A group of young pickpockets run a tight operation in a train station, until one decides she wants to escape.

Hand: Short Film

In 2020, 2113 Creatives collaborated with Stephen Kang on a short film about a group of young pickpockets who run a tight operation in a train station. Funded by Toi Whakaari, Wellington City Council and Gen Energy.

WE CREATED:

1x narrative short film (15 mins running time)

15x BTS images

1x festival trailer

DIRECTOR’S BIO:

Born in South Korea, grew up in New Zealand. Kang’s short film Blue – the tale of a fallen TV mascot – won the Grand Prix at 2011 Cannes Critics’ Week and travelled numerous film festivals around the globe. Kang’s micro budget feature Desert debuted at 2010 Busan International Film Festival and later released in local cinemas. Stephen represented New Zealand at the Berlinale Talent Campus and also received the honour of an Asian Producer’s Network Award. Most recently he finished shooting a New Zealand Film Commission funded short film, Breathe.

CREDITS

Written & Directed by:

Stephen Kang

Produced by:

Jack Barry & Miryam Jacobi

Executive Producer:

Vaughan Slinn

Director of Photography:

Tim Flower

Consulting Producer:

Brita McVeigh

Editor:

Richard Shaw

Starring:

Karishma Grebneff, Awa Puna, Tāne Rolfe, Ben Ashby, Ola Ratka, Jehangir Homavazir, Elisabeth Marschall,

Choreographer:

Amber Liberté

Costume Designer:

Monique Bartosh

Art Director:

Rio Tuson

First Assistant Director:

Paul Grinder

Second Assistant Director:

Harriett Guy

Extras Casting Coordinator:

Mark Whittet

Locations Manager:

Monique Gilmour

Production Coordinator:

Myles Knowles

First Assistant Camera:

Ethan James

Second Assistant Camera:

Taniora Tamati-Rakete

Steadicam Operator:

Tim Butters

Gaffer:

Jack Barry

Best Boy:

Mattias Inwood

Sound Recordist:

James Dunlop

Assistant Costume:

Ruby Longworth & Rhys Tunley

Post Supervisors:

James Brookes & Mark Taylor

Colourist:

Julian Dyson

DIT:

Brandon Hermitte & Samuel Collings

Online Editor:

Joss Hardman

Re-recording Mixer:

Alex Chalcoff

Post Production Coordinator:

Amelia Watts

Sound Design:

Alex Chalcoff & Luana Barnes

Sound Design:

Alex Chalcoff & Luana Barnes

ADR Record and Edit:

Luana Barnes

QC:

Misha Yakovlev

Graphics:

Luke Ross

Made with support from:

Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School, Wellington City Council, Gen Energy, Rocket Rentals and Department of Post