Production Stills from “Cool for Five Seconds”

Katherine Bourne Taylor as Colleen

Mary Tilden as Eleanor

Cool for Five Seconds is a short film that follows Colleen, a recovering addict. She has invited her sister, Eleanor, to meet her in a diner late at night. After years of silence, they attempt to reconnect and reckon with the events that drove them apart.

Cool for Five Seconds was shot in November of 2018, and will be hitting the film festival circuit in 2019. Feel free to learn more about our team by clicking on their names:

Director: Dani Wieder

Producers: Katherine Bourne Taylor and Mary Tilden

Cast: Katherine Bourne Taylor as Colleen and Mary Tilden as Eleanor

Screenplay: Calamity West

Editor: Lindsay Rynne

Director of Photography: Jason Chiu

1st AC: Reba Wilson

AD/ 1st Production Assistant: Travis Delgado

Production Design: Dana Macel

Sound Mixer: Gabby Henderson

Gaffer: Cole Moore

Production Assistant: Keyanna Khatiblou

Production Assistant: Cydney Moody

Shot at A&T Pancake House and Grill in Rogers Park, Chicago