G’ Aware: Our Lives Depend On It” and “Play Safer” campaigns

SWEETS FROM STRANGERS [2020, updated Sept 2023]
Originally part of the “G’ Aware: Our Lives Depend On It” and “Play Safer” campaigns

THE DIFFERENCE [2020, updated Sept 2023]
Originally part of the “G’ Aware: Our Lives Depend On It” and “Play Safer” campaigns

PRIDE | June 2023 | 30s
Short promo for GMHC

STOP HEP C (GET TESTED FOR HEP C) | May 2023 | 30s
30-second short of raising awareness of Hep C home testing kits.

BEHIND THE LENS: LGBT+ HISTORY MONTH | February 2023 | 1m 41s
A showreel of some of our films made by Three Flying Piglet volunteers.

IAN CHARLESON DAY CENTRE AT 30 | Jun 2022 | 3m 54s
A short film about the Ian Charleson Day Centre by staff as it marks 30+ years of person-centred HIV care. Introduction by Sir Ian McKellen.

PRIDE 2022 | Jun 2022 | 30s
30-second message from MENRUS.CO.UK volunteers.
Production conflicts have meant we re-edited last year’s video.

LIFE | Apr 2022 | 10m
Experimental relaxation short

EVERYONE IS AWESOME | Feb 2022 | 2m
Short for Camden and Islington LGBT+ History Month 2022

StVD OR NOT | Feb 2022 | 18s
St Valentine’s Day short for MENRUS.CO.UK

THE ARC IS LONG | Feb 2022 | 30s
LGBT+ History Month short for MENRUS.CO.UK

FLOW | Jan 2022 | 6m 45s
Experimental relaxation short.

CIRCLE | Jan 2022 | 4m 22s
Experimental relaxation short.

EXPLORE | Jan 2022 | 4m 42s
Experimental relaxation short.

HEADING HOME | Jan 2022 | 26s
30-second Hook-Up Safer short for early 2022 campaign.

HOOKING UP SOMEWHERE NEW? | Jan 2022 | 27s
30-second Hook-Up Safer short for early 2022 campaign.

OVERDOSE? CALLING 999? | Jan 2022 | 28s
30-second Hook-Up Safer short for early 2022 campaign.

WINTERING | Dec 2021 | 50s
GMHC’s seasonal offering.

UNDERSTANDING LGBT | 2021
2-minute short for MENRUS.CO.UK

STIGMA | 2021
45-second ident for MENRUS.CO.UK

KNOWING THE RAINBOW FLAG | 2021
30-second short for MENRUS.CO.UK

CRUISING WHEN HIGH | 2021
30-second ident on the reporting LGBT+ Hate Crime

CRUISING WHEN HIGH | 2021
30-second ident on the reporting LGBT+ Hate Crime

RISE | Aug 2021
30-second ident for MENRUS.CO.UK

BEIGE | Aug 2021 
30-second ident for MENRUS.CO.UK

LIFE | Aug 2021
30-second ident for MENRUS.CO.UK

NO SIGNAL | Aug 2021 
30-second ident for MENRUS.CO.UK

PRIDE 2021 | Jun 2021
30-second message from MENRUS.CO.UK volunteers.

HOOK-UP SAFER | Apr 2021
Hook-Up Safer campaign for MENRUS.CO.UK from late April/ May 2021.

FOURTEENTH FORWARD SLASH TWO | Feb 2021
St Valentine’s Day short.

ALWAYS [2020]
Though the idea of MEN R US can be traced back to 2010, the MEN R US website celebrates five years in 2020.

