A young athlete confronts the broken relationship with his father while revisiting his childhood fantasies, he must also face the truth about who he really is and what it means to be a hero.

  • Danny Irizarry
    FLIKKER, Destination Unknown, Jaeger
  • Reid Miller
    FLIKKER, Jaeger
  • Megan Ford-Miller
    Everything Has A Home, FLIKKER, Jaeger
  • Jennifer Shepherd
    Maxx Speed
  • Reid Miller
    Key Cast
    "Max Parker"
    Joe Bell, Boo, Bitch, You, The Fosters, Criminal Minds
  • Bella Shepard
    Key Cast
    "Aurora Velasco"
    The Wilds, Orange is the New Black
  • Guillaume Kaleski
    Key Cast
    "Brian Parker"
  • Genres:
    Action, Drama
  • Completion Date:
    September 2, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Franklin International Independent Film Festival
    Franklin, TN
    United States
    November 13, 2021
    East Coast Premier
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Danny Irizarry

Born in Ecuador and raised in Chicago, Danny embraced his love of acting, editing, directing, and cinematography at the age of eleven years old. At fourteen he made the decision to pursue a full-time career in filmmaking after having starred in several projects such as Elisa Logan’s Moved by Love and Tucker O’Neil’s Knuckleball along with an appearance on Chicago PD. After moving to California at eighteen, Danny became close friends with fellow actor and filmmaker Reid Miller, sparking a partnership which produced several projects including their debut short FLIKKER, and follow up project Jaeger.

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Director Statement

Maxx Speed is the story of overcoming self doubt and a return to innocence through the eyes of a young man who has yet to realize that he is a hero, despite what the world tells him.