Jamil McGinnis & Pat Heywood’s short film Gramercy – Review

Depression is grief that silently suffocates its victims with a feeling of sorrow that’s challenging to communicate, hard to accept, and difficult for loved ones to comprehend. Directors Pat Heywood and Jamil McGinnis, give voice to the silent demon in Gramercy, a story following a young man battling depression, who returns to his hometown in New Jersy searching for meaning.  Easily hidden behind a forced … Continue reading Jamil McGinnis & Pat Heywood’s short film Gramercy – Review

Live-Action Short My Other Suit Is Human focuses on a couple who struggle after losing their child

Andrew Montague’s My Other Suit is Human tells a story of a couple who struggle after tragically losing their child. This award-winning short screened at the Oscar-qualifying Galway Film Fleadh 2020 and Woods Hole Film Festival 2020 where it won two awards including Directors Choice Award. It will be screening at the San Diego International Film Festival and Kerry International Film Festival in October. Zoe, … Continue reading Live-Action Short My Other Suit Is Human focuses on a couple who struggle after losing their child

Alex Anna’s Short film Scars – Film Review

“We are greater than the sum of our parts.” ―John Green, “Looking for Alaska” Through the graceful union of live-action and animation, Alex Anna’s short film ‘Scars’ takes us on an intimate journey of the woman behind the scars, and how each mark of her body tells its own story.   Alex Anna proudly brings to life the journey of her life through the medium of … Continue reading Alex Anna’s Short film Scars – Film Review

BFI London Film Festival – Jamil McGinnis & Pat Heywood’s short Gramercy

Live-Action Short Gramercy looks at mental health within the black community Selected for BFI London Film Festival & AFI FEST Jamil McGinnis and Pat Heywood’s short film Gramercy examines a young black man struggling with depression. This topical short received its world premiere at the 2020 Locarno Film Festival, where Variety named it one of the festival’s not-to-miss shorts. It was also programmed by Academy … Continue reading BFI London Film Festival – Jamil McGinnis & Pat Heywood’s short Gramercy

FILM NEWS – After Class wins the top prize at Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia

After Class 课后 | Official Trailer 预告片 | Chalice Films from Branton Choi on Vimeo. Winner of the Best Short Award (Asia International Competition) at Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia Director Charles Xiuzhi Dong’s topical live-action short film AFTER CLASS tells the universal story of a mother who is willing to do whatever it takes to help her child. Having only recently begun its festival run … Continue reading FILM NEWS – After Class wins the top prize at Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia