Almost Infamous

A searing short film about America’s school shooting crisis, Almost Infamous reveals how our deadly devotion to firepower has affected our kids and defined a generation. Making us squeal with laughter and squirm with dread, the film delivers an emotional wallop that shakes us out of our complacency.

  • Christian LaMorte
    Boy Code, Bless Me
  • John Philp
    Half Cocked, Misha Versus Moscow, Yoga, Inc., Rudyland
  • Dave McGrail
    Surviving Middle School
  • Arwen-Vira Marsh
    Key Cast
  • Macy McGrail
    Key Cast
  • Grace Woosley
    Key Cast
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  • Genres:
    Thriller, comedy
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 34 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    2,300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Christian LaMorte

Christian LaMorte is a film/commercial director based in New York. Versatile in genre and technicality, Christian's work has appeared in festivals such as Cannes Short Film Corner, People Magazine and more. Christian's work is creative, innovative, technical and, most important of all, in tune with what's going on in the world.

Christian is currently in preproduction on a psychological thriller he's written and will direct. For more info go to

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Director Statement

In the years since the Parkland tragedy happened, the fear of school shootings and constant lockdown drills have become a part of life for our kids. Almost Infamous is about our acceptance of the unacceptable, and the students who are caught in the crossfire.