BIFF Selects Short Slot

Mon Feb 27, 2017 – 7:30 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
Sun Mar 5, 2017 – 12:00 pm | Domenico’s

Hold on

Directed by Charlotte Scott-Wilson

Short Narrative
Netherlands | 22 min | 2016

During an important concert one of the strings of Kyra’s cello comes lose. She gets a panic attack and gets stage fright for the first time. Kyra tries everything to loose the panic attacks and be able to play again in front of an audience.

Charlotte Scott Wilson, DirectorCharlotte Scott-Wilson
Director, Writer

Director and screenwriter Charlotte Scott-Wilson was born in Scotland and is a Netherlands Film Academy graduate. Charlotte has a deep love for visual storytelling. She wants to reach a wide audience with her films and explores confronting themes in an accessible way. Never compromising to make her films cutting and visceral in a way we haven’t seen before.
Her first short film Forever After premiered at the Oscar qualifying Palm Springs Festival 2013. Hold On will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. Presently she has been selected to develop her next film with the Scottish Film Talent Network.

Hold On - Poster

Film Information

Director: Charlotte Scott-Wilson
Country: Netherlands
Year: 2016
Language: Dutch
Runtime: 22 min
Rated: PG13


Producers: Trent (II)
Cinematographer/DP:  Lennart Verstegen
Film Editing:
Annelotte Medema 
Production Design: Romke Faber
Original Music/Composer:  Jesper Ankarfeldt

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