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February 5, 2013 10:34 AM
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Project of the Day: A Man Finds His Father Reincarnated as a Deer in 'Deer Father'

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"Deer Father"

Tweetable Logline:

A surreal comedy about a man who finds his father as a reincarnated deer.


Elevator Pitch:

Deer Father is about Jacob, a state trooper, who attempts to put a dying buck out of its misery, but in the process finds that the deer is actually his reincarnated father. As the deer recalls his past life through surreal memories, Jacob must decide whether he can kill the deer or save his father.
 

Production Team:

Writer/Director: Alex Brinkman
Producer: Katie Roberts
Cinematographer: Brandon Watson
Editor: Kyle Moriarty
Production Design: Drew Sorteberg
Audio: Alex Gappa.


About the Production:

"DEER FATHER represents the end of our college careers, the last project before graduation, so we're going all out to make something unique. Something crazy and funny. About the harshness of nature, and the family we find on the side of the road." -- Alex Brinkman
 

Current Status:

Pre-production.

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5 Comments

  • Phebomonolophy | February 6, 2013 12:31 PMReply

    Looks intriguing. Where was the father/son action? To be continued...?

  • Brock | February 5, 2013 5:52 PMReply

    Actually I love the name. It's simple. Ever seen Spider or Bear? Great short films with super simple titles. What does the title matter anyway? It's all about the film itself.

  • Zach | February 5, 2013 4:23 PMReply

    Sounds pretty crazy. That's a good thing. I think.

  • EB | February 5, 2013 2:25 PMReply

    It sound interesting. An original topic.

  • Dan | February 5, 2013 1:11 PMReply

    What an inspired name.