Logofb

Latest Shorts...

  • Papercut
  • Boys on Film 1-19
  • Carol Support Group
  • Mum, I'm Back
  • Sam Did It
  • Still Devout
  • Station (The)
  • Crossroad
  • Sundays
  • Fifteen
  • Trans in America
  • Don't Be a Hero
  • Tell Me How
  • This World We Live In
  • Tooth and Nail
  • Trophy Boy
  • No matter what happens, I love you
  • Tristan
  • UR Dead to Me
  • Versatile
  • Pink Room
  • Two Words
  • Unqualified
  • Love Language
  • 911-Pizza
  • 490th Incarnation of MaDame Düx (The)
  • Meatoo
  • Jermaine and Elsie
  • Pam Rabbit: Easy to Believe
  • Max Payne in Real Life
  • Sweding: Boss in the Gym
  • Mother Comes to Venus
  • Wild Beasts
  • Crack is Fine  (The)
  • Angel of Anywhere
  • Lost in Generation
  • Kiki & the Mxfits
  • Sweet Affliction
  • Superheroes
  • Green Tea

Playing It Straight

USA, English, 20 mins

  • Director: Michael Kenney
  • Writer: Michael Kenney
  • Producer: Michael Kenney; John McGrath

CGiii Comment

Polished, professional and funny...it's like a breath of fresh air.
 
So many short films are ruined by inept writing, shaky camera-work and am-dram performances - not here.
 
Snappy, witty and played to perfection.
 
Our only gripe - the photo montage: unnecessary.
 

Watch...

Playing It Straight from Michael Kenney on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

Patrick,the man with everything, risks losing it all after a drunken boy's night out before his wedding day. Faced with the aftermath, it is up to him to remove all obstacles to achieve his ultimate goal: acceptance.

Cast & Characters

Fred Brotman as Wedding Guest;
Camille Curtis as Hot Blonde;
Julie Dietz as Bridesmaid #2;
Nicholas Downs as Patrick Knox;
Kayla Ferguson as Bridesmaid #1;
Leah Garland as Clarissa;
Adam Gonshorowski as Groomsman #1;
Charles Gorgano as Gareth Brown;
Matt Hayes as Wedding Guest;
J.C. Henning as Martha Brown

Due to the massive amounts of spam we receive, the comments section is curated...so, no spam, no swearing, nothing unrelated to the film...they just won't be published! Time is precious, let's not waste it!

Leave a comment

You are commenting as guest.