Directed by Natalie Erika James
While a young woman helps her father pack up his house, they are both increasingly aware of the presence that they always knew was there.
Natalie Erika James is a Japanese-Australian director and producer, born in the USA and based in Melbourne. She has both a bachelor and honour’s degree in Film and Television from the VCA. Natalie’s shorts BURROW (2014) – shot on location in Beijing – and TRITCH (2012) have screened at international festivals including Palm Springs International Film Festival, the Montreal World Film Festival, and Hollyshorts. Natalie also directed the music video for “Mine” by artist Life is Better Blonde, which recently won Australian Music Video of the Year at the 2015 Triple J Awards. In 2014, she produced UNDER THE SUN, shot on location in Changzhou, China. UNDER THE SUN had its world premiere at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival in the Cinefondation program.
Cast: Dana Miltins, Chris Orchards
Director of Photography: Charlie Sarroff
Production Design: Jamie Helmer
Producer: Emma Haarburger
Writer, Director, Producer: Natalie Erika James
Writer: Christian White
SFX: Sharp FX
VFX: Louis Nikolovski
Composer: Nathan Liow
88 minsThe Nitehawk Shorts Festival MIDNITE screening, co-programmed with Sam Zimmerman (Shudder) features the very best in new horror voices. Includes an introduction by filmmakers.