WRITTEN, DIRECTED AND STARRING NOELLE JOY SORENSON
HeArT is the story of Shane, a struggling artist and his love interest Naomi. Set over a 24 hour period in Naomi’s bedroom, we follow their relationship, a rollercoaster of emotions fueled by passion, anger and love. In the end we are left wondering, did this really happen, or was it all in Naomi's mind?
Short film “HeArT” is currently on the festival circuit and has a total of nearly 50 worldwide selections and wins combined to date.
CAST & CREW
Bios & Statements
Josh Berresford is a NYC based actor. He is a 3-time best actor winner for his role as Shane in the international short film, "HeArT," Josh is probably best known for his role as Cory in "Dante's Cove" and the international indie film, "Aleksandr's Price" He's also been seen on TV in Gotham, FBI, Boardwalk Empire etc. Josh also loves theatre, some credits include "Emmett: Down in My Heart" at the Allstars Project on Theatre Row in NYC, Torch Song Trilogy, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.
"Working on the movie "HeArT" was one of the most fulfilling roles I have ever done. Noelle Joy Sorenson was a great to work with. She was very open to collaborating to make the best movie we could make. Everyone was very professional and organized and we were even able to wrap the shoot early because it was that efficiently."
Toru Nishikubo is a Japanese-born cinematographer who initially worked extensively in the documentary genre. Over the years, his passion for cinema has evolved, leading him to seek greater artistic control and a more profound psychological impact on viewers. Through his cinematic work, he has found a means to express his artistic vision. His ethic of collaborative approach, combined with his distinctive aesthetic, is evident in his extensive body of work, including narrative films and commercials, which have garnered widespread recognition.
"Although Noelle was a first-time filmmaker, she fearlessly expressed her views on the story and maintained a consistently positive demeanor throughout the filming process, even while juggling multiple roles. As an experienced cinematographer, I found her spirit and energy to be instrumental in elevating my work."
Zach Travis has been Production Sound Mixing for over 7 years and worked on a wide range of films, videos, and ads. He's always thankful to meet new people and see new places doing what he loves for a living.
"Working with Noelle was a breeze! As a first-time filmmaker she was a quick learner as well as being kind and patient in executing her vision."
Steve Boghossian started his ventures into the film world through the realms of animation and acting. After completing a degree in Animation and Media Arts, Steve focused more on the editing aspects of film making and VFX, working with animators and filmmakers alike. Working on over 50 shorts and multiple features, he really loves the collaborative nature of working with directors and bringing their visions to the screen.
"Working with Noelle was an absolute pleasure. What she initially didn’t know in technical areas of filmmaking was more than made up for in her passion for the project, and her willingness to learn about the various parts of post-production. I would work with her again in a heartbeat."
Jack Straton born in Northern California, Jack Straton moved to New York in 2010, and began life as a Production Sound Mixer in 2015. He now resides in Brooklyn with his wife and three synthesizers.
Tokyo born and raised, graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a major in film.
Over the past 10 years, I have been working on a wide range of projects from TV productions to feature films and everything in between. My love for colors and lights fuel my creativity and commitment to the art of storytelling and filmmaking. As a 1st AC, I not only love the technical intricacies of the role but also embrace the creative opportunities it presents.
"It was my first time working with Noelle. She is a fun, caring, and creative person that I truly enjoyed working with. I am grateful to be a part of this "small but mighty" team."