Philip drives for the financially strapped cab company, Bumble Bee Cabs, which is owned by his mom. His wily ‘girlfriend,’ Allison, runs a marketing company and wants to help. Mom is against Allison’s costly promotional scheme, but Philip thinks his girlfriend is super pretty, so he goes along with her ill-conceived plan like a sheep to the slaughter.
Director: Mo Twine
Writer: Jordan Innes & Mo Twine
Year of Release: 2011
Running Time: 12
New England Connection: Mo Twine grew up in Skowhegan, Maine and Los Angeles. He earned his B.A. from Tufts University in Medford, MA. The lead Philip Savage was born and raised in Skowhegan, Maine and currently lives in Portland, Maine. Supporting actor James Fangboner currently lives in Solon, Maine.
The film was shot on location in Skowhegan, Maine.
Director(s) Bio:: Mo Twine was born in Tokyo, Japan but grew up in Los Angeles and Skowhegan, Maine. He lived in the Middle East for two years teaching graduate-level film editing at the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts (RSICA), but as of this summer, has returned permanently to Los Angeles. He has a B.A. from Tufts and a M.F.A. from the University of Southern California film production program. Bummer, a short film made in collaboration with friends and family, marks his return to production having spent the last several years writing features.