– cut by jumP Editor David Trachtenberg, written and directed by Matt Piedmont – is headed to Sundance. Earning a screening alongside 22 other short films in the category of U.S. Narrative Shorts, the comedic tale follows a down-and-out film legend, musician, CEO and astronaut, Brick Novax, who has two weeks to live and is on a quest to record his lifelong exploits in a shabby motel during his final days – a last-ditch effort to preserve his life’s great story. The standout film uses miniatures and Barbie-sized action figures and was originally produced for HBO’s
Funny or Die Presents
, Season 2.
Trachtenberg, whose recent spot work includes a direct-to-client spot for Apple, promoting the iPad, as well as Honda
, via Daily & Associates, is currently collaborating with Piedmont on the feature film
Casa de Mi Padre
, starring Will Ferrell.
The 2011 Sundance Film Festival runs from from Jan. 20 to 30.
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