Private Project

man prepares and eats frozen lasagna

a melancholic picture contextualizing the limits of ambition, a man faces an internal conflict that so many of us have felt

  • Nik Velimirovic
  • Nick Goforth
  • Nik Velimirovic
  • Nik Velimirovic
  • Cody Dermon
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    experimental, psychological, philosophical
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 25 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 25, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    50 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Nik Velimirovic, Nick Goforth

Nik Velimirovic is an actor and director from Denver Colorado. Recent credits include the Sonder (Rowe) at the DCPA and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (Lord Adalbert D'Ysquith), Legally Blonde (Prof. Callahan), Newsies (Davey Jacobs). Recently, his music video "Hostages" won a silver key at the Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards.

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Director Statement

"man prepares and eats frozen lasagna" came about one winter afternoon after I put down my copy of Macbeth. In the play, we see a man who is destroyed by ambition. this got me thinking, where is ambition in our everyday lives? "man prepares and eats frozen lasagna" explores this concept. What is ambition in a time with no kings and witches? Is ambition nothing more than preparing and eating frozen lasagna?