LA BRUJADirected by Eliza Cossio, Hayley Kosan
Cast: Andy Bustillos, Anthony Oberbeck, Dillon Stevenson, Eliza Cossio, Joanna Hausmann, Karen Chee, Mary Houlihan, Michele Carlo, Pedro Lee, Ronny Chieng, Zach Zimmerman
- Comedy, Drama, Female Filmmaker, Magical Realism
- English, Spanish with English Subtitles
- 17 mins
After going through a breakup, a woman stumbles upon a witch who offers to help. But it comes with some strings attached.
Eliza Cossio is a Mexican American writer, actress, and comedian from California. She currently writes for Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas on HBO. After graduating from UC Berkeley, she moved to New York to intern at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where she worked her way up to digital writer and the on-air Senior Latina Contributor. She has studied at the Second City LA, the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre NY, and the Annoyance NY, and now does stand up in dark basements of New York City. Her writing has also been published in Jezebel and Elle Magazine. Her Sex and the City/Sopranos crossover script went viral on Twitter and was featured in NY Magazine/Vulture, AV Club, and Slate Magazine.
Hayley Kosan is an award-winning writer/director in New York City. She previously worked as a digital producer at The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Comedy Central. She has written and directed projects for IFC, Upright Citizen’s Brigade and Rent the Runway, along with numerous independent short films and sketches. As an all-around filmmaker, Hayley often shoots and edits her projects as well.
NSF19 with NOBUDGE
The Nitehawk Shorts Festival and NoBudge (the online platform spotlighting the best in low-budget indie filmmaking) have partnered to present a program of seven short films that are either currently or will soon premiere on NoBudge.com.