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USA 2020 | 13 min | DCP | 1:89:1 | Colour | 5.1

A 16 year-old ice hockey player on an all-girls’ high school team tries to repair her relationship
with her teammate while preparing for the team’s prequalifying game.


ROONEY Brittany Giles

ALEX Sarah Sawyer

BRETT Joe Coffey

JOY Ally Marrone


KIKI Maitlyn Pezzo

SAMANTHA Hannah Cooney

ANNIE Jenise Spiteri

PATTY Christine Kellogg-Darrin

Casting by Michael Beaudrey

Color by Sara Buxton

Sound Design by Aleksi Tegel

Music by Fraya Thomsen

Edited by Qing Shao

Production Design by Masha Tatarintseva

Cinematography by Vaughn Greve

Screenplay by Shuhan Fan

Produced by Amanda Freedman

Directed by Jojo Erholtz


Special Mention - Best Student U.S. Short, Palm Springs Shortfest

Special Mention - Narrative U.S. Short, Outfest LA Film Festival

University Short Film Award, Hamptons International Film Festival


Austin Film Festival

Palm Springs ShortFest

Outfest LA Film Festival

Hamptons Film Festival

Denver Film Festival

AFI Fest - Conservatory Showcase

Helsinki International Film Festival 

Edmonton International Film Festival

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival

Mardi Gras Film Festival

Queer Voices



2019 | 4 min | DCP | 1:85 | Colour | 5.1


A combat veteran struggles to integrate back to normal life.

Directed by Jojo Erholtz

Written by Jojo Erholtz & Leonel Escobar

Produced by Whitney Cheng

Cast: Grace Illingworth, Michael G. Martinez, Fabrice Uzan, Beata Harju


official selection 2019 - student etudes


Camerimage - Student Competition

LA Shorts International Film Festival

San Diego International Film Festival

New York Latino Film Festival

Nashville Film Festival

Liverpool Film Festival

Coronado Island Film Festival


Student Grand Prize - CIFF



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2015 | 3 min | DCP | 1:2.35 | Colour | LTRT

It seems that Annabelle's idea of romance

only exists in fairytales, but this is the day when something life-changing could happen.

Starring: Bridget Mastrocola, Joseph Comar, Payam Hosseinian


Underwire Film Festival - Best Screenwriter Award

London Short Film Festival

Minimalen Short Film Festival - Nordic Competition


2018 | 17 min | Bluray | 4:3 | Colour | LTRT


Isla’s day is set off-track when visiting her ophthalmologist.

Directed by Jojo Erholtz

Written by Shuhan Fan

Produced by Amanda Freedman

Starring: Laura Boccaletti, Paul Keany, Sheila Robinson, Ming-Wei Fasquelle, Caroline Patz, Anissa Borrego


AFI Conservatory Production Exercise


2018 | 19 min | Bluray | 16:9 | Colour | LTRT


Jasmine and Quinn’s marriage is disrupted when their house is broken into and Jasmine is assaulted. In the aftermath, they each attempt to recover from the trauma in their own ways.

Directed by Jojo Erholtz

Written by Brandon Gale

Produced by Siyi Ren

Starring: Alizée Gaillard, Hans Christopher, Greg Tamura, Barton Caplan, Christine Darrin, Wendi De Barros


AFI Conservatory Production Exercise


2018 | 12 min | Bluray | 16:9 | Colour | LTRT


When Sia appears to Mia in a flower dress, Mia gets to experience love and intimacy with her twin sister one more time.

Written and Directed by Jojo Erholtz

Produced by Disi Guo

Starring: Elizabeth Hinkler & Emily Hinkler


AFI Conservatory Production Exercise