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NICE TALKING TO YOU

Short Film | 2018

Two strangers – both hearing persons – form an instant connection at an American Sign Language event, talking exclusively in ASL. They spend the night together, strolling through NYC, enjoying a newfound attraction without a spoken word uttered between them.

Director: Saim Sadiq
Writers: Saim Sadiq and Joseph Capotorto

Producer: Joseph Capotorto

Cinematographer: Federico Spiazzi

Production Design: Idrees

Editor: Saim Sadiq, Jasmin Tenucci

Sound Designer: Ryan Billia

Starring: Bane Fakih, Colin Bates

Awards

Best Producer — Columbia University Film Festival 2018

Jury Selects — Columbia University Film Festival 2018

IFP Audience Award — Columbia University Film Festival 2018

Outstanding Achievement in Comedy Award — Columbia University Film Festival 2018

Student Choice Award — Columbia University Film Festival 2018

Vimeo Award for Best Director — Columbia University Film Festival 2018

Official Selection

2019 SXSW International Film Festival (USA)

2019 Encounters International Film Festival (England)

2019 HollyShorts Film Festival (USA)

2019 Palm Springs International ShortFest (USA)