Short film “Four-Ninety” won twice last weekend at the 7th Eclipse Awards in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Directed by Scott Magie, “Four-Ninety” won for “Best Director for a Short Film” and ” Best Short Film.”
Scott Magie, with Flipbook Moving Pictures, is originally from Adams, Massachusetts, studied Motion Picture/Television at Montana State University, and lives is Holt, Michigan. Magie is also known for When Cotton Blossoms (2009, Documentary short) Grey Branches ( 2008, Short) The Only Thing ( 2007, Short).
With the tag-line, “The hardest prison to escape is a hateful heart,” “Four-Ninety” is the story of a pardoned ex-con who reluctantly returns to prison as a visitor because an inmate keeps sending him postcards. It features Jimmy Doom, Heather Fairbanks, Rico Bruce Wade, Harry Artin Berberian and Mike T. Tremblay. Cinematography by Travis Hayward.
FOUR-NINETY is currently making the festival rounds and racking up awards. You can watch it right here for free. The only catch is that you’ve got to share it if you enjoy it! #BeAnEcho #ShareTheLove #fourninety #PureMichigan