Winter Light

Director / Producer

2015 | 29 minutes | 35mm film
When an aging college professor confronts two hunters trespassing on his property, he initiates a battle of wills that tests his faith in the ideals he holds most dear. Based on a story by bestselling author James Lee Burke.
StarringRaymond J. Barry, Q'orianka Kilcher, Vincent Kartheiser, Josh Pence, Michael Bofshever
SHORTLISTED FOR THE ACADEMY AWARD​​​​​​​
AWARDS & HONORS
88th Academy Awards – Top 10 Shortlist (Live-Action Short)
LA Shorts Fest – Best of Fest
Raindance Film Festival – Short Film of the Festival
New Hampshire Film Festival – New Hampshire Film of the Year
San Luis Obispo Film Festival – George Sidney Award for Best Narrative Short
Sedona Film Festival – Best Short Film
Las Vegas Film Festival – Best Cinematography
Irvine Film Festival – Best Short Drama, Best Actor, Best Cinematography
Cine Gear Expo – Best Independent Short
Breckenridge Film Festival – Best Cinematography
Blow-Up Arthouse Film Festival – Special Jury Award for Outstanding Directing
Guam International Film Festival – Nominee: Grand Jury Award for Narrative Short Film
Guam International Film Festival – Nominee: Achievement in Acting (Raymond J. Barry)

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS
Palm Springs Shortfest
Cleveland Film Festival
St. Louis International Film Festival
Woodstock Film Festival
Napa Valley Film Festival
International Short Film Festival in Drama (Greece)
Whistler Film Festival (Canada)
Sarasota Film Festival
San Diego Film Festival
Flickerfest (Australia)
Tacoma Film Festival
Atlanta Film Festival
Newport Beach Film Festival
Macon Film Festival
Bahamas Film Festival
Manchester Film Festival (UK)
Montana Film Festival
Ojai Film Festival
Malibu Film Festival
San Francisco Indie Film Festival
Sioux Empire Film Festival
LA Indie Film Festival
Rome International Film Festival
White River Indie Films
Sacramento Film & Music Festival
Door Kinetic Arts Festival
California Independent Film Festival
Windrider Short Film Forum
Laguna Film Festival
Red Rock Film Festival
Cincinnati Film Festival
Helios Film Festival

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