Tuned In has received another nomination for best of genre from a festival in which it has recently been given an Official Selections. The film has been nominated for a Best Of Genre Award in the category of Religious/Spiritual Short at Directors Circle Festival of Shorts. Best of Genre Award. Winners will be announced Midnight EST on November 11th, 2017.
The film now has 37th Awards, 22 Official Selections, 4 Official Nominations, 2 Official Finalist Awards and 2 Official Semi Finalist Awards at Festivals around the world. Tuned In is a short film, was made under the banner of m & s Marshall Productions. The film deals with family, relationships cell phones and communication. “Finding the right frequency on a radio is crucial to hearing the program that is on the air. The same is true for relationships”, says Marshall. The film is a story about Emma (Marley Cabral), a teenager who disobeys dinner table rules of her parents and gets grounded until she learns to get priorities straight and learns the value of relationships. “A major part of the story deals with the frustration of Emma’s parents and friend Stacey, none of whom can seem to get ‘tuned in’ to Emma’s frequency and break her connection with her cell phone”, adds Marshall. It’s a film that ask the question Are You Listening?
The cast of the film is Marley Cabral as the lead Emma, Corina Leatherdale as mom, Jamie Rainbird as the father, Talitha Wood as Emma’s best Friend Stacey and Brittany Sterling as Emma’s sibling. Other cast included: Helena Rose, Julia Brown, Tyrel Hindley, Katie Ostojic, Morgan Flanagan, Riley Krebs, Katelynn Carrothers, Amber Hinderer, Shannon Siertsema and Terry Pridham Marshall feels this film is a great discussion starter if you want to bring the device dependency issue to the table and, the moral of the story is just breathtaking.
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