The Gift

Life has it's own way of putting things into perspective. Sometimes we feel alone in our situation until we see what's happening next door...

  • Rory Appleton
    Director
  • Vilien Coetzee
    Writer
  • Sledgehammer Studio
    Producer
  • TED X Cape Town
    Producer
  • Marlisa Doubell
    Key Cast
  • Annocha Jose
    Key Cast
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 26 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    South Africa
  • Country of Filming:
    South Africa
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Rory Appleton

Rory has a penchant for finding beauty in the ordinary. He has an enthusiastic, out-of-the box approach to filmmaking and relentless attention to detail throughout the post-production process. A performance background and experience on both sides of the camera makes him a capable and curious director with a holistic and passionate understanding for the medium.

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Director Statement

It was an honour to work on this experimental film with TEDx in Cape Town, exploring human behaviour & audience interpretations.