A few months after his mother’s funeral a young boy, James, is brought to live with his grandmother Fay in suburban New England. Caught in the clutches of grief James’ father Ian leaves for work in an adjacent town, leaving his son to sort through the school year alone with his grandmother. However, a walk down the mysterious Reverie Rd. soon brings James on a magical journey as he meets state-renowned magician, The Great Sampson who gifts the boy a magical wishing jar.
WINNER of the Best Short Film Category! Thank you to the festival and for all involved in helping bring this film to audiences across the globe!
The Nutmeg Film Festival
Winner Best CT Short Film 2023
Open Gate Film Festival
November 11-13, 2022
Thank you to everyone who came out to see The Firefly Jar at the Open Gate International Film Festival this year. It was an amazing festival with a lot of great films. We ended up taking home the Audience Choice Award!
Berkeley Springs Film Festival
April 1, 2023
Historic Star Theater, Berkeley Springs, WV
Thank you to everyone who came out to this amazing festival in West Virginia. The Firefly Jar took home Best Short Film and Best Supporting Actor, congratulations Reno Venturi for your performance as, 'The Great Sampson'