The Ghost in the Kamera • Pascale Neuschafer
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The Ghost in the Kamera

  • A little girl with long eyelashes, wearing a velvet green top, looks down at something
  • A little girl in a white night dress is looking at a vintage Super 8 camera
  • A little girl in a white night dress is bent over a book paging through it
  • A little girls eyes sparkle as she looks at something
  • A woman wearing a very large headdress and extreme eye make-up

Maya, a 9 year old Anglo-Russian girl with a vivid imagination, lives with her hard-working, single mom in rural Hampshire. One day she discovers something belonging to her grandfather from the Soviet era and suspects it may be haunted.
(2017, 10min)


Writer/Director: Shona Dutta Charlton
Starring: Maria Mirage, Ria Bella
Cinematographer: Pascale Neuschäfer
Production Company: Fudge Film Productions (UK)
Colourist: Haridas Stewart




Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival (Los Angeles, 2019)
Wonder Con (LA, 2019)
Women Cinemakers (Berlin, 2018)


WINNER  “Best Children’s Short”, Indie Short Fest – Los Angeles International Film Festival (Los Angeles, 2019)

WINNER Best Children’s/Family Short”, Calcutta International Cult Film Festival (Calcutta, 2019)
WINNER “Best Children’s Short”, Independent Shorts Award (Burbank, CA 2018)
BRONZE REMI AWARD, Worldfest Film Festival (Houston, 2019)
SEMI-FINALIST, “Hyperwave Film Festival” (Los Angeles, Spring 2019)
NOMINATED “Best Fantasy Short” & “Best Young Actress”,
  Independent Shorts Award (Burbank, CA 2018)
NOMINATED “Best Children’s Short”, Short to the Point, International Short Film Festival (Romania, 2019)