Will Westaway is good with small things, and his latest has made it to the final 11 of the DepicT! super-shorts – that’s less than 90 seconds with his The Sleepy Astronaut flick.
Will said: “My short film is called The Sleepy Astronaut, an experimental project filmed at home in Torquay with my own gran.
“I have a video camera but chose to do with a stills camera, taking more than 1,000 photos to make a ‘video’.
“It was about her typical Saturday ritual of making breakfast.”
It follows on from Will’s 2007 ident named Four! which became a finalist in the international Cobravision Awards Festival. The same film was also used by ITV2 throughout April 2007.
He also directed a ‘3 Minute Wonder’, which was broadcast on Channel 4 in March 2008.
There are three DepicT! prizes which will be announced during Encounters Short Film Festival at Bristol in November.
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