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We All Go the Same

By 15 year old filmmaker Morgana McKenzie: “In the timeless world of fairy tales, villains and victims are visited by a vengeful fairy who offers to shift the balance of power.”

This is an unofficial (but authorized) music video for the song "We All Go the Same" by Radical Face. Music used by expressed permission of Nettwerk Music Group.

NOTE:
- While I am a high-school student, this short film is *not* a student project; it is not affiliated in any way with my school.

Fast facts about Morgana's work on We All Go the Same:
- 9 months from concept to finished film
- 5 months from pre-production to principal photography
- 5 shoot days over 3 months
- 1 month of Morgana editing and colour-grading
- 3 days of Morgana performing makeup and prosthetic tests for the Fairy and Wolf
- 1 dress rehearsal day for the Fairy and Wolf scene
- approx. 30 hours of work to design, cut, sew, and hand-dye the fairy dress
- approx. 50 hours of work to design and build the fairy wings with a 10 foot wing-span and hinged winglets

  • Morgana McKenzie
    Director
    GIFTS
  • Ben Cooper (Radical Face)
    Music
  • Morgana McKenzie
    Cinematography, Editing, Colour Grading
  • Morgana McKenzie
    Writer
  • Gavin McKenzie
    Writer
  • Charlene Laporte
    Producer
    GIFTS
  • Rose Donoghue
    Key Cast
  • Connor Adsett
    Key Cast
  • Ainsley Burnside
    Key Cast
    GIFTS
  • Lucia Alloggia
    Supporting Cast
  • Hannah Beatty
    Supporting Cast
  • Stella Beesley
    Supporting Cast
  • Olivia Davis
    Supporting Cast
  • Laura Gray
    Supporting Cast
    GIFTS
  • Victoria Gray
    Supporting Cast
  • Kathleen Lecuyer
    Supporting Cast
  • Grace MacFarlane
    Supporting Cast
  • Film Type:
    Music Video
  • Genres:
    Fantasy, Fairy Tale
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 26, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Ottawa Independent Video Awards
    Ottawa, Canada
    April 11, 2015
    ** Best Director Under 25
  • Santa Monica Teen Film Festival
    Santa Monica
    June 6, 2015
    ** Best Music Video / Experimental
  • Lovett High School Film Fest
    Atlanta, GA
    May 2, 2015
    ** Best Music Video
  • Zoom Student Film Festival
    Toronto
    May 21, 2015
    ** Best Cinematography
  • ConCarolinas Short Film Festival
    Concord, NC
    May 30, 2015
    ** Best Makeup
  • NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth)
    Seattle, WA
    April 24, 2015
    U.S. Premiere
  • CineYouth
    Chicago, IL
    May 8, 2015
  • Kingston Canadian Film Festival
    Kingston, Canada
    February 28, 2015
    North American Premiere
Director Biography - Morgana McKenzie

Morgana McKenzie is a 15 year old filmmaker living in Ottawa, Canada. Morgana’s extensive visual arts experience naturally led her to filmmaking.

In the past three years, Morgana created short films screened internationally. Her 2014 short film “GIFTS” has screened at over 20 festivals and won 8 awards, including Best Emerging Female Filmmaker and a Prodigy Camp scholarship at NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth); Best Thriller at CineYouth; and Best of the Fest at the Future of Cinema Film Festival.

In April 2015 Morgana was awarded "Best Director Under 25" at the inaugural Ottawa Independent Video Awards.

Morgana released two short films in 2015: "We All Go the Same", an authorized music video about a dark fairy with a taste for vengeance; and, "Kurayami no Wa", an apocalyptic thriller set in winter.

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