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.

About Touch

Touch is a short film, made through the Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Cooperative (NIFCO) Picture Start Project. Touch was completed in early 2016 and is being submitted to film festivals.


The producers of Touch are excited to have a cast ensemble including Krystin Pellerin, Darryl Hopkins, Brian Marler, Rick Boland, Willow Kean, and introducing Jorja King and Benjamin Harris.


The production crew of Touch include a who’s-who of local industry veterans. Helmed by writer/director Noel Harris, Touch is produced by Panoramic Pictures.

Recent News and Updates

Touch on US Movie Streaming Service

After more than 2 years on the festival circuit, and over thirty nominations/wins, Touch has finished its film festival run. Thanks again to the crew, cast, and supporters who have helped to make this such a wonderful ride. Our distributor, Network Ireland Television,...

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Touch to Screen at Bucharest Film Awards

Touch has been selected to screen in competition at the Bucharest Film Awards, Nov. 1-3, 2018. The iconic city of Bucharest is the capital of Romania and the centre of Romanian media, culture, and art. Romanian filmmaker Ramona Aristide, a friend of Noel...

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Touch Wins at U.S. Film Competition

"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...

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Chris Darlington Wins Award in Milan

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...

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What People are Saying

An inspired and well executed short film that’s subject matter is as deftly handled by director Noel Harris, as it is bold.
Brad Peyton

Director, San Andreas

Krystin Pellerin is amazing in this short film and her performance leaves a lasting impression….it can’t help but touch your soul.
David Herrington

Directory of Photography, Frontier, Netflix

A well written short that packs a lot of emotional punch; powerful performances captured by a talented director.
Perry Chafe

Co-Creator, Republic of Doyle

A beautiful film — the writing, cinematography, direction, acting, music, design, editing…. Everything!
Robert Joy



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