Experiencing Interruptions?

I Never Saw Venice

Having just lost a new job and facing eviction, a depressed millennial drives from Texas to the west coast.

  • Mike J. McAllister
    Fish, I Know We'll Meet Again...
  • Mike J. McAllister
    Fish, I Know We'll Meet Again...
  • Mike J. McAllister
  • Julien Hemmendinger
    Key Cast
    Killer Relationships, Ballers, I Know We'll Meet Again...
  • T.C. De Witt
    Key Cast
    The Demon Detective, A Christmas Sunset, I Know We'll Meet Again...
  • Dani Scott
    Key Cast
    "Dr, Fisher"
    NCIS: Los Angeles, A Christmas Sunset
  • Jonathan Lewis
    Key Cast
  • Kimberly Brown
    Key Cast
    Screener Squad Podcast
  • Goat Vs. Fish
    Key Cast
    Goat Vs. Fish, Green Jelly
  • Marco Noyola
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Animation
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 53 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 14, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    120 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Lost River Film Festival
    San Marcos, TX
    United States
    October 15, 2023
  • ATX Short Film Showcase
    Austin, TX
    United States
    November 13, 2023
  • Gothamite Film Festival
    New York City, NY
    United States
    February 1, 2024
    Winner: Best Animated Short
  • Prestige Film Festival
    Colton, CA
    United States
    April 27, 2024
    Winner: Best Animated Film
  • Screen ATX
    Austin, TX
    United States
    April 27, 2024
    Winner; Best Editing, Nominee: Best Actor (Julien Hemmendinger)
Director Biography - Mike J. McAllister

Mike J. McAllister is a Pennsylvania-born award-winning filmmaker and animator behind the films "Mercer County, You're On The Air," "I Know We'll Meet Again..." and "Fish." He is also a contributor to the Austin-based website OneOfUs.Net. He resides in Austin Texas.

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Director Statement

The inspiration behind this film is very personal, as it comes from some dark periods of my life and an escape fantasy I've pondered before. It's also a comment on how difficult it has become to manage in the world for people my age, with a greedy unforgiving economy.