A 15 minute dark-comedy about connection, desire, and the psychological walls
that must break to come of age in your 30s
This genre bending short forces a tightly wound workaholic to quite literally face his inner monologue when his new AI companion
short-circuits on their romantic getaway.
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B R E T T E P S T E I N
Brett is originally from Connecticut(ECA Theatre Department alum 05) & he received his Bachelors Degree in Rhode Island (Providence College: Theatre/Writing- cum laude).He has
appeared on Ray Donovan ( Show time) and Betty ( HBO ) . You may also recognize him utilizing his comedy chops on Netflix's Friends
From College, The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show and HBOMax's That Damn Michael Che. Brett wrote and starred in the films
Sealand Cares!, Quitting, and Diary Room, all of which have officially screened/won awards at Blackbird Film Festival, Burbank
International Film Festival, OutFilm Awards, Lower East Side Film Festival among others. Brett is an advanced level improviser (UCB
N Y+ Groundlings LA), hosts the sold-out Rule of 7x7series(New York Times, Playbill and TimeOut NY highlight),and coaches
T Y MOLBAK
Ty is a director, producer, and actor raised in New Orleans, L A and on Whidbey Island, WA .He is the founder of Blue Collaborative, a
multidisciplinary non-profit production company. Last year, B C helped produce a series of filmed readings in support of amfAR with actors
including Bob Odenkirk, Kaia Gerber, Nat Wolf, Cameron Monaghan, and Brandon Flynn. Directing credits include: TAN (BC).
Deserve (RoundRoomImage), SCORCH (BC), SomethingYellow (Acquired by IndieFlix), and Mary Poppins (Whidbey Theater). Producing credits: The Great Gatsby, Julius Caesar, & The Room- BenefitReadings (Acting for a Cause&BC), T T T (Dir. Victor
Oconitrillo, Feature Film). Film/IV acting credits include: Babylon (Damien Chazelle, Paramount), Immortality (Sam Barlow; TriBeca Film Festival Selection 2022), Next Exit (Mali Elfman; TriBeca Film
Festival Selection 2022) and Master ( Mariama Diallo , Amazon Studios ;
Sundance &SXSW Selection 2022), PBC (Cinemand) and Katy Keene (TheCW).Ty attended Loyola Marymount University's School of Film and Television for directing before earning his BFA in acting from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.
M A R C U S C R A W F O R D G U Y
When Marcus gave up soccer for dance class, his tippy-toed tendencies were sworn to secrecy by his parents-his queerness was best kept quiet. This Billy Elliot upbringing in rural Scotland go to
Hollywood ending when Marcus became the first Scotsman accepted to The Juilliard School's prestigious Drama Division.
Marcus is a proud multi-hyphenate who uses his once-bullied limp wrists to write about misunderstood masculinity.
A member of SAG-AFTRA, Marcus' work has been seen on the B B C ,AMG and in celebrated queer festivals NewFest and
Wicked Queer. Marcus' featured screenplay, A Man's A Man was a semifinalist for both the Humanitas College Drama Award and the 2022 ScreenCraft Drama Competition. His coming-of-age feature screenplay, Malcolm and May, was recently shortlisted for the
B A F T A Rocliffe Film Competition. He is also a graduate o f the University of Southern California's MFA in Writing for Screen and
Television as a Hollywood Foreign Press Association Scholar.