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Polyglottos

A Mockingbird must bring food home to her three hatching chicks, but a great horned Owl has an even bigger appetite for the Mockingbird.

  • Ben Krueger
    Director
  • Ben Krueger
    Writer
  • Aaron Brewer
    Cinematographer
  • Charlotte Myhre Shealy
    Key Cast
  • Peyton Newsome
    Key Cast
  • Alyssa Mills
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Thriller, Fantasy, Dance
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 9, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    No Dialogue
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Belmont University
  • Flint Youth Film Festival
    Flint, Michigan
    United States
    July 1, 2022
    Best 19-21 Fiction, Best Cinematography
  • First-Time Filmmaker Sessions by Lift-Off Global Network
    Iver
    United Kingdom
    February 21, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Tennessee Int'l Indie Film Festival Year 7
    Franklin, Tennessee
    United States
    November 1, 2022
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Ben Krueger

Ben Krueger is an aspiring filmmaker based in Nashville, TN. He has written and directed several short films through Belmont University.

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Director Statement

Though a clear and direct metaphor for the struggles of motherhood, "Polyglottos" also aims to highlight the competitive nature of the creative world and an artist's ability to care for their own creations. The Mockingbird fends for her own life and the lives of her newborn chicks, as creators fend for their own ideas.