Behind the Scenes

Show Title: Behind the Scenes
Competition Shorts
Friday, April 7, 1:00 PM

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Woman with an Editing Bench
Director: Karen Pearlman
Narrative
15 min
Australia

Inspired by the woman who edited “Man with a Movie Camera” (1929). A woman navigates politics, bureaucracy and the impetuous outbursts of collaborators to create something beautiful despite the odds.

Genesis
Director: Lucien Monot
Documentary
17 min
Switzerland

A 63 year-old man rejects the monotony of everyday life and becomes a movie extra.

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Bride of Frankie
Director: Devi Snively
Narrative
19 min
USA

In this feminist nod to Mary Shelley’s FRANKENSTEIN, a not-so-mad scientist builds a mate for her mentor’s lonely creature with electrifying, and deadly, results.

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Jump Cut Jeff
Director: Rob Munday
Narrative
11 min
UK

Can movies really move you? Jeff thinks so.

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Theatreland
Director: Carys Watford
Narrative
15 min
UK

An aspiring actress working as an usher in a West End theatre questions what it takes to be an artist.

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Show Reel
Director: Filip Flatau
Narrative
19 min
France

An actor working on this showreel quickly turns askew, driving him into madness.

Posted in Competition 2017