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35mm Short Film | 2023


  • Student Academy Award Gold Winner, Experimental / Alternative, 2023

  • LACA Film Festival Best Picture of the Month (December 2023) WINNER: Best Short Film, Best Producer, Best Production Design, Best Editor, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography

Official Selections: 

  • AFI FEST 2023 (NOMINEE: Grand Jury Award)

  • Oslo Fusion Film Festival 2023

  • LACA Film Festival 2023

  • GLAFF 2023 

  • 41 North Film Fest 2023

  • GemFest 2024 (WINNER: Best Cinematography, Best Editing)

  • Fargo Film Fest 2024

  • Roze Filmdagen Film Festival 2024

  • LA Creative Film Awards 2024

  • XXV Festival Internazionale Corti da Sogni Antonio Ricci 2024

  • Arizona International Film Festival 2024

Logline: A poetic exploration of identity and self-discovery, using visual symbolism to depict a woman's transformation into a man. With the help of her inner manifestation, the ice man, she sheds her old skin and embraces her true identity. 

Producer: Ilayda Cetinkaya

Writer/ Director/Cinematographer: Leo Behrens

Production Designer: Mojo Wen
Editor: Ale Armijo

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