NATALIE ERIKA JAMES

WRITER - DIRECTOR
SHORT FILM

DRUM WAVE

A young pianist is forced to confront 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


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

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

FEATURE PROJECT
Writers - Natalie Erika James, Christian White
Script Editor - Lynne Vincent-McCarthy