A new kid in town shows up at the high school boys basketball tryouts and instantly makes an impression. Will talent and drive be enough to make the team?
Director: Jeannie Donohoe
Writer: Jeannie Donohoe
Year of Release: 2017
Running Time: 15 minutes
New England Connection: Born and raised in Massachusetts (born in Boston; grew up in West Roxbury/Natick; extended family from Cape Cod). Earned BA from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.
Director(s) Bio:: Jeannie Donohoe is an award-winning filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She has written and directed several short films, including Game (currently in festivals), Lambing Season (selected for over 50 film festivals and multiple awards; named one of the “Best Short Films of 2014” by Indiewire; currently airing on PBS Film School Shorts) and Public (Palm Springs ShortFest, PBS Imagemakers). Jeannie was selected from over 4,600 applicants to write and direct Game for Lexus Short Films, produced by the Weinstein Company. Jeannie earned her MFA with honors in Directing from Columbia University. She attended Dartmouth College as an undergraduate, and also earned an MS in Education while teaching middle school in the Bronx through the Teach for America program. Jeannie is currently developing her first feature-length film.
Number of shooting days: 5
Camera Used: Arri Alexa
Editing software: Avid
Financed by: Corporate financing
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