OSTRICHLAND

Directed by DAVID MCCRACKEN

Produced at the University of Southern California

14 min.  |  Road Trip Comedy

  

  


SYNOPSIS

A road trip comedy about two estranged brothers—Zach, the older redneck brother who never left home, and Travis, the hippie who moved away for college—who drive across the country in a truck full of their dead dad's UFO memorabilia. 


AWARDS

BEST EMERGING FILMMAKER (JURY PRIZE): Palm Springs ShortFest, 2013

BEST STUDENT FILM: Carmel International (Carmel, CA), 2014

BEST EDITING: First Look (University of Southern California), 2014

BEST COMEDY FINALIST: First Look (University of Southern California), 2014

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DIRECTOR'S NOTES

Family can be a real pain in the ass. Family can also lift you up when you're down and be there for you when you need them most. It's complicated. Equal parts humor and sadness, "OstrichLand" reflects the complications of losing the ones we love.


OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

  • VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL, 2013
  • WILLIFEST (Brooklyn, NY), 2013
  • WHITELIGHTS INTERNATIONAL  (Northern Ireland), 2013
  • GLOBAL CHINESE UNIVERSITIES STUDENT FILM & TV FESTIVAL (Hong Kong), 2014
  • ST. KILDA (Australia), 2014
  • HOLLYSHORTS (Los Angeles), 2014
  • TEMECULA VALLEY INTERNATIONAL  (Temecula Valley, CA), 2014
  • NEW FILMMAKERS L.A., 2014
  • RIVER'S EDGE (Paducah, KY), 2014
  • AMFM FEST (Cathedral City, CA), 2014
  • FARGO FILM FESTIVAL, 2015
  • L.A. SHORTS FEST AUDIENCE AWARDS, 2015

TRAILER

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