INDY SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – Spencer Cook and Parker Smith’s ACT OF GOD “A raw Comedy exploring the friendship between a disabled man and his caregiver”

ACT OF GOD is a short film made by friends and co-directors Spencer Cook and Parker Smith. The pair met through friends and became roommates several years ago, their relationship eventually developed to where Parker became not only a caretaker but also a  creative partner. This film explores their friendship and important issues that people with disabilities must face on a daily basis, while remaining … Continue reading INDY SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – Spencer Cook and Parker Smith’s ACT OF GOD “A raw Comedy exploring the friendship between a disabled man and his caregiver”

INDY SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL -Harry Brandrick’s THE OUT “A Vulnerable Voice to the Voiceless”

THE OUT is a short film inspired by writer/director Harry Brandrick’s firsthand experience of his own fathers drug addiction and how it affected their livelihood. This poignant, personal drama recounts Liam’s (Allan Mustafa; BAFTA winning writer/actor) first day taking care of his young daughter since his release from a penitentiary.  This short shows Liam’s first 24 hours with his daughter, and his attempt to pick … Continue reading INDY SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL -Harry Brandrick’s THE OUT “A Vulnerable Voice to the Voiceless”

INDY SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – Alana Hutton-Shaw’s FINDING DAD “Finding Dad, Finding Yourself…”

Finding Dad is Alana Hutton Shaw’s directorial debut that showcases the writer/director’s talent with this pivotal short film inspired by real events in the directors life. This cleverly written, sentimental account documents a young woman’s journey of self discovery and her search for the true meaning of family. This cleverly written, sentimental account documents a young woman’s journey of self discovery and her search for the … Continue reading INDY SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – Alana Hutton-Shaw’s FINDING DAD “Finding Dad, Finding Yourself…”

POPPY JASPER – “Queen of the Desert” expertly directed by Mary Ann Rotondi

When a lonely long-haul trucker picks up a young black hitchhiker, an encounter with the police forces them to push through their prejudices to find a connection as human beings. In recent years we have been reading more about racism, police brutality and Black Lives Matter. I wish we could generate more positivity around race, sexuality, and gender equality. Mary Ann Rotondi director of QUEEN … Continue reading POPPY JASPER – “Queen of the Desert” expertly directed by Mary Ann Rotondi

CIFF – Luis Gerard’s expert directing makes the chilling tale THE WAKE a must-see

Watch the trailer here In recent years the deaf community have been getting some serious recognition in Hollywood and rightly so, any disability is not easy to live with. “The Wake” directed, written, and produced by Luis Gerard is a phenomenal story. We follow the story of a 15-year-old boy whose family run a funeral business. The boy views his father’s line of work as … Continue reading CIFF – Luis Gerard’s expert directing makes the chilling tale THE WAKE a must-see