While a boy waits out his father's tryst he is unexpectedly forced to deal with the lady-friend's daughter. Set on a ranch in Bastrop, Texas, Spark uses the environment to explore the internal space of children. Shot on 16mm over 3 days.
Director(s): Annie Silverstein
Producer(s): Annie Silverstein
Screenwriter(s): Annie Silverstein
Cinematographer: Nathan Duncan
Editor(s): Annie Silverstein and Nathan Duncan
Production Designer: Moeko Crider
Sound Designer: Korey Pereira
Music: Nathan Efstation
Additional Credits: Assistant Camera: Jordan Kerfeld, Assistant Director: Catherine Licata, Sound Recordist: Déjà Bernhardt, Additional Sound: Nathan Efstation
Principal Cast: Varun Reddy, Elise Gardner, Conrad Gonzales, Amy Esacove
Annie is currently earning her MFA in Film at University of Texas-Austin. Most recently she produced/directed the short documentary "Noc na Tanecku" (Night at the Dance) (SXSW, Silverdocs 2011). Her documentary work has aired on PBS’ Independent Lens and at festivals internationally. “Spark” is Annie’s first fiction film.
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