SOMEWHERE NOWHERE [2020]
An alternative take on the traditional Christmas TV ad from the Gay Men’s Health Collective and our health and wellbeing website MENRUS.CO.UK

HE KNOWS [2020]
“Play Safer” drug use campaign for MEN R US

WHY IT MATTERS [2020]
“Play Safer” drug use campaign for MEN R US

WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG [2020]
“Play Safer” drug use campaign for MEN R US

CLOCKWORK [2020]
COVID-19 related campaign to raise awareness of mental health and well-being for gay and bi men for MENRUS.CO.UK

SHINE [2020]
COVID-19 related campaign to raise awareness of mental health and well-being for gay and bi men for MENRUS.CO.UK

LIGHT [2020]
COVID-19 related campaign to raise awareness of mental health and well-being for gay and bi men for MENRUS.CO.UK

LICK ME [2020]
COVID-19 related campaign to raise awareness of mental health and well-being for gay and bi men for MENRUS.CO.UK

HERE, WHAT NOW? [2020]
60-second ident to raise awareness of our gay men’s health website MENRUS.CO.UK

SEX! (WAIT FOR IT) [2020]
Thank you for not using cruising sites during CORVID-19

KEEP IT IN YOUR PANTS [2020]
Using cruising sites during CORVID-19

COVID-19 AT MENRUS.CO.UK [2020]
20-second ident to raise awareness of the COVID-19 section at MENRUS.CO.UK

“LGBT+ INDEPENDENT ADVISORY GROUP” [2020]
Short film to mark the 20-year anniversary of the LGBT+ IAG to the Metropolitan Police.

“U = U” [2019]
Promo for U=U at MENRUS.CO.UK. Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) states that people living with HIV who are on antiretroviral therapy, and undetectable, cannot infect others through sexual transmission.

“DEGREES OF SEPARATION” [2019]
An antidote to Christmas promo TV ad for/ by the Gay Men’s Health Collective.

” SAFER DRUG USE IS FOREVER” [2019]
A seasonal harm reduction message from Release, Harm Reduction International, International Drug Policy Consortium, and the Gay Men’s Health Collective.

“MEN R US NAVIGATION” [2019]
60-second navigation explainer for MENRUS.CO.UK

“SIX COLOURS OF MEN R US” [2019]
Compilation of six 20-second promos for MENRUS.CO.UK

“THE PURPLE SECTION” [2019]
1/6 20-second promos for MENRUS.CO.UK

“THE BLUE SECTION” [2019]
2/6 20-second promos for MENRUS.CO.UK

“THE GREEN SECTION” [2019]
3/6 20-second promos for MENRUS.CO.UK

“THE YELLOW SECTION” [2019]
4/6 20-second promos for MENRUS.CO.UK

“THE ORANGE SECTION” [2019]
5/6 20-second promos for MENRUS.CO.UK

“THE RED SECTION” [2019]
6/6 20-second promos for MENRUS.CO.UK


“SAFER CHEMSEX BOOKLET”
[2019]
45 second promo for PIP PAC

“WE ARE RAINBOW” [2019]
60 second promo from GMHC for Pride 2019.

“45” [2019]
Short film to celebrate Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline’s 45th Anniversary in March 2019.

“CONSENT AND SEX” | Three Flying Piglets for MEN R US [2019]
Short film to promote the Consent and Sex section at MENRUS.CO.UK

“HOMAGE” [2019]
Made by GMHC volunteers, a fond homage to Gay’s the Word which marks its 40th Anniversary in January 2019.

“YOU @ MENRUS.CO.UK” [2019]
Promo for MEN R US

“MEN @ MENRUS.CO.UK” [2019]
Promo for MEN R US

“BODY @ MENRUS.CO.UK” [2019]
Promo for MEN R US

“SEX @ MENRUS.CO.UK” [2019]
Promo for MEN R US

“SEX EP @ MENRUS.CO.U” [2019]
Promo for MEN R US

“STI @ MENRUS.CO.UK” [2019]
Promo for MEN R US

“DRUGS @ MENRUS.CO.UK” [2019]
Promo for MEN R US


“SEARCH” [2018]

Promo for MENRUS.CO.UK


“BE WITH ME” [2018]

Gay Men’s Health Collective antidote to Christmas TV advertisements

“RE:GENERATE” [2018]
Panel sessions filmed for Re-Generate, a Black-Centred Arts Festival | 2-4 November 2018

