Star Child
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 3:40PM-5:50PM
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Director: Tommy Demos
Category: Narrative Short
Runtime: 14 minutes
Place of Origin: Miami, FL
Shooting Locations: Homestead, FL

Synopsis: (Mystery, Suspense, Sci-Fi) You can't remember what you don't know... 'Star Child' explores a mother's struggle to accept the mysterious disappearance of her adorable young son. She characterizes the internal conflict that a mother must endure as she learns to surrender her plans for his future, allowing her son to pursue his own destiny.

Cast: Amy Hoerler, Todd Bruno, Demitri Vardoulias, Alan Heyman

Crew: Writer: Tommy Demos & Ralf Gonzalez; Producer: Ralf Gonzalez, Marvin Aguado, Tommy Demos; Composer: Hugo Sanchez, Associate Producer: Andrea Estrada

Production Background & Fun Facts: Director Bio: Tommy Demos is a Miami native of Cuban/European descent who earned his MFA in Film Production from the University of Miami in 2010. He has produced and directed seven award-winning short films including: Star Child, Come Monday, Poacher, The First Night, Olvidandote, Whatever Lola Wants, and Wake-Up Call. Professor Demos is a full-time, tenure track professor of Film, Television & Digital Production at Miami Dade College where he teaches courses in: producing, directing, editing, motion graphics, animation, and screenwriting.

Festivals & Accolades: Miami International Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival, Gasparilla International Film Festival, Miami International Festival of the Arts, Miami Short Film Festival (Top 3 Finalist for Best Local Short Film), Central Florida Film Festival (Finalist for Best Dramatic Short), Orlando Film Festival (Top 5 Finalist for Best Short Film)

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Star Child Teaser from Tommy Demos on Vimeo.