A young, controlling director loses his ability to control others after he gets a sudden ear infection.

Official Selection of San Francisco Global Movie Fest 2014
(Screened on August 17th, 2014)

"The Director" is a dramatic/comedic short, with a runtime of approximately 8 minutes.

Featuring a cast and crew entirely made up of Bay Area residents, and shot entirely in the SF Bay Area (including San Francisco, Oakland, and Hercules), "The Director" is a comment on filmmaking and filmmakers.


Jack Devens, The Director: Alan Amaya

Bradley Cummings, The Producer: Joe Karam

Tyson, The Actor: Jordan Santacana

Gaffer: Hubert 'Hao-Yu' Wang

Sound Person 1: Ian Liu-Johnston

Sound Person 2: Lauren Younglove

Clumsy PA: Alex Zajicek

Director of Photography: Wei Jiao

PAs: Kimmi Keen & Samantha Higgins


Alex Zajicek - Writer/Director/Producer/Editor

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Hubert "Hao-Yu" Wang - Co-Producer/Cinematographer/Assistant Director/Still Photographer

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Wei Jiao - Gaffer/Assistant Director

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Jordan Santacana - Additional Camera

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Lauren Younglove - Sound Recordist

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Ian Liu-Johnston - Sound Recordist

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Dan Olmsted - Sound Re-recording Mixer

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Samantha Higgins - Production Assistant

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Kimberly Keen - Production Assistant

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