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Music Video from Germany, 4 minutes

Screens Friday, February 27, 2015
Screening Block 2: 4pm-7:15pm

Directed by Bryn Chainey
Produced by Paul Ohmert

Directed by Bryn Chainey, the video for Legacy chronicles the loss of a beloved pet mouse, and a young girl’s fascination with death and eclectic funerals. Set against the lush, horn-infused melodies of the four minute track, the video explores cultural ceremonies ranging from a customary Japanese funeral to a space burial.

About the Director

Bryn Chainey is a filmmaker of Welsh heritage currently based in Berlin. His work often explores family, the imagination, and mortality. In 2006, he graduated from the Griffith Film School in Brisbane with the short Film for the Boxed. Aside from short films, Bryn has directed music videos for artists including Fenster, Jonathan Jeremiah, and Alcoholic Faith Mission. He is currently developing a feature-length film through the Torino Film Lab.


2012 Short Film Night Greifswald (Germany) – 2nd Award
2012 Watersprite – The Cambridge Int’l Student Film Festival (UK) – Nomination: Best Director Award
2012 Rome Independent Film Festival – Special Mention
2012 Sehsüchte Int’l Student Film Festival – Best Music Video
2012 Clare Valley Film Festival (Australia) – Special Mention Best Moving Image
2012 20 Min|Max Kurzfilmfestival (Germany) – Music Clip Award
2012 Corti Da Sogni Int’l Short Film Festival (Italy) – Frequenze In Corto Award
2012 Low & No Budget Kurzfilmfestival (Germany) – Best Music Clip Award


About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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