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An accountant (Josh Zuckerman) fights for his life after discovering his co-workers have been brainwashed by the office coffee.
An accountant (Josh Zuckerman) fights for his life after discovering his co-workers have been brainwashed by the office coffee.
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Why $10,000?

Our film has intense stunts, over a dozen extras, special effects, breakaway glass, and office destruction galore. We need at least $30,000 to shoot our film, and we've already raised $20,000. The more money we raise, the bigger the movie becomes: more worker zombies, more special effects... more throwing Josh Zuckerman through a window.

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Ben Fast (Director / Co-Writer)

After graduating from Princeton in 2006, where he was artistic director of Quipfire!, head writer of the Triangle Club, and delivered a comedic address at commencement, Ben earned his MFA in screenwriting from the University of Southern California. Ben has previously written short films that have screened at dozens of festivals and directed a comedic webseries, "Best Job Ever." 

Scott Wolman (Co-Writer / Producer)

A member of the Princeton class of 2007, Scott did lots of the same stuff as Ben, but a year later, like performing with Quipfire!, serving as head writer of the Triangle Club, and delivering a comedic address at commencement. After graduation, Scott worked as an assistant at the William Morris Agency in the TV Literature department. Along with Ben, Scott has written over a half dozen feature screenplays, two TV pilots, produced a web series and sold a story to TNT for an episode of LEVERAGE, starring Oscar winner Timothy Hutton.

Troy Holland (Producer)

After graduating from Princeton in 2005 where he was the President of the Princeton Triangle Club, Troy worked at IBM for a year in New York, and eventually moved to LA to work as an assistant in the Production Department at William Morris Endeavor. He also worked in production on the television show LONE STAR and for the Executive Vice-President of Physical Production at 20th Century Fox Television. 

Josh Zuckerman (Actor)

Josh has been prominently featured as a recurring guest star on the new 90210 and DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, and recently starred in the comedic feature SEX DRIVE, co-starring James Marsden, Seth Green, and Clark Duke.

Molly Ephraim (Actor)

Molly is currently starring in the new Tim Allen sitcom, LAST MAN STANDING, which was recently picked up for a full season. She also had a starring role in PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2 and a major supporting role in the feature comedy COLLEGE ROAD TRIP, starring Martin Lawrence.

Ethan Stone (Actor)

After gaining valuable production experience as assistant to the General Manager of MTV, Ethan returned to his first love, the arts, and has made multiple TV appearances, including on TRUE BLOOD and CSI: MIAMI.

HEY CHAMP (Scoring)

Hey Champ’s roots can be traced outside of Chicago in nearby Rockford, where band members Saam Hagshenas (Vocals, Guitar) and Jonathan Marks (Drums) discovered their love of music at a young age. After Saam’s graduation from law school, Jon’s fellow Princeton chum Pete Dougherty (Synths) set sail for Chicago, cementing the line-up of the group. Initially discovered by Lupe Fiasco, the band has played major festivals including Lollapalooza and performing with the likes of Vampire Weekend, Justice and Kid Cudi. They have also become in-demand remixers for their remixes for Sebastian Tellier, Passion Pit and the Sounds.

James Shin (Music Supervisor)

James Shin graduated from Princeton University, where he mentored under Paul Lansky and won the senior thesis prize for his work on a self-produced electro-classical fusion album. He transitioned into a dual career in the entertainment business and as a composer/producer in film and pop music (Roc-A-Fella, Missy Elliot, Bad Boy).  After stints at the William Morris talent agency and the film outfit Media Rights Capital, James is currently a music creative supervisor at Sony Pictures Entertainment. 

LIGHT IRON DIGITAL (Post-House)

Light Iron has designed, supervised, and executed hundreds of file-based projects for theatrical release, television, and the web, including projects like THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, and THE SOCIAL NETWORK.

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