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The Substitute

 The Substitute

madeleine sims-fewer | writer, producer | United kingdom | 23 min | 1.85:1 | 2015

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A young teacher takes a job at an unusual private school where she discovers that the boys have a sinister power over the girls.


FESTIVALS

Canadian Film Fest
London Short Film Festival
British Shorts Berlin
Stockfish European Film Festival
Corto Helvetico Al Femminile
Fantasporto
Little Rock Fantastic Cinema
Imagine: Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival
Dresden International Short Film Festival
Telefilm Not Short on Talent, Cannes Film Festival
Short & Sweet: Session 8
Fantastic Zagreb
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival
Weiterstadt Open Air Film Fest
Helsinki International Film Festival
Nordisk Panorama
Montreal World Film Festival
Festival du Nouveaux Cinema
Oaxaca Film Festival
Morbido Film Festival
Court Metrange Film Festival
Fantastic Shorts Arkansas
Colchester Film Festival
The Smalls
Brno16 Film Festival
THESS International Film Festival
Kaohsiung Film Festival
Sacramento Horror Film Festival
British Horror Film Festival
Northern Wave Film Festival
Nitehawk Short Film Festival
Aesthetica Short Film Festival
Monsters of Film Festival
Tirana International Film Festival
Guanajuato International Film Festival
Northern Wave International Film Festival
Ozark Shorts
Sacramento Horror Film Festival
Phi Centre Montreal
Chicago Feminist Film Festival
WOW Film Festival
Mica Film Festival
Reel Shorts Film Festival
Lowlands Film Festival
Ravenna Film Festival

AWARDS

Short Screenplay (Slamdance Screenplay Competition)
Best Screenplay (Canadian Film Fest)
Best Screenplay, Best Film (Little Rock Fantastic Cinema)
Best Short Drama (The Smalls Film Festival)
Best Short (Waves of Horror Film Festival)
Best Film (Nitehawk Film Festival)
Best Supporting Actor - Ben Kerfoot (British Horror Film Festival)
Honorable Mention (Brno16 Film Festival)
Special Mention (Corto Helvético Al Femminile)

BROADCAST

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