Whispers of Life
Producer: Joshua M Ferguson
Director: Florian Halbedl
Costume Designer: Ken Shapkin
Cast: Patrick Gilmore, Travis Nelson, Aaron Rota, Veronica Jeske
Whispers of Life is a short film about the interdependence of imagination and survival and their life-changing connection in Tom's story. Tom, a fifteen-year old gay teenager, meets Charles, after having been bullied by classmates on a park bench.
Charles, having witnessed the bullying, approaches Tom afterward and initiates a conversation. When Tom frankly asks Charles if he has ever thought about suicide, Charles takes Tom on a fantastical journey into Tom's imagination that will forever change the course of Tom's future and ability to appreciate his life.