Short Film – West of the Moon

West of the Moon from Brent Bonacorso on Vimeo.

Written, Directed, & Animated by Brent Bonacorso
http://www.brentbonacorso.com

Loosely based on several hundred interviews with children about their dreams, 'West of the Moon' is the story of one man's lost love and his strange path to redemption, aided along the way by a gambling robot, a wayward monkey, and a healthy dose of determination.

Winner of Best Short film @ Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Winner of Best Short film @ Aspen Shortsfest
Winner of Best Short film @ Rushes Soho Shorts Festival
Winner of Best Short film @ Carmel International Film Festival
Winner of Best Short film @ Florida International Film Festival.
Official Selection @ St. Louis Film Festival
Official Selection @ Palm Springs Film Festival
Official Selection @ Milwaukee International Film Festival
Official Selection @ Worldwide Short Film Festival
Official Selection @ Atlanta International Film Festival
Official Selection @ Gold Coast International Film Festival
Official Selection @ Maui International Film Festival
Official Selection @ LA Shortsfest

Starring Jacob Whitkin, Michael Garbe, Amber Noelle, Christopher Tomaselli, and Michael Galvin

Produced by Thom Fennessey

Cinematography by Tarin Anderson

Music by the ever-wonderful Devotchka

Interviews by Roger Omar, compiled and wonderfully illustrated in 'Elmonstruodecoloresnotieneboca' :
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rogeromar/

A Collaboration Factory production
http://www.collaborationfactory.com

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