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SPECKY

SPECKY

US Premiere

Director: Anne-Claire Pilley

Scotland, 2006, 22 min

Shooting Format:DVCam

Festival Year:2007

Category:Documentary Short

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:anneclairepilley AT compuserve.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

About the 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.

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