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TWITCH

Narrative S16mm 10 min.

Twitch tells the poignant story of a young girl torn between two worlds: her domestic life caring for her wheelchair-bound mother and her escape into the emerging world of sexuality with her new boyfriend. A Student Academy Awards finalist and Slamdance Grand Jury Prize winner, Twitch has screened in over 200 film festivals, won a dozen international awards and aired on PBS and IFC.

AWARDS
Student Academy Awards - Finalist
Slamdance Film Festival - Best Narrative Short
Avignon Film Festival - Best American Short
Berkeley Film Festival - Grand Festival Award
Scottsdale International Film Festival - Best Student Short
Golden Star Shorts Fest - Best Narrative Short and Best of Fest
Brooklyn International Disability Film Festival - First Place
Rebel Film Festival - Best Experimental Short
Ole Muddy Film Festival - FIrst Place
Red Orchid Film Festival - Second Place
Harry Warner Festival - Third Place
Trenton Film Festival - Best Actress
Westchester Film Festival - Best Female Director
Brown Emerging Filmmakers - Best Drama
Picture This Film Festival - Honorable Mention
Rhode Island International Film Festival - Honorable Mention

PRESS
New York Times
San Francisco Chronicle
Film Threat
Film Monthly
Washington Square News
The Golden Gate
Independent Film
SFist
Reel New York
Ginger Generation
Reel Chicago
Portland Phoenix
The Boston Globe

CAST
Daughter - Emma Galvin
Mother - Toni Meyerhoff
Boyfriend - Pete Corrie
Doctor - Robert Hancock

CREW
Director - Leah Meyerhoff
Producer - Sean Warner
Director of Photography - Oden Roberts
Assistant Director - Craig Johnson
Production Manager - Iris Young
Production Designer - Kevin McGarry
Art Director - Lori Engels
Costume Designer - Dominique Lettiere
Assistant Camera - Michael Burke
Assistant Camera - Josh Winkler
Gaffer - Oskar Ness
Key Grip - Tom Gosser
Best Boy - Chris Amundson
Sound Mixer - Jeremy Curtin
Boom - Tin Fan
Makeup - Emily Goodwin
Script Supervisor - Jeni Wolowic
Sound Designer - Hans ten Broeke
Photographer - C. Bay Milin

SCREENINGS
All American Film Festival
Annapolis Film Festival
Antimatter Film Festival
Arpa International Film Festival
Atlanta Underground Film Festival
Avignon Film Festival
Berkeley Film Festival
Big Bear Lake Film Festival
Boston Underground Film Festival
Brighton Film Festival
Brooklyn Disability Film Festival
Brooklyn International Film Festival
Brooklyn Underground Film Festival
Calgary International Film Festival
California Independent Film Festival
Cannes Film Festival
Cardiff Screen Film Festival
Chicago International Film Festival
Cinechico
Cinema Paradise Film Festival
CLermont-Ferrand Film Festival
Cork Film Festival
Daytona Film Festival
DC Shorts Film Festival
DC Underground Film Festival
Ellensburg Film Festival
Evil City Film Festival
Film Platform
Flying Broom Film Festival
Girlfest Hawaii
Global Art Film Festival
Golden Star Shorts Fest
Great Lakes Independent Film Festival
Harry M Warner Film Festival
Her Voice Her View Film Festival
HollyShorts Film Festival
Hudson Valley Film Festival
Hulu
India Women Film Festival
Kulturopa Film Festival
Ladyfest
London International Disability Film Festival
Look and Roll Film Festival
Lost Film Festival
Marblehead Film Festival
Mecal International Film Festival
Milan International Film Festival
Newport Beach Film Festival
Newport International Film Festival
Nextframe Film Festival
Nolita Film Festival
NYC Home Film Festival
Ohio Independent Film Festival
Ohai Film Festival
Ole Muddy Film Festival
Our World Film Festival
Ozark Film Festival
Palm Springs International Film Festival
PBS
Planet Ant Film Festival
Poppy Jaspar Film Festival
Portland Underground Film Festival
Provincetown Film Festival
Rebel Film Festival
Red Orchid Film Festival
Reel 13 Shorts
Reel Heart International Film Festival
Reel Women International Film Festival
Rhode Island International Film Festival
Rome International Film Festival
Route 66 Film Festival
San Antonio Underground Film Festival
San Diego Film Festival
San Francisco Independent Film Festival
San Francisco Women Film Festival
Sarasota Film Festival
Scottsdale International Film Festival
Sedicicorto Film Festival
Show Me Missouri Film Festival
Silver Lake Shorts
Slamdance Film Festival
Swansea Bay Film Festival
The Pictures
Trenton Film Festival
Vermont International Film Festival
Waterfront Film Festival
West CHester Film Festival
Wichita Falls Film Festival
Wildsound Film Festival
Woodstock Film Festival
Youth for Human Fights Film Festival
Zion International Film Festival

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