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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: NARRATIVE

THE PROCESSION

Directed by Robert Festinger
SHORT NARRATIVE 12 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE THE PROCESSION
Julie tearfully asks her brother, Jason, and their Mom to attend the funeral of a friend. Mom and Jason reluctantly agree to go to the service, but not the burial. But after the service, famished and trying to drive off, their car gets stuck in the funeral procession.
About the Director(s)
Robert Festinger attended NYU film school and worked as a script reader at HBO Films. There he discovered the short story Killings by Andre Dubus, which he adapted with director Todd Field into In the Bedroom, earning him an Oscar® nomination. He wrote the 2011 film Trust and makes his directing debut with The Procession.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Narrative
  • Year:
    2011
  • Length:
    12 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    World
Cast & Credits
  • Director:
    Robert Festinger
  • Screenwriter:
    Robert Festinger
  • Producer:
    Tatiana Kelly, Roberta Munroe
  • Editor:
    Lucia Zucchetti, A.C.E.
  • Director of Photography:
    Joel Deutsch
  • Production Designer:
    Michael Fitzgerald
  • Executive Producer:
    Jill Stern
  • Casting:
    David Rubin, C.S.A., Richard Hicks, C.S.A.
  • Costume Designer:
    Frank Helmer
  • Primary Cast:
    Lily Tomlin, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lucy Punch

Contacts
  • Director's Agent
    Lucinda Prain
    Casarotto Ramsay & Associates
    Phone: +44 (0)20 7287 4450
    lucinda@casarotto.co.uk
  • Sales Agent
    Tatiana Kelly
    Serena Films
    914 Hauser Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90036
    Phone: 917 833 5279
    tatiana@serenafilms.com
  • Technical Contact
    Robert Festinger
    Damfino Films, Inc
    3780 Tracy Street Los Angeles, CA 90027
    Phone: 818 384 6613
    rfestinger@gmail.com
  • Director's Agent
    Lucinda Prain
    Casarotto Ramsay & Associates
    Phone: +44 (0)20 7287 4450
    lucinda@casarotto.co.uk
  • Sales Agent
    Tatiana Kelly
    Serena Films
    914 Hauser Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90036
    Phone: 917 833 5279
    tatiana@serenafilms.com
  • Technical Contact
    Robert Festinger
    Damfino Films, Inc
    3780 Tracy Street Los Angeles, CA 90027
    Phone: 818 384 6613
    rfestinger@gmail.com

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