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The Night Zoo

Narrative Short

Writer/Director: Niama Al-Nima
Producer/DP/Story: Zhuolin Hong
Assistant Director: Steven Thai

Gaffer: Myles Aquino
Production Designer: Sam Jacobsen
Assistant Camera: Ben Jacobsen
Sound Mixer: Dean Hurgurt

BTS Photographer: Daniel Wilson


A Chinese international student has to break a years-long secret a day before graduation when the father comes to the U.S.


Los Angeles Cinematography AWARDS (LACA):

Best Student Director, Best Cinematography of a Student Film

Top Shorts: Best Student Film

New York International Film Awards: Best Cinematography Finalist

Official Selections:

Rhode Island International Film Festival
CINEQUEST Film Festival
Denver Film Festival
Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival
Colorado Short Circuit Film Festival
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