January 3rd, 2018: Small Self will screen on Tuesday, January 9th in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, as part of the NY Short Film Tuesdays series.
December 20th, 2017: Small Self has been selected to screen in the NewFilmmakers NYC series in March, 2018.
November 14th, 2017: Small Self won THREE awards in the NYC Indie Film Awards - Best Actor (Platinum) for Christiaan Tarbox, Best Short Screenplay (Gold) for Peter Groynom, and Best Short (Gold.)
November 6th, 2017: Small Self was selected to screen in the NY Short Film Tuesdays series in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Date TBA soon.
November 1st, 2017: Small Self was selected for the NYC Indie Film Awards for November.
October 17th, 2017: Small Self won Best Short - Silver Award and Best Actor (Christiaan Tarbox) - Bronze Award in the LA Shorts Awards.
September 27th, 2017: Small Self selected for the L.A. Shorts Awards for the month of October.
September 10th, 2017: Wrapped! Small Self concluded post-production on Sunday, September 10th. Wrap party was held at Slam Academy in NE Minneapolis.
SYNOPSIS: Comedy/drama about a recently divorced, cisgendered man who learns that he's pregnant. Over the course of a single evening, he struggles to both tell his friends and reconnect with his ex wife.
SPECS: 20 minutes English, color, 1080p produced in Minneapolis, Minnesota Summer 2017
Written and Directed by Peter Groynom Produced by Jade Patrick and Jack Norton Associate Produced by Kitty Norton Meet the cast and filmmakers
PRODUCTION HIGHLIGHTS: - Filmed in and around the Gamut art gallery in Minneapolis (gamutgallerympls.com/) as well as Band Box Diner, a classic, 1930s diner that was designated as a local landmark by the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission in 2000.
- The film’s sound and original soundtrack were created and engineered at Slam Academy (slamacademy.com), a professional sound production and DJ school in Northeast Minneapolis.
- Small Self features the visual art and sculptures of Laura Bennett, John Foster, Hillary Greenstein, Barret Lee, Derek Meier, and Erin Nistler.