20th Annual Brouhaha Film & Video Showcase Program # 1
Written/Directed by Bryan Lewis, Produced by Adam Isaacs, Florida State University, 17 min 33 sec
A swinging drama based on the story of trumpet legend Erskine Hawkins during his college days in the Depression. As a young trumpet sensation with a big ego, he learns the hard way what it means to be a member of the Bama State jazz band, The Collegians.
A DOCUMENTARY ON BLAKE CARPENTER
Written/Produced/Directed by T.J. Gaskill, Dr. Phillips High School, 5 min 15 sec
Portrait of an accomplished young skateboarder.
BRAND NEW KEY
Written/Produced/Directed by Nicole Nesmith, Southeast Center for Photographic Studies at Daytona State/UCF, 2 min 27 sec
A young girl is obsessed with a young man in this music video set to Melanie’s “Brand New Key.”
BIRDS OF A FEATHER
Written/Directed by Tansy Michaud, Produced by Ashley Adamson, Florida State University, 7 min 36 sec
Awkward and out of place, Josie Peterson is along for a family bird-watching trip. Her sister is determined to find the elusive Blue-footed Variegated Scarlet Nut-chucker, but when Josie discovers it first, the girls must reconcile their differences.
Written/Directed by Alex Sushil, Produced by Kristen Baker, University of Central Florida, 10 min, Winner – March FilmSlam
Calvin Fields has an appointment.
Written/Produced/Directed by Gabriela Zapata, Ringling College of Art and Design, 2 min 14 sec
Emily’s day gets brighter when she goes on a magical bubble adventure.
Written/Produced/Directed by Dylan VanWormer & Logan Scelina, Ringling College of Art and Design, 3 min 37 sec
Two hunters compete to catch the same rabbit by tempting it with carrots. Things quickly escalate as they try to outdo each other.
Written/Directed by Avital Epstein, Produced by Xander Robin, Florida State University, 7 min 31 sec
In a dystopian future, a young couple’s love has fostered an unwanted and illegal pregnancy categorized as a genetic liability. As the secret police close in, Annabelle must flee while Jonas is interrogated by a government official.
Written/Directed by Andreyna Sanchez, Produced by Aaron West, 8 min 18 sec, Winner – July FilmSlam
Located in the heart of Central Florida lives Freedom Ride, a therapeutic horseback riding facility for the mentally and physically challenged that’s facing the termination of its lease.
Directed/Produced/Co-written by Dan Drescher, Co-written by Kelsey Norris, 13 min 51 sec, Winner – October FilmSlam
After the loss of his wife, a distraught man is left with only one thing: the bar that’s been in his family for over 50 years. Using the establishment as his place to escape reality, he begins to repent for some of his long forgotten sins—only not alone.
UNTITLED: AN EXPERIMENTAL FILM
Written/Directed by Savannah Kaszas, Southeast Center for Photographic Studies at Daytona State/UCF, 3 min 33 sec
An experimental work about the people and experiences that influence our decision-making as a culture and as individuals.
Written/Directed by Teresa Sutherland, Produced by Kelly Poor, Florida State University, 6 min 16 sec
When her abusive father murders her mother and commits suicide, a little girl discovers the childhood she was never allowed to have before.