Getting Through

Vee (Joanna Ferbrache), a deaf woman, feels her life's mishaps and mistakes are due to her inability to hear. Her boyfriend Aiden (Cory Kays) does his best to communicate with her and show her the truth of how he feels

  • Mason Beck
    Director
    Mise en Abyme, Stable, The Duck and the Dragon
  • Mason Beck
    Writer
    Mise en Abyme, Stable, The Duck and the Dragon
  • Megan Sander
    Producer
  • Mason Beck
    Producer
    Mise en Abyme, Stable, The Duck and the Dragon
  • Joanna Ferbrache
    Key Cast
    "Vee"
    I Only Want You, Popcorn Landfill, The Rose Wagon, Humanity's End?
  • Cory Kays
    Key Cast
    "Aiden"
    Looking For Andrew, Don't Say My Name, Prodigy, Ghost Warrior
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Romance
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 26 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    7,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    American Sign Language, English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1:85:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Oregan Short Film Festival
    Portland, Oregon
    United States
    February 18, 2023
    Nominee: Best Relationship Drama Film
  • AltFF Alternative Film Festival
    Toronto, Ontario
    Canada
    September 14, 2022
    Canadian Premiere
    Winner: Best Romance - Short Category
  • Texas Short Film Festival
    San Antonio, Texas
    United States
    October 22, 2022
    Nominee/Finalist: Best Relationship Drama
  • Short. Sweet. Film Fest
    Cleveland, Ohio
    United States
    March 1, 2023
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Mason Beck

Independent Filmmaker Mason Beck out of St. Louis, MO, specializes in Writing & Directing, as well as competent skills in Editing, Acting, and Producing. Beck thrives on creating emotional, intellectual, and/or morally/ethically challenging stories. Graduated with a Bachelor's in Film, Television, and Video Production from Webster University, and multiple-time Festival selectee and winner, Beck strives to create, collaborate, and inspire all those who work with and watch his films.

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Director Statement

Amazing the ways we look at the world; even more so the ways we choose to describe what we see.