Queer Lives in Isolation - The Odyssey

Zoom class finally gets interesting. A reflection on young queer love, the fantasies we create in our heads, and the lengths we go to feel connected during isolation.

Melbourne Queer Film Festival - The Odyssey film still

Queer Lives in Isolation

Experience the stories about time spent together when apart, by local Victorian filmmakers.


Duration
7 minutes

Zoom class finally gets interesting for 13-year-old Kiki when she discovers that her computer screen doubles as a portal into her crush's bedroom. 

A reflection on young queer love, the fantasies we create in our heads, and the lengths we go to feel connected during isolation, this 6-minute kids comedy short is sure to put a smile on your face.

 

Credits:

Cast: 

Kiki: Remy Grunden

Georgia: Jufia Ajobong

Mrs A: Pia Miranda

 

Crew:

Writer/Director/Producer: Emmanuelle Mattana

DOP: Madi Southorn

AC: Shang-Lien Yang and Hazal Alakus

Animator: Kathy Sarpi

Sound Recordist and Editor: Bridget Bourke

Sound Designer: Jacob Agius

Composer: Kwamena Brace

VFX Support: Ari Kwasner-Katsi

1st AD: Jacob Agius

On set Chaperone: Kimberley Hodson, Elyse Batson, Ben Andrews

Casting Assistant: Lotte Beckett, Kayla Durkin

Stills Photographer: Ben Andrews

Art Director: Camilla Ruig

Art Department: Uswa Qureshi, Ben Andrews

Music: 'Moon Face' by Hachiku, 2017, Written and produced by Anika Ostendorf

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