Touch, a short film by Noel Harris
When a single mom, facing eviction, is offered a night’s work, she unsuccessfully seeks a babysitter for her two small children. Desperate, she reaches out to the last person she wants to ask for a favour.
Touch is a Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Cooperative (NIFCO) Picture Start Project, with the support of the Newfoundland & Labrador Film Development Corporation (NLFDC), Telefilm Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC), and City of St. John’s Arts Grants. Touch is a Panoramic Pictures production.
Recent News and Updates
"The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal" -- Kurt Vonnegut A panel of respected filmmakers and scholars in Pittsburgh has selected Touch for the 2nd Prize at the 2018 Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival – Short Film Competition. The festival’s 2018...read more
Touch editor Chris Darlington has won the Best Editing Award at the Reale Film Festival in Milan, Italy. The mandate of the Reale Film Festival is to "promote film as an encounter between people, paying attention to those works that speak of...read more
NTV will air a ‘Touch’ Entertainment News Special, with Amanda Mews. The 1/2 hour show will air at 12:30 pm on Sat. Jan. 6, and will repeat at 12:30 am, just before Saturday Night Live. Posing with some of the 28 Awards/Nominations garnered by 'Touch' are:...read more
Touch won the 1st Official Jury Prize at the 2017 Solidando Film Festival, in Cagliari, Italy. The SFF is a film festival dedicated to screening films with a social theme. Jury Statement: TOUCH by Noel Harris - With extreme delicacy, in a short...read more
"A well written story that takes us down path which we all assumed to predict the ending, then went to surprise us all with a delightful twist". These are the words read by juror Basil Khalil (Academy and Palme d'Or nominated, Ave Maria) during the awards ceremony at...read more
Touch won Best Film at another Italian festival, the Solindando Film Festival, on the island of Sardinia. This goes along with the Special Jury Mention Award from the Pentedattilo Film Festival. Two of the three jurists at this festival were Basil Khalil and Daniel...read more