MY LITTLE BROTHER, 6min, New Zealand, Family/Experimental
Directed by Anthony Bennett
A young boy’s story of his little brother, the scary internet and a nightmare vision
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Anthony Bennett combines an interest in electronic music composition and video editing to produce unusual and thought-provoking visual material.
Anthony is a qualified computer engineer, actor and film editor with influences ranging from David Lynch to Chris Cunningham.
His experimental music video “Blue Horizon” won two film awards and received six nominations at several international film festivals between 2005 and 2006.
Anthony’s latest film “My Little Brother” delivers an important message for today’s society through a combination of stop-animation elements, handheld close up footage and an exciting child narration.
(2000) Short Film – Easy Money (Director and Editor)
(2001) Mini Feature – Autopilot by Anthony Carpendale (Editor)
(2004) Music Video – Gameboy Freak (Director/Producer/Composer/Editor)
(2005) Music Video – Blue Horizon (Director/Producer/Composer/Editor)
Blue Horizon – Awards
Best Experimental Film – ECU International Film Festival 2006, Paris, France
Video Art Finalist Winner – CheapShot LA 2005, USA
Blue Horizon – Nominations
Best Editing – ECU International Film Festival 2006, Paris, France
Best Experimental Film – Golden Star Shorts 2005, Hollywood, USA
Best Experimental Film – Santa Cruz Film Festival 2005, USA
Best Experimental Film – Rome International Film Festival 2005, Georgia, USA
(2016) Short Film – My Little Brother (Director/Writer/Editor)
My Little Brother – Awards
Best Film Runner Up – Tropfest NZ 2017, New Zealand
“Our own personal experience of storytelling begins at childhood. It’s that magical discovery and refreshing innocence that we forget as we get older with all the stresses and strains of our everyday lives – this was the inspiration for My Little Brother ”