Award of Excellence – “Sleepwalking” (USA)

Title: Sleepwalking
Runtime: 3 min
Country: USA
Director: Mia Cole
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: September, 2023

Synopsis: SLEEPWALKING is the 2nd music video to come out of the partnership of young artist TEXASGUNCLUB and director Mia Cole. The film details Michael’s (TEXASGUNCLUB) inner struggle with anxiety and loneliness. Michael interrogates the inner thoughts spiraling in his head surrounding his chaotic relationship with his father and uneasy mental state. Shot in just one day on a budget of just $50, this film seeks to shoot far beyond it’s means in an attempt to bring to reality the dreams of these two young artists.