Crush

A Film by Heather Harris

Synopsis

When former writer, Greyson Michaelson, is contacted by the Suicide Survivors Association to write a speech, she uses the opportunity to move beyond her painful past. However as she becomes consumed by her writing, she discovers a new, darker side to her girlfriend and, ultimately, herself.

Director

  • Picture of Heather Harris © Heather Harris

    Heather Harris

    Heather Harris was born in the Cayman Islands. She began her career working in theatrical publicity for Lionsgate's The Hunger Games: Catching Fire whilst earning her Bachelor's degree at New York University (NYU). Heather has worked with various global entertainment labels including Nickelodeon, Viacom, Color Force and Stu-dioCanal. She currently resides in Los Angeles as a recent graduate of USC's School of Cinematic Arts where she studied directing and writing as an MFA student. In 2016, Heather was selected to be a member of The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in accordance with their young emerging talent program.

Awards + Festivals

  • *BEST DIRECTOR (FEMALE)*
    INDEPENDANT SHORTS AWARDS (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA) February 15, 2019
  • 23rd LA SHORTS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA)July 17, 2019
  • *BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY*
    1st LGBT LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA) August 1, 2019
  • 9th CATALINA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Long Island, CA, USA)September 26, 2019
  • OUTFEST (Special Screening for National Coming Out Day "The Queers Come Out At Night" Los Angeles, California, USA)October 11, 2019
  • *NOMINATION: STUDENT HERITAGE AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY*
    AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CINEMATOGRAPHERS AWARDS (reception and screening of nominated films, Los Angeles, California, USA) October 11, 2019

Crew

Director
Heather Harris
Screenplay
Heather Harris
Producer
Adam Makary, Kaitlyn Berry
Director of Photography
Xiaowen Li
Art Direction
Mollie Wartelle
Costume Design
Mollie Wartelle
Production Sound
Chritopher Ortega, Riufeng Lan, Ajeng Canyarasmi
Editor
Jeremy Deneau, Rommel Villa
Sound Design
Jiaqing Audrey Gu
Music
Jesper Ankarfeldt

Cast

Greyson
Kat Fairaway
Grace
Paige Herschell
Paul
Patrick McCarthy

Details

Running Time
16 min
Shooting Format
Digital 4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2.39:1
Sound
5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

USC School of Cinematic Arts

Sandrine Cassidy
213-740-4432
cassidy@cinema.usc.edu

Clementine Leger
213-740-4432
cleger@cinema.usc.edu

industryrelations@cinema.usc.edu


DIRECTOR

Heather Harris
heatherharrisfilm@gmail.com