In conversation:
Drug policy is a racial justice issue
Drug policy, mental health, and the prison industrial complex
Addiction and the collective trauma of trans women
People of the global majority and psychedelics: colonialism and the healing potential of plant medicine


HIV PEER RESEARCHERS IN CONVERSATION ABOUT THEIR WORK AND HIV STIGMA [2020]

Filmed in Toronto, Canada in 2018, 7 short films about HIV Peer Researchers, their work and HIV stigma for the Positive Effect

HIV Peer Researchers in Conversation 1/7 (Wa) | The Positive Effect

HIV Peer Researchers in Conversation 2/7 (Pa) | The Positive Effect
HIV Peer Researchers in Conversation 3/7 (Ma) | The Positive Effect
HIV Peer Researchers in Conversation 4/7 (Ly) | The Positive Effect
HIV Peer Researchers in Conversation 5/7 (Ja) | The Positive Effect
HIV Peer Researchers in Conversation 6/7 (Ev) | The Positive Effect
HIV Peer Researchers in Conversation 7/7 (An) | The Positive Effect


4TH INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON HIV AND REHABILITATION RESEARCH | CIHRRC [2018]

Twenty-three filmed presentations, link to YouTube, filmed in Toronto, Canada

Presentation: Francisco Ibanez Carrasco | 15m 3s


CAT or THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO PREVENT HIV [2018]

Promo for MENRUS.CO.UK


90 SECONDS OF YOUR LIFE [2018]

Pride 2018 promo for GMHC


RELEASE LEGAL AIDE APP FILMS [2018]

Series of 6 films to compliment the Legal Aide app from Release’s lawyers which summarise the various stages of the legal process, ensuring the information is easily accessible to all. 

Drug Possession: Arrest, Legal Advice, and Your Options in a Police Interview |Release | 3m 51s
Drug Possession: Getting a Cannabis or Khat Warning, or a Penalty Notice for Disorder | Release | 2m 56s 
Drug Possession: Getting a Caution or Being Charged for Class B/C Drugs that Aren’t Cannabis/Khat | Release 2m 22s 
Drug Possession: Getting a Caution or Being Charged for Class A Drugs | Release 2m 21s 
Drug Possession: Going to Court, Representing Yourself, and Sentencing | Release | 4m 2s 
Drug Possession: Criminal Records and Their Effect on Jobs and Travel | Release | 3m 2s

RELEASE ME [2017]
A short film celebrating 50 years of Release (1967-2017). Three Flying Piglets also filmed and edited 13 discussion panels a three day anniversary event, at the Ugly Duck SE1 3PL, in early November 2017; including the Sex Worker’s Opera (see below). 

SEX WORKERS’ OPERA [2017]

DO IT FOR DICK [2017]

GMHC: HOMAGE TO THE CHRISTMAS TV AD [2017]

THE BATTLE FOR PrEP [2017]


WE KNOW WHAT YOU’RE THINKING [2017]

WATER [2017]
THE BEACH [2017]
THE CONVERSATION [2017]
THE CURIOUS MAN [2017]
THE FIELD [2017]
THE RAINY DAY [2017]
THE DOG [2017]
Promotional shorts for MENRUS.CO.UK

DON’T WALK BY [ 2017]
Recovery position short for GLOBAL DRUG SURVEY (gay audience).
DON’T WALK BY [2017]
Recovery position short for GLOBAL DRUG SURVEY (straight audience).

YOU [2017]
MEN [2017]
BODY [2017]
SEX [2017]
STIs [2017]
DRUGS [2017]
Explainers for MENRUS.CO.UK

MENRUS.CO.UK NAVIGATION [2017]
Navigation explainer for MENRUS.CO.UK

WE ARE [2017]
Poem written and performed by Trudy Howson

FLASH MOB FEAST [2016-7]
Camden and Islington LGBT History Month 2017

LET THERE BE LOVE [2016]
Poem written and performed by Trudy Howson

3RD INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON HIV AND REHABILITATION CONFERENCE [2016]
Winnipeg, Canada

