Verbatim

2014 Shortlist selections

Verbatim

Dir: Brett Weiner

USA, 2013, Fiction

6.5 Minutes

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Film Synopsis: 
A jaded lawyer wastes an afternoon trying to figure out if a dim-witted government employee has ever used a photocopier. All the dialogue in this short comes from an actual deposition filed with the Supreme Court of Ohio.
About the director: 
Brett Weiner is a Los Angeles based writer and director. He has previously directed for ABC Digital, NickMom, AwesomenessTV, Break Media and Smosh. His online work has over 200 million views and his short "Verbatim" premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
Cast & Credits: 
WRITER: 
Court Document
PRODUCER: 
Dana Wickens, Lauren Smitelli
CAST: 
John Ennis, Mike McCafferty, Nathan Graham Smith, Emily Maya Mills
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PAST SCREENINGS: 

  • Ashland Independent Film Festival 2014 (Honorable Mention For Short Film)
  • Dallas International Film Festival 2014 (Winner: Audience Award)
  • Sundance Film Festival 2014
  • South By Southwest Film Festival 2014
  • Florida Film Festival 2014
  • Friar's Club Comedy Film Festival 2014
  • Monadnock International Film Festival 2014
  • Wisconsin Film Festival
  • Nashville Film Festival 2014
  • Rainer International Film Festival 2014
  • Cinema City International Film Festival 2014
  • Shorts Shorts Film Festival 2014
  • Athens International Film and Video Festival 2014
  • Maryland Film Festival 2014
  • USA Film Festival 2014
  • Leiden International film festival
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