Boy Soldier

A boy with an active imagination battles through a war zone in his own home taking on a mission to stop his parent's divorce before it's too late.

  • Jack Swiker
    Director
  • Manny Valdivia
    Writer
  • Leonard Langford
    Writer
  • Adam Bradshaw
    Producer
  • Ed Bauman
    Producer
  • Jonah Hwang
    Key Cast
  • Mike Kersey
    Key Cast
  • Aida Lembo
    Key Cast
  • Idrees Degas
    Key Cast
  • Tommy Oceanak
    Director of Photography
  • Chris Willett
    Editor
  • Daniel Berk
    Composer
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 3, 2016
  • 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:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • 48 Hour Film Project - Los Angeles
    Los Angeles
    United States
    April 14, 2016
    World Premiere
    Best Film, Best Writing, Audience Award
  • 48 Hour Film Project - International Filmapalooza
    Seattle, WA
    United States
    Washington Premiere
    Best Sound Design
  • Burbank International Film Festival
    Burbank, CA
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Lone Star Film Festival
    Forth Worth, Texas
    United States
    Texas Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Borrego Springs Film Festival
    Borrego Springs, CA
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Garden State Film Festival
    Asbury, NJ
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Covellite Film Festival
    Butte, MT
    United States
    Montana Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Rowan Media Festival
    Glassboro, NJ
    United States
    New Jersey Premiere
    Best Alumni Film
Director Biography - Jack Swiker

Jack Swiker is a filmmaker originally from Philadelphia, PA. He currently lives in Los Angeles and has directed multiple award-winning short films and web series including "Boy Soldier" (Best Film - 48 Hour Film Project Los Angeles 2016), "Student Driver", "D-Day" and "Up All Night with Kurt Magnum". He received his MFA in Film and Digital Media from American University (Washington D.C.) and a B.S. in Film from Rowan University (Glassboro, NJ).

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