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BOY IN A BACKPACK

Short Film, Currently Distributed on TheScene with 100K+ Views

Writer & Director: Brad Martocello
Starring: Byron Clohessy, Luke Prael, Michelle Veintimilla, Maechi Aharanwa
Production: Indigenous Media, Turkeyfoot Productions, Conde Nast Entertainment

TAGLINE

Pax signs up for a charity race with his quadriplegic brother so he can pay off a drug debt, but he soon realizes that he can't outrun his past. 

ABOUT

Boy in a Backpack is one of five shorts selected for an incubator program led by Josh Hutcherson (The Kids Are All Right, The Hunger Games) and sponsored by Indigenous Media. The film will play on Conde Nast's online distribution platform. Originally a feature, the script has been adapted into a short for this incubator program — from which the producers at Indigenous will select projects to produce as feature-length projects. 

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Press Links

VARIETY
“Josh Hutcherson to Scour Black List Screenplays for Young Filmmakers”

Written by Todd Spangler
Published November 17, 2015

VARIETY
“NewFronts: Conde Nast Backs 3 Filmmaker Incubator Programs, Renews 98 Digital Series”

Written by Todd Spangler
Published May 13, 2016

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL
“Tribeca Digital Creators Market Special Conversation”

THE BLACK LIST
“Indigenous Media Film Incubator Submission Call”

INDIGENOUS MEDIA
“The Big Script”