The Pigeon

In modern-day New York City, a real-estate broker and the neighborhood homeless man see the best in each other when they become temporary roommates.

  • Owen Pataki
    Director
  • Jonathan Champagne
    Writer
  • Jonathan Champagne
    Producer
  • Maisy Kay
    Producer
  • George Pataki
    Producer
  • Haulston Mann
    Key Cast
    "James"
  • Dean Kyburz
    Key Cast
    "Charles"
  • Maggie Gough
    Key Cast
    "Steph"
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 12, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    ALEXA Mini
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.39:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Owen Pataki

Owen Pataki is a NYC based director and novelist with a passion for storytelling. He is a history graduate from Cornell University, a former United States Army Officer, and a graduate of Ealing Studio's filmmaking program at the Met Film School in London.

As a writer, his first novel ”Where the Light Falls" was written alongside his New York Times bestselling sister, Allison Pataki, and published by Random House Publishing. As a director, "The Pigeon" is his debut film.

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Director Statement

THE PIGEON came out of my diverse experiences living in New York City and seeing that the most valuable lessons I learned came from the most unlikely people