Private Project

A Placement

A teen girl tests the limits of her new foster family.

  • Allison Calloway
  • Allison Calloway
  • Allison Calloway
  • Aamina Spencer
  • Rita De Castro
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 49 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 6, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - The City College of New York
  • The Americas Film Festival
    New York City, NY
    United States
    June 18, 2019
  • Rockport Film Festival
    Rockport, TX
    United States
    November 3, 2019
  • South Texas Underground Film Festival
    Corpus Christi, TX
    United States
    January 26, 2020
    Best Sisterhood Student Film
  • USA Film Festival
    Dallas, TX
    United States
    April 26, 2020
    International Short Film and Video Competition Finalist
  • Frame of Mind on KERA TV
    Dallas, TX
    United States
    October 15, 2022
    Broadcast on Public Television
Director Biography - Allison Calloway

Originally from Corpus Christi, TX, Allison earned her MFA in Film from The City College of New York. Before that, she received a BA in Computer Science, interned at Richard Linklater's Detour Filmproduction, and worked in the foster care system.

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Director Statement

A Placement was inspired by my time working with teenage girls in the foster care system.