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

Short Film FaceOff Schedule

Short Film FaceOff begins screening on CBC Saturday July 8, at 8:30 PM NST. The show will run for four weeks. Touch will be screened and judged on the July 22 episode. Be sure to tune in to the show!!

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Touch To Screen On National Television!

Touch was picked as one of nine short films from across Canada for the CBC television show Short Film Face-Off. Writer/Director Noel Harris will be in Halifax next week to film his segment of the show. More details on air dates to follow. Click here to visit the Short...

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Krystin, Mark & Noel off to Newport Beach

Touch actor Krystin Pellerin, writer/director Noel Harris & producer Mark O'Neill, leave this Sunday to attend the 2017 Newport Beach Film Festival.  We would like to extend a sincere thanks to our sponsors ERCO Homes and Cox and...

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Touch Goes Big Apple!

On the heels of screening on the U.S. west coast at the 2017 Newport Beach Film Festival, the selection jury of the 2017 New York City Independent Film Festival has chosen Touch to screen at their festival. The screening date is Friday, May 5. The venue is 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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