2001 EMERGING
STUDENT FILMMAKERS

 

Cadaverous
Directed by
Michael Fiore
2000/color/21min

A dissection of medical student Tony DeMarco as he confronts his career-hindering necrophobia in an attempt to disprove his professor’s belief that he has nothing to offer the medical profession.

While attending NYU's Undergraduate Department of Film and Television Michael Fiore wrote, produced and directed seven short films. Cadaverous, Michael's final film at NYU, made its national television debut on the Sci-Fi Channel's series Exposure in May of 2001. In July of 2001, it began a four-year run on KQED-TV in San Francisco. It has taken top honors at nearly 20 film festivals and screening venues.

Michael Fiore
110 Douglas Road
Far Hills, NJ 07931
973-713-2682
908-234-2416 (fax)
filmfxman@aol.com

Helicopter
Directed by
Ari Gold
2000/color/21min

Gold Medal Winner – Alternative Film, Student Academy Awards 2000

Best Short Film – SXSW 2001

In the aftermath of a helicopter, a young man tries to remember his mother’s face. An autobiographical tale of love, rock ‘n’ roll and loss.

Ari Gold directed Culture, Frog Crossing (co-directed with Jamie Babbitt), has appeared in Groove, and written several feature length screenplays.

Ari Gold
441 East 6t St., #4R
New York, NY 10009
212-677-0353
Runegg@aol.com
www.arigoldfilms.com

Melting Glass
Directed by
Patrick Grandaw
2000/color/29min

A poignant drama about an American glassblower in Prague and his Czech finance. When news of a promotion threatens to send him home against the wishes of his finance and her family, Jerry discovers that love over international borders can be more fragile than crystal.

Melting Glass is Patrick Grandaw’s thesis film at the University of Southern California. He has won the CINE Golden Eagle Award is the recipient of a Hollywood Foreign Press Association Scholarship and a Harold Lloyd Scholarship.

Patrick Grandaw
716 N. Hayworth Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
323-651-5226
323-377-7114 (cell)
425-699-4760 (fax)
pgrandaw@yahoo.com
www.meltingglass.com

Trainwreck (Naraz)
Directed by
Michal Sedlacek
2001/color/18min

Three young Czech soldiers celebrate their first
holiday from military service on a train ride home.
They meet a young gypsy couple in the compartment.
As the day fades, the soldiers’ idea of party might get
under somebody’s skin. However, a dark night doesn’t
imply that everyone’s heart is cold.

 

Michael Sedlacek was elected to the Czech Parliament in 19990. He came to the US in 1994 and worked for the Czech Embassy until he began studying at Columbia University’s School of the Arts.

Micha; Sedlacek
601 W. 112th St., #4B
New York, NY 10025
212-662-9105
ms1102@columbia.edu

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