Five Stars – Award Winning Comedy Short Film (2018) – Directed by Marvin Zana

Five Stars – Award Winning Comedy Short Film (2018)  – Directed by Marvin Zana

Two Robbers (Alex Emanuel & Peter Morgan) steal an Uber car without noticing the three customers in the back seat: a young couple coming from a date (Allison Altman & Matthew Cronin) and a crazy old Korean woman (MeeWha Alana Lee).

This Comedy Short Film was screened in the 2019 Festival De Cannes and in 20 other Film Festivals around the world.

Festivals Selections & Awards:

-Palms Springs Comedy Film Festival
Palm Springs, California
Winner: Best Student Short Film

-Chain NYC Film Festival
New York City
Winner: Best Student Short Film

-Best Short Awards
La Jolla, California
Winner: Award of Merit

Accolade Global Competition
San Diego, California
Winner: Best Short Film

Brightside Film Festival
Jersey City, New Jersey
Winner: Best Ensemble Nominee: Best Film Nominee: best Director Nominee: Best Cinematography

-Esra Awards
New York City
Winner: Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Editing

-California Independent Film Festival
San Francisco, California
Nominee: Best Short Film, Nominee: Best Director

-NewFilmmakers New York
New York City
Nominee: Best Short Film

-Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival Online
Los Angeles, California
Nominee: Best Short Film

-The World Network Comedy Festival
Las Vegas, Nevada
Nominee: Best Short Film, Nominee: Best Director

-World Film Fair
New York City
Film Market

-LA Comedy Film Festival
Los Angeles, California
Screened

-Canada Independent Film Festival
Montreal, Canada
Nominee: Best Short Film

The Laugh or Die Film Festival
Tennessee, USA
Nominee: Best Short Film

Near Nazareth
Nazareth, Israël
Semi-Finalist, Best Short Film

Festival National du court-métrage Etudiant
La Sorbonne – Paris, France
Nominee: Best Short Film

DIY film festival
Santa Monica, California
Finalist: Best Comedy

Midwest ActionFest
Indiana, USA
Nominee: Best Comedy

Lift-Off Genre Film Festival Online
Nominee: Best Short Film

Georgia Independent Short Film Festival
Atlanta, Georgia
Screened

Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Five Stars is a student film produced by Esra Film School.
Five Stars was shot on the Arri Alexa LF, edited on Avid Media Composer and colored on Da Vinci Resolved.
Written & Directed by Marvin Zana.
Marvinzana.com

Actors list:

The Korean Woman: MeeWha Alana Lee
Androsace: Allison Altman
Jim: Matthew Cronin
Justin: Peter Morgan
Robb: Alex Emanuel
Marvin: Jermel Wilson
Lucas: Craig Newman
The Boss: Isidore Elias

Crew List:

1st AD: Harry Walters
2nd AD: Achille Vanderhaeghen
Script Supervisor: Lou Daumas
Script Consultant: Ben Cohen & Chris Ciancimino

Line Producer: Nicolas Thau
Field Producer: Thomas Desmedt
Executive Producer: Jeremie Attias
Associate Producer: Stephen Walters

DP: Mathis Fabien
Camera Op: Richard Ducros
1nd AC: Agathe Denis
2nd AC: Léo Galtier

Key Grip/Car Rig Operator: Simon Doutreleau
Best Boy: Richard Ducros

Production Sound Mixer: Laurent Dussault
Boom Operator/Sound Assistant: Léo Rozenberg
Sound Supervisor: Ryan Kennedy

Hair & Make up artist: Hailey Reese
Assistant: Ruth Black
Set Designer/Prop Master/SFX Supervisor: JC Gaignant
Assistant: Sharon Vion

Production Consultant: Adam Spielberg
Pre-Prod Consultant: Conor Stratton
Set Supervisor: Craig Newman
UPM: Benoit Perrin
PAs: Diana Benson, Joseph Gonzalez, Jude Thomas

Post-Prod Supervisor & Editor: Chloé Tarroux
Colorist: Lou Daumas
VFX: Yann Brogard
Dialogue & Music Editor: Laurent Rozenberg
Sound Design: Léo Rozenberg
Re-cording mixers: Raphael Ajuelos, Nathan Bonetto, Laurent Dussault, Léo Rozenberg
Mastering & DCP: Lou Daumas

Thanks to Esra Film School, Arri Rental NYC, Xeno Light, Gigantic Studio.

Special Thanks to the contributors and to Edouard Houillez.

Marvinzana.com
IMDb:
Instagram: Marvinzana

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