Does Anybody Hear?

a short film written and directed by Liesl Lafferty


Produced by Liesl Lafferty & Olesia Shewchuk

Director of Photography – Jason Benson

Production Designer – Carlos Vela-Martinez

Editor – Darian Lung

Post Sound Editor – Devon Lung


The Logger – Olesia Shewchuk

The Radio – Bill Courage

The Tree – Liesl Lafferty


Story Editor — Olesia Shewchuk

Assistant Director – Stacee Copeland Kerr

Assistant Camera – Darcy Millar

Production Sound – Taoufik Mekraz

Boom Operator – Lauren Roerick

Drone Operator – Rob Zawistowski

Thank you to

Bill Courage, Sophia Courage, Dawn Milman, Laura Werbitsky, Patrick Bourne, Jody Vance, Short Film Lab with Olesia Shewchuk, Stacee Copeland Kerr, Rene Rudge, Rhonda Jesckey, Nathania tenWolde, Darcy Millar, Montgomery Burt, Marilyn Norry, Glynis Davies, David Jones, Denise Gilbert, Ita Margalit, Rudy Thauberger, Hal Gray, Jennifer Ryan, Tara Avery, The Artist Brigade of The Only Animal Theatre Company, Chief Calvin Craigan, Bernie Finklestein, Bruce Cockburn, The Arts Club Theatre Props Department and Write on the Clock


If a Tree Falls

Written and Performed by Bruce Cockburn

Courtesy of Red Brick Songs, Roundhill Music, Linus Entertainment, True North Records and Rotten Kiddies Music LLC

This film was made with the mentorship of the Short Film Lab with Olesia Shewchuk.

Shot on the shared, unceded, ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, in Vancouver, British Columbia

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