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Synopsis: A lonely man spends his days wandering an isolated earth, waiting to be reunited with his family on another planet.


Sci Fi



Run Time

3 minutes


John La Magna (Man)
Emma O'Neill (News Anchor)

Director's Statement

2020 and most of 2021 has had a major impact on my creative work. As a storyteller during this time, I wanted to explore isolation, desperation and overall uncertainty of the future in my short film Welcome Home.

Director's Bio

Daniela Di Salvo is a director, writer and editor from Toronto, Ontario Canada. Over the past 3 years she has made 8 short films all of which have made various festival runs. Most recently, her short “It’s Desmond”, has played in over 35 films festivals across the world. Her latest short, “Welcome Home” recently won the award for Outstanding Achievement in Science Fiction at Indie Shorts Fest L.A. Di Salvo is inspired by the otherworldly–light and dark expressions of the world around us. The beauty, the ugly, the dark, and the sweet . Di Salvo’s dream is to have a short film at TIFF in the next 3 years.

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