Caitlin McCarthy has created an alternative to the standard high school movie more in line with her real life experience. A naive but determined internet dweller goes to some seedy lengths to fit in at school, but it still doesn’t go quite to plan. With nods and references to memes and subcultures, the film is a twisted look at awkward adolescent struggles.

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Caitlin McCarthy




Director: Caitlin McCarthy
Screenwriter: Caitlin McCarthy
Sound Designer: Father
Music: Father
Additional Credits: Animation: Caitlin McCarthy, Additional Animation: Matt Lloyd, Production Company: Strange Beast


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Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2019
Premiere Status: U.S. Premiere
Genre: Animated
Screening Section: Animated Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Animated Short
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 2 mins