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ONE WORD

ONE WORD

Datos Técnicos / Technical Data

País de Producción / Country of Production:  REINO UNIDO - UNITED KINGDOM

Año Produccion / Year of Production:  2015

Duración / Running Time:  17′

Formato / Format:  HD

Pantalla / Screen Ratio:  16:9

Color / Color:  COLOR

Género / Gender:  FICCIÓN - FICTION

Lugar de Rodaje / Shooting Place:  Manchester (REINO UNIDO - UNITED KINGDOM)

Versión Original / Original Version:  INGLÉS - ENGLISH

Ficha Técnica / Specification Sheet

Productora / Production Company:  PICTURE LOCK PRODUCTIONS

Producción / Production:  PICTURE LOCK PRODUCTIONS

Director / Director:  CALEB D SHAFFER

Guión / Screenplay:  CALEB D SHAFFER

Fotografía / Cinematography:  STEVEN WYATT

Dirección Artística / Art Director:  KIRSTY DONOVAN

Música / Music:  STEVE PYCROFT

Sonido / Sound:  ANDREW LAYFIELD

Montaje / Editing:  STEVEN WYATT

Intérpretes / Cast

JOSHUA OKUSANYA: Sammi

KYLE HARRISON: Bully

NICOLA GARNER: Madre de Sammi - Sammi's mum

HAIDER MOHAMMED: Mr. Mohammed - Mr. Mohammed

Sinopsis / Synopsis

La triste y emotiva historia de un refugiado adolescente de origen africano, Sammi, cuya vida cotidiana está basada en episodios de racismo y rechazo. Luchando por adaptarse a su nueva vida, encontrará una oportunidad para expresarse que congelará sus miedos y se convertirá en el arma más poderosa contra sus agresores.

Unfortunately a very relevant and emotional story of a teenage African refugee, Sammi, whose daily life is dominated by scenes of racism and rejection. Struggling to adapt to his new life, an opportunity for self-expression, which initially causes him to freeze with fear, is turned into the most powerful weapon against his bullies.

Biofilmografia / Biofilmography

Caleb Shaffer cursó estudios de Cine y Producción audiovisual en la Northern Film School de Leeds. Se graduó en 2008, a partir de este momento trabajará como productor para un amplio número de proyectos, recibiendo financiación de numerosas agencias como la Scottish Screen, el UK Film Council y las Film commissions de Italia y Grecia. Ha aparecido en los créditos de Anti Clockwise y Behind the Curtain; que han sido proyectados en pasadas ediciones de la Berlinale. Caleb también ha escrito y adaptado un gran número de proyectos como Letters Home o The Dogs basado en un relato corto del escritor Hanif Qureshi. Su debut como director lo hará con el cortometraje Finding Polish. A partir de este momento comienza a trabajar con la Picture Lock Productions donde junto a Steven Wyatt dirigirá y producirá The Dormroom, entre otra gran variedad de proyectos. El reconocido artista internacional de spoken word Suli Breaks ha colaborado escribiendo un tema para One Word.

Caleb Shaffer gained a BA and MA in Film and Moving Image Production at the Northern Film School in Leeds. Graduating in 2008 he has since made wide range of film projects as a Producer; having been funded by numerous screen agencies which include Scottish Screen, the UK Film Council and the Italian and Greek Film commissions, credits include 'Anti Clockwise' and 'Behind the Curtain'; the former which screen at Berlinale Film Festival. Caleb has also written and adapted a number of projects for the screen such as 'Letters Home' and 'The Dogs' based off the short story by acclaimed writer Hanif Qureshi. He made his Directorial debut on short film Film 'Finding Polish' and has since moved on to forming production company Picture Lock Productions with Steven Wyatt, where he Directed and Produced 'The Dormroom' amongst a vast array of other projects for internationally renowned spoken word artist Suli Breaks whom he has recently collaborated in writing a piece for short film 'One Word'.

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Premios / Awards

BROWNSVILLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)
PREMIO DEL PÚBLICO
AUDIENCE AWARD

SAN FRANCISCO FROZEN FILM FESTIVAL (United States)
MEJOR CORTOMETRAJE DRAMÁTICO
BEST DRAMATIC SHORT FILM

FALCON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)
PREMIO DEL JURADO
JURY AWARD

IMAGO FILM FESTIVAL (United States)
SUBCAMPEÓN
RUNNER UP

I FILMMAKER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Spain)
MENCIÓN ESPECIAL DEL JURADO AL ACTOR PRINCIPAL
OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR / JURY SPECIAL MENTION

MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)
PREMIO DEL PÚBLICO
AUDIENCIA AWARD

TEHRAN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Iran)
MENCIÓN DE HONOR
LAUREL OF ACHIEVEMENT

AARETALER KURZFILMTAGE (Switzerland)
PRIMER PREMIO DEL PÚBLICO
AUDIENCE AWARD, 1st AWARD

SHORT OF THE YEAR (Spain)
MENCIÓN ESPECIAL PROMOFEST
SPECIAL MENTION PROMOFEST

 

Selecciones / Selections

BUFFALO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)

CINEMADAMARE INTERNATIONAL ITINERANT FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)

RADICAL FRAME FILM FESTIVAL (Germany)

LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)

GREAT LAKES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United States)

CHAPEL ALLERTON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)