An award winning short film made by 14-year old filmmaker Morgana McKenzie in 2013.
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"At age six, Jan was miraculously revived after her body was retrieved from the frozen river that consumed her parents. Now, after a lifetime experiencing visions of people in peril, thirteen year old Jan intends to use her latest premonition to intervene on fate and prevent a murder."
NOTE: GIFTS has an awesome bass-heavy original score by Dave Johnson. For the full effect, please watch while wearing quality headphones.
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
** National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) - Seattle WA
- Best Emerging Female Filmmaker Award
- Prodigy Camp Scholarship
** Future of Cinema Film Festival at Interlochen Center for the Arts
- Best of the Fest
** CineYouth Film Festival - Chicago IL
- Best Thriller Award
** LongLeaf Film Festival
- Best Overall Student Film
- Best Narrative Student Film
** Columbus International Film Festival
- Best High School Film
** Calgary International Film Festival
- Best Narrative Youth Short
** ITSA Film Festival
- Best Thriller (Student Category)
** ASK Film Festival - Prishtina, Kosovo
- Best Editing Award
Nominated for "Best Under 18" at Thurrock Film Festival, England
Directed by Morgana McKenzie
Camera Op, Editing, Colour Grading, Makeup, and Journal Artwork by Morgana McKenzie
Original Screenplay by Morgana McKenzie and Gavin McKenzie.
Original Music by Dave Johnson of MusicForImages.com
Laura Gray as "Jan"
Spencer Burnside as "Mike"
Rebecca Tsang as "Sonya"
Ainsley Burnside as the "Little Girl"
The trailer is also available here: