New Short Films by James Byrne 
Screened Oct. 7 and 8, 2013 at Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul, St. Anthony Main Theater

"​Dreamer" stars Tracey Maloney and Robert O. Berdahl in an existential romantic comedy.  Trust issues, 
 new boyfriend issues, and issue-issues boil to the surface when a performance artist meets a tax assessor.

"Trade For Magic" Won Best Short Drama 2012 Highway 61 Film Festival, starring Emily Logan Dooley, 
 Laura Esping, with Haley Houck and David Wasylik.  An introspective mother and wife navigates a
 series of whimsical dilemmas in search of enchantment. 

"Trouble Light" Honorable Mention Best Romantic Comedy, 2012 Indie Gathering Film Festival, 
 starring  Kathryn Lawrey, John Skelley, and Christine Weber.  Amateur psychoanalysis and electricity get 
 involved when a frustrated filmmaker tries to make a new friend.      

"Rotations of the Earth"   Carolyn Pool won Best Actress in a Short Film at the 2011 SoCal Film Festival 
 for her performance, and also stars Peter Moore in a drama about old wounds and reconciliation. 

"Wayside Rest" stars Catherine Johnson Justice and Billy Mullaney.  A bar band singer on the run teams 
 up with a high school musician wannabe for a odd couple road trip.




    Ninety-Nine Pages
            Dreamer
        Trade For Magic
 Rotations of the Earth
          Great Lakes


  James Byrne is a writer/director who lives and works in St. Paul.  He is currently producing a short film, "Light of Each Day", starring Shelby Richardson and Michael Hanna, with Jauston Campbell and Jessie Scarborough-Ghent. 
Location filming will be finished by the end of April.