Cast: Tynan DeLong, Colin Burgess, Lorelei Ramirez, Anthony Oberbeck
A group of friends trying to remake THE MATRIX run into trouble when an unwanted roommate tries to join the production. A comedic meditation on the childhood feeling of being left out couched in the worst version of “The Matrix” ever recorded, the film is a light-hearted exploration of our never-ending struggle to just feel included.
Tynan DeLong is a filmmaker, actor and comedian based in Brooklyn, NY, who can currently be seen in the Netflix-streaming documentary Mortified Nation. He is a writer and director whose work has been featured in Vulture, Paste, Splitsider, NoBudge and Vice, as well as an accomplished comedian who performs all around New York, including Littlefield, Union Hall and UCB. In addition, he has been a featured performer in both the Brooklyn Comedy Festival and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. He has appeared in The Chris Gethard Show, the Comedy Central web series New Timers, IFC’s Boy Band, and is a regular contributor to MMN’s The Special Without Brett Davis. He is also an avid filmmaker, writing, directing and editing several shorts which can be found on his Vimeo channel, including the Channel 101 hit Jana & Shasta. The series was an official selection of the 2016 Brooklyn Comedy Festival and the 2016 New York Television Festival, where it was awarded a development deal from Seeso.
The nine shorts in the CLOSING NITE screening at the Nitehawk Shorts Festival highlight bonded families, searching for a sense of belonging, and the effects of media on individuals. Taking place at Nitehawk Prospect Park.