Fish Hook And Eye
Directed by Chloé Aktas
Love, personified as a femme fatale, guides the audience through the stages of falling in love.
Fish Hook And Eye screened at NFFTY 2017 in the Art In Motion Screening and took home the Audience Award.
A little about Chloé Aktas in her own words:
I'm a director and an actor. I'm a graduate from the Kanbar Film and Television Institute at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts (2015).
In 2016, my short film Mutt was a finalist for the 43rd Student Academy Awards. Out of over 1600 submissions, Mutt was chosen as one of seven finalists in the narrative category.
In 2014, my film Fish Hook and Eye won at two Tisch film festivals: 1st place in the "New Visions and Voices" festival and Viewers Choice Award for the "Fusion Film Festival" which celebrates women in film and new media. In 2013, I was one of eight students chosen to attend the Tisch Special Programs, BBC Academy training program in London, U.K. where I interned for BBC Radio 1. Further, from 2014-2015 I interned at Protozoa Pictures, Darren Aronofsky's production company.In addition to my film training, I am a graduate of the high school conservatory acting program at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. I continue to work as an actress and appeared as a recurring guest-star on season seven of The Walking Dead.
A Brief Interview with Chloé Aktas
Why did you decide to make this film?
I made this film because I wanted to tell a love story in my own voice.
I think that as we grow our idea of love shifts. It was important for me to create a piece that showed my interpretation of love at that moment in my life.
What was your favorite part about making it?
There were so many magical moments. I enjoyed seeing the wonderful animation that Katelyn Rebelo created and also letting Lyndsey Bourne take the reins with the voice over.
What are you working on now?
I'm working on a short film right now! We are going to film this summer in North Carolina.
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