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My Little Brother

A young boy’s story of his little brother, the scary internet and a nightmare vision

  • Anthony Bennett
  • Anthony Bennett
  • Anthony Bennett
  • William Bennett
    Key Cast
  • Laurence Bennett
    Key Cast
  • Richard Askew
    Key Cast
  • Jane Askew
    Key Cast
  • Amanda Bennett
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 34 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 2, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    100 NZD
  • Country of Origin:
    New Zealand
  • Country of Filming:
    New Zealand
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Tropfest NZ 2017
    New Plymouth
    New Zealand
    February 18, 2017
    New Zealand Premiere
    Best Film Runner Up
  • LA Shorts Awards April 2017
    Los Angeles
    United States
    April 6, 2017
    North Amercian Premiere
    Bronze Award - Best Short Film
  • NYC Indie Film Awards April 2017
    New York
    United States
    April 7, 2017
    Honorable Mention - Best Short Film
  • IndieFEST April 2017

    United States
    April 30, 2017
    Award of Recognition - Children/Family Programming
  • Hollywood Film Competition 2017
    Los Angeles
    United States
    June 15, 2017
    Best Experimental - Platinum Award
  • Elevation Indie Film Awards 2017
    September 16, 2017
    Award of Merit
  • Family Feedback Film Festival Sept 2017
    September 18, 2017
Director Biography - Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett combines an interest in electronic music composition and video editing to produce unusual and thought-provoking visual material.

Anthony is a qualified computer engineer, actor and film editor with influences ranging from David Lynch to Chris Cunningham.

His experimental music video “Blue Horizon” won two film awards and received six nominations at several international film festivals between 2005 and 2006.

Anthony’s latest film “My Little Brother” delivers an important message for today’s society through a combination of stop-animation elements, handheld close up footage and an exciting child narration.

(2000) Short Film - Easy Money (Director and Editor)
(2001) Mini Feature - Autopilot by Anthony Carpendale (Editor)
(2004) Music Video - Gameboy Freak (Director/Producer/Composer/Editor)
(2005) Music Video - Blue Horizon (Director/Producer/Composer/Editor)

Blue Horizon - Awards

Best Experimental Film - ECU International Film Festival 2006, Paris, France
Video Art Finalist Winner - CheapShot LA 2005, USA

Blue Horizon - Nominations

Best Editing - ECU International Film Festival 2006, Paris, France
Best Experimental Film - Golden Star Shorts 2005, Hollywood, USA
Best Experimental Film - Santa Cruz Film Festival 2005, USA
Best Experimental Film - Rome International Film Festival 2005, Georgia, USA

(2016) Short Film – My Little Brother (Director/Writer/Editor)

My Little Brother - Awards

Best Film Runner Up – Tropfest NZ 2017, New Zealand

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Director Statement

"Our own personal experience of storytelling begins at childhood. It's that magical discovery and refreshing innocence that we forget as we get older with all the stresses and strains of our everyday lives - this was the inspiration for My Little Brother "