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

Darryl Hopkins to represent Touch in Milan

Darryl Hopkins ("Uncle Paul") will be in Milan to represent Touch  at the Reale Film Festival. Touch was one of eighteen films selected as a finalist for the festival, which takes place November 2 and 3. The festival promotes film as an encounter between...

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TOUCH takes Two Wins at Italian Film Festival!

Krystin Pellerin - Best Actress  |  Touch - Best International Film The Artistic Director of the 2017 Visioni Corte International Short Film Festival, Gisella Calabrese, in her Italian-to-English translation. KRYSTIN PELLERIN For the ability to...

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Touch Selected for Västerås Festival in Sweden

Touch has been selected to screen at the Västerås Film Festival in Sweden. The Västerås Film Festival aims to establish Västerås as a place of film culture by recognizing creative, qualitative, and unique films.   [button...

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Touch to Screen at VisioniCorte Festival

Touch has been selected to screen at the Visioni Corte International Short Film Festival 2017, taking place from September 11 - 16, 2017, in Minturno, Italy. Touch will screen in the International Fiction Section Click here for more about the...

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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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