Live Action 2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films
About the Film:
Dekalb Elementary (20 min.)
Director: Reed Van Dyk
Writer: Reed Van Dyk
Producers: Reed Van Dyk, Cory Desrosiers, Christopher Leavins, Enrique Diaz, Morgan Peterson and Ricardo Ramirez
Synopsis: Inspired by a 911 call placed during a school shooting incident in Atlanta, Georgia.
My Nephew Emmett (20 min.)
Director: Kevin Wilson, JR.
Producers: Kevin Wilson JR, Lauren L. Owen and TaNisha Fordham
Synopsis: In 1955, a Mississippi preacher tries to protect his 14-year-old nephew, Emmett Till from two racist killers out for blood.
Based on true events.
The Eleven O'Clock (13 min.)
Director: Derin Seale
Producers: Josh Lawson, Karen Bryson and Derin Seale
Synopsis: The delusional patient of a psychiatrist believes he is actually the psychiatrist. As they each attempt to treat each other the
session gets out of control.
The Silent Child (20 min.)
Director: Chris Overton
Writer: Rachel Shenton
Producers: Rebecca Harris, Danny Ormerod and Julie Foy
Synopsis: THE SILENT CHILD centres around a profoundly deaf four year old girl named Libby who is born into a middle class family
and lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker teaches her the gift of communication.
Watu Wote/All of Us (23 min.)
Director: Katja Benrath
Producers: Tobias Rosen, Bramwel Iro and Matrid Nyagah
Synopsis: For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust
between Muslims and Christians is growing. Until in December 2015, muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.