Short Drama | Australia | 2018 | 16 Min A unique, intimate bond between mother and daughter becomes threatened when the mother helps her teenage daughter throw a party to impress new, more popular friends. ‘Tangles and Knots’ is this week’s Staff Pick Premiere. Read more about it on the Vimeo Blog: ‘Tangles and Knots’ was produced on the land of the Gadigal peoples of the Eora nation. We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the lands on which we work and pay our respects to Indigenous Elders past, present and emerging. Sovereignty has never been ceded. It always was and always will be, Aboriginal land. Festivals: 68th Berlinale: Generation 14Plus Competition 2018 SXSW: Narrative Shorts Competition 2018 Sydney Film Festival 2018 Palm Springs International Shortfest 2018 Melbourne International Film Festival 2018 Athens International Film Festival 2018 Pluk De Nacht Open Air Film Festival 2018 Adelaide Film Festival 2018 41st Denver Film Festival 2018 17th Cinemaforum International Film Festival 2018 London Short Film Festival 2019 Flickerfest 2019 Reelgood Film Festival 2019 New Filmmakers Los Angeles 2019 Brooklyn Film Festival 2019 St Kilda Film Festival 2019 Athens Short Film Festival 2019 CinefestOz Film Festival 2019 Hollyshorts Film Festival 2019 Awards and Nominations: Winner of Best Female Director Award, Hollyshorts Film Festival 2019 Winner of Canon Award for Best Direction in an Australian Short Film, Flickerfest 2019 Winner of Best International Student Filmmaker Award, Denver Film Festival 2018 Nominated for Best Achievement in Screenplay, St Kilda Film Festival 2019 Nominated for the 2019 ADG award for Best Direction in a Student Short Film Nominated for Best International Short Film & Leeanna Walsman for Best Performance in a Drama, New Filmmakers Los Angeles 2020 Awards Nominated for AACTA 2018 Best Short Fiction Film Award Special Mention, Event Cinemas Australian Short Screenplay Award, Sydney Film Festival 2018 Winner of Best National Short Film, Greek Australian Short Film Festival 2018 Credits: Starring: Leeanna Walsman & Odessa Young Supporting Cast: Mitzi Ruhlmann, Toby Wallace, Govinda Röser-Finch, Bryn Chapman Parish Written and Directed by Renée Marie Petropoulos Produced by Janet Brown & Yingna Lu Co-Produced by Kristin Frost Associate Producer – Melina Maraki Executive Producer – Alexandra Petropoulos Director of Photography – Zoë White, ACS Production Designer – Diva Abrahamian Casting by – Stevie Ray, CGA Costume Designer – Lucia Arias-Martinez Hair & Makeup – Candice Hickson Editors – Renée Marie Petropoulos & Chelsea Taylor Sound Designer – Eli Cohn Colour by – Kath Raisch Production Manager – Yingna Lu 1st Assistant Director – Stefanie Foerster Stunt Coordinator – Tony Lynch A Jars Productions & Paper Moose Production