Directed by Richard Johnson and written by Christophe Warrack, Subterfugue was Tempo’s first production and shot on 35mm. Starring Kate Orr and Jan de Villeneuve, the film is based on the musical term ‘fugue’, as imagined via a chance encounter on the tube between two women who realise they both met the night before in their dreams. The music is by Arlen Figgis, Subterfugue won the Sky Moviemax short film competition and was broadcast on Sky. International rights were picked up by Morphe Art Pictures. The film was also represented by The Image Bank in New York (now Getty Images), who have licensed footage from the film worldwide.