About the Movie
The Slender Dwarf
Dark Comedy
The Slender Dwarf
February 15 - 28, 2020 - United States
English, French
United States
Project Blackfish Productions

Not everything is as it seems in this bizarre dark comedy about the last surviving plant with mysterious healing powers that stands between the man who needs it to survive and the man determined to destroy it.


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Writer/Director/Drunk Guest - Michael Piscioneri grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and attended The Ohio State University before moving to Chicago to study improvisation at Second City, and perform in theaters around town. Once in Los Angeles, he has been working in theatre, film & television and is the Creative Director of Project Blackfish Productions as well as the Writer/Director of The Slender Dwarf.Read More
Director of Photography - An award winning filmmaker who creates visual and narrative stories through drama, documentaries, and music, Jahmal Holland is the Director of Photography for The Slender Dwarf. Jahmal’s films are available through Amazon On Demand (Still Standing) and Amazon Prime (Spanish Fly, 2015).Read More
Executive Producer / Opera Singer - Originally from Texas, raised in Louisiana, Lori Ann Fuller is a Grammy Award winning soprano, actress, and co-founder of Project Blackfish and Executive Producer for The Slender Dwarf.Read More
Camera Operator - Paul Sweet got his start with writing and performing music in Columbus Ohio. Moving to Los Angeles, he moved into the classic car industry where capturing the nuances of a vehicle meant everything when it came to photographing cars for magazines and auctions. Paul’s creative process and eye for detail bring a unique perspective to the execution of our projects, as a team member of Project Blackfish Productions.Read More
Production Design - Andrea Walker-Williamson is an author/storyteller/producer from South Los Angeles.Read More
Sound Mixer - Michael grew up in Doylestown, Pennsylvania but moved to Los Angeles at a young age. In high school he found a passion for filmmaking.Read More
Set Decorator - Born in The Philippines, Kara now resides in Los Angeles and own an event planning business called Events By Kara. Check out her Instagram Page!
Gaffer - A native of Los Angeles, Kevin started in the music industry and evolved to assistant Engineering throughout LA. From Conway studios to Larrabee.Read More
Composer - Lamar has created numerous compositions for Film & Television including Brooklyn Nine-Nine, New Girl and The Good Wife. Some Film compositions include: Walk Hard, The Dewey Cox Story, Drillbit Taylor and Our Family Wedding.Read More
Visual Effects Artist - Tom is originally from the Chicago area, and has worked in Visual Effects for over a decade. His most recent work is on the Award Winning Music Video Kimono Pat-Freefall (2019), produced by Moonhead Industries.Read More
Still Photographer - Susana Woo is a New York fireball of an actress/singer gracing LA with her creativity. Grateful and lucky to be living her purpose and sharing her energy. Watch her journey as her inner light shines from the streets of Times Square to the Boulevard of Dreams.Read More
1st Assistant Camera - Seth Koury began his film career making documentary features. He traveled throughout the United States and around the world filming subjects ranging from athletics to international music and culture. He won Best Director and Best Cinematographer at the Monaco International Film Festival for his debut documentary, Sounds of Beirut, about the diverse music scene in Beirut, Lebanon that thrives in spite of the civil war.Read More

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Mortimer - Gehan Cooray was born on October 6, 1987 in Colombo, Sri Lanka as Gehan Ranga Cooray Arasaratnam. He is an actor and producer, known for The Billionaire, The Land of Oz (2015) and Popping the Question (2014).Read More
Paxton - A multi-faceted character actor that continually sharpens his craft. Most recent successes include an Academy Award for the Narrative Short ``This Way Up`` an AFI/Jeremy Cloe film in which he starred. Also the Student Emmy was awarded to ``Martian American`` the Lee Citron film that Charley produced and acted in.Read More
The Butler - Adam was born in Hobbs, New Mexico and moved to Farmington with his family at the age of four. It was there, that he became active in local theater productions and fell in love with acting at an early age.Read More
Dr. Zieve / 1st Assistant Director - Shelley Francisco was born in Hong Kong and later raised in a small community in the Philippines with her grandparents. At age five, her mom relocated to America with Shelley in the area of San Bernardino County, California.Read More
Nadia - Kelly Radcliffe Orbeck is an actress, known for The Slender Dwarf (2020) and Diagnosis Murder: Without Warning (2002).Read More
Snooty Guest - Sherry Weston is an actress and writer, known for Stumptown (2019), Criminal Minds (2005) and Austin & Ally (2011).Read More
Gossip Guest - Born in Dallas, Texas. Haillye grew up with a strong background in modeling, dance, singing, and acting. At a young age, she took to the stage, performing in many local venues and oprys including Johnny High's Music Review, Lone Star Music Association, and Bass Hall. She received several 'Best Young Vocal Artist' awards as a soloist and in the duet, The Texas Red Hotts.Read More
Writer Guest - Anthony S. Johnson is an actor and producer, known for Euphoria (2019), Clifford (1994), Out of Time (2019) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997).Read More
Waiter - David is known for Private Practice (2012), The Event (2010), Harper's Globe (2009), 11:11 (2014), Youthful Daze (2012-2015), Sorority Forever (2008), and more.Read More
Lipstick Guest - Olivia is a storyteller with Minnesota roots and a Hollywood zip code, known for Agent (2017) and Cache Memory (2019).Read More
Bob the Uninterested Guest - Matt Laydon is a Los Angeles-based actor and lawyer who was born and raised in Michigan's Upper Peninsula where he began his acting career in the local theater. His strong sports background also began in Michigan where he was an all-state wrestler and state champion tennis player.Read More
Small Handed Woman - Known for Ad Astra (2019), Men in Black: International (2019), Doctor Sleep (2019), Loving (2016)Read More
French Guest - Madeleine Clemens (Lewis) is an actress, known for The Interview (2011).Read More
Hungry Guest - Pernell Marsh is an actor and musician, known for Spread Some Love: Relationships 101 (2009).Read More
Servant - Born in Santa Ana, California. Grow up in Temecula Ca. Currently living in Mid City Los Angeles for the last 7 seven years. Went to school to become a BMW master technician.Read More
Fun Guest - Susana Woo is a New York fireball of an actress/singer gracing LA with her creativity. Grateful and lucky to be living her purpose and sharing her energy. Watch her journey as her inner light shines from the streets of Times Square to the Boulevard of Dreams.
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