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

NTV to Air Special on Touch Saturday Jan 6

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:...

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Touch Receives Special Jury Mention Award

"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...

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Touch Mediterranean Tour Updates

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...

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Darryl Hopkins, Best Actor in Monaco

Darryl Hopkins has been chosen by an international jury as Best Lead Actor, Short Film, at the Monaco International Film Festival. Jurist Vasalisa Kuzmina stated of Hopkins' screen presence; “We knew everything that he felt, despite the fact that he didn’t...

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Touch to Screen in Monaco!

Touch is one of 12 short films selected from submissions across the globe to screen at the 2017 Monaco International Film Festival. The festival takes place in Monte Carlo from Dec. 4-7. The MIFF is a celebration of peace love and the art of making movies....

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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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