Inn Communication

When technology fails in the midst of a fight, a young woman must weave her way through a hotel searching for the one thing that can fix the mess she’s found herself in.

  • Esther Mira
    Director
  • Joseph Kibler
    Writer
  • Esther Mira
    Writer
  • Esther Mira
    Key Cast
    “Miranda”
  • Gordon Meacham
    Key Cast
    “Josh”
  • Dionne Neish
    Key Cast
    “Leanne”
  • Jordan Meneses
    Key Cast
    “Matthew”
  • Margo Gignac
    Key Cast
    “Veronica”
  • Vegas Valentine
    Key Cast
    “Sam”
  • Heather Ludwig
    Key Cast
    “Becks”
  • Nabila Hossain
    Key Cast
    “Tara”
  • Omari Washington
    Key Cast
    “Conner”
  • Bailee Bob Sveen
    Key Cast
    “Deidre”
  • Lucille Petty
    Key Cast
    “Sarah”
  • Esther Mira
    Executive Producer
  • Jasmine Akakpo
    Producer
  • Max Calder
    Producer
  • Jessica Connel
    Producer
  • Gordon Meacham
    Producer
  • Yana Moskalova
    Associate Producer
  • Jessica Connel
    Director Of Photography
  • Skylar V. Smith
    Editor
  • Lindsey DeLaney
    Makeup Artist
  • Lindsey DeLaney
    Hair Stylist
  • Julia Paley
    Hair Stylist
  • Julia Paley
    Wardrobe Stylist
  • Jasmine Akakpo
    Assistant Director
  • Kim Kylland
    Sound Mixer
  • Skylar V. Smith
    Sound Designer
  • Joseph Lombardi
    Camera Operator
  • Gordon Meacham
    Storyboard Artist
  • Skylar V. Smith
    Colorist
  • Jasmine Akakpo
    Production Designer
  • Yana Moskalova
    Production Designer
  • Team Rebelution Films
    Production Company
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Dark Comedy, Drama
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 11 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 19, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Women Making A Scene
    San Diego, CA
    United States
    Official Selection and Finalist (Nominated for Best Cinematography - Jessica Connel)
  • The 2020 Monthly Indie Shorts

    Official Selection
  • The 2020 Best Director Award

    Official Selection and Semi-Finalist (Nominated for First-Time Short Director - Esther Mira, Director Super Short - Esther Mira)
  • The 2020 Festigious International Film Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    Official Selection and Winner (Best First Time Director - Esther Mira)
  • The 2020 Accolade Global Film Competition

    Official Selection and Winner (Award of Recognition for Best Film Short, Women Filmmakers & Best Editing - Skylar V. Smith)
  • The 2020 New Cinema - Lisbon Monthly Film Festival
    Lisbon
    Portugal
    September 4, 2020
    Official Selection and Semi-Finalist (Nominated for Best Short Film, Best First Time Director - Esther Mira, Best Cinematography - Jessica Connel, Best Editing - Skylar V. Smith)
  • The 2020 FLOW Festival and Film Market
    Plantation, FL
    United States
    September 25, 2020
    Official Selection and Winner (Best Featurette)
  • The 2020 Kosice International Monthly Film Festival
    Kosice
    Slovakia
    Official Selection and Winner (3rd Best Director for Super Short Film - Esther Mira, Honorable Mention for First Time Director - Esther Mira, Honorable Mention Best Drama)
  • The 2020 Prague International Monthly Film Festival
    Prague
    Czech Republic
    Official Selection and Winner (3rd Best Super Short Film, Honorable Mention Best Drama)
  • The 2020 IndieX Film Fest
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    Official Selection and Finalist (Nominated for Best Comedy Short, Best Actress - Esther Mira, Best First Time Director (female) - Esther Mira, Best Makeup & Hairstyling - Lindsey DeLaney & Julia Paley)
  • The 2020 Best Shorts Competition

    Official Selection and Winner (Award of Recognition for Best Film Short, Women Filmmakers & Award of Merit for Best Editing - Skylar V. Smith)
  • The 2020 Chicago Indie Film Awards
    Chicago, Illinois
    United States
    Official Selection
  • The 2020 Lonely Wolf London International Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    Official Selection
  • The 2020 Indie Short Fest
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    Official Selection and Finalist (Nominated for Best Microfilm, Best Women Short, Best First Time Director (female) - Esther Mira, Best Actress - Esther Mira, and Best Makeup & Hairstyling - Lindsey DeLaney & Julia Paley)
  • The 2020 Vegas Movie Awards
    Las Vegas, NV
    United States
    Official Selection and Winner (Award of Merit - Best Comedy, Semi-Finalist - Nominated for Best Cinematography - Jessica Connel, Best Editing - Skylar V. Smith, Best Costume Design - Julia Paley)
  • The 2020 Independent Shorts Awards
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    Official Selection and Winner (Honorable Mention Best First Time Director (female) - Esther Mira)
  • The 2020 Global Shorts Awards

    Official Selection and Winner (Award of Merit and Finalist - Nominated for Best Screenplay - Joseph Kibler & Esther Mira, Best Director - Esther Mira)
  • The 2020 Hollywood Blood Horror Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    Official Selection and Winner (Best Action/Adventure, Best First Time Director - Esther Mira)
  • The 2020 Imagine Rain Independent Film Awards