TOM MEETS SXT (60secs) [2016] (15)
TOM MEETS SXT (30secs) [2016]

TOM MEETS SXT: PARTNER NOTIFICATION (2mins) [2016] (15)

GMHC SUPPORTS UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY SPECIAL SESSION ON DRUGS (UNGASS) [2016]
Campaigning short for the Gay Men’s Health Collective

MEN R US PROMO #1 [2016]
MEN R US PROMO #2 [2016]
Two promo shorts for MEN R US life manual for gay men and MSM

IDAHOT [2016]
Poem written and performed by Trudy Howson

THERE’S MORE TO G THAN COCK [2015] (15)
A film for Global Drug Survey which can also be found at MEN R US under the DRUGS section.

I’M A TWENTY FIFTEEN-ER [2015]
Six 30 second promos for the Liberal Democrat Party*

TOGETHER WE MAKE MAKE LGBT HISTORY [2014]
Our 2nd film for Camden LGBT Forum and Camden and Islington LGBT History Month 2015

CUHRRC CONFERENCE, LONDON 2014 [2014]
Promotional short for Canada-United Kingdom (UK) HIV and Rehabilitation Research Collaborative


SAFER INJECTING: CRYSTAL METH [2014] English (15)
SAFER INJECTING: CRYSTAL METH [2014] French (15)
It does what it says on the tin; for MEN R US drugs section.
Feel free to embed but please credit the Gay Men’s Health Collective.


SAFER INJECTING: MEPHEDRONE [2014] English (15)
SAFER INJECTING: MEPHEDRONE [2014] French (15)
It does what it says on the tin; for MEN R US drugs section.
Feel free to embed but please credit the Gay Men’s Health Collective.

UK-CAB: MEMBER HIGHLIGHTS AND MESSAGES [2014]
Promotional short for the UK Community Advisory Board (UK-CAB)
UK-CAB: WHY UK-CAB [2014]
Promotional short the UK Community Advisory Board (UK-CAB)

CHEMSEX: A BRIEF INTERVENTION [2014]
A short training video for GUM and HIV staff by David Stuart

I’M GOING! [2014]
Film for Camden LGBT Forum and Camden and Islington LGBT History Month 2014
I’M GOING: EXTENDED VERSION [2014]
Out-takes followed by film

DEAN STREET: HIV TESTING/ WORLD AIDS DAY
Experimental viral ad comprised of out-takes

IT’S YOUR NHS [2013]
Talk by Prof Sir Malcolm Grant, Chair NHS England filmed for Victoria Medical Centre Patient Participation Group (Part 1/ 2. Part 2 is not on-line)

PENGUIN [2013]
Promotional short to raise awareness of the Health and Rehabilitation Survey for Canada-United Kingdom (UK) HIV and Rehabilitation Research Collaborative (CUHRRC)

CUHRRC-CWGHR FORUM CONFERENCE, TORONTO 2013 [2013]
Summary of presentations filmed over the two day conference for Canada-United Kingdom (UK) HIV and Rehabilitation Research Collaborative (CUHRRC)

ALCHEMY [2013] (15) 
‘Slamming’ drugs awareness short

TRIPTYCH [2013] (15)
Chemsex awareness short for Club Drug Clinic, London

1440 MINUTES [2013]
Experimental time-lapse made over 24hrs

THREE FLYING PIGLETS [ANIMATED LOGO] [2013]

HCV FOR MEN [2012]
HCV FOR MEN RE-EDIT [2012]
Men’s fragrance pastiche

HIV FOR MEN [2012]
HIV FOR MEN RE-EDIT [2012]
Men’s fragrance pastiche

MY FRIEND LONDON FRIEND [2011]
Promotional short for London Friend

CRABS AWAY! [2011] (15)
Unconventional look at this resilient sexually transmitted infection

BARE [2010/11] (15)
MORE [2010/11] (15)
ROUGHER [2010/11] (15)
Experimental animation shorts

* Neither the Gay Men’s Health Collective or Three Flying Piglets supports or endorses any political party.