World soundtrack awards
Short Term 12
Archived: Short Term 12 (2013)

director: Destin Daniel Cretton

composer: Joel P. West
With: Brie Larson (Grace), John Gallagher Jr. (Mason), Kaitlyn Dever (Jayden), Stephanie Beatriz (Jessica), Rami Malek (Nate), Alex Calloway (Sammy), Kevin Hernandez (Luis), Lydia Du Veaux (Kendra), Keith Stanfield (Marcus), Frantz Turner (Jack), a.o.

duration: 96 minutes
Explore Zone , Drama, Youth / Coming-Of-Age

American Independent cinema
Film Fest Gent - Short Term 12

Supervising staff member of a foster care facility Denim navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend. Inside the gates of Short Term 12, fights and meltdowns happen every day and Denim knows how to respond. But as his personal life collides with work, he realizes that he is no better off than the kids he's trying to help.


director: Destin Daniel Cretton
composer: Joel P. West
producer: Joshua Astrachan
screenplay: Destin Cretton
Editor: Nat Sanders
Cinematography: Brett Pawlak
sound: Onnalee Blank

production company: Animal Kingdom

More info

subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: United States of America
year: 2013

Official site


DESTIN DANIEL CRETTON: Longbranch: A Suburban Parable (2002, short), Bartholomew's Song (2006, short), Drakmar: A Vassal's Journey (2006, documentary), Deacon's Mondays (2007, short), Short Term 12 (2008, short), Festival Road Trip (2009, TV series documentary), I Am Not A Hipster (2012), Short Term 12 (2013)

Technical Specs

format: DCP
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