Balloon Chase

Student filmmaker Anna Matz presents "Balloon Chase", a modern coming-of-age story exploring what it means to fail and take hold of life. Peter is content with having nothing worth losing, but when Jen comes into his life, Peter's inner conflict comes to a boiling point. Aided by his friend Jack, Peter engages on his emotional journey to learn how to let go of fear.

Kentucky Public Premiere June 30th, 2016

  • Anna Matz
  • Landis Helwig
    Key Cast
  • Catherine Young
    Key Cast
  • Braxton Fannin
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Romance, Drama
  • Runtime:
    21 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 6, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Anna Matz

Anna Matz (18) is a student filmmaker from Louisville, Kentucky. A storyteller from a young age, Anna's goal with every film to is to tell a story with purpose and meaning to the best of her abilities. In 2015 Matz was named one of 15 finalists in Canon's Project Imagination Trailer Contest Sponsored by Ron Howard and Josh Hutcherson for her trailer, "A Reader and a Writer." She is an alumnus of The Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts, a prestigious and rigorous three week summer program for Kentucky's most outstanding young artists. Balloon Chase is Matz's ninth short film.

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Contact information:
Address: 9534 Wessex Place, Louisville KY
Phone: 502 2989268