Class of 2021, Shorlisted for Excellence in Storytelling
To Tell A Vision
by Theo Shakes, Southseas Film School
A young black kid in 1964, New Zealand discovers a TV from the future and sees a world in which he can be a part of.
About The Film
About The Filmmaker
Theo is a 19 year old filmmaker with a range of notable work to his credit. His previous short film 'Bygones' was screened in festivals around the world and was nominated in four categories at the 2019 All American High School Film Festival held in NYC.
During college, Theo received awards for best short film for 3 consecutive years. Theo has written, directed and starred in his most recent short ‘Your Vomit‘ 2020 which was a semi-finalist film at the LA student film festival. Theo is a Graduate of South Seas Film School, receiving the diploma for specialising in Drama Directing.
He is now moving to Wellington in 2021 to study acting at Toi Whakaari for 3 years.
-Theo Shakes, Director Bygones (2019), Your Vomit (2020) -Theo Shakes, Writer Bygones (2019), Your Vomit (2020) -Bell Adams, Producer
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