12-year-old Adam finds his 31-year old, superhero obsessed brother with learning difficulties a nightmare – until he sees a chance to use him to gain friends.
Writer/Director: Mustapha Kseibati
Producer: Michael Berliner
Cast: Kayvan Novak, Jayden Revri, Sophie Thompson
Genre: Comedy Drama
Running Time: 20 min
Mustapha Kseibati, Michael Berliner
Mustapha Kseibati – Writer/Director
Writer/Director Mustapha Kseibati has made 3 short films in the past 3 years. Both Big Tingz and Skateboards and Spandex were made with support from the UK Film Council. He recently directed his third short film Painkiller for the BBC Writersroom, which premiered at the Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2012. Mustapha was featured as a Screen International ’Star of Tomorrow 2012’ and is currently being mentored by Paul Andrew Williams through the Guiding Lights initiative. He is passionate about making films filled with action, adventure and comedy.
Michael Berliner – Producer
Michael is an independent producer with 12 award-winning shorts made since 2008, including four for the UK Film Council and one apiece for BBC HD and BBC Writersroom. He was MovieScope Magazine’s Producer to Watch in February 2012, and is currently being mentored by Warp Films CEO Mark Herbert through the Guiding Lights initiative. Michael has a feature on Creative England’s iFeatures2 development slate (I Could Live Yours), one in development with Northern Ireland Screen (All or None), and another in development with the BFI (The Wanderers).
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