In this award-winning short, a scared young woman tries desperately to escape the clutches of a terrifying older man, only to discover the shocking and heartbreaking truth about who she is and why she’s really there.  The film premiered at The Hollywood Film Festival in 2015 at The Arclight Cinema and was nominated for Best Short. The film stars Hollywood icon Lance Henricksen (Aliens, Millenium) Mackenzie Mason Mason (Halo 4) and Jody Jaress (HollywoodLand)

WINS AND NOMINATIONS:
Hollywood Film Festival, Hollywood, CA (WORLD PREMIERE – Sept 24, 2015)

Nominated – BEST NARRATIVE SHORT

Connect Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA  (October 2015)
* WINNER – BEST NARRATIVE SHORT
Nominated
 – Best Female Director (Dawn Fields)
Nominated – Best Sound & Music (Santisound, Maui Holcomb, Giuseppe Alfano)

WOMAN UP! Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA  (November 2015)
* WINNER – BEST SHORT

Studio City International Film Festival, Studio City, CA  (November 2015)
* WINNER – BEST DRAMATIC SHORT
* WINNER – BEST ACTOR  (Lance Henriksen)

Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema (January 2016)
* WINNER – BEST SHORT FILM
* WINNER – BEST ACTOR   (Lance Henriksen)
* WINNER – BEST DIRECTOR   (Dawn Fields) 
* WINNER – BEST SCREENPLAY   (Dawn Fields & Carly Street)
Nominated
– BEST ACTRESS   (Jody Jaress)
Nominated
 – BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS   (Mackenzie Mason)
Nominated
 – BEST EDITING   (Dawn Fields)
Nominated
 – BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY   (Yaron Levy)
Nominated
 – BEST MUSICAL SCORE   (Giuseppe Alfano)
MARY AUSTIN AWARDS IN EXCELLENCE
Nominated
 – BEST DIRECTOR  (Dawn Fields)
Nominated
 – BEST EDITOR   (Dawn Fields)
Nominated
 – BEST PRODUCING   (Dawn Fields & Debbie Rankin)
Nominated – BEST SCREENPLAY   (Dawn Fields & Carly Street)

Beloit International Film Festival, Beloit, WI  (February 2016)
* WINNER – BEST SHORT

Cleveland International Film Festival

Honorable mention - Best Women's Short


PREVIOUS SCREENINGS:

Feb 21-26, 2016    –  Sedona International Film Festival   (Sedona, AZ)
Feb 22-27, 2016   –   Beloit International Film Festival  (Beloit, WI)
Jan 8-10, 2016      –   Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema (Idyllwild, CA)
Dec 17, 2015        –   Hollyshorts Monthly Screening Series (Hollywood, CA)
Nov 14, 2015        –   Studio City International Film Festival (Studio City, CA)
Nov 3, 2015          –   Woman Up! Film Festival (Los Angeles, CA)
Oct 25, 2015         –   Connect Film Festival  (Downtown Los Angeles, CA)
Oct 16, 2015         –   LA Femme International Film Festival  (Beverly Hills, CA)
Sept 24, 2015       –  Hollywood Film Festival (Hollywood, CA)  World Premiere

Fragile Storm on IMDB.

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Fragile Storm in the press:

See this review of Fragile Storm here

http://hollywoodfilmfestival.com/films/fragile-storm/

http://thesurge.com/stories/new-thriller-brings-social-awareness-to-younger-audience

http://millennium-thisiswhoweare.net/tiwwa/topic/26438-fragile-storm/