WATCH Essentials of Survival *LIMITED RELEASE*

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For a limited time Essentials of Survival is available to watch for free! Afterward, it will be submitted to film festivals. Watch it below or on Vimeo. After June 21, 2021, it will no longer be public on Vimeo. Essentials of Survival – Short Film from Candace Duffy Jones on Vimeo. Emily is tired of… Continue reading WATCH Essentials of Survival *LIMITED RELEASE*

Essentials of Survival – Kickstarter

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Essentials of Survival is a short narrative film about a 12-year-old girl who gets lost in the woods and has to use the skills she learned in scouting to survive. Using her scouting skills, she does well and can navigate the forest through a cold night, a fall in a stream, injury, and more. However, when… Continue reading Essentials of Survival – Kickstarter


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Casting “Essentials of Survival” a short film about a 12-year-old girl named Emily who is tired of being a scout, nature survival is overrated in her mind. When her family goes on an overnight hike, she gets lost in the forest and must survive the night. Using her scouting skills, she does well and can… Continue reading CASTING CALL!

Autism in Film

As an independent study at Keene State College, I am making a documentary on how Autism is represented in film. I am really excited about this project so I thought I would share my progress. First I had to find films with characters with Autism to watch. I decided to limit films to fiction full-length… Continue reading Autism in Film