Hang ’em High

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 Years after a mysterious, supernatural force has plunged humanity into chaos, a lone woman searches the countryside for an enemy from her past.


Hang ’em High is a short film by Evan Ottoni, and marks his directorial debut. A collaboration between Jamaican and Canadian creatives, this post-apocalyptic adventure was co-written by Evan Ottoni and the film’s Producer/ Composer Marc Robotham. The film debuted at the Toronto Short Film Festival where it won the Audience Award.


Toronto Short Film Festival, 2016 – Won Audience Award

GATFFEST, 2016 –Nominated for Best Local Film


Jasmine Taylor as Dijah

Kadeem Wilson as Darrian

Kaleb D’Aguilar as Liron

Aston Cooke as Lester

Kevoy Burton as Jordan

Joylene Alexander as Lydia

Rayon Mclean as Timmy

Akeem Mignott as the Wanderer

Sanneta Myrie as Pauline


Directed by Evan Ottoni

Written by Marc Robotham & Evan Ottoni

Producers: Marc Robotham & Evan Ottoni

Executive Producer: Natalie Thompson

Director of Photography: Dustan Lewis McBain

Editor: Dustan Lewis McBain

Production Assistant: Nathan Capleton

Score by Marc Robotham, Cailen McQuattie, & Romario Alexander

Sound Design and Mixing: Marc Robotham & Cailen McQuattie

Casting Director Cecile Burrowes

Story Editor: Christine Ottoni

Assistant Camera: Jahsen Levy

Sound recordist: Cailen McQuattie

Grip: Romario Alexander

Animation by Adam Winnik

Color Correction: Chris DeRosa

Location Manager: Colin Smikle