The Sandman

The Sandman

About This Project

LOGLINE

A mother tries to ease her terminally ill son through his final days of treatment using a classic bedtime tale.

ABOUT

THE SANDMAN was David Scala’s 3rd Year film at NYU film school. It stars Brian D’Addario, who originated the role of Flounder in the Tony Award-nominated musical DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID in 2009.

CAST

Brian D’Addario as Joey
Shellee Nicols as Pauline
Sal Rendino as Dr. Soloman

AWARDS

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY, New Visions and Voices Festival, NYC, 2010
BEST SHORT FILM (Nominee), Director’s Circle Festival of Shorts, 2010
FINALIST, National Undergraduate Film Festival, 2010

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

• Daytona Beach Film Festival
• Princeton Student Film & Video Festival
Hamilton Film Festival
Director’s Circle Festival of Shorts
New Visions and Voices Festivals

CREW

Written and Directed by Dave Scala
Produced by Dave Scala and Catherine Polin
Cinematography by Evan Coppotelli
Editors: Joe Greco, David Scala
Production Designer: Derek Simon
Sound Mixer: Joe Greco
Original Music by: Ted Reedy
Make-up Artist: Colleen O’Neill
Assistant Camera: Nick Brennan
Production Assistants: Alex Metz, Margaret Parus, Aleqs Wachira

Date:

2010

Category:
Drama, Short Film
Official Selections:

5

Runtime:

8 minutes

I Don't Know, Alaska!
Comedy, Music, Short Film
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Contender
Drama, Short Film
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