Experiencing Interruptions?


Set entirely in a bathroom, Mo learns how to become the main character of her own life at her best friend’s 30th birthday party.

  • Nicole Lipp
  • Mariah Goolsby
  • Asha Bynoe-Berry
  • Mariah Goolsby
  • Nicole Lipp
  • Michael Lipp
  • Mariah Goolsby
    Key Cast
  • Nicole Lipp
    Key Cast
  • Grace Morrison
    Key Cast
  • Anissa Borrego
    Key Cast
  • Nika Burnett
    Key Cast
  • TJ Sonnier
    Key Cast
  • Kelsey Talton
    Director of Photography
  • Madison Price
    Production Designer
  • Miranda Dos Santos
    Production Manager
  • Nicole Lipp
  • Amy Von Harrington
  • James Wasserman
    Production & Post-Production Sound
  • Harley Roché
    Foley Artist
  • Sabrina Mota
    Assistant Director
  • Maya Osep
    2nd Assistant Director
  • Nisha Ahuja
    Intimacy Coordinator
  • Eddy Scully
  • Maud Laurent
    1st Assistant Camera
  • Mina "Em" Halim
    2nd Assistant Camera
  • Yasmine Nickle
    Props Fabricator
  • Catalina Elgarrista
    Costume Designer
  • Laura Dudley
    Hair and Makeup Artist
  • Asari Ahbangbee
    Script Supervisor
  • Gabe Sanchez
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  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 14 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 21, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    25,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Shooting Format:
    Arri Alexa Mini
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Director Biography - Nicole Lipp

Nicole Lipp is a director and writer born and raised in Los Angeles, most known for her work in the music video space. She founded a production company/creative agency, AYF Media, where she produces/writes/directs films, music videos, and branded content.
Bottom line: Nicole likes to make cool shit with cool people.

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Director Statement

Nicole Lipp is an award-winning director and writer. She is most acclaimed for her work in the music industry, entrusted to direct music videos for celebrated artists including St. Lucia, Quinn XCII ft Big Sean, and Vacations. Her first narrative short film, MESSY, earned her a Best Director award at the International Film Showcase. As a co-founder of AYF Media, her production company, Nicole excels in producing and directing narrative films, music videos and branded content and she has had projects showcased at renowned festivals worldwide.

Among other notable projects and accolades, her television pilot script, Bachelor, a dark narrative revolving around a psychopathic billionaire’s demented twist on The Bachelor reality show, has received critical acclaim and a high score on The Black List. Currently, Nicole is actively collaborating with Darryl Taja to develop and pitch the series. Other scripted projects she has in development include Mistakes You Make Before You Die, a dark comedy tearjerker about a queer couple tackling a really weird bucket list. Nicole recently shot the Mistakes You Make Before You Die proof of concept short film and is currently packaging the feature.

Nicole co-founded Not Your Daddy’s Films, a social impact organization dedicated to empowering and educating women and non-binary filmmakers through screenings, panels, a podcast, and more. Nicole lead NYDF’s collaboration with We Direct Music Videos, an organization founded by Daniel Kwan, showcasing acclaimed women and non-binary music video directors.

With a BFA in acting from UCSB, her passion lies in creating innovative projects with like-minded people. Born and raised in Los Angeles, when not writing or on set she can be found watching all of the latest TV shows, crafting, beading, designing NYDF merch, or snuggling with her giant labradoodle, Sam.