Off Road Pictures

| 2018 OSCAR NOMINEE |

A FILM BY REED VAN DYK

OFF ROAD PICTURES TARRA RIGGS BO MITCHELL PRESENT "DEKALB ELEMENTARY" COSTUME DESIGN BY BRIANNA QUICK

 PRODUCTION DESIGN BY MAY MITCHELL CASTING BY JAMI RUDOFSKY PRODUCED BY CORY DESROSIERS REED VAN DYK CHRISTOPHER LEAVINS

ENRIQUE DIAZ MORGAN PETERON RICARDO RAMIREZ DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY JON PETER WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY REED VAN DYK

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TRAILER

 

SYNOPSIS

Inspired by a 911 call placed

during a school shooting

incident in Atlanta, Georgia.

 
 

About the Director

Reed Van Dyk is a Los Angeles based writer/director. His most recent film INTERIOR premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. His previous film DEKALB ELEMENTARY was a 2018 Oscar Nominee for Best Live Action Short Film. The film has won prizes from festivals around the world, including SXSW and Clermont Ferrand.  Reed got his start as a kid actor in New York doing Broadway and off-Broadway theatre — he has a BA in Theater Arts from Cornell University and an MFA in Film Directing from UCLA. He was the recipient of a Princess Grace Award last year for his achievement in film.

 

F E S T I V A L S

SXSW

Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival

Melbourne International Film Festival

Festival Regard

IndieLisboa Film Festival

Palm Springs International Short Film Festival

Hamptons International Film Festival

Athens International Film Festival

Nashville Film Festival

Asiana International Short Film Festival

Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival

Kyiv International Short Film Festival

Tripoli Film Festival

Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival

Annapolis Film Festival

Montclair Film Festival

DeadCenter Film Festival

Concorto Film Festival

Lille International Short Film Festival

Hayah Festival de Cortometrajes de Panamá

Filmets Badalone Film Festival

Downtown LA Film Festival

Quebec City Film Festival

Calgary International Film Festival

Lviv International Short Film Festival

Washington West Film Festival

Les 12 Courts De Minuit

Soria International Film Festival

Ya'llywood Film Festival

Castellincorto Short Film Festival

Hancheng Jinzhen International Short Film Festival

KFFK Short Film Festival

24 FPS International Short Film Festival

UK Film Festival

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival
33rd International Short Film Festival Berlin

A W A R D S

Oscar Nominee | Best Live Action Short Film

 Clermont Ferrand | Grand Jury Prize  

SXSW | Special Jury Award in Acting

Palm Springs Shortfest | Best North American Short

Hamptons International Film Festival | Best Narrative Short

Festival Regard | Special Jury Award

Annapolis Film Festival | Best Narrative Short

Student Emmy Award | Best Drama Nominee

BAFTA Student Film Awards | Finalist 

Hancheng Jinzhen International Short Film Festival | Bronze Jinzhen

Calgary International Film Festival | Honorable Mention

Tel Aviv International | Best Editing

DTLA Film Festival | Best Short Film

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival | Best Narrative Short

24 FPS Film Festival | Grand Jury Prize

Soria International Film Festival | Best Actress

UK Film Festival | Best Student Short 

Et Cultura | Best U.S. Drama Short

PRESS

 
 

CONTACT US

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Sales Agent

Jean-Charles Mille | Premium Films

jcm@premium-films.com

Writer/Director

Reed Van Dyk | Off Road Pictures

reedvandyk@gmail.com