A short film titled “The After” by British Nigerian photographer, Misan Harriman has been shortlisted for the 96th Academy Awards.
Harriman is known for being the first black man to shoot a magazine cover for British Vogue. Now, his latest film project, “The After” has been shortlisted in the Live Action Short Film category.
Over 187 films had qualified for this category but “The After” is part of the 15 titles in total from across that world that were eventually selected. The final nominations of five out of the 15 will be announced on Tuesday, January 23, 2024.
“The After”, which tackles themes that include resilience, courage, and the indomitable spirit of hope, made its debut on Netflix on October 25, 2023.
Written by Harriman and John Julius Schwabach, the film tells the story of a ride-share driver, played by David Oyelowo, who finds solace through an unexpected encounter with a passenger. Other cast alongside Oyelowo include Jessica Plummer and Amelie Dokubo.