A Tip on Torment

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Fairhaven High school junior produces A Tip on Torment, an award winning short film.

One man realizes the impact of his actions.


One man realizes the impact of his decisions, after an experience forces him to reflect on empathy.

A high school junior developed A Tip on Torment to explore the connection between two different people. The student developed a parallel story to compare two characters, and forces the characters to unite after a harrowing event.


  • UMASS Dartmouth Emerging Young Artist Showcase 2019
  • Massachusetts Art and Scholastic Writing Awards- Silver Key
  • New England Student Production Short Film Award
  • Nominated for four National Student Production Awards
A Tip on Torment is a short film produced by a high school junior at Fairhaven HIgh School, in Fairhaven, Massachusetts.

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About the Author
About the Author

Drew Furtado is an Emmy Award winning filmmaker, and leader of a nationally recognized high school media arts communication department .

He develops guides and strategies for nonprofit and educational organizations to improve and grow their social media presence, website development, and communication practices that best engages audiences.

New Bedford, Massachusetts

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