In a neo-noir 1930s setting, a violin case is the object of desire for a clutch of bizarre and sinister characters.
Written & Directed by Harold Chapman
Produced by David Chapman
Running Time: 15 minutes
starring: Danny Scheinmann / Christopher Hunter / Doraly Rosen / Robert Atiko / Edward Max / Ashley McMullan
– Winner GOLD SPECIAL JURY PRIZE Worldfest Houston International Film Festival
-Highly Commended TCM/ London Film Festival Classic Shorts competition
MAESTRO was selected by the British Council as one of its festival supported films and was selected and screened at the following International Film Festivals:
• Festival Da Cine De Huesca, Spain.
• Crime Scene Festival, The National Film Theatre, London, U.K.
• Rhode Island Internatonal Film Festival, U.S.A. (Screened Opening Night With ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s’ – Blake Edwards was special guest).
• Chichester Film Festival, U.K. (Screened With ‘The Score’ By Frank Oz; Starring Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando and Edward Norton – Missed Audience Award by one vote)
• Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil.
• Kino Film – Manchester International Short Film Festival, U.K.
• Turner Classic Movies / 45th Regus London Film Festival Classic Shorts Competition. (Highly Commended)
• East End Film Festival, London, U.K.
• Cinenygma Luxembourg International Film Festival, Luxembourg.
• Worldfest : Houston International Film Festival, U.S.A. (Received The Gold Special Jury Award)
• Cine Guinguette, In Partnership With Critic’s Week, Cannes International Film Festival, France.
• Troia International Film Festival, Portugal.
• Motovun International Film Festival, Croatia.
• Strange Brew Friday Midnight Indie Film Festival, Ohio, U.S.A.
• International Festival Of New Film, Split, Croatia.
• Fantastisk Film Festival, Malmo, Sweden.
• Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, U.S.A.
• Filmfest Braunschweig, Germany.
• Bratislava International Festival Of Film, Slovakia.
• Athens International Film Festival, Greece.
• International Short Film Festival In Drama, Greece.
• Alter – Native International Short Film Festival, Romania.
• International Film Festival Of Uruguay.
• Tehran International Short Film Festival, Iran.
• Notting Hill Film Festival, London, U.K.
• Akab Short Movie Festival, Italy.
• Kimera Film Festival – “Night Of The Living Shorts”, Campobasso, Italy.
• Muskegon Film Festival, Minnesota, U.S.A. (Screened Award-Winning Films Only)
• Sapporo International Short Film Festival, Japan.