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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2014 - 18.27 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2014


In a small coastal town over the course of two long summer days, a lonely, shy boy runs into a curious, quirky young girl. Trying his best to deal with a well-guarded secret around his disability, the boy seems stuck in the world of imagination, living out a superhero fantasy ritual.

Original Title Super sounds
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +10
Tipology Short Film
Duration 13'
Production Year 2014
Nationality Australia
Directed by Stephen de Villiers
Screenplay Stephen de Villiers
Director of photography Aaron Gully
Editor Sam Matthews
Production Design Hannah Sitters
Costume Design Hannah Sitters
Sound Andrew Graue
Music Christopher Larkin
Main cast Mieka Thompson-Mills (girl)
Charlie Tonkin (boy)
Produced by Chloe Gardner

Stephen de VilliersStephen de Villiers

Stephen was raised and educated in the cultural melting pot of Durban, South Africa. There he graduated from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, completing a double major in Media & Communications and Drama & Performance Studies. Prior to that, following an intense calling to realize his dream of directing for film and television, he completed a year of undergrad film studies at the Cape Town International Film School. Following his graduation from University, he decided to broaden his cinematic and cultural experience and moved to Australia. Soon after this move, he was offered a place in the directing course at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS). He now spends his time between Australia and South Africa and he is writing his first feature whilst working as a freelance director on film, video and online contents.

festival contact

Chloe Gardner

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