The Road to Vagator

A man is issued a series of challenges, by an unknown person, and left with with no option but to carry them out, taking him from London to Sydney, via Dubai, Mumbai, Goa, Kerala and Hong Kong.

A film by Jess Milne and Nick Bolton, shot on location, on their honeymoon, January 2018. Further production occurred in March 2018 in Sydney Australia.

The film was completed in June 2018

Private Screening, August 7th, The Golden Age Cinema, Sydney, Australia

West Side Shorts, August 14th, Melbourne, Australia

Lake View International Film Festival,August 11, 2018, Punjab India 

Moonwhite International Film Festival,November 25, 2018 Mumbai, India, 

  • Nomination – Best Film
  • Winner – Best Director – Jess Milne
  • Winner – Best Cinematographer  – Jess Milne
  • Nomination – Best Editor – James Vass
  • Nomination – Best Background Score  – James Vass

Virgin Spring Cinefest,November 2018, Calcutta, India,

  • Silver award Best Travel Film

Changing Face Film Festival,November 23, 2018, Cronulla Sydney , Australia 

Real Film Festival, October 2018, Newcastle, Australia

  • Semi-Finalist Best Short Film

TRAVEL FilmFest,October 20, 2018 Limassol , Cyprus 

  • Finalist Best Short Film

Coal Coast Film Festival, March 16, 2019, Thirroul, Sydney  Australia 

  • Finalist Best Short Film


A TEN ALPHAS Production

Man – Nick Bolton
Mum – Sandy Velini
Frankie the dog –  Himself
Man in shop in Goa –  Anthony
Man on train – Andrew Bolton
Tuk Tuk driver – Kerala Dilshan

Executive Producers – Jess Milne and Nick Bolton at TEN ALPHAS
Writer – Nick Bolton
Director – Jess Milne
Cinematography – Jess Milne
Sound Recordist (Sydney) – Madeleine King
Producers – Jess Milne, Nick Bolton
Make-Up Artist (Sydney) – Latitia Kostiuk
Editor – James Vass
Poster Artwork – Jess Milne
Colourist – James Vass
Sound Design –  James Vass
Sound Mastering –  Daniel Smith
Digital Cinema Packaging –  Daniel Smith

Usual Suspect – ARTiria Productions
Last Syndicate – K1Woods
Bending Truth – Remember The Future
Investigate – Lost Harmonies
Ethereal Thoughts – Olive Musique
Write to me – Ben Beiny
Beautiful Memories – Crescent Music
Sad Song – Tristan Norton 7 Martin Kottmeier

Music Vine
Endless Dreams – Soundroll

Everyone we met on our trip
Nick’s Dad Andrew Bolton and brothers, Matthew and Jez Bolton
Ravi Khamboj and Vincent Baracho in Goa
Rita’s Cooking School in Goa
The Lamb and Flag, Covent Garden, London
The Five Hotel, Palm Jumeiras, Dubai
Lisa McQue and Martin Read in Dubai
The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
Dilshan – Our tuk tuk driver in Kerala
The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong
Dukling harbour tours in Hong Kong
Orion Moussa-Toon, Kate Toon and Hichem Moussa
Adrian McCarten at Deluxe

A TEN ALPHAS production Copyright 2018