A proud real estate agent who has hit rock bottom must make a hard choice after a surprise visit from his estranged mother.

  • Omar Derby
    Crazy/Love (2012), TRANSIENT (2020)
  • Omar Derby
    Crazy/Love (2012), TRANSIENT (2020)
  • Omar Derby
  • Marcus Carey
  • Damon Rawlings
    Key Cast
    "Gary "
  • Cynthia DeWitt
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 36 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 3, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - SCAD (Atlanta)
Director Biography - Omar Derby

Omar Derby was born in Kingston, Jamaica then migrated with family to Brooklyn, New York. He earned a B.A. in Corporate Communications from Baruch College (CUNY), then began filmmaking with music videos, commercials and short films in New York City.

He spent seven years in the military where he received formal foreign language training and deployments to Africa. He returned to filmmaking, enrolled in Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) and relocated with his family to Atlanta, Georgia.

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Director Statement

"Fine Thank You" is a reflection of how I saw most people handling (or not handling) the challenges during the pandemic of 2020. Specifically, the story highlights the image we sometimes portray as we pretend to be fine and the difficulty we have in being vulnerable during our struggles.