Everything's Fine: A Panic Attack in D Major

Work type






USA, 11m, Sony FS7


A musical comedy about a woman at the onset of her quarter-life crisis and her existential journey through the various stages of anxiety in song and dance.          


Writer/Director: Zack Morrison      

Producer: Taylor Ortega      


Director of Photography: Adam Volerich

Editor: Zack Morrison

Production Design: Tyler Wallach

Composers: Zack Morrison, David Seamon, Owen Danoff

Sound Design: Kevin Wilson

Cast: Carly Blane, Derek Klena, Tait Rupert, Chelsea Watts, Alyson Reim, Elise Vannerson, Lauren Luciano


Contact: Zack  Morrison, zmorrison18@gmail.com



Katharina Otto-Bernstein Thesis Film Fund





About the Writer/Director

Zack Morrison

Zack Morrison is a screenwriter and director from East Brunswick, New Jersey. His accolades include the Campus Moviefest Lifetime Achievement Award, and has been featured on MTV College Filmmakers. Zack hosts the YouTube series We Have A Show—a crowdsourced variety show featuring filmmakers, comedians, and musicians from across the internet. Outside Columbia, Zack has previously worked at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Saturday Night Live.



About the Producer

Taylor Ortega

Taylor Ortega currently works at Nickelodeon as a Coordinator in the Live Action Development and Production Department. While obtaining her MFA at Columbia University, Taylor worked in the audience department for the TV programs The View (Disney/ABC) and Kevin Can Wait (CBS). Additionally, Taylor has had an array of internships and assistant work at various development and production companies located in Los Angeles, New York City, and London, UK.