While watching lifeguards perform rescue drills at a neighborhood pool, a woman faces her own need to be saved.

“Kimberly Warner’s CPR - my favorite of the bunch, drawing dual inspiration from the visual aesthetic of Mad Men and the narrative sensibilities of The Twilight Zone. Gary Nolton’s cinematography leaps off the screen.” - blog RainFallsDownOnAPortlandTown


Official selection at POW Festival - March 2012 Portland, Oregon
Official selection at Aesthetica Short Film Festival - Nov. 2012 York, UK
Official selection at Brisbane International Film Festival - Nov. 2012 Brisbane, Australia
Official selection at NW Filmmakers Film Festival - Nov. 2012 Portland, Oregon
Official selection at Light Assembly Film Festival - December 2012 Miami, Florida
Official selection at Portland International Film Festival - February 2013 Portland, Oregon
Official selection at iShorts - June 2013 Prague, Czech Republic
Official selection Women's Independent Film Festival - December 2013 Santa Monica, CA

Debut film - written, directed and edited by Kimberly Warner
Original Score - Mark Orton (from orchestral quartet Tin Hat)
Starring - Mia Allen
Director of photography - Gary Nolton
Produced by Matt Schulte and Kimberly Warner
Production design - Kimberly Warner
Sound design and mix - Tim Harrison
Costume design - Lis Bothwell
Asst costume design - Nikki Paulson
Hair and Makeup - Kimberly Hoeschler
Key grip - Ken Riddle
1st AC - Kevin Smith
Grip/electric - Brian Sicotte
DIT/swing - Juli Junker
Production assistant - Josh Marble
Catering - Maria Blandino

pool ladies: Kaitlyn Compton, Julie Kinzle, Heidi Sicotte
lifeguards: Grant Abel, Garrett Cartner, Aurelian Drumillon-Seraned, Joseph V. Gesvale, Josh Marble, Mark Reeves, Alex Taraghi, Schneor Wolf

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