A Modest Defeat | Short

Short film | Release: 2018 | Runtime: 9m

WINNER – Adelaide International Youth Film Festival – Best Film 5-13 (Aug '18)
WINNER – Heart of Gold International Film Festival – Best Sound Design (Oct '18)
Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (Oct '18)
Kerry Film Festival (Oct '18)
OFFline Film Festival (Oct '18)
KINOdiseea (Nov '18)
Omaha Film Festival (Mar '19)
Dingle International Film Festival (Mar '19)
Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival (May '19)

It's civil war in suburbia between two young siblings. Big brother Tommy never plays fair, but eight-year-old Tiny has an elaborate plan up her sleeve and a faultless determination to put things right.

Sophia Ally – Tiny
Tom Harrison – Tommy
Vanessa Morley – Mum

Written and Directed by David Barr
Produced by Jack Goodwin
Executive Producer – Chris Foggin

Director of Photography – Aadel Nodeh-Farahani
Production Designer – Hannah Purdy Foggin
Art Director – Jenny Dee
Costume Designer – Giulia Scrimieri
Hair & MUA – Chess Thorton
Casting – Toby Spigel

Post Production – Rebel
Editor – David Barr
VFX – Felix Geen
Original Score – Bradley Vander Lugt
Sound Designer – Lauren Cooper @ Wave Studios
Colourist – Joseph Bicknell @ Cheat
Poster Artwork – Sam Neill

For festival eligibility the film can't be available publicly online at the moment. If you'd like a screener please drop me an email.