Private Project

Jim's Tips

Transgender teen Flora struggles to cope with her father's death and the series of How-To videos he's left behind.

  • Piper Peña Hadley
  • Piper Peña Hadley
  • Ethan Gueck
    Director of Photography
  • Anna Butcher
  • Alec Anderson-Carrasco
    Key Cast
  • Zoé Fonck
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Coming of Age, LGBT, Family
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 10, 2022
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Southern Methodist University
Director Biography - Piper Peña Hadley

Piper Peña Hadley is a current SMU student studying Film and Art History, expected to graduate in 2023. She works as a writer and director in Dallas, TX, and will be directing her debut feature film, I Want a Body of My Own, in Summer 2022.

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Director Statement

Jim's Tips is a story about love, loss, and legacy. I think the human experience is fascinating, and faced with such difficult situations, we must learn to hold onto the moments and people we find most dear.