Experiencing Interruptions?


Near his campsite under a bridge, Kenny makes a discovery that changes his lonely existence and must work to create a space in the world for his new life.

  • Andrew Brame
    Best Laid Plans, Bad Penny
  • Andrew Brame
    Best Laid Plans, Bad Penny
  • Christina Rheuby
  • Manny Fernandes
    Key Cast
  • Phillip Elgie
    Director of Photography
    Best Laid Plans, Bad Penny
  • Jonathan A. Colon
    Sound Design
  • Joe Fournier
    Music by
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Romance, Drama, comedy
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 13, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • New York Shorts International Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    June 4, 2019
    North American Premiere
  • Best Shorts Competition
    Award of Excellence Special Mention
Director Biography - Andrew Brame

As of the making of Polka., Andrew Brame was serving as a visual journalist in the United States Navy. During his service, he was selected for the Advanced Military Visual Journalism program at Syracuse University. After graduating from Syracuse with a master’s degree Television, Radio and Film, he deployed to the Amazon River as part of a humanitarian assistance mission to provide medical care to remote jungle villages. His coverage of the mission later earned him the “Best Operational Photo Series” award for the Department of Defense.

“Polka.” is the fourth short film that Andrew has written and directed and his third collaboration with Director of Photography Phillip Elgie. Their short film “Best Laid Plans” received an honorable mention at the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Arts.

Andrew is now in his first year of the Graduate Film program at New York University.

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