Films

Midnight Violin (2011)

MIDNIGHT VIOLIN is a short film by director/writer/composer Heather Schmidt, funded through Canada's BravoFACT! grants, featuring violinist Scott St. John, and actresses Jessie Withers and Ashleigh Craig.  All music in this film is composed by Heather Schmidt, and is performed by violinist Scott St. John with Heather (off-screen) at the piano.

Synopsis: During a near-death experience, a young women encounters a mysterious violinist who leads her to confront the accident that sent her into the hospital.  

Duration:  c. 7 minutes

Screenings/Awards: BravoFACT! grant recipient; Official Selection, Park City Film and Music Festival (May 2011); Official Selection, Belair Film Festival in Los Angeles (October 2011), Screened at Cannes Short Film Corner (2012)



The Uninvited Ghost (2010)

THE UNINVITED GHOST a short film by director/writer/composer Heather Schmidt, starring Bob Bancroft and Clare Salstrom.

Synopsis: A reclusive and phobic retired concert pianist confronts his self-induced exile, when a beautiful and vivacious, but unwelcome and persistent female ghost suddenly appears in his home.  

Duration:  c. 18minutes

Screenings/Awards:Gold-Level Winner, California Film Awards (2010); Official Selection, La Femme Film Festival in Los Angeles (October 2010); Official Selection, Tuscon Film and Music Festival (October 2010); Screened at Cannes Short Film Corner (2011)

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