Work type





 - B

USA, 18m, Digital


Rob and Pat, middle-aged best buddies and local irritants, scheme to influence the outcome of a Little League game by kidnapping the star player.


Writer/Director: Gabriel Wilson
Co-Writer: Benjamin Gottlieb
Producer: Jennifer Kaiser
Director of Photography: Rob Lietzell
Editor: Rob Wilson
Production Designer: Melanie May
Cast: Linas Phillips, Will Janowitz, Leslie Meisel, Grace Rex, Xavier Evans


Contact: Gabriel Wilson,


Leone Family Film Grant



About the Writer/Director

Gabriel Wilson

Gabriel Wilson is a director and screenwriter whose work explores human relationships through a naturalistic and humorous lens. He’s pursuing his MFA in Directing at Columbia and was the recipient of the Leone Family Film Grant. His short film, Clean, was recently acquired by PBS.


About the Co-writer

Ben Gottlieb is receiving his MFA in Screenwriting from Columbia University this May. Prior to Columbia, he worked at The Washington Post, The Brooklyn Rail, WNYC, and Harper’s Magazine.

About the Producer

Jenny Kaiser

Jennifer Kaiser is a Creative Producing candidate in the MFA Film program at Columbia University. She is originally from Minnesota, and has worked on productions for PBS, HBO and Netflix in Minnesota and NYC. Currently, she is an Agent Trainee at United Talent Agency.



Friday, May 17, 7:30 pm
Walter Reade Theater



Program B Encore: Saturday, May 18, 2 pm, Lenfest Center for the Arts; Free and open to the public