Now Or Later

Work type






USA, 10m, Alexa


Dr. Marcy Later, a scientist working on nuclear fusion, attends a physics conference in New Orleans. When she meets a group of Furries at the same hotel during an unexpected hurricane, a story about politics, delusion, and family begins to unfold.


Writer/Director: Nick Singer

Co-writer: Ben Gottlieb

Producers: Milo Daemgen, Catherine Rierson


Director of Photography: Justin Zweifach

Editor: Nick Singer

Production Design: Sam Hensen

Cast: Robin Weigert, Gibson Ledgerwood, Kaitlyn Hall, Leslie Nipkow, Lance Nichols, Alice Tolan-Mee, Matthew Underwood, Matt Owens


Contact: Nick Singer,



The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Production Grant





About the Writer/Director

Nick Singer

Nick Singer is currently an MFA candidate in Columbia University’s graduate film program. Other Months, an official selection of the 2014 SXSW Film Festival and the 2014 BAMcinemaFest, among others, was his first feature. February, his thesis film at Wesleyan University, was selected as an in-competition short at the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival. Now or Later, his fifth short film, was awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s production grant.


About the Co-writer

Ben Gottlieb

Ben Gottlieb is a Screenwriting MFA Candidate at Columbia’s Film Program. After graduating from Brown University with degrees in Art History and Literary Arts, he worked as an editor at The Washington Post and at WNYC. His writing has appeared on the Harper’s website and The Brooklyn Rail, and in the literary journals [sic]The Open Face Sandwich and Matrix Magazine, for which he received the 2013 LitPop Prize.