International Short Film Competition
Souls of Totality
- Screening Schedule
- Nov 24 (Sat.) 10:00 at NTT CRED Hall 1
Filmed during an actual solar eclipse and starring Emmy-Award winning Actress Tatiana Maslany, Souls of Totality is a love story about the intensity of a looming moment that can change everything.
Director: Richard Raymond / Producer: John Trefry, James Mitchell, Richard Raymond, Nousha Raymond / Editor: David Pergolini
Year of production: 2018
Running time: 18’
James Mitchell is an accomplished producer with numerous credits for both film and TV. His career has spanned Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States and he is currently the Creative Director for the Production Company 4WT Media in Los Angeles. James recently produced Souls of Totality which has been officially selected for 15 international film festivals including the Hiroshima International Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival. Souls of Totality has qualified for the 2019 Academy Awards.
Richard Raymond is a British writer and director based in Los Angeles. In 2015 he marked his debut as with "Desert Dancer". The British indie opened the Santa Barbara Int. Film Festival and screened at Lincoln Center, the U.S. Capitol, and the Edinburgh Int. Film Festival, where it was the runner-up for the Audience Award. It was also nominated for the prestigious Golden Frog at Camerimage. In 2018 Richard directed “Souls of Totality” starring Emmy winning actress Tatiana Maslany. The film was officially selected at 15 Academy Award Qualifying festivals during 2018 including; Tribeca, Hiroshima, Mill Valley and Palm Springs. The film was awarded with the Best Grand Jury Prize at the Hollyshorts Film Festival, won Most Popular Film at the Rhode Island Film Festival and was awarded with a special mention for direction at the Edinburgh Film Festival. It was also nominated Best Film at the Raindance Film Festival.