Experiencing Interruptions?


ISSAC gets the wake-up call of his life when ANNA, his beautiful new neighbor, breaks into his apartment. To his surprise, he fall in love with her. When Anna leaves in a hurry, Issac, desperate to find her, is forced to come out of his shell.

  • Deborah Attoinese
    Zoe, On Directing, May I Recommend The Swordfish
  • Brendan Hunt
    We're The Millers, Parks and Recreation
  • Yvonne Zima
    The Long Kiss Goodnight
  • Joe Ochman
  • Samuel Ameen
    The Movie Hero, Zoe, Spark
  • Lawrence Maddox
    Raising Hope, From Dusk to Dawn
  • Asher Bingham
    Science of Stupid, The State of Marriage
  • Deborah Attoinese
  • Deborah Attoinese
    Zoe, On Directing, May I Recommend the Swordfish
  • Clara Ronk
    May I Recommend the Swordfish, Running Out of Grace
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Romance, Comedy
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 15, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Canon 300
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Palm Springs ShortFest 2014
    Palm Springs, CA
    June 15, 2014
    World Premiere
  • Napa Valley Film Fest 2014
    Napa Valley, CA
    November 13, 2014
  • ARPA Int'l Film Festival Egyptian Theatre
    Hollywood, CA
    November 16, 2014
  • Laughlin Int'l Film Festival
    Laughlin, Nevada
    October 18, 2014
  • Temecula Valley Int'l
    Temecula Valley, CA
    September 20, 2014
  • Winner San Francisco Film Awards 2015
    San Francisco, CA
    March 5, 2015
    Honorable Mention-Award of Excellance Romantic Comedy
  • Ojai Film Festival 2015
  • Mill Valley Film Festival 2015
  • 2016 Nominated Golden Horse Comedy - Connect Film Festival
  • 2016 Nominated Best Ensemble Acting Award - Connect Film Festival
  • Canon Burband Short Film Series 2018
  • Short Film of the Month (UK) 2014
  • Directed by Women Film Series 2015
  • Broad Humor Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    September 2, 2018
    Best Short Film - SNAIL
Director Biography

Deborah Attoinese is an accomplished director, producer and writer. Originally from New York she began her career as a self-taught fashion photographer. Her film credits include Curb Entertainment, Tri-Star Pictures, Hollywood Pictures and more. Passionate about word and environmental issues she received a 2012 Inspiration Award from The Peace Project.

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Director Statement

Welcome and thank you for having a look at SNAIL.