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Project of the Day: An Apocalyptic Short about Love and Neuroses

Project of the Day: An Apocalyptic Short about Love and Neuroses

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Let’s Not Panic

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An Apocalyptic Short Comedy About Love and Neuroses

Elevator Pitch:

When an asteroid threatens to hit New York, Sadie, a neurotic and
anxious 20-something, embarks on a quest from Brooklyn to Manhattan to
reunite with her therapist, who she is in love with. She believes they
can finally be together in a post-apocalyptic world since the rules
keeping them apart will cease to exist. Along the way, Sadie accrues a
small group of other neurotic evacuees. As the group adapts to their new
survival needs, Sadie emerges as their unlikely leader. But will the
doctor be the ultimate source of their salvation, and can they reach him
before disaster strikes?

Production Team:

Writer/ Director – Heather Jack
Executive Producer – Mary Rohlich (Identity Thief, Horrible Bosses, Four Christmases)
Producer – Jacob Robinson (VP Development, Donald De Line)
Cinematographer – Mike Simpson (Strings, Taiwan Oyster)

About the Production:

“As someone who is relatively neurotic, I
think most of us have our own insecurities and issues to deal with.
That’s one of the reasons I’m really excited about this project. Nobody
is perfect and stressful situations only amplify the crazy. Also, the
world can feel like a frightening, messed up place if you’ve been
watching the news, but we can’t spend our entire existence being dark.
Humor and normalcy creep back in, and sometimes it’s the only way to
confront otherwise terrifying uncertainty. This film attempts to meet
those fears head on, all while remaining optimistic, witty, and fun.” — Heather Jack

Current Status:


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