A stringer seeking closure after the death of his lover connects with a rookie NYPD detective as she uncovers a nanotech takeover of the international illicit narcotics trade.
“Faction” was nominated for Best Film of the Month at the February round, and awarded Platinum Best Cinematography (Shannon Frady), Best Production Design (Joe Ginsberg, Paul Suepat, and Clara Fairbanks), Silver Best Thriller Short, Best Sci-Fi Short, and Best Web Series/TV Pilot, Bronze Best Original Story (Shannon Frady), and honorable mentions for Best Acting Ensemble (Yurika Foster, Alfred E. Rutherford, Maxime Bailleul, Thompson Newkirk, Joe Chan, Chris Young, Skyler Wang, and Dianna Martin) and Best Original Score (Tony Verderosa).
“Film is the toughest challenge to communicate something that can’t be said otherwise. After making this first piece, it’s my utmost respect and admiration that I reserve for anyone who can do this successfully”, states director Shannon Frady.
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