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PREMIERES
Strawberry Mansion
We’re All Going to the World’s Fair
Give Me Pity!


LIBRARY
Clara’s Ghost
Chowder
Men Don’t Whisper
The Feeling
Moneybag Head
The Starr Sisters
The Follower
Call Your Father
Ching Chong Blues
A Key for the Kid
Whiskey Fist
Tond
Affections


IN PRODUCTION
Joybubbles
Dream Team


IN DEVELOPMENT
I Saw the TV Glow
Seems Nice
Traum
Time and Space
Good One
Dolphin
I Was There Too
Mano A Mano




ABOUT

Smudge Films is a collection of independent filmmakers working together to make personal films with unique worldviews.

Founded in 2016 by producer Sarah Winshall, our films have played all over the place, including Sundance, New Directors/New Films, SXSW, AFI Fest, SF Film, SIFF, CPH:DOX, Outfest, Rotterdam, BAM Cinemafest, MoMA, on the Criterion Channel, as Vimeo Staff Picks, and more!

We make shorts, features, docs, experimental videos, music videos, commercials, web series, and TV shows. We are based in Los Angeles.


© 2022 Smudge Films Too LLC.
Los Angeles CA



Mark

NOW PLAYING at No Budge


Affections
2015


A comedy about isolation and loneliness. The film follows a young woman, adrift, seeking intimacy in the most unlikely places.



WRITER & DIRECTOR Bridey Elliot
PRODUCER Sarah Winshall

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Michael Wilson               
SOUND RECORDIST Sam Mutch
COSTUMES Elizabeth Harper 
HAIR & MAKEUP Angela Longo
EDITOR Carson Culver
GRIP Patrick Lawrence
ORIGINAL MUSIC Kristen Reily 

STARRING 
Bridey Elliot 
Matt Rachuba
Rob Michael Hugel
Julie Wright
Ted Travelstead
Bud Court

SPECIAL THANKS
Julie Bembenek 
Di Le
Joshua Fu
Abby Elliot 
Drew Diamond
Jenny Murray
Susan Lambert



SCREENINGS

January, 2016
SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
Park City, UT

February, 2016
OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL
Oxford, MS

April, 2016
ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL
Atlanta, GA

April, 2016
IFF BOSTON
Special Jury Prize for Narrative Short
Boston, MA

May, 2016
FT. MYERS FILM FESTIVAL
Fort Myers, FL

August, 2016
SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL
Sarasota, FL

May 2016
MARYLAND FILM FESTIVAL
Opening Night Short
Baltimore, MD

June, 2016
SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: LONDON
London, ENG

June, 2016
NORWEGIAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Grimstad, NO

June, 2016
PROVINCETOWN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Provincetown, MA

June 2016
THE WASSAIC PROJECT
Wassaic, NY

August, 2016
SUNDANCE NEXT FEST
Park City, UT

August, 2016
BROOKLYN COMEDY FEST
Brooklyn, NY

September, 2016
TORONTO INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
Toronto, CN

September, 2016
SOUTH DAKOTA FILM FESTIVAL
Jury Award for Excellence in Filmmaking
Aberdeen, SD

January, 2017 
SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL SHORTS TOUR
Mark