New Film SWINE – We are Sleepwalking into a Superbug Epidemic

Growing Box co. has released the trailer for their debut short thriller/documentary, SWINE, set for release on the 7th July 2016. The film is written and directed by Damien Clarkson and Robbie Lockie, and made for the charity Viva!.

The film investigates the misuse of antibiotics in factory farms, revealing some shocking truths about the increasing ineffectiveness of the world’s most important antibiotics due to standard farming practices.

The trailer for the film can be viewed here

The film sees journalist Jack Tomlins (portrayed by twice World Freerunning Champion Timothy Shieff) go undercover in a UK factory farm to investigate rumours of a MRSA superbug outbreak in the pig population. In his search for the truth, he makes some shocking discoveries, and all hangs in the balance.

The film will be released online on the 7th July 2016 and there will be a London screening. To apply for a place at the screening please email:



Damien Clarkson

The Growing Box Co.


Telephone: +44(0)7930829687


SWINE is a film written and directed by film-makers and campaigners Robbie Lockie and Damien Clarkson. The film is their first collaboration under the name Growing Box Co. and it has been commissioned by the charity Viva! as part of their ongoing campaign ‘FaceOff’.

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