Short Story: ENGLISH LESSONS, 16min., USA, Drama/Family

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An American woman haunted by the past has to overcome her trauma to save her 8-year-old Chinese student from the student’s abusive father

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 10, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    15,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color\

Short Film: MI MADRE, MY FATHER, 16min., Canada, Drama/Family

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Reared by an abusive, pill-popping mother and an absentee father, six-year-old Valentina must fend for herself. The only adults who seem to watch out for her are Robert and Benjamin, the couple across the hall. Valentina does what she can to craft the illusion of normalcy, but Robert observes that the situation has reached a crisis point.

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Short Film: SELFIE, 16min., USA, Drama/Family

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A young teen receives her first smartphone and leaves childhood behind.

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 28, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: IMITATION, 16min., Poland, Drama

 

Imitacja kadr 3 1“Imitation” presents a world of deepening madness, which turns out to be the cause of the loneliness and sense of mental alienation. The madness of the main character, which is eccentric seamstress, pulls the viewer into a dark reality. Man is objectified in a symbolic mannequin, thus creating an imitation of what’s human.

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  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 9, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    3,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Poland
  • Country of Filming:
    Poland
  • Film Language:
    Polish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color

Get to know the short film: RIGHT HERE OR OVER THERE, 16min, France, Drama

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

RIGHT HERE OR OVER THERE, 16min, France, Drama
Directed by Mabille Pauline

After several years, young Lily finally returns home. However, her parents seem to be quite indifferent to the arrival of their daughter. What has happened? Stuck between a father who is haunted by his memories and a mother who is torn apart, Lily is looking for redemption. Will she attain it?

Director Statement

Right Here or Over There is my first short movie as scriptwriter and director. I am totally self-taught and it hasn’t been simple. This short was a huge challenge for me. There are mistakes but i learn of it and I will make better in my next projects.

Project Title (Original Language):Ici ou La-bas

Film Type:Short

Runtime:16 minutes 28 seconds

Completion Date:October 1, 2015

Production Budget:10,000 EUR

Country of Origin:France

Country of Filming:France

Film Language:French

Shooting Format:RED Scarlet

Aspect Ratio:16:9

Film Color:Color

First-time Filmmaker:Yes

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