"Everyday Yeti," a short film in which Sara Antonio stars as the imaginary friend of an adult man (played by Matt Williams), screened at Festival de Cannes at the prestigious festival's Short Film Corner.
Created as part of the 2015 Nashville 48 Hour Film Project, "Everyday Yeti" won the competition's top award - Best Film - as well as Best Director, Best Graphics and Best Film de Femme. "Everyday Yeti" competed at Filmapalooza this in March (where the winners of the 48 Hour Film Project in 130 cities come together to celebrate and compete for best 48 hour film in the world). The unique short placed in the top 10, won Best Graphics, was nominated for Best Actor, and was chosen to play at the Festival de Cannes Short Film Corner this year.
In addition, "Everyday Yeti" screened at the 2016 Nashville Film Festival (NashFilm), April 14 to April 23. An audience favorite, the charming and quirky film tied for third place for the Tennessee Horizon Audience Award for Best Shorts.
About Festival de Cannes
Ever since its creation, the Festival de Cannes has remained faithful to its founding purpose: to draw attention to and raise the profile of films with the aim of contributing towards the development of cinema, boosting the film industry worldwide and celebrating cinema at an international level.
About Nashville Film Festival
Founded in 1969 by Mary Jane Coleman, the Nashville Film Festival (NashFilm) was originally known as the Sinking Creek Film Celebration. Nearly 20 years later it was renamed as the Nashville Independent Film Festival and, later, the Nashville Film Festival in 2003. It was voted one of “25 film festivals worth the entry fee” by MovieMaker Magazine and highlighted as One of the Best Film Festival Prizes by Film Festival Today. Brooks Institute named it one of the top 5 film festivals in the U.S.