2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22


Saturday, March 14
1:45PM - 3:14PM

Topfer Theatre at ZACH
202 South Lamar Blvd

Naomi's got a problem. The vodka in the hotel mini-bar may not be the answer, but it helps her escape a reality she won't face, at least for a little while.

Section: Narrative Shorts Competition
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: USA
Year: 2014
Runtime: 14min

Director: Samuel Aaron Bennett

Executive Producer: Renée Felice Smith, Samuel Aaron Bennett

Producer: Rachel Kiri Walker, Renée Felice Smith, Samuel Aaron Bennett

Screenwriter: Samuel Aaron Bennett

Cinematographer: Samuel Aaron Bennett

Editor: Samuel Aaron Bennett

Production Designer: Samuel Aaron Bennett

Sound Designer: Samuel Aaron Bennett, Jon Rick

Music: Samuel Aaron Bennett

Additional Credits: Production Manager: Michelle Skinner, Art Director: Steven Manganaro, Digital Effects: Emil Karlsson, Samuel Aaron Bennett, Boom Operator: Meghan Underwood, Gaffer, Grip: Austin Michaels

Principal Cast: Renée Felice Smith, Peter Cambor, Natasha Loring, Linda Hunt, Owain Rhys Davies, Mary Gillis, Daniel Halden, Chris Gabriel, Chloe Farnsworth, Mary Heiss


Samuel Aaron Bennett is a filmmaker and composer from New York. At age 25, he is creating commercials for major brands, music videos, and other content for which he writes, directs, shoots, and edits. For much of his work, he also composes the music. "Baby" is his narrative short film debut.

Public Film Contact
Samuel Aaron Bennett
my boy hugo, inc.
(347) 628-1118

Publicity Contact
Rachel Kiri Walker



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