    Official Selection and Winner (Best Comedy, Best First Time Screenwriters - Joseph Kibler & Esther Mira; Grand Jury Prize - Best First Time Director - Esther Mira)
  • The 2020 New York Tri-State International Film Festival
    New York, NY
    United States
    Official Selection
  • The 2020 New Wave Short Film Festival
    Munich
    Germany
    Official Selection and Finalist (Nominated for Best Comedy, Best First Time Filmmaker Director - Esther Mira)
  • The 2020 New York International Film Awards
    New York City, New York
    United States
    Official Selection and Winner (Best First Time Director - Esther Mira, Finalist - Nominated for Best Under Five Minute Film)
  • The 2020 Oniros Film Awards
    New York City, New York
    United States
    Official Selection and Winner (Grand Jury Award - Best First Time Director - Esther Mira, Finalist - Nominated for Best Under Five Minute Film)
  • The 2020 Roma Short Film Festival
    Rome
    Italy
    Official Selection and Winner (Honorable Mention Best Comedy)
  • The 2020 One-Reeler Short Film Competition
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    Official Selection and Winner (Award of Excellence; Finalist - Nominated for Best Short Film, Best Director - Esther Mira, Best Cinematography - Jessica Connel, Best Editing - Skylar V. Smith)
  • The 2021 Athens International Monthly Art Film Festival
    Athens
    Greece
    Official Selection and Winner (Honorable Mention for Best Short Film, Best Directing - Esther Mira, Best Original Script - Joseph Kibler and Esther Mira, Best Editing - Skylar V. Smith, Best Costume Design & Makeup - Julia Paley and Lindsey DeLaney, Best Production Design - Jasmine Akakpo and Yana Moskalova; Finalist - Nominated for Best Cinematography - Jessica Connel, Best Acting - Esther Mira, Gordon Meacham, Dionne Neish, Jordan Meneses, Margo Gignac, Vegas Valentine, Heather Ludwig, Nabila Hossian, Omari Washington, Bailee Bob Sveen, Lucille Petty)
  • The 2021 Seoul International Short Film Festival
    Seoul
    Korea, Republic of
    Official Selection and Finalist (Nominated for Short Films Main Competition, Best Comedy, Best First Time Filmmakers Director - Esther Mira)
  • The 2021 Venice Shorts Film Awards
    Venice Beach, Los Angeles
    United States
    Official Selection
  • The 2021 Top Shorts Film Festival

    Official Selection and Winner (Honorable Mention for Best Editing - Skylar V. Smith; Semi-Finalist - Nominated for Best Comedy, Best Indie - Low Budget, Best First Time Director - Esther Mira)
  • The 2021 Beyond The Curve International Film Festival
    Paris
    France
    Official Selection and Winner (Best Comedy)
  • The 2021 Dumbo Film Festival
    New York, New York
    United States
    Official Selection and Semi-Finalist (Nominated for Short Narrative)
  • The 2021 Toronto International Women Film Festival
    Toronto, Ontario
    Canada
    Official Selection
  • The 2021 FILMHAUS: Berlin Film + New Media Competition
    Berlin
    Germany
    Official Selection and Top Nominee (Top Nominee: Best Comedy, Best Micro-Short; Finalist: Nominated for Best First-Time Director - Esther Mira, Best Cinematography - Jessica Connel, Best Screenplay - Joseph Kibler & Esther Mira, Best Ensemble Cast - Esther Mira, Gordon Meacham, Dionne Neish, Jordan Meneses, Margo Gignac, Vegas Valentine, Heather Ludwig, Nabila Hossian, Omari Washington, Bailee Bob Sveen, Lucille Petty, Best Editing - Skylar V. Smith, Best Production Design - Jasmine Akakpo & Yana Moskalova)
  • The 2021 Toronto Independent Film Festival of CIFT
    Toronto
    Canada
    Official Selection and Winner (Best Comedy Short)
  • The 2021 Garoa Awards - Monthly Short Film Festival of São Paulo
    São Paulo
    Brazil
    Official Selection and Winner (Best Screenplay of Micro Short Film - Joseph Kibler & Esther Mira, Best Production Design of Micro Short Film - Jasmine Akakpo & Yana Moskalova; Nominated for Best Micro Short Film, Best Director of Micro Short Film - Esther Mira, Best Actress of Micro Short Film - Esther Mira, Best Editing of Micro Short Film - Skylar V. Smith, Best Trailer and Best Poster)
  • The 2021 Prague International Indie Film Festival
    Prague
    Czech Republic
    Official Selection
  • The 2021 Red Movie Awards
    Reims
    France
    Official Selection and Finalist (Nominated for Best Production Design - Jasmine Akakpo & Yana Moskalova)
  • The 2021 Houston Comedy Film Festival
    Houston, Texas
    United States
    May 1, 2021
    Official Selection and Finalist (Nominated for Best Comedy Micro Film)
  • The 2021 Austin International Art Festival
    Austin, Texas
    United States
    Official Selection and Winner (Best Woman Filmmaker of a Short Film - Esther Mira; Finalist: Nominated for Best Comedy Short, Best Micro Short, Best First-Time Filmmaker Short - Esther Mira)
  • The 2021 Best Indie Film Award
    London
    United Kingdom
    Official Selection and Winner (Best Indie Comedy Film; Finalist: Nominated for Best Indie Short Film, Best Indie Super Short Film)
Director Biography - Esther Mira

Esther Mira is an actor, producer, and dancer who currently resides in Los Angeles. She is the CEO and Co-Founder of Team Rebelution Films, an award-winning Independent Film Production Company.

Esther's love for film, and her hunger for more diverse narratives is what drives her creativity. She loves pushing boundaries and working with passionate, like-minded professionals. She strives to encompass an equal environment for all in every aspect of the films she creates both in front of, and behind the camera.

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