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SNOWY

SNOWY

LANGUAGE: English

Genre: documentary
Running Time: 12'27"
Year of production: 2021

SYNOPSIS

The Wolf family never expected their neglected pet turtle, Snowy, to live so long. After 25 years in the cold basement, Snowy gets a chance at happiness with the help of a vet, an animal psychic, a scientist and his caretaker Uncle Larry.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: Superteam Fancy
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Kaitlyn Schwalje & Alex Wolf Lewis
Screenwriter: Kaitlyn Schwalje
Producer: Rebecca Stern & justin Levy
Editing: Katharina Stroh & Alexander Heringer
Sound Editing: Luciano Vignola

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Documentary
Sub-genre: Comedy
Language: English
Country of origin: USA
Year of production: 2021
Total running time: 12'27"
Shooting format: HD
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Sound format: Stereo

AWARDS (10)

Best Short Doc // Critics’ Choice Award Nominee
Special Mention for Best Comedy Short // Palm Springs International Shortfest
Best Short Film // Philadelphia Film Festival
Best Short Documentary // Oxford Film Festival
Best International Film // SIPFest Short Film Festival @ Goldcoast Film Festival
Special Citation--NON-FICTION // 24fps International Short Film Festival
Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary Short // Kansas City Film Fest International
Audience Award Best NJ Short Film // Indie Streets Film Festival
Nominated for Jury Award for Best Documentary Short Film // Key West Film Festival
Honorable Mention Best Documentary Short // Fargo Film Festival

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS (80)

1. (WORLD PREMIERE) Sundance Film Festival
2. Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
3. (INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE) Americana Film Festival
4. Environmental Film Festival In Our Nation’s Capital /
5. Sonoma International Film Festival
6. Thin Line Film Festival
7. Oxford Film Festival
8. AmDocs Film Festival
9. Florida Film Festival
10. Goldcoast Film Festival // Queensland, Australia
11. Seattle International Film Festival
12. Cleveland International Film Festival
13. San Francisco International Film Festival
14. Annapolis Film Festival
15. Earth X Film Festival
16. Atlanta Film Festival
17. Livable Planet SF Indie Fest
18. Atla
19. Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival Calgary Underground Film Festival Sarasota Film Festival
20. Indy Film Fest /
21. RiverRun International Film Festival
22. San Diego International Film Festival
23. Illuminate Film Festival
24. Mountainfilm Telluride
25. Mountainfilm Telluride
26. Lighthouse International Film Festival
27. Krakow Film Festival
28. Doc Edge Film Festival
29. Dead Center Film Festival
30. Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival
31. Southside Film Festival
32. Nantucket Film Festival
33. Desertscape International Film Festival
34. Interrobang Film Festival
35. Palm Springs International Shorts Fest
36. Walla Walla Movie Crush
37. Palm Springs International Shortfest - Best of Fest
38. Rooftop Film Festival
39. Indy Shorts International Film Festival Presented by Heartland Film LA Shorts Fest
40. San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
41. Cordillera International Film Festival
42. Woods Hole Film Festival
43. Environmental Film Festival In Our Nation’s Capital Encore Screening
44. Macon Film Festival
45. Free Range Film Festival
46. Salute Your Shorts Film Festival
47. Adelaide Youth Film Festival
48. Shorts by the Sea Vol. 3 Block B
49. Indie Streets Film Festival
50. Berkshire International Film Festival
51. Newburyport Documentary Film Festival
52. Footcandle Film Festival
53. Footcandle Film Festival
54. Calabasas Film Festival
55. Nashville International Film Festival
56. IDA Member Screening - TIME Studios Shorts
57. Hamptons International Film Festival
58. Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
59. Tacoma Film Festival
60. 2021 GlobeDocs Film Festival Short Films
61. El Paso Film Festival
62. Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival
63. Naples International Film Festival
64. SCAD Savannah Film Festival
65. Philadelphia Film Festival
66. Still Voices Film Festival // Ballymahon, Ireland
67. 41 North Film Festival
68. 24 FPS International Short Film Festival
69. Drunken Film Festival
70. Sydney Film Festival
71. Cucalorus Film Festival
72. DOCNYC “Short List”
73. Coronado Island Film Festival
74. `Key West Film Festival
75. St. Louis International Film Festival
76. Guelph Film Festival
77. Docs In Exile
78. Sedona International Film Festival
79. Fargo Film Festival
80. Critics’ Choice Nominee DOCNYC Shortlist) and This Land (Maine Unit) a feature film documenting the 2020 selection.