International Film Festival Manhattan Virtual Events 2020

Shorts Program 8 Comedy

Expired November 23, 2020 4:59 AM
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Jerry Lee, an amateur director, tries to film a scene with his dysfunctional film crew in his parent's house.

Director Bio:

Girard Tecson is an award winning Filipino filmmaker and the founder of Dayside Productions. He is a director, producer, writer, editor and a DP who is recognized for his work on various short films. He is also an ‘ok’ actor, martial artist and music artist.

Girard started his film endeavor in 2007, attending LaGuardia Community College for his first production class, and transferred to Hunter College to pursue a Bachelors Degree in Media Studies. His production experience came from independently producing several videos and films, which he brought like-minded friends and colleague to work on several projects such as short films, music videos and Internet shorts. He oversees all aspect of production by writing scripts, directing, cinematography and then editing. This started his production company called Dayside Productions.

Girard is the 2014-2015 APIASF Scholar, which granted him a scholarship from NBC Universal. He is also the recipient of the 2014 Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation Scholarship. He also received scholarships from Tortora Sillcox Family Foundation and Beatrice & Raymond Liebesman Completion Foundation. He currently pursuing an MFA in Integrated Media Arts at Hunter College.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    11 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Girard Tecson
  • Screenwriter
    Girard Tecson
  • Producer
    Girard Tecson
  • Cast
    Girard Tecson, Ellen Mah