Kaja Powlaski has closed herself off from the world. Taking solace only in her love for photography. When her elderly neighbor Amelia arrives at her doorstep with a film camera and a script, Kaja must decide to exit her comfort zone and try something new. However, feelings of inadequacy and embarrassment may hold her back.

1995 is currently on its festival run, and has not yet been released online.


-Best Student Film - Black Hills Film Festival 2020

-Best Production Design - Nebbys Film Festival 2019

-Audience Choice Best Director - Nebbys Film Festival 2019

-Best Supporting Actress -Under the Stars International Film Festival 2019

-Best Drama Short and Best Cinematography Nominee

For updates as production continues follow @1995Film on Facebook.


Kaja Polawski - Arin Turnage

Amelia Nowak - Jeanne Kern


Director: Michaela Wadzinski

Director of Photography: Reed Ellefson

Writers: Ethan Grafton/Michaela Wadzinski

Production Design: Caroline White

Editor: Ethan Grafton

© Michaela Wadzinski Animation