The winner of The Pitch in 2010, this science fiction pitch was so strong that judge David Oyelowo agreed to star and shot it between work on Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Steven’s Spielberg’s Lincoln. Director Rob McLellan gained a Hollywood manager and has gone on to a career as a screenwriter, director and VFX specialist.

Below you can watch the finished film and see Rob’s original entry.

What is Rahab about?

Set in a besieged city on a far-off world, Rahab follows a slave (Jessica Oyelowo) who must help a spy (Kobna Holdbrook-Smith) in his plot against a brutal dictator (David Oyelowo).

What is it based on?

The story of the fall of Jericho and the incredible bravery of Rahab, as told in Joshua chapter 2.

Where can I watch it?

Rahab is available on vimeo and embedded below.

Here is the original video pitch for Rahab:

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