Film: Student Films

'The Catalyst'

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AKip Productions, School of Visual Arts
Alex Kip, prod.; Bernardo Garcia, dir.; Jeff Newman, writer.

Production Description

Casting "The Catalyst," a School of Visual Arts thesis short film intended for feature-length expansion. Synopsis: "A grad-level film student realizes he's really a character in a cliché-ridden movie and resists engaging in any of the hackneyed inciting incidents continually thrown at him."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Shoots Feb. 28-March 3 in NYC.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays $100/day for the lead roles of John, Buddy, and McGee. Catered food provided on set, copy of film provided upon completion. SAG Student Film Agreement.


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Director's Sample 1

Director's Sample 2

The Catalyst - Poster

About the Director

Bernardo Garcia has 14 years of cumulative experience in short films, commercials, television shows for Brazilian ‘Globo TV,’ as well as social documentaries and corporative videos. For more info, visit