Gonella Productions

Gonella Productions

THE LIFE I'VE SEEN

THE LIFE I'VE SEEN

LANGUAGE: English

SYNOPSIS
Perth grandmother Shirley Affleck reflects on a life well-lived and the lessons learned along the way with her husband of 67 years.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION
Production Company: Symmetry Media
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST
Shirley Affleck

MAIN CREDITS
Director: Dean Ginsburg
Producer: James Carr
Cinematography and Editing: Dean Ginsburg
Color: James Carr
Sound Design: Declan Diacono
Music: ‘Letters from The Past’ music by Chris Egan and Trystan Francis published by Audio Network

TECHNICAL DETAILS
Genre: Short documentary
Sub-genre: Biography
Language: English
Country of origin: Australia
Year of production: 2018
Total running time: 04:46
Shooting format: Shot on Kodak Super 8
Color type: HD (1-1-1)
Aspect ratio: 16:4 (1920 x 1080)
Sound format: Stereo

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS
Tropfest finalist 2018
St Kilda Film Festival 2019
Cinefest OZ Film Festival 2018

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR
Dean Ginsburg is an award-winning director with a passion for human stories. He has a strong visual eye and drive to create memorable narratives.

Dean has written and directed numerous short film projects that have screened at 60 festivals across the globe. In 2014, Dean attended the Cannes Film Festival (Short Film Corner) with his short film Alone, and in 2010 his short film Jodie won best foreign short film at the Mountain Film Festival, USA. His film Flowers was selected as a finalist in the Bondi Short Film festival in 2007.

In the late 2000s he founded Sydney-based production company Symmetry Media and in 2016 he was a finalist in the ScreenACT Accelerator Lab. Dean continues to develop a slate of short film and long-form creative projects.