the Ref - Visual Pollution
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the Ref

A referee struggles to maintain control over a 2nd grade basketball game. Short Films in Focus – the Ref

Short of the Week – Feature

The Stranger – How Hard Could It Be to Ref a Second Grade Basketball Game?

Ian Edlund, Frank Boyd, Emily Chisholm, Kevin Kelly, Keaton Whittaker, Christopher Goodson, Ian Lerch

Director: Peter Edlund
Story: Ian Edlund
Screenplay: Peter Edlund, Ian Edlund
Producer: Megan Leonard
Co-Producers: Séverine Tibi, Anaïs Calmels
Executive Producers: Douglas Choi, Brian LaMacchia, David Chen
Director of Photography: Ty Migota
Editors: Megan Leonard, Peter Edlund
Sound Design/Re-Recording Mixer: Jason Alberts
Score: Erik Blood
Title Design: Christopher Harrell, Electric Sheep
Colorist: Gabe Sanchez
Music: Title Fight
Art Director: Darcy Drysdale
Wardrobe Stylist: Darcy Drysdale
Hair & Make-up Stylist: Tonya Carlson-Jolly
Production Sound: Taylor Delph

A Visual Pollution production, in co-production with Sevana Films, in association with Sons of Rigor and Farcaster Films, co-sponsored by the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture.

2021 Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (Tokyo, World Premiere)
2021 Palm Springs International ShortFest (North American Premiere)
2021 Bend Film Festival
2021 Indie Memphis Film Festival
2021 Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (Canadian Premiere)
2022 Seattle International Film Festival
2022 Brussels Short Film Festival (Best Actor Award – International Competition)
2022 Walla Walla Film Crush