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Filmed during an actual solar eclipse

Starring Tatiana Maslany and Tom Cullen

a love story about the intensity of a looming moment that can change everything. 

 

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Synopsis

 

SOULS OF TOTALITY (UK/USA) is an award-winning short film from British Director Richard Raymond and starring Emmy winning actress Tatiana Maslany and Tom Cullen. 

The story follows Lady 18 and Guy 3, who have a secret. They are members of a cult that believes if they die during a Solar Eclipse their souls will be taken to paradise. But that’s not their secret...

They are also profoundly in love.

 

AWARDS & OFFICIAL SELECTIONS 2018

OSCAR QUALIFIED 2019

 

RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL -- (WINNER BEST SHORT FILM OF THE FESTIVAL)

HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL -- ("WINNER" BEST FILM GRAND JURY PRIZE)

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL -- (SPECIAL MENTION FOR DIRECTION)

RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL -- ("WINNER" MOST POPULAR FILM)

CINEQUEST FILM FESTIVAL -- (WINNER MAVERICK SPIRIT AWARD)

BEND FILM FESTIVAL — (WINNER SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY)

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST

CALGARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL

ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL -- (NOMINATED FILMMAKER TO WATCH)

SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

24FPS INTERNATIONAL INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

MILWAUKEE FILM FESTIVAL

CORONADO ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL

CORK FILM FESTIVAL

ST. LOUIS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

SHORTS NOT PANTS FILM FESTIVAL

HIROSHIMA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

 

Cast and Crew

 

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Tatiana Maslany

Canadian Actress Tatiana Maslany is best known for her Emmy-winning and Golden Globe nominated performances in Orphan Black, and the feature films Stronger and The Woman in Gold.

 

Link to IMDB

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Tom Cullen

Tom Cullen is a Welsh actor best known for his role in the award-winning film Weekend, and the television series Downton Abbey, and the drama series Knightfall.

Director & PRoducer - Richard Raymond

Richard Raymond’s debut film Desert Dancer (2015) opened the 30th anniversary Santa Barbara International Film Festival and screened at Lincoln Center, the United States Capitol, the United Nations and the Edinburgh International Film Festival, where it was the runner-up for the Audience Award. the film was nominated for the Golden Frog at Camerimage.  His short, Souls of Totality, contains a single-take sequence shot during a solar eclipse, a first in cinema history.

Producer - John Trefry

As the founder of 4WT Media, John has extensive experience running numerous productions for Fortune 500 companies and original films including Bad Fan and DRAIN which are both 4WT Media productions. 

Producer - James Mitchell

An accomplished producer with numerous credits for both film and TV, as the Creative Director for the production company 4WT Media.

Producer - Nousha Raymond

Souls of Totality is Nousha’s first film production. She is very excited to begin producing other films alongside her husband, Richard Raymond.

WriterS - Kate Trefry & BEN BOLEA

Kate Trefry & Ben Bolea are screenwriters based in Los Angeles. SOULS OF TOTALITY is the first script they worked on as co-writers. Separately, their work has appeared four times on the annual Black List, ranking the best unproduced screenplays in Hollywood. Kate has also worked extensively in television as one of the writers of Netflix’s global phenomenon STRANGER THINGS 2 and the upcoming STRANGER THINGS 3. Ben currently has numerous feature projects in development with New Line Cinema, Michael De Luca Productions, Ian Bryce Productions, and LD Entertainment. Ben & Kate are also married.

Cinematographer - Jarin Blaschke

His naturalistic lighting and camerawork can been seen in The Witch and Shimmer Lake

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