Short of the Week

A heartbroken girl gets into a taxi. Ten minutes later, the driver is fighting for her life.

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Short film, part of the Pia Film Festival Scholarship in association with UNIJAPAN. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Curtocircuito Film Festival, 2013.

Written, directed, shot, edited, graded, FXed and scored by James McFay.
Produced by Toshio Hanaoka.
Starring Anna Shpak, Hideki Ichiyama, Jess McColl, Rory Stewart and the members of BOS Action Unity (岩上弘数,
白尾聡洋, 下川真矢, 板垣克, 門脇亨, 秋山智彦, 安永晃, 中島厚也,
白濱孝次, 市山英貴.)
Action choreography and stunt direction by Hirokazu Iwakami.
Red assistant and additional production assistance by Paul Leeming.
1st Assistant camera and focus pulling by Khoji Kojima.
Sound recording by Rin Takada.
Wardrobe, makeup and hair by Azuna Saito and Sanae Mikami.
Sound editing by 整音:高須賀 健吾.
Camera and lighting assistance by Naoko Yasumoto.
Grip was Koushi Hayakawa.
Sound effects by 音響効果: 北田 雅也
松浦 大樹.
MA assistance by MAアシスタント:早川 麻衣子.
Production assistance by Yoko Kyono and Nobu Imai.
Picture cars by Shinsuke Okawa.
Camera rental by Visceral Psyche.
Grip rental by Tokky's.
With thanks to Watari Shibashi and Hideaki Kato @ EVVIVA Inc., Junishiro Aoki @ axelle Inc., Chie Sasaki @ Satoru Japan Inc.
In cooperation with:

エンターテインメント・パートナーズ アジア

Production support:

製作協力:川原 伸一
天野 眞弓
大村 直之

Made possible through the funding and support of UNIJAPAN and the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

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