Joy - written, directed, and edited by Tal Anderson completed and in festival circulation
Updated: Feb 21, 2019
Director Tal Anderson's film, Joy, selected for 5 film festivals, nominations, and awards
Through a collaboration of actors from all over the world, explore what happens
when you focus on the positive, in this simple feel-good micro-short.
STARRING : Ian Laing Josh Hayes Tom Rose. Tal Anderson Zeff Lawless Ross K Foad Charlotte Rinaldi
FULL CAST : Tal Anderson Tristus Bumm Isis Caljé CJ Collard Jeynelle Dean-Hayes Morgane Le Thuaut Lily Everest Ross K Foad Serena Hasan Josh Hayes Charisse Hogan Mina Janjatovic Ian Laing Zeff Lawless Juliet Lochrin Ferinaz Mousavi Kylie Paish Charlotte Rinaldi Sky Rose Tom Rose Holly Smith Dwaine Thomas Derek James Trapp Alexandra Vinoigt
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Vickie Anderson
DIRECTOR/WRITER/EDITOR Tal Anderson
PRODUCED BY. Violet Sky Media
Award Winning Short Film
Joy was selected for screening into 6 international film festivals, and received 2 award nominations. It also received a Best Director Award for an Experimental Short.
The film was cast remotely using actors from across the globe who self-taped their responses to the question: "what keeps you positive?" It was a "joy" making this film. "As a young person living in America in 2018, I often find myself sad, worried, angry and frustrated by the things I see in the news and around me. Making this film helped me deal with some of that, and when I watch it myself I feel the simple goodness in people and it gives me hope." - Tal Anderson