USA, 17m, Alexa
After her best friend receives a fatal diagnosis, Robin helps him skip his father's funeral and crash his ex-girlfriend's wedding. Only then does she discover how cancerous he truly is.
Writer/Director: Ijaaz Noohu
Co-writer: Grant Harvey
Producer: Farand Pawlak
Co-Producer: Lauren Marie López De Victoria
Director of Photography: Ian Lipton
Editor: Shelby Hall
Production Design: Sam Neidenbach
Composer: Jorn Swart
Cast: Roshni Shukla, Tom Assam-Miller, Madeleine Barker, Ali Axelrad
Contact: Ijaaz Noohu, firstname.lastname@example.org
Katharina Otto-Bernstein Thesis Film Fund
About the Writer/Director
Ijaaz Noohu immigrated at three years old from Sri Lanka to Los Angeles. He studied Economics and English at Chapman University, during which time he worked on productions such as Anomalisa, Mad Men, and The Colbert Report. He is currently working on the feature version of Start Breaking My Heart.
About the Producer
Farand Pawlak started his career in finance, during which time, he studied comedy writing at the famed Second City in Chicago and screenwriting at Northwestern University. In 2014, he decided to combine his business experience and passion for great stories and pursue an MFA in Creative Producing at Columbia University. To date, his producing credits include various short films and on-set production experience with both domestic and international films.