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A high schooler embarks on a quest to grow facial hair and expedite puberty, inspired by his big-bearded teacher.

  • Connor Tipton
    Director
  • Connor Tipton
    Writer
  • Jason Pierce
    Producer
  • Connor Tipton
    Key Cast
    "Red"
  • Jacob Trent
    Key Cast
    "Lawrence"
  • Patrick Osigian
    Key Cast
    "Pete"
  • Jenae Wilson
    Key Cast
    "Rose"
  • Jason Pierce
    Key Cast
    "Mr. Pierce"
  • Brock Hesse
    Key Cast
    "Substitute Teacher"
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Comedy
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 44 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 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:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Dallas International Film Festival
    Dallas, Texas
    United States
    April 14, 2019
    Studio Movie Grill - Lewisville
    Official Selection
  • First Time Filmmaker Sessions
    Los Angeles
    United States
    October 13, 2019
    Digital Premiere
    Official Selection, Finalist
Director Biography - Connor Tipton

Connor James Tipton (born October 7, 2001) is a director and screenwriter known for his short films Dean & Daisy (2019), Akimbo (2019), and Ivory (2019). A high school senior, he is additionally a frequent lead actor, editor and cinematographer in his films. He is also known as the co-creator of Palmer Studios, and for his partnership and collaboration with Jacob Trent.

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