SHORT FILM

DRUM WAVE

A young pianist confronts her fear of motherhood when she marries into a remote island community with bizarre fertility rituals.




CREATIVE TEAM
Writer/Director - Natalie Erika James
Producer - Emma Haarburger
DOP - Charlie Sarroff
Production Designer - Josephine Wagstaff
SFX - Sharp FX
Masks - Isabel Avendano
Editor - Florence Holmes
Composer - Tamil Rogeon

Sound Designer - Livia Ruzic
Sound Mixer - Keith Thomas

CAST
Yun - Jenny Wu
Huan - Yuchen Wang



FUNDING
Screen Australia Hotshots Program, 2017


FESTIVALS
Sydney Film Festival, 2018
Fantastic Fest, 2018
Flickerfest, 2018
Cleveland International Film Festival, 2019
Cinefest Oz, 2018
Brisbane International Film Frstival, 2018
Heart of Gold Film Festival, 2018
Port Shorts Film Festival, 2018
Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival, 2019
Meme Pas Peur Film Festival, 2019
Fresh Flix, 2019
St Kilda Film Festival, 2019
West End Film Festival, 2019


AWARDS
DENDY Awards for Best Australian Short Film
Sydney Film Festival, 2018 - Nominated

Short Film Nomination
Young Director Award - CFP-E/Shots - Cannes

Best Drama
Best Cinematography
Fresh Flix, 2019 

Best Cinematography
West End Film Festival, 2019
FEATURE PROJECT
Writers - Natalie Erika James, Christian White
Script Editor - Lynne Vincent-McCarthy
Natalie Erika James 2019