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Mrs McCutcheon

Director: John Sheedy
Story and characters: John Sheedy
Writer: Ben Young
Producer: Andre Lima, Jenny Vila
Cinematographer: Sky Davies
Production Designer: Marg Horwell
Editor: Johanna Scott

Cast:  Alec Golinger, Wesley Patten, Nadine Garner, Virginia Gay, Shareena Clanton, Neil Pigot

Genre: Drama
Time: 15 mins

Web: http://www.buffalomedia.com.au/index.php/project/mrs-mccutcheon/

SYNOPSIS

Having always felt she was born in the wrong body and now at her third school, 10-year-old Mrs McCutcheon is having trouble settling in and finding acceptance from her newfound peers – but a school dance is about to revolutionize it all.

Festivals (selected highlights):

Officially Selected to over 140 festivals worldwide

WINNER  Short Film Production of the Year – 17th Annual Screen Producers Australia Awards, Best Direction of a Short Film – 2018 Australian Directors’ Guild Awards, Best Australian Short Film Award – 66th Melbourne International Film Festival, Best Director and Best Young Actor (Wesley Patten) – St Kilda Film Festival, The Mo Award for Best Short Film – 33rd Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Best Director Grand Prize and Viola M. Marshall Audience Choice Awards Most Popular Film – 35th Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, International Short Film Audience Favourite – 28th Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Gympie Gold Award – 10th Heart of Gold International Film Festival, Bella Brussela Award for Best Film in the Shorts Competition – 11th Filem’On International Children’s Film Festival Brussels, Best Live Action Short Film – Seattle Children’s International Film Festival, Best Australian Short Film Award, Best Cinematography Award, People’s Choice Audience Award – Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Winner, Battle of Shorts – Down Under Berlin Film Festival, People’s Choice Award – Scone Short Film Festival, Best Short Film – 22nd Pink Apple Film Festival Switzerland

NOMINEE Best Short Film Fiction – 7th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards, Best Design for a Short Film – 7th Australian Production Design Guild Awards