Time Out

Travel agent Jon Rossini promises to turn a 5minute breakaway into a holiday of a life time

  • Heleni Handt
    Director
    The Fix (short film), Rhythm City, Scandal, Suidooster
  • Gideon Lombard
    Writer
    The Fix (short film)
  • Danny Ross
    Writer
    The Fix (short film)
  • Heleni Handt
    Writer
    The Fix (short film)
  • Heleni Handt
    Producer
    The Fix (short film)
  • Gideon Lombard
    Producer
  • Chris Gardner
    Producer
    The Fix (short film)
  • Gideon Lombard
    Key Cast
    The Fix, Suidooster
  • Danny Ross
    Key Cast
    The Fix, Suidooster, Villa Rosa
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi, comedy
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 47 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 15, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    South Africa
  • Country of Filming:
    South Africa
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • 4Point Film Project (48Hour Film Project)
    World wide (internet)
Director Biography - Heleni Handt

Heleni Handt made her breakthrough in the South African television industry in 2003 when she was employed as a writer on the daily drama Generations. After a two-year stint on the show she spread her wings and made the transition from professional writer to professional director on the local soapie Backstage. Thereafter a prosperous career followed in television. Drama series she has directed include: Rhythm City, Scandal, Inkaba, Traffic (Season 1).

She has also directed magazine and game shows: Kêrels wat Kook (Seisoen 2), You Deserve it!, and Pasella

In 2013 she re-located to Cape Town from Johannesburg. Currently she’s a director on the Afrikaans soapie Suidooster whilst exploring independent filmmaking. In 2016 she shot her first short film "The Fix" for the 48Hour Film Project. "Time Out" a second short film followed soon after

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