narrative feature

Special Jury Prize, South by Southwest

Writer/Director: Allen Colombo


Starring: Ali Farahnakian, Jennifer Joan Taylor, Luis Melendez, Albena Dodeva, Matt Dwyer, JoannyVette Gonzalez, Ned Baker, Lisa Velten, Torrence W. Murphy, Eastman Presser, Dexter King, Marshall Bean

Producer: Rachel Davis

Cinematographer: Scott Thiele

Production Designer: Sarah Broshar

Editors: Eric Kutner and Allen Colombo

Organ Music Performed by Dennis Wolkowicz

Locations: Sarah Platt

Talent Coordinator: Wendy Colombo

First Assistant Camera: Kevin Goodgion

Second Assistant Camera: Hope Wabuke

Third Assistant Camera: Kristen Kolada

Sound Design: Jacob Ross

Sound Recordists: Tommy Dawkins, Diego Parada

Boom Operator: Bobbye Swafford

Continuity: Isaac Feder

Script Supervisor: Adam Goldstein

Stunt Coordinators: Rick LeFevour, Tom Lowell

Stunts Tobias Daszciewski, Tom Lowell

First AD: Kwame Amoaku

Second AD: Sean Gannet

Associate Producer: Jon Monteverde

Unit Production Manager: David Riemenschneider

Line Producer: Rachel Davis

Key Grip: Stefani Foster

Gaffers: Wilson Mylander, Eric Wheeler

Dolly Grip: Rob Van Doran

Grip/Electrician: Kolter Campbell

Grip/Electrician: Jean Phillipe Belliard

Art Crew: Patrick Vukovich, Kara Brugman

Vehicles: Jo Yao

Costumes: Ema Yamagata, Wendy Colombo, Patty West

Theater Set Designer: by Nate Dowd

Set Construction: Ian Forester, Joe Schneider, Ryan Hinshaw

Assistant Editors: Aaron Rumley,

Andrew Hollis

ALLEN COLOMBO | Director, Filmmaker

b. 1975 Charleston SC.

Thesis film at Northwestern University won the Special Jury Award at South By Southwest. 


Spent six weeks in Gobi desert photographing Buddhist cave paintings to create virtual reality archive of ancient religious site. 


Moved to Los Angeles in 2002, landed in post at Miramax, assisted Pietro Scalia, worked with directors Danny DeVito, John Dahl and Wes Craven.


Shifted to editing then directing commercial work.  Directed projects for Amazon, Marvel, LG, NFL and NASA. 


In 2015 co-founded Effie Studios, which produces commercials and original content. 


Made Alien Anthology entry Last Signs of Life, released by Twentieth Century Fox August 2019. 


Latest project is animated short Creating Space, produced by Effie Studios for Cedars-Sinai Diversity & Inclusion campaign, completed September 2020.





Based in Los Angeles.





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