Friday, December 5, 2014, 10:35PM-12:30AM
Vida Perra Short Film Block - Click here to purchase tickets!
Director: Cheyanne Kane
Category: Narrative Short
Runtime: 13 minutes
Place of Origin: Los Angeles
Shooting Locations: Los Angeles

Synopsis: (drama, dark comedy) After being brutally raped and left to feel responsible for the attack, Jill finds herself forced to find any way to emotionally survive. She begins to search for herself through reckless and cloudy relationships with others. With the failure of each relationship, Jill traumatically disintegrates. She decides to video-diary a trip to La Madera, New Mexico, to prove to the one she truly loves, that she has changed.

Cast: Cheyanne Kane, Jeffrey William Laham, Rochelle Rossman, Truman Weatherly

Crew: Writers: Cheyanne Kane and Jeffrey William Laham - Producer: Cheyanne Kane - Directors of Photography: Luke Wooden, Christopher Jelley, Jean Shoulders, Editor: Karl T. Kirsch, Original Music: Jesse Rhodes

Production Background & Fun Facts: "Balloon Animals" was in production July 2013. The story was originally developed as a two-act play, then into a 62-page script, before it was cut down to 21 pages! The film is based on true events.

Festivals & Accolades: Action on Film Festival, Downtown Tyler Film Festival, NYC Chain Film Festival, Reel Recovery Film Fest, Sunscreen Film Festival, Accolade Award, Sunscreen Film Festival, Awards: Action On Film Festival Runner Up Best Social commentary, Action On Film Festival Best Supporting Actor Nominee - Jeffrey William Laham, Maverick Movie Best Actress Nominee - Cheyenne Kane, Accolade Global Film Competition - Award of Merit, Film Short, Best Shorts Competition - Award of Merit, Women Filmmakers, International Independent Film Awards Winner - Honorable Mention Winner - Narrative Short

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