Win in New York for 8com’s Dan Reisinger and DDB’s Dantie Van Der Merwe and David Fraser for ‘Status Update – A Facebook Fairytale’ film


image.jpgPart way through the the international festival circuit, ‘Status Update – A Facebook Fairytale’ has been winning fans in the US, taking out the Special Jury Prize at the Friars Club Comedy Festival in New York. The film was a finalist in the San Jose Short Film Festival, and featured on the opening night of LA Comedy Festival.

The film, directed by 8com’s Dan Reisinger and written by DDB’s Dantie Van Der Merwe and David Fraser is due to screen in Australia, as part of the Flicker Fest 2013 selection, with further festival announcements to come.

‘Status Update’ is the second Project of Adam Dunn (pictured) and Dan Reisinger who met filming the ‘Sponsor the Whitehouse’ campaign that won gongs all over the world including 5 Cannes Lions and inclusion in the D&AD book.

Starring Adam Dunn, Kellie Clarke, Chum Elhelopela, Joy Smithers

Directed by Daniel Reisinger

Written by Dantie Van Der Merwe and David Fraser

DOP Tony Luu

Edit by Brad Hurt

Produced by Daniel Reisinger, Rachel Fiddes and Fergus Cahill

Production Design by Ian “Waxy” Kanik assisted by David Boon-dog

VFX by Eric So and Lucas Newton

Motion Graphics by Paulina Appiah and Melvin J. Montalban

Grade by Dwayne Hyde from The Lab

Sound by Bronson

Post Sound by Tone Aston from Nylon Studios

Also Tony Wall from South Sydney Media

Acknowlegements to Keith Rodgers and Red Apple Cameras.