Cookies From Grandpa

A young man struggles to recreate a cookie recipe from his late Grandfather.

  • Frank Vella
  • Frank Vella
  • Joanna Vella
  • Calogero Alonci
    Key Cast
  • Damian Campana
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 31 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 19, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    40 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English, Italian
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Frank Vella

Frank Vella is a Director/Producer who enjoys telling bold stories that push the medium of filmmaking to its limits and beyond. Frank is a 2021 graduate of Columbia College Chicago with a major in Directing and a minor in producing. Over the years Frank has gained much experience from being a part of various film sets, internships, and personal passion projects. One of his favorite positions he has held is head of video productions at the non-profit organization Sing-Out. Since 2019 Frank has helped put together series of advertisements for the non-profit in order to help promote their annual shows. Frank continues to work with Sing-Out today as well as working on various short films, feature films, commercials, and behind the scenes content. His favorite element of filmmaking is combining practical elements with various technologies to create something that pushes the envelope and encapsulates audiences attentions. Frank has many exciting projects in the works and can’t wait to share them with the world.

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