Director: Indianna Bell, Josiah Allen
18 minutes

In this sinister thriller on filmmaking, Andrew, a sound recordist fuels his obsession with a young actress through nefarious means. A sound recordist’s job is one that’s often overlooked or forgotten on set, no matter how essential. When Andrew’s flirtations are turned down by actress Amy, he swiftly takes advantage of his ability to listen in on any conversation in a twisted bid for control.

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London Short Film Festival 2021
Manchester Film Festival 2021
Austin Film Festival 2020
Norwich Film Festival 2020
Byron Bay Film Festival 2020
Hollyshorts Film Festival 2020
Adelaide Film Festival 2020
Hollyshorts Film Festival 2020


– Austin Film Festival: Narrative Short Jury Award
– Byron Bay Film Festival: Best Short Film
– Australian Cinematographers Society Awards: Gold Award Winner (Sam Twidale)
– 2021 South Australian Screen Awards: Best Drama, Best Sound Design (Indianna Bell), Best Performance (Brendan Rock)


Director Indianna Bell, Josiah Allen
Producer Indianna Bell
Writer Indianna Bell
Cinematographer Sam Twidale
Editor Josiah Allen
Cast Brendan Rock, Jordan Cowan, Nathan O'Keefe