Neighbors

When a quirky shut-in gets a feisty new neighbor — a trans woman in an abusive relationship — the two begin a strange friendship that allows them both to break free.

Neighbors is now available on iTunes.

Selected Awards and Festival Screenings:

  • WINNER, Alternative Spirit Award – Rhode Island International Film Festival (2012)
  • WINNER, Best Narrative Short – Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival (2014)
  • WINNER, Best Short Film – Connect Film Festival (2016)
  • WINNER, Directors List Award – Connect Film Festival (2016)
  • WINNER, Best Actor, Edi Gathegi – Connect Film Festival (2016)
  • WINNER, Best Short Film by a Female Director – Burbank International Film Festival (2012)
  • WINNER, Best Actress, Kelli Garner – Burbank International Film Festival (2012)
  • WINNER, Best Trans Film – Out in the Desert Film Festival (2013)
  • Nominated, Bechdel Award – Connect Film Festival (2016)
  • Nominated, Best Actor, Edi Gathegi – Burbank International Film Festival (2012)
  • Nominated, ARTIOS Award, Robin Lippin – Casting Society of America
  • Palm Springs International ShortFest (Official Selection 2012)
  • Nashville Film Festival (Official Selection 2012)
  • Imperfectu: International Film and Gender Studies Festival (Official Selection, 2014)
  • Queen City Black Film Festival (Official Selection, 2014)
  • North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (Official Selection, 2013)
  • New Zealand Outtakes Film Festival (Official Selection 2013)
  • Chinese American Film Festival (Official Selection 2013)
  • Baja International Film Festival (Official Selection 2012)
  • New Filmmakers LA (Official Selection 2012)
  • San Jose International Short Film Festival 2012)
  • Philadelphia Independent Film Festival (Official Selection 2012)
  • Capital City Film Festival (Official Selection 2012)
  • Philadelphia Q Fest (Official Selection 2012)
  • DGA Screening — AFI DWW Showcase