Experiencing Interruptions?

The Uptown

In this short documentary, you'll dive into the lives of several small business owners from The Uptown Shopping Center and see what led them to own their unique shops, and what keeps them loving their jobs each day.

  • Connor McFarlane
    SWERV, The Homelink Documentary, Alien Hunters, Song of Solitude, SWERV The Movie, SWERV The Series
  • Connor McFarlane
    SWERV, The Homelink Documentary, SWERV The Movie, SWERV The Series
  • Wendy Christensen
    Key Cast
    SWERV The Movie
  • Matt
    Key Cast
  • Dick Ward
    Key Cast
  • Amanda Devine
    Key Cast
  • Gary
    Key Cast
  • Janet
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    History, drama, comedy
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 23 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 2, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
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  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - BYU Idaho
  • NATAS Student Production Awards
    Northwest Chapter
    United States
    June 4, 2022
    Best Long Form Non-Fiction Nominee
Distribution Information
  • YouTube
    Country: United States
    Rights: Internet
Director Biography - Connor McFarlane

Connor McFarlane has been making films since he was very very young. He's made many projects and films over the years, but he's most known for his theatrically premiered film SWERV The Movie. He's also an artist and musician and is currently working as a cinematographer.

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Director Statement

Films are meant to entertain but can hold some wonderful lessons about life and the nature of humanity. I try to hold a balance between the two, and I hope I succeed in that.