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During a Mafioso Initiation dinner, new member Paolo tries to prove himself as a diligent worker in front of his boss, Scorpion. Unfortunately, Paolo’s enthusiastic attitude doesn’t gel well with Scorpion’s other henchmen, Lenny and Ivan, who view him as a threat to their laid back lifestyle that they must get rid of.

  • Christian Hurley
  • Christian Hurley
  • Marc Nally
    Key Cast
  • Jamie Jones
    Key Cast
  • Jack Brenner
    Key Cast
  • Max Shepardson
    Key Cast
  • Gabriel Knoos-Newton
    Director of Photography
  • Dan Lesser
    Sound Designer
  • Blake Hilton
    Production Designer
  • Liam Tangum
  • Enrique De La Garza
    Gaffer / Key Grip
  • Bryan Taira
    Assistant Director
  • William Ammann
    Assistant Camera
  • Josh Whitaker
    Sound Mixer
  • Thomas Jones
    Boom Operator
  • Kimberly Vela
    Casting Director
  • Lexi Johnson
    Catering Service
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Comedy, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 38 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 23, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    250 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, URSA Mini 4K
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Christian Hurley

Born and raised on Long Island, New York, Christian Hurley has had an early passion for film that began with making stop motion films on his parent's VHS camera. This passion grew in high school and eventually college, where he now studies at Chapman University.

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Director Statement

Anything is possible, even a movie about killer man-sized chipmunks.