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Category: Edition 2017

11-year-old Mike feels secluded in his new school and develops an obsession to buy a fancy augmented reality toy that the other kids are playing with together. His single mother cannot afford to buy it so Mike sets out on a quest to collect the funds on his own and buy the game no matter what, so he could finally make friends at school.

Original Title New Boy
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +10
Tipology Short Film
Duration 10'
Production Year 2017
Nationality United Kingdom
Directed by Norman Tamkivi
Screenplay Norman Tamkivi
Director of photography Edward Vijayavargiya
Editor Norman Tamkivi
Production Design Hannah Start
Costume Design Francesca Prizzon
Sound Joonas Taimla
Music Simone Cilio
Main cast Michael Keen (Mike)
Lizzie Davies (Liz)
Ramesh Vethanayagam (Shopkeeper)
Anna Benamati (Teacher)
Rob Scott (Neighbor)
Produced by Alessandro Wingfield

--- regista --- norman tamkiviNorman Tamkivi
Norman is an Estonian-born award-winning filmmaker based in London. He started making films at the early age of 10 and graduated from the prestigious London College of Communication BA (Hons) Film and Television course. Currently Norman works as a filmmaker in London, running his production company Skyland Films and working for other creative agencies. He has made films for major brands such as Emirates Airline, Pandora, Tumblr, Drum&Bass Arena, Inchcape and many other.

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