The Awakening

When a shocking breakdown rocks a suburban high school, a popular English teacher must summon the courage to fight for her livelihood as well as her sanity.

  • Katharyn R. King
    Director
    Illusory, The 7th Rule, Latent Image, Painted Blind, Absolution, Infinite Regress
  • Katharyn R. King
    Writer
    Project Abaddon: Rise of the Destroyer, Savage, Illusory, Latent Image, Infinite Regress, Absolution, Painted Blind
  • Katharyn R. King
    Producer
    Above Normal, The 7th Rule, Illusory, Latent Image, Painted Blind, Absolution, Infinite Regress, The Spy in the Eagle's Nest
  • Marci Richmond-Herrera
    Key Cast
    "Linore Glass"
    Pals
  • Mindee DeLacy
    Key Cast
    "Maggie DeLong"
    Toothache, The Cry, Feud: Bette & Joan, The Allnighter,
  • Nicole Badaan
    Key Cast
    "Caryn Wolf"
    Born2Race, Blackjacks, Pray for Rain
  • John Paul Ouvrier
    Key Cast
    "Jonathan Marcus"
    Unknown, Natalie Portman Lives Here, Malevolence
  • Alice Bowden
    Key Cast
    "Dianne Wolf"
    Divergent, Superficially Deep, Nip/Tuck, Young Americans
  • Melelani Satsuma
    Key Cast
    "AP Teacher"
  • Allana Mattheis
    Key Cast
    "AP Teacher"
  • Shaleah Wagner
    Key Cast
    "Renee"
  • Brandon Jones
    Key Cast
    "Alex"
  • Pamela Silva
    Key Cast
    "Andrea"
  • Lexi Noseworthy
    Key Cast
    "Necie"
  • Nikki Harlow
    Key Cast
    "Dani"
  • Hae Sun Hong
    Key Cast
    "Parent"
  • Randy Fuller
    Key Cast
    "Parent"
  • Yvonne Senat
    Key Cast
    "Parent"
  • Corky Loupe
    Key Cast
    "AP Teacher"
  • Que Michaels
    Key Cast
    "Parent"
  • Romeo Perlman
    Key Cast
    "Tristant"
  • Dolores Quintana
    Key Cast
    "Parent"
  • Momoko Sugai
    Key Cast
    "Momo"
  • Jenna Zschaechner
    Key Cast
    "Gloria"
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 47 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 20, 2013
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital Panasonic
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Warner Bros
    Burbank, CA
    United States
    February 2, 2014
    Private
    Official Selection
  • Project Imaginat10n
    Los Angeles
    United States
    June 1, 2014
    Reviewed by Panel (Ron Howard, Bryce Dallas Howard)
Distribution Information
  • YouTube
    Distributor
    Country: Worldwide
  • Amazon Prime Direct
    Distributor
    Country: Worldwide
Director Biography - Katharyn R. King

King is a former high school teacher, Army veteran, writer, poet, singer and songwriter who lives with schizoaffective disorder and complex PTSD.

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Director Statement

The only way out is through.