Oliver Blanes is a young writer, brokenhearted and down on his luck searching for direction. One night he finds the guidance he needs after having a run-in with the ghost of Jack Kerouac.

  • Casey Mensing
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  • Phoenix Short Film Festival

    November 1, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Venice Shorts Film Awards
    Venice, California
    December 11, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Vienna Indie Short Film Festival
    Vienna, Austria
    March 19, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Florida Shorts Film Festival

    April 20, 2021
  • Big Sur Film Festival
    Big Sur, California
    May 5, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Madrid Art House Film Festival

    June 7, 2021
  • Accord Cine Festival

    August 5, 2021
  • Austin international Art Festival

    February 15, 2022
    Semi-Finalist: Best Unproduced Short Script
  • Rotterdam Independent Film Festival

    March 20, 2022
    Semi-Finalist (Unproduced Script In Short)
  • Roma Shorts

    July 30, 2022
    Semi-Finalist: Short Screenplay
  • San Francisco Arthouse Short Festival

    July 20, 2022
    Semi-Finalist: Best Unproduced Script
  • Toronto Film & Script Awards

    August 27, 2022
    Official Selection: Best Unproduced Script
  • Munich Short Film Awards

    September 15, 2022
    Semi-Finalist: Best Unproduced Script
  • Brussels World Film Festival

    October 7, 2022
    Semi-Finalist: Best Unproduced Script
Writer Biography - Casey Mensing

Casey Mensing is an award-winning screenwriter and author of the books I Am Ahab and The Unimaginable City. His nomadic existence currently finds him living in Downtown Los Angeles. In his free time, he enjoys painting, taking photos, and bringing home stray books.

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