narrative short

Writer/Director/Editor: Allen Colombo

Cast: Ali Faranakhian, M. Peaches Thomas, Marjorie Fitzsimmons, Marshall Bean, Peter Calandra, Aaron Anderson, Francesca Villon, Brenda Colombo, Julius Jameson, Olivia Shanks



A Bulldozer Production

Producer: Erin Eggers

Director of Photography: Scott Thiele

Additional Cinematography: Scott Cozzolino

Set Design: Ashley Rice

Costumes: Ingrid So

Casting: Jo Yao

Assistant Director: Allison Hartshorn

Assistant Director: Tim Malooly

Assistant Producer: Hailey Eber

Assistant Producer: Anna Christopher

Gaffer: Chris Wallace

Key Grip: Christine Pietrosh

Best Boy: Adam Schwartz

Dolly Grip: David Ames

Grips: Rob Emmet, Mike Helenek, Isaac Feder, David Riemenschneider

First AC: Alex Sacklowski

Second AC: Stephanie Linde

Sound Recordist: Gabriel Weldin

Boom Operator: Saul Herkis

Unit Production Manager: Cecile-Anne Sison

Unit Production Manager: Joe Garrison

Continuity: Tan Pin Pin

Continuity: Melisa Rosen

Script Supervisor: Melissa King

Camera PA: Diane Brostow

Camera PA: Lauren Markowsky

Video Assist: Lars Hubrich

Make-up: Eda Kehale

Music Supervisor: Gabriele Neimand

Art Crew: Eric Chutuape

Art Crew: Kristina Erbstoesser

Locations: June Nho

Still Photographer: Maryanna Rogers

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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