Swallow You Whole

Work type





 - H

USA, 16m, Digital


A man waits for his girlfriend, but is surprised by her teenage daughter instead. As the day unfolds he becomes infatuated with her, leading him to question his relationship with his girlfriend as well as himself.


Writer/Director: Aviva Neuman
Producer: Sarah-Kate Fenelon
Director of Photography: Mitch Blummer
Editor: Stephen Lee
Composer: Max Kuisaalas
Cast: Nina Wisner, Ariel Eliaz, Carey Van Driest    


Contact: Aviva Neuman, arn2128@columbia.edu



About the Writer/Director

Aviva Neuman

Aviva Neuman, a Swedish/American screenwriter/director living in New York, received a fellowship from the American–Scandinavian Foundation, 2016. Her shorts Min Kusin Klara and Aaron have screened at international festivals. She wrote 20 Minutes, which was selected to Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival. In 2018, New York Women in Film and TV selected Aviva, with script JONI, to their mentorship program.

About the Producer

Sarah Kate Fenelon

Sarah-Kate Fenelon is an Irish producer based in Los Angeles. She has produced many short films internationally, from Morocco to Colombia to South Africa, and her films have screened at film festivals around the world including Miami, Venice, New York, and Colombia. She is currently the executive assistant to writer/producer Neil Gaiman.



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Walter Reade Theater



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