Summer Storm

Based on the poem "Summer Storm" by Dana Gioia about two people who have a connection outside of a wedding party that remains as an intense memory long into the future.

  • Daniel Colella
  • Daniel Colella
  • Daniel Colella
  • Abrie Richison
    Key Cast
  • Donovan Bailey
    Key Cast
    "Man (Past)"
  • Courtney Smith
    Key Cast
  • Rodney Rogers
    Key Cast
    "Man (Present)"
  • Rodney Rogers
    Key Cast
  • Noah Goodman
    First A.D.
  • Daniel Colella
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Avant-Garde
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 14, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital / Super8mm
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Top Indie Film Awards

    May 8, 2019
    Official Selection
  • Independent Shorts Awards

    May 11, 2019
    Silver Award - Best Experimental Short / Best Student Director (Male)
  • The Brightside Film Festival
    Jersey City
    United States
    August 3, 2019
    Best Concept - 1st Runner Up / Rising Star Award
  • Dumbo Film Festival
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Progeny Short Film Festival
    United States
    September 21, 2019
    Official Selection
  • Proteus Film Fest
    Virginia Beach
    United States
    October 12, 2019
    Official Selection
  • Spotlight Film Awards

    United States
    December 23, 2019
    Bronze Award Winner
  • International Gullah Film Festival

    United States
    March 14, 2020
  • The Bedford International Film Festival
    United States
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Daniel Colella

My passion for Filmmaking began in high school during an intro course at Norfolk Academy. After graduating in 2016, I started attending the College of Charleston where I received a BA in English/Film Studies and was the President of the College's Film Club and a Video Producer for the Campus Media Organization, CisternYard Media. Currently, I am an MFA candidate in the School of Film and Television at LMU.

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