Throughout her life, Artie never knew who her father was - until she learns of his whereabouts, and finds the painful truth.

  • Sasha J. Manning
  • Sasha J. Manning
  • Paige Liskiewicz
  • Carlyn Rosario
    Key Cast
  • Heather Elise Fisch
    Key Cast
  • Catherine Mairena
  • Leyi Zhang
    Art Direction
  • Freaky Pat
    Original Music
  • Justin Pack
    Original Music
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 19, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    700 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Sony a7R III
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4096 × 1678
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Canes Film Festival
    Coral Gables
    United States
    May 4, 2019
    North American Premiere
    Best Production Design, Best Original Music, Best Editing, Best Sound Design, Best Intermediate Film Undergraduate
Director Biography - Sasha J. Manning

Sasha J. Manning is a fourth-year film major at the University of Miami. She has completed several short films. Her junior year she worked on a drama entitled ARTIE., a film she has written, directed and edited. The film received awards from the 2019 Canes Film Festival, including Best Intermediate Film, Production Design, Editing, Sound Design, and Original Music.

Additionally, she is a staff photographer for Distraction Magazine, which was selected as the 2017 Best Student Magazine by Society of Professional Journalists.

In summer 2019, she worked on the channel SYFY for NBCUniversal at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. As a Creative Marketing and Production Intern, she assisted on shoots for their online platform, SYFY Wire. Additionally, she edited numerous social media videos for their well-known series, "The Magicians." Her long term goal is to make it into the film industry as a director and break creative boundaries.

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