Note to Self

Drama Short Film

A man makes a desperate attempt to fix his life by sending a message to his former self. A film made in association with DEFT.

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Awards & Credits

Awards

  • Runner Up Best Film

    48 Hour Film Project 2018
    Des Moines, IA
  • Best Director

    Justin Norman
    48 Hour Film Project 2018
    Des Moines, IA
  • Best Actor

    Eric Allan
    48 Hour Film Project 2018
    Des Moines, IA
  • Best Editing

    Justin Norman
    48 Hour Film Project 2018
    Des Moines, IA
  • Audience Choice

    Group B
    48 Hour Film Project 2018
    Des Moines, IA
  • Best Use of Line of Dialogue

    48 Hour Film Project 2018
    Des Moines, IA
  • Best Directing - Achievement Award

    Iowa Motion Picture Association Awards
    Fairfield, IA
  • Nominations

    • Best Iowa Film - Snake Alley Festival of Film
      Burlington, IA
  • Official Selection

    • Lisbon Film Rendezvous
      Lisbon, Portugal
    • Snake Alley Festival of Film
      Burlington, Iowa
    • Iowa Independent Film Festival
      Mason City, IA
    • Prairie State Film Fest
      Dekalb, IL
  • Official Selection

    • Lisbon Film Rendezvous Lisbon, Portugal
    • Prairie State Film Festival Dekalb, IL
    • Snake Alley Festival of Film Burlington, IA

Co-Starring

Sound Recording

  • John Hennessey Baker

Makeup & Production Assistant

  • Kalena Clarkson

Music

Sound Effects

  • Eric Allan
  • John Hennessey Baker
  • Bruce James Bales

Producers

  • Bruce James Bales
  • John Hennessey Baker
  • Justin Norman
  • Eric Allan

Drone Pilot

  • Eric Allan

Sound Mix, Editing, Color Correction

  • Justin Norman

Grip / Photography

Extra Content

Check out behind-the-scenes content, music, and promotional materials for this film, collected below.

Trailers

Three trailers were created to promote Note to Self, each edited by Justin Norman. The first two trailers promoted specific theatrical screenings as part of the 48 Hour Film Project, while the third was used to promote the film's online release.

Behind the Scenes

Musical Score

by Make-Believe Machines

The film's original score was written by Justin Norman, who composes under the name Make-Believe Machines. You can watch a music-only version of the film here, and download the music here.

Production Photography

by Nick Ford

Behind-the-scenes photos were taken by Nick Ford during production.

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Promotional Stills

by Bruce James Bales

These are edited still frames from the film shot by Bruce James Bales which were used to promote it.