With ANNA RUSSELL-MARTIN
Written and directed by LAURA CARREIRA
Produced by MAEVE MCMAHON & MHAIRI VALENTINE
Director of Photography KARL KÜRTEN
Editor FLORIAN NONNENMACHER
Costume Design KIRSTY HALLIDAY & STUART TRUESDALE
Production Designer KARA RAMSAY
Sound Design JOHN COBBAN
Sound Recordist DAVID MCKEITCH
Distribution and Sales PORTUGAL FILM AGENCY
Commissioned as part of the SFTN New Shorts 2019/2020 programme.
Supported by Screen Scotland and BFI with National Lottery funding.
Nominated for Orizzonti Award for Best Short Film - 77th Venice Film Festival
Winner of the Venice Short Film Nomination for the European Film Awards 2020
FESTIVALS: 
WORLD PREMIERE - 77th Venice International Film Festival - Orrizonti Short Film Competition
Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2020 - Official Selection

MEDIA:

> Laura Carreira e Ana Rocha de Sousa competem em Veneza na secção Horizontes - Público

"A micronarrativa, com os seus tempos, desagua numa experiência ampla, avassaladora: a partir do mundo tal como o conhecemos hoje, lembramo-nos do mundo que conhecemos antes."

> Venice Film Fest 2020 Interview: Laura Carreira on Showing the Work in “The Shift”

"It’s the Portuguese filmmaker’s second film to find a deeply human way to relate the larger struggle of a society that dealing with ever-increasing wealth inequity and the lack of a proper safety net inside just one person’s story."

> The New Current - Venice 2020: Interview with Laura Carreira

> Ubiquarian - The Shift - Review

"What starts as a simple walk to the supermarket ends in a heartbreaking contemporary tale of human, work-related drama. Carreira doesn’t show anything we don’t know, but the way she does it stays in one’s memory."

> Close-Up Culture - The Shift - Review

An agency worker is forced to make her ultimate sacrifice after her shift is cancelled unexpectedly.