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In the Company of Crows

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In the Company of Crows is an ambitious short film that delivers an intense narrative while also aiming to transform stereotypes around autism. The project is currently in post-production and is seeking funding. Contributions will directly fund post-production costs as well as marketing and distribution, an important step toward inspiring conversation and education on autism. Please visit our sponsorship page, hosted by our partners at Filmmakers Collaborative, for ways to contribute.

All contributors will receive early access to watch the film.
Anyone contributing over $25 will be listed in the film credits.

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As a teenage girl with autism, Mira lives a solitary existence with her single mother Evelyn at their lake house. Mira's intense focus on crows and their habits has led to a special bond that outweighs her connection to people. When Mira's neighbor and classmate Victor takes note of her distinct behavior, both at home and the Catholic school they attend, his interest is peaked. While he takes advantage of her innocence and crosses the line, Mira discovers unexpected salvation in the relationship she’s built with the crows.

Cast & Crew

Jacob J. Christiansen award winning filmmaker

Jacob J. Christiansen

Producer, Editor, Script Sup.

Rachel S. Thomas-Medwid

Rachel S. Thomas

Writer, Director

Mark Chernyshov

Mark Chernyshov

Director of Photography

John S. Bono

John S. Bono

Assistant Director

Dan Peck chief lighting technician

Dan Peck

Chief Lighting Technician

Asa Reed first assistant camera

Asa Reed

First Assistant Camera

Connor Duncan

Connor Duncan

Boom Operator

Alexandria Roy

Alexandria Roy

Hair & Makeup, SFX

Bennett Christiansen

Bennett Christiansen

Set Photographer

Jacqueline Scholl

Jacqueline Scholl

Actor, "Mira"

Will O'Connor

Will O'Connor

Actor, "Victor"

Kim Fogelgren

Kimberley Fogelgren

Actor, "Evelyn"

Film Technical Specifications

Film TypeShort Film
Frame Aspect Ratio1.77:1 (16:9)
Resolution (Square Pixels 1.0)3840x2160
Video BitrateTBD
Audio BitrateTBD
Audio ChannelsTBD
Original File SizeTBD
CameraSony PXW-FS7 ii
LensZeiss CP.3 35mm T2.1
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Jacob J. Christiansen &
Rachel S. Thomas-Medwid

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