SHORTS IN COMPETITION: STUDENT

ACETATE DIARY

Directed by Russell Sheaffer
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 4 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE ACETATE DIARY
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
Drama, Experimental
About the Director(s)
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.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Student
  • Year:
    2013
  • Length:
    4 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    World
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Executive Producer:
    Russell Sheaffer
  • Director:
    Russell Sheaffer
  • Screenwriter:
    Russell Sheaffer
  • Producer:
    Pulkit Datta, Russell Sheaffer, Susanne Schwibs
  • Editor:
    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
  • 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
  • Press Contact
    Russell Sheaffer
    Artless Media
    Bloomington, 47404
    Phone: 760 822 4715
    rlsfilms@gmail.com