2001 EMERGING FILMMAKERS

Halfway There
Directed by Christophe Joly
2001/color/20min

In a world where communication is forbidden,
actions speak louder than words.

 

Christophe Joly founded Celluloid Images with Producer Adrienne Briggs. He freelances as a Special Events Producer for Canal Plus and M6. His first short, 10 Seconds, won numerous Best Short and Best Director awards.

Christophe Joly
Celluloid Mirage Productions
430 S. Cloverdale Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-938-0777
323-938-0606
64582@msn.com

Trade Day
Directed by Dawson Williams
2001/color/30min

Set in the deep-south in 1952, eight year old Jack accompanies his grandfather to monthly meetings in the town square to trade useful, practical or precious possessions as well as bantering, bickering and storytelling. And this is trade day like any other until something new appears, something that will force Jack’s grandfather to face a secret he has buried deep in his heart.

Trade Day is Dawson Williams’ directorial debut. He has spent most of his life in the worlds of academia and business. While working as a corporate executive, he began writing screenplays. He is currently enrolled part time at Cal State Long beach with a major in Film Production.

Dawson Williams
266 Roycroft Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90803
562-433-2716
562-438-9927(fax)
Leewilliams1@earthlink.net
www.tradedaythemovie.com

The Transformation
Directed by Barry Strugatz
2001/color/30min

 

A downtrodden mailroom clerk undergoes a magical transformation.

Barry Strugatz is a screenwriter whose credits include Married to the Mob directed by Jonathan Demme, and She-Devil, directed by Susan Seidelman. The Transformation, his directorial debut, has won awards at the Newport International, New Orleans, Mill Valley, Crossroads and Stony Brook Film Festivals.

Barry Strugatz
Human Productions
811 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
718-783-2520
718-783-2327(fax)
bstrugatz@compuserve.com

The Terms
Directed by Johnny O’Reilly

A father and son live in a caravan in the middle of nowhere.
When the son burns down the caravan, his father decides
to kill him in a bizarre and convoluted execution pact.
Having agreed to The Terms of the pact, the son
plays out his father’s game with unpredictable consequences.

 

Johnny O’Reilly attended post-graduate studies in film at New York University. In 1997 Johnny returned to Ireland and began working as a freelance film and video director. Johnny’s work to date, as a director, includes Moscow Velocity (2000), a documentary about a Russian Tabloid newspaper and numerous commercials and music videos.

Lemon Cut Productions
14a Chatham Street
Dublin 2
Mob +353 86 812 1996
Tel +353 1 670 8284
Johnny@lemoncut.com

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