Baba’s House (half hour drama)

Babahouse poster1_0001_1Producers
Barbara Badessi/Shandi Mitchell

Writer/Director
Shandi Mitchell

Featuring
Joan Orenstein
Leah Fassett
Katrina Nevin

DOP
Stan Barua

Composer
Blain Morris

Editor
Lawrence Jackman

Art Director
Alan P. MacLeod


Mitchell fuses image, word and sound to create dramatic narratives that reflect the inner experience of her characters. Her work has been described as visually poetic, emotionally resonant and sublimely crafted. — Canada Council, Martin Lynch Staunton Media Arts Award 2008

Awards

  • 2 Gemini Nominations 2002:
  • Best Short Drama
  • Best Cinematography in a Dramatic Program or Series
  • Best Canadian Short Drama – Atlantic Film Festival 2002
  • Best Art Direction – Atlantic Film Festival 2002
  • Kodak Cinematography Award – Houston WorldFest 2002
  • Gold Jury Award for Original Short Drama – Houston WorldFest2002
  • Golden Sheaf Award-Best Cinematography – Yorkton Short Film Festival 2002
  • Golden Sheaf Award-Best Script – Yorkton Short Film Festival 2002
  • Golden Sheaf Award-Best Drama – Yorkton Short Film Festival 2002
  • Women in Film & Television (WIFT) KODAK Filmmakers Award 2001
  • Women in Film & Television-Toronto CBC Script Award 2001
  • Atlantic Film Festival Script Development Award 2000

Screenings

  • Winnipeg Film Exchange 2002
  • Yorkton Film Festival 2002
  • Atlantic Film Festival 2002
  • St. John’s Women in Film and Video Festival 2002
  • LA Short Film Festival 2002
  • Houston International World Fest 2002
  • Banff Television Festival 2002

Broadcast

  • Global National Television