Character

16:47, digital video, 2020

Actor Mark Metcalf made his reputation playing aggrieved authority figures, most famously in NATIONAL LAMPOON’S ANIMAL HOUSE and BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER. Now in his 70s, he takes a critical look back on his life and career in this meditation on power, privilege, and the perils of being a “type.” Click to view trailer.

Now streaming via The New Yorker.

Produced, directed, and edited by VERA BRUNNER-SUNG
Cinematography by ORI SEGEV
Music by RYLAND WHARTON

Screenings
2020 Conofest, Spain (upcoming)
2020 The Loft Short Film Festival, Tucson (upcoming)
2020 Weyauwega International Film Festival, WI (Winner – Best Short Documentary)
2020 Kurzfilmtage Winthertur (Kurzfilmtage Recommendations)
2020 Carbonia Film Festival, Italy
2020 Pacific Meridian International Film Festival, Vladivostok
2020 Hamptons International Film Festival
2020 Sydney Underground Film Festival
2020 Palm Springs Shortfest
2020 Visions du Réel (Media Library)
2020 Aspen Shortsfest
2020 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (Best Short Competition)
2020 Sundance Film Festival (WP)