A lonely Gravedigger falls in love with a female corpse, causing tension between a village's priest who wrongfully accuses him of necrophilia.
A 2011 undergraduate thesis film from the Savannah College of Art & Design
Official Selection - 2011 Savannah Film Festival
2011 Savannah Silver Screen Society Award - Best Short Film by a SCAD Student
Official Selection - 2012 Cannes Short Film Corner
SCAD Film & Television Awards - Best Actor (Mark Ashworth)
The Gravedigger - Mark Ashworth
The Overseer - Bill Pacer
Her - Emily Labouerie
Writer/Editor/Producer/Director - Tom Salvaggio
Cinematography - Garett DeLuca
1st Asst. Director - Stephen Pagano
Production Design - Vanessa Smith
Supervising Sound Editor - Justin Rickard
Location Sound - Jason Burns & Stephen Pagano
Camera Asst. - Gabby Garcia-Pardo
Gaffer - Jaime Morgan
Key Grip - Adam Bolick
Wardrobe - Breanne Harney
Make-Up - Sarah Lou Plonski
Featured Music - "Funeral Frank" by Aidan Parle
Whitestone Motion Pictures is proud to present Heartless: The Story of the Tin Man.
Based on the backstory of one of the most beloved childrenʼs novels of all time comes the extraordinary love story between a simple woodsman and a beautiful maiden. Not having many possessions but wanting to marry his maiden, the woodsman sets his heart to build a large and beautiful cabin.
L. Frank Baum wrote the back story to the Tin Woodsman in his book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Heartless: The Story of the Tin Man is Whitestone Motion Pictures retelling this little known story of the tragic arc of a beloved character who was once human, made of flesh and blood that turned into tin.
A few credits missing from the film:
Matthew Silva-Art Director, Key Suit maker
Art Department Assistants-Thomas DeSadier, Dustin Fletcher, Bryan Luallen
Tin Man Suit Team:
Bill Johnson – Dept. Head
Matt Silva – Key
Jonathan Thornton – Lead mold maker
Dustin Fletcher& Mathew Dunnaway – Assistants
A lone astronaut on an endurance mission is forced to cope with an intrusive force which threatens to derail the operation.
During the space race of the 1960's, the Soviets and Americans were at each other's throats, vying for a foothold in galactic exploration. Simultaneous to the superpower's struggle, a wealthy eccentric by the name of Arthur Whitman set out to search for his own stellar glory. His self-financed voyage would see him try to break the record for the longest single-manned space mission, and remain in orbit for 1 week.
This is a story of one man's struggle against the forces of nature, and the more powerful forces that lay within his own psyche.