Fried Rice

A teenage Asian boy is bullied because of his cultural food and struggles to decide how he will deal with being bullied.

  • Lauren Smith
    Director
  • Lauren Smith
    Writer
  • Aryan Khatao
    Writer
  • Christina Ghermezian
    Writer
  • Lauren Smith
    Producer
  • Aryan Khatao
    Producer
  • Christina Ghermezian
    Producer
  • Enzo Buhay
    Key Cast
    "Male Teenager"
  • Aryan Khatao
    Key Cast
    "Bully #1"
  • Christina Ghermezian
    Key Cast
    "Bully #2"
  • Meagan Reyes
    Key Cast
    "Female Teenager"
  • Reia Adam
    Key Cast
    "Birthday Party Friend #1"
  • Lauren Smith
    Key Cast
    "Birthday Party Friend #2"
  • Lauren Smith
    Editors
  • Aryan Khatao
    Editors
  • Christina Ghermezian
    Editors
  • Lauren Smith
    Colorists
  • Christina Ghermezian
    Colorists
  • Aryan Khatao
    First Assistant Cameras
  • Christina Ghermezian
    First Assistant Cameras
  • Enzo Buhay
    Second Assistant Camera
  • Lauren Smith
    Gaffers
  • Aryan Khatao
    Gaffers
  • Lauren Smith
    Sound Mixer
  • Aryan Khatao
    Sound Mixer
  • Christina Ghermezian
    Sound Mixer
  • Enzo Buhay
    Sound Mixer
  • Jacob Jimenez
    Sound Mixer
  • Lauren Smith
    Sound Designer
  • Aryan Khatao
    Assistant Directors
  • Christina Ghermezian
    Assistant Directors
  • Lauren Smith
    Poster Designer
  • Lauren Smith
    Director of Photography
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 39 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 13, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Providence High School
Director Biography - Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith is a Writer, Director, Cinematographer, and Editor currently studying Film Production at the Providence High School Cinema Arts Program in Burbank, California. Growing up in Los Angeles, Smith grew a passion for filmmaking at 12 years old. Over the years, she has made 6 short films and documentaries and over 100s of content pieces for brands, including OpTic Gaming.

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