EN - Missing the Boat is an anti-romantic comedy. Meet Janice, a single thirtysomething woman. All she wants is to have a holiday on her own this year, but her married friends have other plans for her. She's about to take the cruise of a lifetime. But will she find a partner in time or miss the boat?

FR - Missing the Boat est une comédie antiromantique. Rencontrez Janice, une trentenaire célibataire aux « cheveux plats ». Tout ce qu’elle veut c’est passer les vacances seule cette année, mais ses amis mariés ont d’autres plans pour elle. Elle s’apprête à embarquer sur la croisière de sa vie. Mais trouvera-t-elle un partenaire à temps... ou ratera-t-elle le bateau?

Info

Title Missing the Boat
Original title Missing The Boat
Original language English
Status Completed
Category Shorts
Year 2009

Credits

Cast Melissa Chambers, Anna Kim Anderson, Dave Callan, Damian Callinan, James Saunders, Craig Annis, Rhys McConnochie, Sophie Raymond, Jonathan Burns, Gemma Danks, Riley Evans
Photography Kieran Doolan
Editing Andrew French, Ben Joss
Music Nat Bates

Technical specs

Running time film 13'
Release format Beta Digit
Aspect ratio 16:9
Sound format Mono
Colour Colour

Partners

Supported by the city of Melbourne (AU), The Fridge (BE), Music and Effects (AU)

Festivals

2010: Sydney Shorts (AU) / The Method Fest Independent Film Festival (US) / Fresno Film Festival (US) / Los Angeles United Film Festival (US) / NewFest Film Festival (US) / Melbourne Underground Festival (AU) / DC Shorts (US) / Naperville Independent Film Festival (US) / Illinois International Film Festival (US) / Tacoma Film Festival (US)

2009: DC Shorts (US) / Fresno Film Festival (US) / Illinois International Film Festival (US) / Los Angeles United Film Festival (US) / Melbourne Underground Festival (AU) / Naperville Independent Film Festival (BE) / Sydney Shorts (AU) / Tacoma Film Festival (US) / The Method Festival (US)

2008: International Short Film Festival Leuven (BE)

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Last edited on 28 September 2015

Short info

Director Pieter De Graeve
Producers Pieter De Graeve
Writers Pieter De Graeve, Nicole McKinnon
Contact

NicPic Productions Be
Sint Gisleinstraat 32
1000 Brussels
Belgium
pieter_de_graeve@hotmail.com

Sales

NicPic Productions Au
36 Gartonstreet, North Carlton
3054 Victoria
Australia
nicole.mckinnon@rmit.edu.au

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