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Found Objects

Film
Film
Language: 
English
Production country: 
United States
Running time (In minutes): 
12
Theme: 
Romance
Category/Format: 
Short films
Student film: 
No
Poster: 
Poster for Found Objects, a film by Dawn Westlake
Production year: 
September, 2012
Film Credits
About the Director: 

Dawn Westlake is president of Ron de Cana Prods., Inc. in Los Angeles. She's made 15 films since 2000 which have won 44 awards, including honors from Canon USA, Inc. and JVC-Tokyo. Dawn is also an actress/writer/producer and has judged film fests in Italy and France, and curated one in Chicago. Recently, she directed the tv series "Look Who's Stalking" for A&E BIO Channel at NBC Universal, Los Angeles. It aired in March & April 2013.

Film director: 
Dawn Westlake
Producer: 
Dawn Westlake/Ron de Cana Productions, Inc.
About the Producer: 
<p>Dawn Westlake is president of Ron de Cana Prods., Inc. in Los Angeles. She&#39;s made 15 films since 2000 which have won 44 awards, including honors from Canon USA, Inc. and JVC-Tokyo. Dawn is also an actress/writer/director and has judged film fests in Italy and France, and curated one in Chicago. She directed the tv series &quot;Look Who&#39;s Stalking&quot; for the BIO Network during the winter of 2013. It aired March-April of the same year.</p>
Screenplay: 
Dawn Westlake
Editing: 
Brandon Bondehagen
Film photographer: 
Brandon Bondehagen
Sound: 
Amanda Beggs & Saif Parkar
Music: 
Gregory Johnson
Art Director: 
Dawn Westlake
Costume: 
n/a
Decor: 
Dawn Westlake
Cast 1: 
Jo-Anne Krupa
Cast 2: 
Joey D'Auria
Cast 3: 
Emanuele Secci
Cast 4: 
Dawn Westlake
Cast 5: 
Derek Graf
Film synopsis: 
<p>Once upon a time, the daughter of a famous Hollywood animator fell in love with an artist with whom she thought she&rsquo;d found her place in the sun&hellip;While visiting her father to tell him of this man of her dreams, she learns more about the mysterious star who burnished her father&rsquo;s career. When she returns to her beloved artist&rsquo;s studio, she is surprised to find she&rsquo;s been cast out of his picture. But, how do you compete with the biggest star in The System: The Sun...?</p>
Budget
Budget Range: 
Under $10 000
Technical infos
Technical infos
Original Film Format: 
HD
Format Ratio: 
16:9
Film Sound: 
Dolby SR
Video master available ?: 
Yes
Video Type: 
HD
Number of reels: 
1
Festival Selection, Awards...
Festival selection, awards or citation already received and other comments... :
Already selected in a Festival?: 
Yes
Festival selections: 

ProFire Film Festival, Glasgow, UK, November 2012

19th Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade, Serbia, December 2012

Comfortable Shorts screening series, Melbourne, Australia, May 2013

Art Deco Film Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 2013

Bush Fire Festival, Malkerns, Swaziland, May-June 2013

CinemAvvenire Film Festival, Rome, Italy, June 2013, Special Jury Award for Best Screenplay

Best of Video Anthology, Circus di Largo Passamonti, Rome, Italy, July 2013

Johnstown Film Festival, Johnstown, PA, USA, September 2013

Portobello Film Festival, London, UK, September 2013

Athens International Digital Film Festival, Athens, Greece, September 2013

Cinema Perpetuum Mobile Film Fest, Minsk, Belarus, September 2013

Festival Internacional Chileno del Cortometraje (FESANCOR), Santiago, Chile, October 2013

Gold Lion Film Festival, Manzini, Swaziland, October 2013

Silver Wave Film Festival, Fredericton, NB, Canada, November 2013

Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes (FENACO), Cusco, Peru, November 2013

Westside Shorts Screening Series, Melbourne, Australia, January 2014

Awards received: 
<p>Special Jury Award: Best Screenplay, CinemAvvenire Film Festival, Rome, Italy, 6/2013</p>
Film distribution
Theatre: 
Open
TV: 
Open
Video: 
Open
International: 
Open
Internet: 
Open
Publicity Infos
Publicity contact: 
Dawn Westlake
publicity address: 
<p>Ron de Cana Prods., Inc., 5482 Wilshire Bl, suite 109, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA</p>
Publicity contact email: 
Trailer availble: 
yes
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