The Wonderful by Erin Good

The Wonderful by Erin Good

An elderly man who in his heyday was the king of the strange and magical in his verification job for Wonder Inc, now lives in nostalgia for a life that no longer exists. He has never recovered from the death of his daughter many years ago and there is no more magic left in his job.

When the company sends him to follow up a lead, he reluctantly obeys and finds an equally lost soul in the form of young girl who can levitate. He realises there’s no place in this life for either of them and his last contribution to the world is to set her free.

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CREDITS

Director: Erin Good
Writers: Erin Good
Sarah-Jane McAllen
Producer: Stacey Kwijas
Cinematographer: Ella Gibbins
Editor: Courtney Lee Bowden
Production designer: Amanda Safrenko
Music score: Tiernan Cross

Production company: Australian Film Television and Radio School
Year: 2013

CAST

Daniel: Max Cullen
Angola: Richard Green
Emily: Odile Cameron

AWARDS + RECOGNITION

Winner of Platinum Award 2015, Spotlight Short Film Awards
Winner of Best Short Film 2015, BOFA Film Festival
Winner of Best Student Film 2015, Atlanta ShortsFest
Winner of Best Director Award 2015, St Kilda Film Festival
Winner of Best Original Score Award 2015, St Kilda Film Festival
Nominated for Best Film Award 2015, St Kilda Film Festival
Nominated for Best Cinematography Award 2015, St Kilda Film Festival
Nominated for an Australian Director’s Guild Award 2014
Winner of Best Tertiary Short Film ATOM Award 2014 
Winner of the Student Category Silver Award 2014, Australian Cinematographers Society

FESTIVALS

Official Selection California International Shorts Festival 2015
Official Selection Atlanta ShortsFest 2015
Official Selection Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival 2015
Official Selection New York Short Film Festival 2015
Official Selection St Kilda Film Festival 2015
Official Selection National Student Film Festival of India 2015
Official Selection LA Shorts Fest 2014
Official Selection Montreal World Film Festival 2014
Official Selection Toronto International Short Film Festival 2014
Young At Heart Short Film Awards, Leichhardt, Sydney, 2016

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