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I Will Not Write Unless I'm Swaddled in Furs


A film by Wade Shotter

Genre(s): Comedy

• Theme(s): Art

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I Will Not Write Unless I'm Swaddled in Furs

  • Wade Shotter


    Wade has a background in painting, illustration and art direction, but fell in love with the moving image through making music videos for his band. He relocated to London to focus on his new passion, which ultimately led to commercials. This is where he has continued to hone his visual style and is now represented worldwide. He has won numerous awards for his intricate and engaging approach to filmmaking.


Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2018: San Francisco International Film Festival
  • 2018: Athens International Film & Video Festival
  • 2018: Edinburgh International Film Festival
  • 2018: Palm Springs Shortfest
  • 2018: Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival
  • 2018: New Zealand International Film Festival
  • 2018: Heartland: Indy Shorts International Film Fest
  • 2018: LA Shorts Fest
  • 2018: One-Reeler International short film competition Winner – award of excellence
  • 2018: IMDB Independent Shorts Awards Best Comedy Short, First time director - Gold, Cinematography - Silver, Original score - Silver
  • 2018: Calgary International Film Festival
  • 2018: International Independent Shorts Awards Production design - Platinum, Direction - Gold
  • 2018: Shnit Worldwide Short Film Festival
  • 2018: Aesthetica Short Film Festival
  • 2018: POFF shorts
  • 2018: St Louis International Film Festival
  • 2019: CINEQUEST


A fussy writer battles his large ego and high expectations to create a work of art.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 6'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Sound: Stereo
  • Country(ies) of production: New Zealand
  • Original Language(s): English
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Alexis Dubus, Louise Tu’u, Isabella Evans
  • Screenplay: Wade Shotter
  • Cinematographer: Andrew Commis ACS, Andrew Stroud
  • Editor: Nathan Pickles
  • Music: Peter Van Der Fluit
  • Producer: Jimena Murray
  • Executive Producer: Rob Galluzzo, Karen Bryson, Michael Hilliard

Company Credits

  • Produced by: FINCH