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Zoe thinks she’s perceived negatively by others, but how does she know its true? The film explores the complexities of living social anxiety.


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Director: Rory McLeod

Rory McLeod grew up around wildlife in the deserts of central Australia where he developed a passion for the environment and social justice. When he was a young boy he wanted to be like David Attenborough and make wildlife films. IN 2013 he started using his phone to photograph the things around him and in 2014 He got his first DSLR and began to really enjoy his photography. In early 2015 he made a little short film called ‘Morning Goat Milking’ and soon after started film school in Victoria. In 2015 he directed a short called ‘The Flower Thief’ about an obsessive flower picker and in 2016 he produced and directed ‘Limitless’ About a girl who struggles with social anxiety. He has also been the DP on several other films.

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Anxiety is the most common mental illness out there, and it takes a lot of different forms. Experiencing some level of anxiety is a normal...


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