Private Project

Mount Liptak

To provide for his family after his father's murder, a 15-year-old boy must lie about his age in order to enlist in the Navy during WWII. Based on a true story.

  • Ryan Allsop
  • Ryan Allsop
  • Jordan Larson
  • Emmanuil Morari
  • Chase Pollock
    Key Cast
    The Colonel
  • Simon Provan
    Key Cast
  • Gwendolyn GaBree
    Key Cast
  • David Sapiro
    Key Cast
  • Greg North
    Key Cast
  • Steve Piper
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Drama, War, Child Lead Actor, 1940's Era, World War II Film
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Beloit International Film Festival
    Beloit, WI
    United States
    February 24, 2018
    Wisconsin Premier
  • World Fest Houston International Film Festival
    Houston, TX
    United States
    April 28, 2018
    Texas Premier
    PLATINUM REMI Award Winning Short Film
  • Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    August 25, 2018
    California Premier
  • Utah Film Festival
    Salt Lake City, UT
    United States
    April 7, 2018
    Utah Premier
    Nominated For Best Film With Under $50,000 Budget
  • Albuquerque Film & Music Experience
    Albuquerque, NM
    United States
    June 8, 2018
    New Mexico Premier
  • Texas Independent Film Festival
    College Station, TX
    United States
    February 24, 2018
  • Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase
    Fort Worth, TX
    United States
    July 21, 2018
  • San Antonio Film Festival
    San Antonio
    United States
    August 3, 2018
Director Biography - Ryan Allsop

Ryan Allsop has been a filmmaker all his life and loves to tell a wide variety of stories from drama's to comedies. He grew up in a Mormon household in central Wisconsin. Having since left the Mormon faith, he likes to showcase unique family stories and characters as the central dynamic in his films. He's about as midwestern as you can get. Telling stories is something he's done all his life and something that he wants to keep doing for the rest of his life. Mount Liptak is now his 3rd professional short film with the goal of shooting a feature length film within the year. He's an outgoing, hard-working, focused, rowdy guy who loves to tell the best possible story through video.

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Director Statement

What I want to do is capture the truest and most richest emotional moments of the human life. The most raw and real moments that people can relate to, empathize and learn from. For me, I love directing for those reasons.