This holiday season, our team decided to create a special edition of our Long Story Shorts initiative as our holiday greeting. We decided to take a different take on the holiday spirit and inject some technology into the “Elf on a Shelf” notion by creating a fictional smart IoT device, name Odessa.
Without further ado, we present, Odessa is Watching directed by Bryant Jen.
Happy Holidays from Maestro Filmworks! Thank you to our clients and our people for a successful, creative and collaborative 2019. May the warmth of this holiday season carry over into the new year.
Mom: Jenna Lam
Son: Jack Connolly
Daughter: Julia Connolly
Santa: Bernard Gasiorowski
Written and directed by: Bryant Jen
DP: Weston Fahey
Producer. Rebecca Schwartz
Production Designer: Khadir Cade
AC/Swing: Maria Vattimo
Production Manager: Kate Feher
Editor: Jo Shen
Assistant editor: Asad Bokhari
Composting: Rob Jennings and Andrew Czudak
Art assist: Erik Lu
Special thanks: The Connolly Family