Miracle Fish

18 mins Teen 2009 AU Australia
Dramas  /  Foreign  /  Thrillers

94%

Tagline

Joe has an eighth birthday that he'll never forget.

Synopsis

8 year old Joe has a birthday he'll never forget. His school friends tease him for lack of birthday gifts. Joe hides out in the school sick bay and falls asleep, wishing the everyone in the world would go away. When he awakes, he finds his school empty and wonders if his wish has come true. But his fantasy is shattered, when an event darker than the thought of a being the last person on earth, confronts him.

Festivals

Sundance Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Sydney Film Festival -- Best Short (Won)
Aspen Shortsfest -- Jury Award (Won)
Method Fest -- Best Short (Nominated)
Swansea bay Film Festival -- Best Short (Nominated)
Palm Springs International Short Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Brisbane International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Atlanta Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Arizona International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Palm Beach International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
St. Kilda Film Festival -- Award Of Merit (Nominated)
Indianapolis International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
International Film Festival Ireland -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Atlantic Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Calgary International Film Festival (Calgary, Canada) -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Woodstock Film Festival -- Honorable Mention (Won)
New Orleans Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Tallgrass Film Festival (Wichita, KS) -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Hawaii International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival -- Special Jury Award (Won)
Leids Film Festival (Leiden, the Netherlands) -- Official Selection (Nominated)
San Sebastián Horror and Fantasy Film Festival -- Jury Award (Won)
Istanbul International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Cucalorus Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Denver International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Encounters Short Film Festival -- Audience Award Best Short (Won)
Stockholm Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Foyle Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
CAMBOFEST: Film and Video Festival of Cambodia -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Anchorage International Film Festival -- Honorable Mention (Won)
Bahamas International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Flickerfest International Short Film Festival -- Special Jury Award (Won)
Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival -- Best Short (Won)
Boulder International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Portland International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Lake County Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Ankara International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Roma Independent Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Cleveland International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Bermuda International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Ashland Independent Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Nashville Independent Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Singapore International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Crossroads Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
West Chester Short Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
BeFilm, the Underground Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Manchester International Short Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Milan International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Breckenridge Festival of Film -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Short Shorts Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Big Sur International Short Film Screening Series -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Reno Film Festival -- Best Foreign Film (Won)
Montréal World Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Edinburgh International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Ozflix -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Munich Short Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Ahmedabad International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
International Film Festival Ireland (Clonmel, IRELAND) -- Best Short (Won)
Atlantic Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Trimedia Film Festival (Fort Collins, USA) -- Best Short (Won)
Hawaii International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Canberra Short Film Festival (Canberra, AUSTRALIA) -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Tambay Film and Video Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Tallgrass Film Festival (Wichita, KS) -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Williamstown Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Asiana International Short Film Festival (Seoul, SOUTH KOREA) -- Official Selection (Nominated)

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