Stutterer (film)


Film poster
Directed by Benjamin Cleary
Produced by

Serena Armitage

Shan Christopher Ogilvie
Written by Benjamin Cleary

Matthew Needham

Eric Richard

Chloe Pirrie
Release dates
July 8, 2015
(Galway Film Fleadh)
Running time
12 minutes
Country Ireland
Language English
Box office £5,000 (estimated)

Stutterer is a short drama film written and directed by Benjamin Cleary[1] and produced by Serena Armitage and Shan Christopher Ogilvie.[2]


Greenwood, a lonely typographer struggles to overcome his speech impediment while attempting to form a romantic relationship.


Critical reception

Stutterer won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film at the 2016 88th Academy Awards.[3]

Awards and nominations

Award Date of ceremony Category Recipients and nominees Result
Crested Butte Film Festival October 2, 2016 Best Short Narrative Stutterer Won
Academy Awards[3] February 28, 2016 Best Live Action Short Film Stutterer Won
London Film Critics' Circle[4] January 17, 2016 Best Short Film Stutterer Won
Aesthetica Short Film Festival[5] November 8, 2015 Best Drama Stutterer Won
DC Shorts Film Festival[6] September 20, 2015 Audience Award Stutterer Won


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