Directed by Tannis M. Spencer
November 7, 2017 7:30 pm SOLD OUT
Curtis tells the story of a young man struggling to make amends with the harsh family life he left behind, while ensuring the safety of his younger brother Jordan, still there.
Tannis Spencer is a writer-director based in Harlem, New York. She graduated from American University in Washington, DC in 2012 where she earned her BSBA in Business. In 2016 she wrote, directed, and produced her debut narrative short film TWO, which premiered at the NewFilmmakers New York. Full time, Tannis works at MTV where she produces digital strategies for network award shows. CURTIS is Tannis’ second film endeavor.
Cast: Michael Oloyede, Daniel Cunningham, Gregory Brito, Gwendolyn Ricks-Spencer
Director, Writer, Executive Producer: Tannis Spencer
Producer: Jordan Collins
Director of Photography: Justin Montgomery
Editor: Jordan Collins
Sound Designer: Nick Long
Sound Recordist: Chris Leone & Mike Anzel
1st Assistant Camera: Sam Jamal & Christian Cobo
Grip: Lloyd Hembrador & Norberto Pena
Production Assistant: David Rauch
Makeup: Anna Pittman
Art Direction: Jalisa McCullough
Photography : Nova
Song : Gene Nobel and Alex Fitts
96 minsThe OPENING NITE screening of the Nitehawk Shorts Festival highlights diverse short films by nine independent filmmakers that address power, corruption, family, and coming of age. Includes post-screening Q&A.