How it is

Samantha Anderson is a typical teenage girl – living a simple life, void of any serious responsibilities. With so many choices of activities and friends spending time with family is on the bottom of the list. But the simplicity of living on a farm quickly changes when a close family member is involved in a roadside incident. How will the changes affect Sam? Did she take the simple things for granted? How will this challenge her inner strength and self-confidence?

  • Maximilian Moskal
    Director
    This is Hannibal
  • Maximilian Moskal
    Writer
    This is Hannibal
  • Maximilian Moskal
    Producer
  • Chantal Despatie
    Key Cast
  • Jeff Thorman
    Key Cast
  • Catherine Mary Clark
    Key Cast
  • Maximilian Moskal
    Cinematography
  • Maximilian Moskal
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Short
  • Genres:
    Family, Drama
  • Runtime:
    45 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 3, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    1,800 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:55
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Maximilian Moskal

Maximilian Moskal is a Canadian writer, director and cinematographer from Ottawa Ontario. Born in Athens Greece June 2nd 1988, Max was raised in a Polish household that immigrated to Canada shortly after his birth. Max has had a lifelong passion for art, in particular film. He has sustained himself by running his own video production company by producing videos for clients. At the same time as running his own business Max was also working on various film projects as a volunteer. After working on several film projects for other production companies, Max has pursued his dream and developed his first film entitled “How it is”.

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Director Statement

Don't takes thing for granted, especially family.