The Fish & The Sea

A meditative look at a young man living a nostalgic, but disconnected existence in an abandoned house somewhere in the Pacific Northwest, and the emotionally transformative journey he must make the day a real estate agent shows his home to a potential buyer.


(20 min)

STARRING

Maxwell Haynes, Sara Canning, Kurt Max Runte

WRITER & DIRECTOR

Phillip Thomas

PRODUCERS

Spencer Foley

Phillip Thomas

CINEMATOGRAPHER

Liam Mitchell

SOUND MIXER

Dave Pullmer

EDITOR

Phillip Thomas

SCORE

Jeremy Wallace Maclean

DISTRIBUTION

Travelling Distribution, and The CBC

2019

 

ACADEMY OF CANADIAN CINEMA AND TELEVISION

Nominated — Best Live Action Short Film

LEO AWARDS

Winner — Best Short Drama

Winner — Best Direction

Winner — Best Performance Male

Nominated — Best Cinematography

 

2018

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST

Nominated — Jury Award For Best Live Action - Over 15 Minutes Nominated — Jury Award For Best North American Film

CORK FILM FESTIVAL

Nominated — Grand Prix For Best International Short Film

FESTIVAL DE CORTOS DE BOGOTÁ

Nominated — Santa Lucia Prize For Best International Film

MONTREAL FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINÉMA

Nominated — Grand Prix Focus For Best Canadian Short Film

YORKTON FILM FESTIVAL

Nominated — Best Film

Nominated — Emerging Filmmaker

Nominated — Best Drama

EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Nominated — Jury Award For Best Live Action Short Film

WHISTLER FILM FESTIVAL

Nominated — Canadian ShortWork Competition

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