Something in the world has gone wrong.
12-year-old Daniel watches as neighbors pack up their possessions and flee their homes. Cable television loses its signal and the internet goes offline. His father is missing, while his mother pretends that everything is fine. Red Summer follows the story of a boy kept in the dark as the end of the world approaches. As his neighborhood crumbles around him, Daniel witnesses the last shreds of humanity disappear and is left with difficult questions and choices.
This is a teaser trailer for the short film, Red Summer. Written and directed by Vanessa McMeekin, it stars young up-and-coming artists Adam Wilson (Mr. Selfridge, Broadchurch) and Ben Briggs. This film was shot in July 2011 and is currently in the festival circuit.
Sci Fi London (see it this Sunday!)
Boston Sci Fi - Honorable Mention
Mt. Hood Film Festival
Post Alley Film Festival
Learn more about Vanessa at vanessamcmeekin.com