Startup:Palmieri Tech

As the, Seattle-Based,Global Bank project is getting ready for quality assurance, the company is hit by a huge ransomware attack. With the team rushing to get everything under control one of Josh's old teammates drops by causing chaos

  • Morgan Dukes
  • Johnny C Jones
  • Johnny C JONES
  • Angel Camacho
  • Eric Berger
    Key Cast
    "Josh Palmieri"
  • Christina Williams
    Key Cast
    "Mary Hyatt"
  • Trent Hadler
    Key Cast
    "Shaun McCue"
  • Project Type:
    Television, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 16, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Top shorts

    Best Actor
  • Top shorts

    Best Comedy Screenplay
  • Accolade Global Film Competition

    Award of Merit - Web Series
  • LA Film Awards

    Honorable Mention - Web Series
  • New York Film Awards

    Best Indie Film
  • Austin International Art Festival

    Semi-Finalist - Web Series
  • Rome International Film Awards

  • Marina Del Rey Film Festival

    Best Ensemble Cast
  • Athens International Monthly Film Festival

    Honorable Mention- Best Original Script
  • 4theater Film Festival

    Finalist - Best Web Series
  • San Francisco Arthouse Festival

    Semi- Finalist - Web Series
  • Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival
Director Biography - Morgan Dukes

Morgan Dukes is a director, writer, and producer from Ypsilanti, Michigan. She found her love of storytelling as a child when performing in her school musicals. She then transitioned to stage managing and assistant directing for theater, which ultimately led her to film. She started her filmmaking journey in 2021 when she directed, produced, and wrote her first film The Pointe which screened at multiple film festivals including the National Film Festival for Talented Youth and the Pacific Northwest Ballet Dance Film Festival. Morgan then dived into the episodic space to direct two episodes of Start Up: Palmieri Tech with Filthy Filming Productions. Since 2021, she’s directed four short films, and two episodes of a web series, and has worked on the crew for several short films produced in the greater Seattle area. She’s excited to continue directing and telling stories. She’s especially passionate about coming-of-age stories that highlight the unique experiences of growing up as a Black girl in America.

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