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SPECKY
 
SPECKY
 
US Premiere

Director: Anne-Claire Pilley

Scotland, 2006, 22min
Format: Beta (screening) - DVCam (shooting)
Festival Year: 2007
Category: Documentary Short
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Crew:  Producer: Anne-Claire Pilley - Editor: Walter JG McNab - Cinematographer: Keith Ingram - Original Score: Anthony Pilley - Sound: Richard Paterson
Sales:  Anne-Claire Pilley - Glasgow, UK - T: +44 141 3396495
Email:  anneclairepilleycompuserve.com

synopsis
Specky is a humorous short documentary musing on how short-sighted people survived the Stone Age. Through a series of experiments involving her bespectacled relatives, the director illustrates how 'speckies' see the world and finds out whether she can improve her own myopia by training her eyes to see

director
Anne-Claire Pilley was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1977 and became short sighted at the age of 13. After studying Politics at Leeds and London Universities she worked as a researcher and assistant producer in factual television in the UK. Her broadcast credits as an assistant producer include programmes for the BBC, Channel 4 and Scottish Television. Her glasses proved invaluable throughout her career.


filmography
- Specky, 2006


festivals
Brit Docs, Sheffield Documentary, Raindance, Full Frame, Bird's Eye View

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