Christmas Shit

A young woman is experiencing hardships during the Christmas season.

  • Sage Drake
    Ham Jam, Callmeister, and His Good Wife
  • Sage Drake
    Ham Jam, Callmeister, and His Good Wife
  • Natalie Mangiante
  • Natalie Mangiante
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 11, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    250 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Canon 5D EOS Mark 3
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Los Angeles Film Awards
    Los Angeles
    United States
  • New York Film Awards

    Award: Best Dark Comedy
  • Alternative Film Festival

    Best Actress Award
  • Los Angeles Motion Picture Festival
    Los Angeles, California
    Best Short Comedy Gold Award and Best Actress Bronze Award
  • Florence Film Awards

    Official Selection
  • Hyperwave Film Awards

  • Independent Shorts Awards

    Honorable Mention Award - Best Comedy Short
  • IndieX Film Fest

    Official Selection
  • Wirksworth 3 Minute Film Festival

    United Kingdom Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Another Hole in the Head Film Festival
    San Francisco
    San Francisco premiere
    Official Selection
  • Sunny Up Film Festival
    Miami, Oklahoma
    Nominated Best Comedy
  • Long Island International Film Expo

    Official Selection
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Director Biography - Sage Drake

Studied filmmaking at the College of San Mateo. Freelance photographer/videographer for San Francisco Bay Area.

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Director Statement

I have made short Christmas themed films in the past but never as a dark comedy subject before. Christmas films tend to be warm and fuzzy all the time and I wanted to show something that is a little more honest during the holidays.

This film is based on my Christmas shopping last year. After telling my story to my friends, they were both horrified and laughed at the same time. And that gave me enough confidence to make this into a film. So my actress friend and I shot it right away.