Trash Talk

Two long time friends duke it out one on one as they reconnect on and off the court.

  • Ian Szetho
  • Ian Szetho
  • Matt Hebron
    Director of Photography
  • Anna Jedralski
    Production Assistant
  • Maleek Akeju
    Key Cast
  • Christopher Hall
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 53 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 22, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
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Director Biography - Ian Szetho

Born and raised in Illinois Ian he is excited to bring this Illinois basketball story to life. 'Trash Talk' was born from his friendship with one of the co-leads and his own passion for basketball.

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Director Statement

‘Trash Talk’ was written and directed by Ian. Raised in Illinois Ian has always loved basketball and is one of the main ways he connected with one of the co-leads, Maleek Akeju. The idea sprang to his head during the middle of the pandemic when Ian missed playing pick up with his friends, as often that was the main way he would socialize and connect with friends he hadn’t seen in awhile.