BRUTE FORCE 2017
DIRECTOR: Charli Shapiro
WRITERS: Charli Shapiro, August Draper, Olivia Else, Zoe Falcon, Keson Grahm, and Zacharay Williams
CAST: August Draper, Olivia Else, Zoe Falcon, Keson Grahm, and Zacharay Williams
Tackling today’s controversial topics of racism and sexism, 'Brute Force' imagines a scenario where victims of these stereotypes are pitted against each other. Charli assumed this project as director, editor and co-writer. Cast members were encouraged to improvise the dialogue, making it feel rooted in reality; this provides an emotional impact that cannot be denied. The film won the 2018 southeastern Student Emmy Award for Best Short Form Fiction.
Awards: Received Best Short Form Fiction Emmy Award by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS)