Where We Begin

Shorts in Competition: Narrative

World Premiere

USA | 19 MINUTES

WHERE WE BEGIN

Drama, Female Director(s), Music, Relationships, Female Screenwriter(s), Family Friendly, Other
The film follows the life of Sophia, who's near her end. Through dance performance the film sheds light on the many faces of love, life, and the pressures we place upon ourselves, and that others places upon us. This is a story of courage, perseverance, and the strength to endure all other obstacles.

Screening as part of Shorts: Gallery Opening

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Mitsuyo Miyazaki

Mitsuyo Miyazaki's directorial thesis film Tsuyako won 43 awards including Best Female Filmmaker at the DGA Student Awards and the Future Filmmakers Award. The film qualified for the Oscars two years in a row. Currently she’s developing her first feature script.
Director
Mitsuyo Miyazaki
Screenwriter
Mitsuyo Miyazaki
Producer
Mitsuyo Miyazaki, Peter Maestrey, Yvonne Jimenez
Editor
Thomas A. Krueger
Associate Producer
Caliann Lum, Hiroki Fujiwara, Kipp Haward
Cinematographer
Aaron C. Smith
Production Designer
Giao-Chau Ly
Executive Producer
Shin Yamaguchi, Jeremy Robinsons, Ryuji Yamagata
Composer
MONO
Co-Producer
Jacob Halajian, Mark Richey
Sound Designer
Sung Rok Choi, Thomas Yount
Costume Designer
Melissa Pritchett
Make Up Designer
Jo Holand
Casting Director
Leo Alvarez
Cast
Iris Karina, Arielle Elonys, Derrick Butler, Rudolph R. Bowen, Kay Andersen, Jennie Grimes, Jeremiah Dangerfield,

CONTACTS

US Sales Contact
Peter Maestrey
Kamma Pictures Inc.
Los Angeles, 91423
Phone: 305 297 9668
petermaez@gmail.com
Press Contact
Carla Davis
Phone: 347 921 2832
newyorkcarla@gmail.com
Print Source
Jacob Halajian
Los Angeles, 90039
Phone: 818 269 8050
jhalajian@gmail.com
International Sales Contact
Peter Maestrey
Kamma Pictures Inc.
Los Angeles, 91423
Phone: 305 297 9668
petermaez@gmail.com