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ELECTION NIGHT





Synopsis

A politician's family waits for the last 350 votes to be counted - will it be a celebration or a concession?  Nerves rattle the family into a comic whirlwind of wild theories, long-held secrets, and a revelation that nobody saw coming.

Cast

Peri Gilpin , Jake Johannsen , Caitlin Zambito , Cole Jensen


Director :Tessa Blake Language :English Country :United
Producer :Catherine Dent, Grace Santos, Stasia Droze Editor :Cristina Rackoff Screening Type:2D
Cinematographer :Jim Jost Year :2015 Duration:12 Mins

ABOUT DIRECTOR



Director Name

Tessa Blake

Director Biography

Tessa Blake is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. She has directed narrative and documentary films, has a column at the Huffington Post, and writes for film & television with her husband and writing partner, Ian Williams.As part of AFI’s prestigious Directing Workshop for Women, Tessa premiered Election Night, starring Peri Gilpin (Frasier) and comedian Jake Johanssen, at the Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival. She followed the success of Election Night with a new dramatic short, Upended, starring Amy Landecker from Amazon’s critically-acclaimed series, Transparent, which will premiere at film festivals in 2016.