DADDY'S BIG GIRL
Shifting seamlessly between heart-wrenching and uplifting, Damien D. Smith's winning short is a stirring account of childhood, fatherhood, and love's power to transcend life's greatest losses.
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The winner of our inaugural Real to Reel short film competition is an award-winning writer, director, and producer based in Atlanta, GA. As a strong believer in the power of collaboration, Janlataé’s ability to develop honest performances and capture those performances in her unique visual style is on full display in her winning Real to Reel submission, Soul Fire.