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BEEKEEPING

BEEKEEPING

LANGUAGE: English

Genre: Drama/Satire
Running Time: 14:27
Year of production: 2018

SYNOPSIS

In this darkly lyrical short, two sisters take a psychological journey through the pastoral landscape of upstate New York, ultimately questioning their stability and future.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: Vermont College of Fine Art
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Julianne Arnold, Dominique Johnson, BiBi Sebring, Justin Bova.

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Frances de Larminat
Screenwriter: Frances de Larminat
Producer: Frances de Larminat
Director of Photography: J Van Auken
Sound: Phil Kral
Editing: Frances de Larminat
Sound Editing: George Miata
Music Composer: Scott Mou

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: Satire
Language: English
Country of origin: USA
Year of production: 2018
Total running time: 14:27
Shooting format: RED HD
Color type: RGB
Aspect ratio: 2:1
Sound format: Stereo

AWARDS

WorldFest Houston International Film Festival 2019; Remi Award Recipient
Best Shorts Competition 2018; Award of Recognition – Experimental

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

San Francisco Indie Film Fest 2019
WorldFest Houston International Film Festival 2019
Blow-Up Chicago International Arthouse FILM Fest 2019
New York Shorts International Film Festival 2018
International Shorts Australia 2018

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Frances de Larminat (b. 1991)

Born in Argentina, Frances grew up in Patagonia, Oaxaca, France, and Los Angeles. She started training in dance professionally with former NDT Creative Director, Glenn Edgerton, at The Colburn Institute in Los Angeles. At the age of 17, she moved to NYC to study at The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater as a four-time fellowship recipient. Alongside performing, Frances experimented with photography and film, studying Culture and Media at The New School, and graduated from the Creative Practice Program at The International Center of Photography/Bard College. In 2019, Frances received her MFA in Film from The Vermont College of Fine Art and an MA in Screenwriting from Screen Academy Scotland in the UK. Beekeeping is her first ‘narrative’ short.