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Stony Hearts

Secrets, deaths, and opportunities; and they hardly even knew her name! This is the story of how the untimely death of a college student forever changes the lives of her room mates.
This is a dark comedy where the death of someone you hardly knew or cared about becomes the catalyst that changes everything.

  • Spencer Slishman
    Director
  • Spencer Slishman
    Writer
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Dark comedy, suspense, romance, thriller
  • Runtime:
    23 minutes 31 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 9, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital Red
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Spencer Slishman

Spencer Slishman is a native of Scituate, MA. His film career began at Northfield Mount Hermon, where he was introduced to film in his studies. Spencer was an elite athlete and continued his film studies at American University where he also competed as a Division 1 wrestler. In the summer of 2015, Spencer wrote, directed, and produced his first professional film, Stony Hearts. Also in 2015 Spencer was accepted into NYU's Tisch School where he is continuing his studies and film making. He calls New York City home and his passion for his craft is evident in every aspect of his life.

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Director Statement

As a writer/director, new to the festival circuit, I want my audience to hear and to see an engaging story! I want them to walk out of the theatre talking about the story, long after the credits finish rolling;Stony Hearts is as comical as it is dramatic-it will do just that! I am Spencer Slishman, a student at NYU Tisch School, and this is my script! I would value the opportunity to be read in your festival. Please contact me at sas1245@nyu.edu or by calling 781-626-0883 if I can provide any information or answers to expedite my acceptance into the venue.