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       **"Cracks" – “OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT’’ 


Greetings, dear friends, crew members, relatives. We are thrilled to share an exciting update with you all. Our remarkable short film, "Cracks," has embarked on a remarkable journey, having been submitted to over 90 prestigious film festivals across earth.  We are honoured and elated to announce that "Cracks" has already received official nominations from four distinguished international film festivals. This achievement stands as a testament to the passion, dedication, and artistic excellence that our team poured into this project. We are deeply grateful for your unwavering support and encouragement throughout this incredible endeavour. Together, we are reaching new heights and sharing our creative vision with audiences far and wide. Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to celebrate the success of "Cracks" on its remarkable festival journey. Thank you for being a part of this extraordinary adventure with us! 


**"Cracks" – A Self-Funded Triumph** 

Behind the creation and direction of our extraordinary short film "Cracks" stands a trio of visionaries: Brian Higgins, Anthony Hicks, and Jason Mildwaters. Their passion and dedication have driven this remarkable project from inception to reality. In addition to our visionary directors, "Cracks" has been brought to life through the immense talent and dedication of a remarkable team of individuals. Each one has contributed their unique skills and creativity to make this film a reality: **Dana Birdie, Ruby Dolman, Andrew Whalan, Mark Cordory, Dina Giaccio, Daisy Veitch, Matthew Plummer, Michele Leopold, Jana Davies, Sharon Hage, Lea Cappelli, Robin Petras, Jodi Kestle, Jack Maguire, Bruce Venema, and Simon Betts.** Together, this exceptional group of individuals has formed an unstoppable creative force. Their combined talents have shaped "Cracks" into the cinematic gem that it is today. We are immensely proud of our dedicated and gifted team, whose collaborative efforts have brought this project to life in such a remarkable way. "Cracks" is a testament to the power of artistic collaboration and the unyielding dedication of these incredible individuals. 

        **"Cracks" Heads to Amsterdam in Pursuit of Prestige** 

The creators of "Cracks," Brian Higgins, Dana Birdie, and Jason Mildwaters, are gearing up for an exciting journey to Amsterdam. They'll be attending the prestigious Septimius event with hopeful hearts, aiming to secure a coveted award (fingers tightly crossed). You can learn more about the event at  The production of our short film has been an incredible journey, filled with its share of highs and lows. As the curtain falls on our film festival circuit, we eagerly anticipate the opportunity to share "Cracks" with the world. We're thrilled by the prospect of hearing from the numerous other festivals to which we've submitted this captivating work. This is just the beginning of something monumental, and we're optimistic that more nominations are on the horizon. It's unfortunate that we haven't received any response from our own country, which is indeed a disappointment. A heartfelt and resounding THANK YOU goes out to all those who have generously donated their time and talent to make "Cracks" a reality. Your unwavering support and dedication have been instrumental in this remarkable achievement.


THOUGHTS: We had some creatively different post apocalyptic
experiences this year, from the otherworldly nature of Cracks, with
its fantastic costuming and visual panache, with its final reveal
creating a very different context for its reality... 


Some photo credits go to 


Facebook: @Murk Feitsma - De kunst van Fotografie

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