American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Heritage Award winner PJ Raval

Wake is the heartbreaking story about a 5-year-old girl who spends four days in a small apartment when her mother doesn’t wake up from sleeping, and not understanding the concept of death.


Kodak Award Competition 2004 (Grand Prize Winner), ASC Student Heritage Award 2004, McGuffin Film Festival 2005 (Best Short), Arizona International Film Festival 2005, Spindletop Film Festival 2005 (1st Place: College Shorts), Kodak Emerging Filmmakers Showcase at Cannes Film Festival 2005, Seoul Net Festival 2005 (Special Jury Mention), Newport International Film Festival 2005, Jackson Hole Film Festival 2005 (Best Student Short), Texas Filmmakers Showcase 2005, Dallas Video Festival 2005, GwangJu International Film Festival 2005, Palm Springs International Film Festival of Shorts 2005, Hawaii International Film Festival 2005, Austin Film Festival 2005 (Best Student Short), Savannah Film Festival 2005, Lyon Asian Film Festival 2005 (Jury Award for Best Short Film / Public Award), Edge works Film Festival 2005, Slamdance Film Festival 2006, San Francisco Korean American Film Festival 2006, San Francisco Asian American Film Festival 2006