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Little Bird

Details & Synopsis

2017 / 11 min / 16mm
Produced by Rebecca Cronshey & Victoria Zalin @ Litmus Pictures // Written by Emily Taaffe

It’s London 1941 and the women of Great Britain have been called upon to aid the war effort, freeing up men for action. Little Bird explores how far one young woman will go to create a new life for herself and what she is willing to leave behind.

Shot on location in London and Southampton, Little Bird was made with an all-female creative team and an 80% female shoot crew.

Screenings & Awards

  • WINNER Jameson Works Film Bursary
  • WINNER The Kodak Kickstarter Grant
  • WINNER The Reel Pitch Grand Jury Prize
  • WINNER Best Shot on Film Hollyshorts Film Festival 2017
  • WINNER Best Cinematography Underwire Film Festival 2017
  • In Competition 'Best Short Film' Tribeca Film Festival 2017
  • In Competition 'Best Short Film' Flickers: Rhode Island Film Festival 2017
  • In Competition 'Best Short Film'  Galway Film Fleadh 2017
  • In Competition 'Best Short Film'  St Louis International Film Festival 2017
  • In Competition 'Best Short Film'  HollyShorts Film Festival 2017
  • Nominated Best Composer Underwire Film Festival 2017
  • Official Selection Sonoma International Film Festival 2018
  • Official Selection Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017
  • Official Selection Tacoma Film Festival 2017
  • Official Selection Savannah Film Festival 2017
  • Official Selection Evolution! Mallorca Film Festival 2017
  • Official Selection Global Cinema Film Festival of Boston 2018
  • Official Selection British Shorts Berlin Film Festival 2018
  • Official Selection Destiny City Film Festival 2018

www.littlebirdshort.com