A short film by Chloé Aktas
Mutt has been selected as a finalist in the NYU Fusion Film Festival 2016: Celebrating Women in Film and New Media!
Director, Chloé Aktas talks about Mutt on WQFS 2016.
Mutt will be premiering in Rome, Italy at the Capalbio Cinema International Film Festival 2016.
Mutt receives a Faculty Commendation Award for Best Editing at the NYU First Run Film Festival 2016.
Mutt is a finalist for the 43rd Student Academy Awards!
ABOUT THE FILMMAKER
Chloé Aktas is a graduate
from the New York University's Tisch School
of the Arts, Kanbar Film and Television Institute. In 2013 Chloé was one of eight students chosen to attend the Tisch Special Programs BBC Academy Training Program in London, U.K. where she interned for the Radio 1 Visualization Department.
Further from 2014-2015, Chloé interned at Protozoa Pictures, Darren
Aronofsky's production company.
In 2014 Chloé's film Fish Hook and Eye won two Tisch Film Festivals: she won first place at the New Visions and Voices Film Festival and the Fusion Film Festival. She also received a post-production grant from NYU for Mutt. In addition to her film training Chloé also received conservatory acting training from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts High School Drama Program.
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MEET THE CAST
Jennifer Ferrin is originally from Lawrenceville, Georgia. She is a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts' Drama School. She is an actress, known for her role as Abigail Alford on The Knick (2014-2015), Rebecca Mason on Falling Skies (2013-2015), Louise Ellison on Hell on Wheels (2013-2015), Molly on The Following (2013), and Jennifer Munson on As the World Turns (2003-2006).
Emily Carano is an up and coming young actress. She has been featured on a Canon Commercial (2014) and continues to do incredible work.
Michael Abbott Jr. Michael is an East Tennessee native and a graduate of The North Carolina School of the Arts' Drama School. He has appeared in numerous stage productions in New York City and in productions across the country in some of the nations most prestigious regional theaters. He is also a proud member of John Houseman's Tony-honored, Acting Company. Michael made his feature film debut in writer and director Jeff Nichol's debut feature film Shotgun Stories in 2007.
Johnathan Newport is an up and coming young actor and filmmaker known for his work on numerous shortfilms such as Jacob vs. the Bear (2014) and the Assasinaut (post-production). Johnathan continues to make his own award winning films.