Can You Hear Me?

5 mins. HDV to 35mm. 2005.

Awarded a print and travel grant by the British Council for Chicago.
Awarded a travel grant by Film London for Los Angeles.
Nominated for a Gold Hugo at Chicago International Film Festival.
Screened at Chicago International Film Fest, AFI Fest, Foyle Film Fest, London Short Film Fest and Fajr Film Fest, Iran.

A quirky black comedy about two people who need to be heard.

Annie bungles a message on Pete’s voice mail and then has to deal with the consequences.

Cast
Emily Bruni – Annie
Robert Bowman – The Plumber

Crew
Writer/Director – Deva Palmier
Producers – Becky Bazzard, Deva Palmier
Cinematographer – Nick Tebbet
Editor – Stephen Boucher
Music – Phil Scragg
Sound Editor – Alastair Sirkett
Flame Artist – Gary Brown
Art Director – Juana Serrat
Make Up Artist – Jo Evans

History
Can You Hear Me? was shot on HDV on location in East London.
The special effects and grading were worked on a FLAME by Gary Brown at MUNKY who exported as DPX files for Digital Film Lab in Copenhagen. These were imported into an inferno, exported to the Arri Lazer and recorded at 2k resolution on to 35mm digital negative.
The Dolby Digital sound was mixed at Twickenham Film Studios.