Digital Program 20
The Last Cloudweaver
United Kingdom / Animation / 4 mins
Director: Anna-Ester Volozh
Writer: Judit Boor
Producer: Anna-Ester Volozh
High above the clouds, a Dragon is teaching his granddaughter the last vestiges of his craft - Cloud Weaving. A magical art form, it takes time and patience to learn, and although Skye’s ambitions are soaring, her skills still need practice. As the sun sets over the horizon and day turns to night, she slowly comes into her own, shouldering the responsibility of creation and accepting the passage of time.
The Missus Downstairs
Canada / Comedy / 9 mins
Director/Writer: Mary Walsh
Producer: Mary Walsh
Cast: Mary Walsh
The Missus Downstairs is a comedy about an oddball friendship hatched between one man and his nosy, yet strangely loveable, downstairs neighbour Mildred. Featuring Mary Walsh (Codco, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Hatching, Matching, and Dispatching) as the quirky and inquisitive Missus Downstairs, and Dave Sullivan (The Grand Seduction, The Republic of Doyle) as her somewhat naïve and shy upstairs neighbour.
The Mourning Bird
United Kingdom / Drama / 15 mins
Director/Writer: George Somner
Producer: Dayo Moshood, Abi Corbett
Cast: Kaynan Jacobs, Ony Uhiara, Chris Tummings
The Mourning Bird is a coming of age story that takes an intimate look into a 13 year old boys first encounter with grief.
United States / Drama / 15 mins
Director/Writer: Michael Montazeri
Producer: Michael Montazeri
Cast: Mazin Akar, Bahman Soltani
An incident reunites a grandfather and his grandson.