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Audience Award

1, 2, 3, ALL EYES ON ME

Emil Gallardo

A passionate grade teacher has her hands full with her class. When she takes an upset student outside, she sees someone writing X’s on classroom doors. Things quickly unravel and Ms. Leena and her class find themselves trapped in an impossible situation.

You know that feeling when nothing in the world could pull you away from finishing a film? Prepare yourself. Director Emil Gallardo fully invests you into his characters and his world - an elementary school classroom lead by a heroic teacher with a warm heart, a critical eye, and lighting quick reflexes. Features tremendous performances from his lead and all his child actors. — Erin (Artistic Director)

DETAILS

CATEGORY

Drama, Super Short

RUNTIME

15 min

COUNTRY

USA

LANGUAGE

English

TAGS

Drama, Thriller

DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHY

In May of 2020, Emil was selected by HBO as a semi-finalist in their Directing Fellowship. He is a Mexican American writer/director from Los Angeles who started his career in the AD department. After working on a variety of productions from commercials to independent features to studio TV shows, Emil left ADing to focus on writing and directing.

Emil’s stories usually deal with difficult topics and are motivated by building empathy for the characters and the worlds they live in. 1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me, his current film, is no exception.

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Playing as a part of

SHOWTIME

Drive-in Theater

August 21, 2020

Doors open at 6:30 pm

Screening at 8:30 pm


At Brandeis Bardin Campus, Simi Valley

1101 Pepper Tree Ln, Brandeis (Simi Valley) CA 93064


Online Festival

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Available to watch on demand from August 22-29, 2020


Award Block

Available to watch on demand from August 30-September 5, 2020


WATCH FILMMAKER Q&A

CREDITS

Director: Emil Gallardo


Producers: Emil Gallardo, My-Hanh Lac, Derek Ho


Writers: Emil Gallardo, Derek Ho


Cast: Farelle Walker, Blanca Ordaz, Armand Munoz

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