"Lake Effect" is a short film exposing the complexity of grief that accompanies tragedy.  Written and directed by Michael Chadwick and produced by SHEP Films, it follows a grieving father, Alex, whose daughter has recently drowned, as well as Alex's girlfriend, Julia, who joins him on the lake for the first time since his daughter's death.  By exploring the inner recesses of the grieving mind and expressing the beautiful, mysterious, and violent associations that come with mourning over a loved one, "Lake Effect" considers what it means to share one's pain in a relationship.