Late Bloomer

directed by Craig Macneill
Short Film: TRT 13:03

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Loosely based on the dark tales of HP Lovecraft, Late Bloomer is a compelling and humorous initiation into one young boy's first seventh grade sexual education class.

Craig Macneill Director

Craig Macneill is a director and screenwriter based in New York City. Macneill's first film, LATE BLOOMER, written by Clay McLeod Chapman, was an official selection at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and played at over twenty prestigious festivals worldwide winning the audience award for Best Short Film at the Lake Placid Film Festival and Best short film at the HP Lovecraft Film Festival. More recently, Macneill, along with co-director Alexei Kaleina, completed a feature film tilted THE AFTERLIGHT which the New York Times called "intoxicating beauty." THE AFTERLIGHT opened theatrically at Quad Cinema in the fall of 2010 and had its world premiere at the International Rome Film Festival in Rome, Italy. Also Macneill, wrote and directed a short film shot entirely on location in Spain titled LOBOS (WOLVES). LOBOS premiered at the Zagreb Film Festival and the 2010 Palm Spring Shortfest. In 2010 Craig was awarded a Jerome Foundation Grant."