Ella At The Library
Comedy, 8 min. 30 sec.
Directed by Olivia Saperstein
Type-A student Ella (Sam Garland) thinks she's got her dissertation covered. Until a note from her professor reveals she's missing a crucial book from her research, and a frantic search through the stacks leaves her desperate. Now she must go toe-to-toe with an apathetic librarian (Natalie Carter) in hopes of convincing her to release it.
Directed by Olivia Saperstein. Starring Sam Garland and Natalie Carter. Written and Produced by Sam Garland. Edited by Whitney Trower. Original Music by Brett Darmetko & Micheal Sundholm. Sam Garland has lived in Prospect Heights for over 10 years. The director and editor are also both Brooklyn based.
About the Director:
A fangirl of cinema on the whole, Olivia Saperstein transitioned from journalism into filmmaking in 2013, and is loving every second of it. She formed a small production company, Bullet Cinema, in 2014, which aims to make daring and risk-taking projects with a focus on strong female roles.
* Nominee, Best Actress in a Short at the Brightside Tavern Shorts Film Festival 2016: Sam Garland
* VisionFest Film Festival 2015
* SOHO International Film Festival 2015
* Lighthouse International Film Festival 2015
* Golden Door International Film Festival 2015
* Brightside Tavern Shorts Film Festival 2016
* Hang Onto Your Shorts Film Festival 2016