Man of the Year: A Chester Sky Music Video

An office worker turned assassin seeks revenge on her ego-driven boss in "Man of the Year: A Chester Sky Music Video". With its pulse-pounding music, brooding piano solo, and epic workplace showdown, it's a comedy-thriller with a killer beat.

Featured music by Chester Sky:
"Man of the Year"
"Jack in the Box"
"Figit"

*** WINNER: Audience Award ***
– Toronto Short Film Festival 2020

** Toronto Short Film Festival 2020 Official Selection **

  • John Krissilas
    Written & Directed by
    Mulberry Lane, Borrowed Time, SNIPS
  • Chester Sky
    Music by
  • John Krissilas
    Cinematography by
    Mulberry Lane, Borrowed Time, SNIPS
  • John Krissilas
    Edited by
    Mulberry Lane, Borrowed Time, SNIPS
  • John Krissilas
    Post-production by
    Mulberry Lane, Borrowed Time, SNIPS
  • Jim Ordolis and Paul Renshaw
    Assistant Directors
  • Jim Ordolis
    Key Grip & Sound
    Marked Web Series
  • John Krissilas
    Set Design
  • John Krissilas
    Art Direction
  • John Krissilas and Lena Burmenko
    Props by
    Marked Web Series
  • John Krissilas
    Produced by
    Mulberry Lane, Borrowed Time, SNIPS
  • Project Type:
    Music Video
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 55 seconds
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Kino Toronto Screening Night
    Toronto
    Canada
    January 22, 2020
    World Premiere
  • Toronto Short Film Festival
    Toronto
    Canada
    September 17, 2020
    WINNER: Audience Award
Director Biography

John Krissilas is an award winning writer, director, producer, and actor with a passion for telling stories through film.

Based out of Toronto, Canada, he produces films through his production company 151 Productions and through collaborations with other strong filmmakers.

Awards:
– Best Mystery / Thriller (New Media) (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at Miami Web Fest 2019)
– Best Suspense / Thriller (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at Seoul Webfest 2019)
– Best Writing in a Drama, Thriller, or Sci-Fi (with Co-writer Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at New Jersey Web Fest 2018)
– Most Creative Direction in a Sci-Fi / Horror (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at Baltimore Next Media Web Fest 2018)
– Best Screenplay in a Thriller (with Co-writer Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at Asia Web Awards 2019)
– Best Web / New Media Film (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at Canadian Diversity Film Festival 2019)
– Best Social Media (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at Baltimore Next Media Web Fest 2019)
– Audience Award (for Man of the Year: A Chester Sky Music Video at Toronto Short Film Festival 2020)
– Audience Award (with Co-producer Lena Burmenko for EXORCISM at Toronto Short Film Festival 2019)

Award Nominations:
– Best Production, Top 5 Judges' Pick for the Audience Choice Award (for Mulberry Lane at TAPFest V Film Festival)
– Best Director (for SNIPS at TAPFest IV Film Festival)
– Best Science Fiction, Best Horror, Best Music, Best Creator (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at Seoul Webfest 2019)
– Outstanding Thriller (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at New Jersey Web Fest 2019)
– Best Sci-Fi / Fantasy, Best Alumni Series (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at Baltimore Next Media Web Fest 2019)
– Best Thriller, Best Creator and Best Director (John Krissilas and Jim Ordolis) in a Thriller, Best Social Media (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at Asia Web Awards 2019)
– Outstanding Thriller, Michael J. Ajakwe Jr. "Don't Wait Create!" Award (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at New Jersey Web Fest 2018)
– Best Sci-Fi / Horror / Fantasy (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at Baltimore Next Media Web Fest 2018)
– Best Production Design, Best Thriller (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at Seoul Webfest 2018)
– Best Web Series over 15 min (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at Web Television & Film Festival 2018)
– Best Suspense Thriller (with Co-creator Lena Burmenko for Marked Web Series at Asia Web Awards 2018)

Links:
Filmmaker Profile – https://filmfreeway.com/JohnKrissilas
Website – https://www.151pro.co
YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPSLY2jR1Dub9nzzWdCkg-Q
IMDb Profile – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm8218358/
Contact – john@151pro.co

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