Dirty Thirties

A young woman on her birthday realizes someone put one too many candles on her cake and is willing to go to any length to figure out who did it.

  • Perry Bigelow
  • Olivia Tafolla
  • Julia Vartuli
  • Alex Bigelow
    Key Cast
  • Phil Arliss
    Key Cast
  • Stephanie Burchinow
    Key Cast
  • Michael Dumas
    Key Cast
  • Hailey McAfee
    Key Cast
  • Cara Tafolla
    Key Cast
  • Ryan Tafolla
    Key Cast
  • Brynn Noonhouse
    Key Cast
  • Anthony Truglia
    Key Cast
  • Perry Bigelow
    Key Cast
  • Linda Benedetti-Leal
    Key Cast
  • Alex Bigelow
    Original Idea created by
  • Perry Bigelow
    Executive Producer
  • Donnie Bowman
    1st AD
  • Holden Baxter
    2nd AC
  • Rachel "Winnie" Sunu
  • Juliana Grogan
    Assistant Editor
  • Shin Lewis
  • Caleb Loftis
    Key Grip
  • Tyler Roark
    Sound mixer/Boom opp
  • Tyler Roark
    Sound Editor/Re Recording Mixer
  • Jorden Davis
    Music Composer
  • Perry Bigelow
    Casting Director
  • Sarah Bartruff
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 25 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 18, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    1,200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Biola University
Director Biography - Perry Bigelow

Perry Bigelow, a versatile director acclaimed for his work in comedies, documentaries, and music videos, traces his passion for storytelling back to his upbringing in a close-knit, laughter-infused family. Exposed to the magic of comedy by his father through movies and shows, Perry's path was set. He honed his craft by studying Cinema and Media Arts in college, focusing on directing.
Yet, his journey didn't stop there. Perry's intrigue with the power of individual stories, kindled by conversations with his elders, steered him towards documentaries. This fascination was intertwined with his early connection to music, stemming from borrowing his sister's iPod, which would later inspire his creation of captivating music videos.
Perry's artistry resonates through his ability to amalgamate laughter, narrative depth, and the harmony of visuals and sound. His films are a testament to his enduring ardor for diverse human experiences and his commitment to translating them into evocative tales.

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