Award of Merit – “Your Actual Self” (USA)

Title: Your Actual Self
Runtime: 7 min
Country: USA  
Director: Keryn Gibson Bell
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: December, 2018

Synopsis: Love, Money, Power… That’s what we all want right? What if some handsome devil, one Roy Everett, with a 100-watt smile and a handshake greasier than a walk-up diner offered the answers to all your dreams—and all it would take to achieve it is a credit card and a bucketful of gullibility?

May here. I’m a self-styled modern day Private Eye and Your Actual Self is the story of a desperate father, Kerry Novak, doing everything in his power to rescue his daughter from Roy’s silver tongue. This is also my story—of my own journey to self-discovery as I work to help Kerry save his daughter…