Acetate Diary

Shorts in Competition: Student

World Premiere

USA | 4 MINUTES

ACETATE DIARY

Drama, Experimental
After receiving a difficult medical diagnosis, experimental filmmaker Russell Sheaffer decided to use a roll of 16mm film as a written diary. Projected, Acetate Diary is an expression of handmade sound and color. Examined as an object, the acetate contains words and drawings from a place of trauma.

Screening in Shorts Program: Digital Dilemma

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Russell Sheaffer

Russell Sheaffer is an experimental film and documentary filmmaker who received a Master’s Degree from NYU’s Department of Cinema Studies. While there, he co-wrote and co-directed, Masculinity & Me, with James Franco, which was an official selection of the 2011 Torino LGBT Film Festival. In addition to his own experimental work, he was a producer of The Diplomat, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2013, and Josephine Decker’s Thou Wast Mild and Lovely, which premiered in Forum at Berlinale in 2014.
Director
Russell Sheaffer
Screenwriter
Russell Sheaffer
Producer
Pulkit Datta, Russell Sheaffer, Susanne Schwibs
Editor
Russell Sheaffer
Executive Producer
Russell Sheaffer
Additional Funding
Funding support provided from Indiana University

CONTACTS

International Sales Contact
Russell Sheaffer
Artless Media
Bloomington, 47404
Phone: 760 822 4715
rlsfilms@gmail.com
Press Contact
Russell Sheaffer
Artless Media
Bloomington, 47404
Phone: 760 822 4715
rlsfilms@gmail.com
US Sales Contact
Russell Sheaffer
Artless Media
Bloomington, 47404
Phone: 760 822 4715
rlsfilms@gmail.com
Print Source
Russell Sheaffer
Artless Media
Bloomington, 47404
Phone: 760 822 4715
rlsfilms@gmail.com