Short Film: G(R)O(W)ING UP, 10min., USA, Drama/Romance

A short film about falling for Mr. Wrong on your way to finding Mr. Right.

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  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 24, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.85
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: PREY, 10min., Canada, Drama

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A young woman confronts her past and present romantic partners. Culminating into a meditation on identity, Prey explores how one of the hardest choices one has to make is to simply put themselves first.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 39 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 18, 2018
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: THE CALL, 10min., USA, Horror

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A girl finds out the dark past of her new apartment at the night she moves in.

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Horror
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 20, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    2,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Sony F5
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: I SEEK ASYLUM, 10min., UK, Crime/Drama

 

Based on actual asylum interviews, ‘I Seek Asylum’ depicts the reality of what faces survivors of trafficking and torture when they come to the UK in search of safety.

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Actors:
Emma Thompson – Activist
Doon Mackichan – Interviewer
Aaron Pierre – Man
Joni Kamen – Teenager

Anna Southgate – Writer / Director

Upbeat Productions:
Zara Ballantyne-Grove – Producer
Iain Ovenden – Director of Photography
Luke Everson – 2nd Camera Operator
Kieran Lefort – Sound Recordist & Mixer / Editor
Tom Webb – Digital Colourist
Jason Peters – Runner
Madeleine Chalk – Runner
Sophie Aroesty – Runner

With special thanks to:
Adam Stevens, Libby Chalmers, Alexei Emam, Zack Davies,
Keith Lawrence, Sophie Lawton, Charlie Allen

Keith Greenhalgh – Executive Producer
Peter Robertson – Executive Producer

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 49 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 29, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Sony FS7 XAVC-1 4K
  • Film Color:
    Color
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Get to know the short film: IN A WARM DARK PLACE, 10min, USA, Drama/Thriller

Playing at the Thursday April 20, 2017 FEMALE FEEDBACK Film Festival in Toronto.

  MOVIE POSTERIN A WARM DARK PLACE, 10min, USA, Drama/Thriller
Directed by Sydney Waltz

A psychological drama about a mother and her relationship with her newborn son. With the incessant crying of her child and lack of support from her husband, Clarissa is finding that motherhood is not as satisfying as she had hoped. When her newborn son goes missing, Clarissa is met with conflicting emotions.

Director Statement

I’ve always been inspired by dreams and I wanted to mimic a dream quality in my filmmaking. I wanted In a Warm, Dark Place to have elements of a dream where objects and places seem to briefly exist, but to also pair that with the harsh reality of losing one’s child.

Runtime: 10 minutes 2 seconds

Completion Date: May, 2016

Production Budget: 3,000 USD

Country of Origin: USA

Film Language: English

Shooting Format: Digital

Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Student Project: Yes

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