TREADING WATER

Photograph by Maya Kavanagh. 

Photograph by Maya Kavanagh. 

Emily (Emily Jenkins) is a young girl struggling with a mental illness that is damaging her relationship with her boyfriend, Adam (Jeremy Hopkins). Emily has come to realise that being underwater helps with her illness, but her worried boyfriend becomes far from supportive of her new method of treatment. 

Written/Directed/Produced by Tenika Smith

Cinematography by Will Storr

Production Design by Coco Wertheim


Official Selection

CineYouth (Chicago International Film Festival)

Ruby Mountain Film Festival

Treasure Coast Film Festival

Columbia Gorge Film Festival

Phenom Film Festival

Ocean County Library Film Festival

Shepparton Short Film Festival


Winner

Best Cinematography, Ocean County Library Film Festival.