THE AQUARIUM

Short Film / 14mins / 2015

     

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: A young girl, ignored by her volatile, separated parents, does increasingly desperate things to earn money for a school trip to the aquarium.

Writer/Director: Jacobie Gray

Producer: Michelle Nagy

Executive Producer: Leonie Mansfield

Production Company: Alke Entertainment + Lionsbreath Productions + Goldhawk Productions

Starring: Sophie Rollason + Nathaniel Dean + Emma Jackson

Cinematographer: Rodrigo Vidal Dawson

Production Designer: Gareth Davies

Costume Designer: Dannielle Alexander

Editor: Danielle Boesenberg

Sound Designer: Lana Kristensen

Original Music: Catherine Clare

Awards + Nominations:

  • Nominated for Best Foreign Short Film at Best of New Filmmakers LA 2017
  • Best Short Film at Female Eye Film Festival 2016
  • Best Achievement in Screenplay at St Kilda Film Festival 2016
  • Nominated for Best Director and Best Young Actor at St Kilda Film Festival 2016
  • Runner up Best Craft in Australian Fiction Short Film at Dungog Film Festival 2016
  • Australian Screen Editors Guild Award for Best Editing in a Short Film 2015
  • Nominated for the Rising Star Award at Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2015

Official Selection:

  • Palm Springs Shortsfest 2015 (World Premiere)
  • Flickers: Rhode Island International Short Film Festival 2015
  • Vancouver International Film Festival 2015
  • Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2015
  • London Short Film Festival 2016
  • POWFest 2016
  • New Filmmakers LA 2016
  • Athens International Film + Video Festival (Ohio) 2016
  • Vail Film Festival 2016
  • Newport Beach Film Festival 2016
  • St Kilda Film Festival 2016
  • Las Vegas Film Festival 2016
  • Female Eye Film Festival 2016
  • Melbourne Underground Film Festival 2016
  • Dungog Film Festival 2016
  • Chicago International Reel Shorts Film Festival 2016

    

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