Cracked is a short film about a teen boy whose conspiracy theories might not be as far-fetched as they first seem. The film was selected for the 2016 Woodstock Film Festival and won a Gold Key in the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

  • Written and directed by thirteen year old Benny Rendell
  • Cinematography by Leo Lion
  • Music by Spooky Ghost
  • Cast: Jack Warren, Dante Kanter, Daniel Zuzworsky, Ayun Halliday, Robert Warren, and Bradley Lewis

Written and performed by AM4, Listen is a song about teen-bullying and its aftermath. The music video (shot and directed by Benny Rendell) was selected for the 2016 Williamsburg International Film Festival the 2016 Woodstock Film Festival. It also won a Silver Key in the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

  • Music by AM4 (Archie Lewis-Harris and Maia Weiss, and featuring Maxwell Barnes on tenor sax and Max Mielcarek on upright bass) 
  • Cast: Georgia Dedolph, Zoe Frances Harvey, and Fae Leonard Mann 

Cracked (2016; dir. Benny Rendell)

Listen (2016; dir. Benny Rendell)

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