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TIGHT SPOT (4 min) Switzerland


Shining the shoes of a walk-in customer, a shiner discovers his client’s dark secret. 

Director - Kevin Haefelin

Haefelinis a Swiss filmmaker based in New York. He is a Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD) graduate with a BFA in film and is finishing an MFA in Directing at Columbia University. His film mentors include Ramin Bahrani, Eric Mendelsohn and Amos Gitaï. His award-winning short films have been invited to over 120 film festivals worldwide including Locarno Film Festival, Max Ophüls Preis, Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia and Rhode Island Int. Film Fest. In 2019 he was nominated for the IMDb New Filmmakers Award and won the Best Directing Award at Kyiv Film Festival. Chosen as a script reader for the 2020 Sundance Institute's Screenwriters Lab, he is now writing his first feature film.

Director and Writer: Kevin Haefelin

Producer: Christina Wood

Key Cast

Didier Flamand

Sean-Michael Wilkinson

Gregg Haefelin