Class of 2021, Nominated for Best Actor: Matthew Stannah


by Charlie Norton, Hofstra University

A high school principal discovers several vandalizations within the stalls of the boys bathroom. While trying to find the culprit, his investigation leads him down to a path of insanity.

MSFF 2021 Screening Times

Graffiti is screening at MSFF, happening December 28-29, 2021. Our Festival livestream is free, and open to the public. You can watch the film on December 29th, 2021, at 10:10am EST.

Prefer to watch it on your own time? With, our experimental VOD option this year, you can watch all of this year's film slate up to seven days after the Festival ends. Purchase required.

About The Film

Meet The Filmmaker #MSFF2021

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About The Filmmaker

Charlie Norton

Charlie has a wide-range of knowledge in film and television production that is way beyond his years. He has worked on several projects, corporate, independent and self made, fulfilling multiple positions on crew above and below the production line.

On set, Charlie is an effective asset in the Camera Department as a director of photography, first or second assistant camera. He also has experience in the grip and electric department and is as a reliable production assistant. When Charlie is not on the field, he is usually at the books focusing on his education or hard at work writing and editing his next project.

Charlie is also an active judge at the Boston Screaming Ostrich Film Festival and a former member of the Rhode Island International Film Festival Youth Jury Committee. In his spare time, Charlie plays sports like ice hockey and track and keeps his mind active listening to music and meditating.


-Charlie Norton, Director STARR (Short Film), Lose You to Love Me (Ali O'Leary Cover Music Video)
-Matthew Stannah, Key Cast “Don” FBI: Most Wanted, Cardinal Matter, You and Me Naked Boy
-Kyle Gregory, Key Cast “Mike” Blood Brothers, The Ghosts on Upham Street
-Nicholas Eaton, Key Cast “Damien” Speak No Evil, Luna The Witch, The Little Star
-Kimberley Fogelgren, Key Cast “The Secretary” Dominoes, Where Night Stands Fast
-Justin Cullinan, Key Cast “Jason” Defending Jacob
-Ryan Curley, Key Cast “William” The Lost Boy, Collapse
-Charlie Norton, Writer
-Brendan Egan, Writer Jem and The Holograms, The Lost Boy, Zoom Dating
-Jess Foster, Writer Hard and Fast (A Stage Play)
-Jess Foster, Story By Hard and Fast (A Stage Play)
-Charlie Norton, Executive Producers: Fireflies, Zoom Dating
-Jess Foster, Executive Producers
-Seth Chitwood, Producer: Family Problems, Red Circles, Luna The Witch
-Lisa Zierenberg, Producer Luna The Witch
-Kristin Norton, Producer
-Pauline McGrath, Producer
-Charlie Norton, Director of Photography, Lose You to Love Me (Ali O'Leary Cover Music Video), In The Weeds (TV Pilot), The Little Star
-Mohammad Akrouche, Original Music By
-Pauline McGrath, Production Designer
-Charlie Norton, Editor: Lose You to Love Me (Ali O'Leary Cover Music Video), STARR (Short Film)
-Evan Schneider, 1st Assistant Camera: Tales to Line The Coffin, Meet The Author, The Polchinski Paradox
-Ben HealdGaffer, CODA, John and The Hole, Spenser Confidential, Manchester by The Sea, Ghostbusters (2016)
-Bill Rosenthal, Sound Design Chemistry Read, Rule of Thumb
-George Nicholas, (Professor/Mentor) Special Thanks: Smoke n Suds, Antigone, 7 Splinters In Time
-William Jennings, (Advisor) Special Thanks

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