Sweet Yellow Heart

Sweet Yellow-heart tells the story of Ms. Edna, a family matriarch who is left to raise her grandson, after her daughter leaves for the USA.

When her grandson gets older and decides to start a life of his own, Ms. Edna reveals a devastating family secret in a desperate bid to prevent him from leaving, ultimately breaking the bond they shared. Until her dying day, Ms. Edna must find a way to restore her relationship with her grandson and bring her family back together.

  • Esirom Limited
    Executive Producer
  • Alex Morrissey
    Executive Producer
  • Danielle Russell
    Director
    This City of Mine
  • Michael Morrissey
    Story by
  • Danielle Russell
    Writer
  • Brianne Stewart
    Production Manager
  • Sosiessia Nixon
    Production Manager
  • Miguel Manning
    Director of Photography
  • Joshua Paul
    1st Assistant Director
  • Kevin Jackson
    2nd Assistant Director
  • Wentworth Kelly
    1st Assistant Camera
  • Andre Lumsden
    2nd Assistant Camera
  • Camille Chedda
    Production Designer/Art Director/Wardrobe
  • Katherine Johnson
    Make-Up Artist
  • Dwayne Palmer
    Sound and Boom Operator
  • Kaiel Eytle
    Gaffer-Best Boy
  • Lindon Clarke
    Grip
  • Joel Thyme
    Locations Manager
  • Joshua Paul
    Script Supervisor
  • Adriel Irwin
    Production Assistant
  • Tajé Carter
    BTS Photographer
  • Tajé Carter
    Website Developer
  • Joshua Paul
    Editor
  • Joel Moder Ashbourne
    Music Consultant
  • Janine Coombs
    Composer
  • Danielle Russell
    Post Production Coordinator
  • Jahsent Murdock
    Post Production Assistant
  • Shenell Johnson
    Sound Engineer
  • Alternative Music
    Post Production Audio Facility
  • Anthony Morgan
    Transportation
  • Red Stripe Jamaica Limited
    Special Thanks To
  • 1962 Productions Limited
    Special Thanks To
  • St. Augustine's Anglican Church
    Special Thanks To
  • The Community of Porus, Manchester
    Special Thanks To
  • Pauline Brown and Family
    Special Thanks To
  • Jampro
    Special Thanks To
  • Alternative Music Limited
    Special Thanks To
  • Hilary Nicholson
    Key Cast
    "Ms. Edna"
  • Adrian Anderson
    Key Cast
    "Young Caleb"
  • Shak-quera South
    Key Cast
    "Stacy"
  • Taylor Jade Johnson
    Key Cast
    "Young Rachel "
  • Marlon Walker
    Key Cast
    "Mr. Brown "
  • Nicholas Amore
    Key Cast
    "Adult Caleb "
  • Janine Coombs
    Key Cast
    "Adult Rachel "
  • Odaine Clarke
    Key Cast
    "Pastor"
  • Joshua Welcom
    Key Cast
    "Caleb's Son "
  • Jahsent Murdock
    Key Cast
    "Voicemail Recording "
  • Esirom Limited
    Producer
  • Davida-Mae Chambers
    PR
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 30, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Jamaica
  • Country of Filming:
    Jamaica
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Danielle Russell

Danielle Russell is a Jamaican filmmaker who has written, directed, and produced several short films and documentaries which have been internationally showcased. Her work frequently explores stories of underrepresented groups in society.

Danielle holds an M.F.A in Film & TV Production from the Communication University of China in Beijing and a B.A. in Media and Communication from the University of the West Indies, Mona.

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