The SHORT-A-MONTH Project is a challenge in which Paoli directs and produces a short film every month, starting with the month of September of 2018, running the span of a year, using whatever resources are available. Primarily based on adaptations of poems, these shorts explore stories of alienation, sexual discoveries, and unrequited love.
SEPTEMBER - A TEDIOUS LIVING ARRANGEMENT
Two roommates have separate revelations on how to cope with their difficult living arrangement.
Cinematography by Victoria Long. Starring Mélie B. Rondeau & Xavier Yuvens.
Nominee for Best Comedy Short at AltFF Alternative Film Festival Winter 2018
OCTOBER - STATION 72 WITH AMELIA & DREW
Join Amelia Korvich and Drew Simmons on their weekly (sometimes monthly, depending on the weather) breakdown of the casual and common cultural occurrences throughout Queensdale and the Northern Territories.
Created by Jack Finch.
NOVEMBER - PAINTING HER
A vignette of unrequited love; a woman aches after a transcendental experience with her friend.
Starring Hayley Pace & Kara Swayze.
Shot by Lucy McPhee.
DECEMBER - ALIEN CREATURES: PART 1 EVAN + NATHAN
ALIEN CREATURES is an anthology of short films, all dealing with some form of loss. EVAN + NATHAN follows the turbulent relationship between Evan and Nathan; a dancer who is yet to fully come out of the closet, and his charming, promiscuous roommate.
For more on the shorts, click here.
JANUARY - OVER EASY
OVER EASY tells the story of a woman coping with recent trauma while trying to carry on with her normal life.
Produced and Written by Charis Ann Wiens.