O Negative

About

A young woman and the man who cares for her race to find shelter in a roadside motel so they can feed her addiction, in this wordless story about desire and dependency.

Screens with

2016 Program

Year

2015

Country

Canada

Runtime

15 min

Genre

Narrative

Credits

Director

Steven McCarthy

Producers

Steven McCarthy
Eric Haapala
Sandra Forsell

Writers

Steven McCarthy
Alyx Melone

Music

Gordon Hyland
Sam McLellan

Editing

Stephane Lafleur

Art Direction

Cory Hawke

Costumes

Jenna McCutchen

Makeup

Jen Wright

Artist Bio

Steven McCarthy is the lead singer of Toronto funk band The ElastoCitizens, and has played leading roles in film and television for Dreamworks, Columbia Tri-Star, A&E, and HBO. He is one of the stars of Andrew Currie’s upcoming comedy, The Steps, sharing the screen with Christine Lahti, James Brolin, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Jason Ritter. In 2005 he founded Candles are for Burning, a production company dedicated to making theatre like it's rock n' roll, and rock n' roll like it's theatre. O Negative is the company's first film.