Stutterer

A lonely typographer with a cruel speech impediment but an eloquent inner voice must face his greatest fear.

Written, Directed & Edited by Benjamin Cleary
Starring Matthew Needham & Chloe Pirrie
Produced by Serena Armitage & Shan Christopher Ogilvie (email: [email protected] / [email protected])
Director of Photography – Michael Paleodimos (email: [email protected])
Original Music by Nico Casal (email: [email protected])
Sound Editor – Gustaf Jackson (gustafjackson.com)
Foley Artist – James Latimer (jamesdlatimer.com)

Winner – 88th Academy Awards 2016_
Winner – BEST SHORT FILM – London Critics Circle Award 2016_
Winner – BEST FOREIGN FILM at LA Shorts Fest 2015_
Winner – AUDIENCE AWARD at the DC Shorts Film Festival 2015_
Winner – AUDIENCE AWARD at OFFLine Film Festival 2015_
Winner – JURY SPECIAL MENTION AWARD at OFFLine Film Festival 2015_
Winner – SPECIAL JURY AWARD at the Savannah Film Festival 2015_
Winner – AUDIENCE AWARD at Kerry Film Festival 2015_
Winner – BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM at Kerry Film Festival 2015_
Winner – SECOND FICTION PRIZE at Fesancor Chile International Film Festival 2015_
Winner – BEST ACTOR for Matthew Needham at Fesancor Chile International Film Festival 2015_
Winner – BEST DRAMA at Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2015_
Official Selection 2015:
Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival, UK (Sept)
Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, (Sept)
Vancouver International Film Festival, CAN (Sept)
Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA (Aug)
DC Shorts Film Festival (Washington DC), USA (Sept)
Galway International Film Fleadh, IRL (July)
Edmonton International Film Festival, CAN (Oct)
Savannah Film Festival, USA (Oct)
Heartland Film Festival, USA (Oct)
Leeds International Film Festival, UK (Nov)
London Short Film Festival, UK (Jan)
Aesthetica Film Festival, UK, (Nov)
Seminci: Valladollid Film Festival, ESP, (Oct)
Bend Film Festival, USA, (Oct)
Kerry Film Festival, IRL, (Oct)
Offline Film Festival, IRL, (Oct)
Fesancor – International Short Film Festival of Chile, CHL, (Oct)
Show Me Shorts Film Festival, NZL, (Nov)
Tallgrass Film Festival, USA, (Oct)
Minimalen Film Festival, NOR, (Jan)