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Side Effected

An urgent meeting between a pharmaceutical company executive and one of his upstart young employees is called in order to discuss a troubling rumor about a new drug.

Festivals/Competitions:
Palm Springs International Shortfest 2013  ("Audience Favorite")
Grolsch Film Works' Online Shorts Showcase March 2014 (1st Prize)
Synesthesia Film Festival April 2014 ("Audience Choice" Award)
Cannes Short Film Corner 2013
San Diego Film Festival 2013
Hill Country Film Festival 2014
Leiden International Short Film Experience 2014
St Kilda International Film Festival 2014

Screenings: 
Museum of Contemporary Art - San Diego, CA
Wiz Art Night of USA Short Films - Lviv, Ukraine

Press:

"...whip smart dialogue and razor sharp editing lead to nasty, funny swipe at the remorselessness of the business world and refusal to take responsibility."

--The Huffington Post 

"Taut verbal and visual storytelling equates to big laughs in this short film."

--The Desert Sun

"Great pace, great performances and a compelling social message, with the point subtly made."

--Jane Schoettle, Toronto Int'l Film Festival Programmer

"...delivered its simple yet interesting premise with sure-footed confidence."

--Oliver Lunn, www.grolschfilmworks.com

Directed by LEV PAKMAN
Written by JOSH BROWN
Produced by LEV PAKMAN
Director of Photography JUSTIN LEVINE
Starring RANDALL HOLDEN and EVAN JONES

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Directed by LEV PAKMAN
Creative Director DANIEL GRAY (Dailey Ideas)
Produced by MAX PAVA
Director of Photography MATT HEYMANN

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Directed by LEV PAKMAN
Creative Director DANIEL GRAY (Dailey Ideas)
Produced by MAX PAVA
Director of Photography MATT HEYMANN

 

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Directed by LEV PAKMAN
Produced by MAX PAVA
Director of Photography MATT HEYMANN

For the Record

For the Record

In a vapid industrial suburb, a teenage boy is faced with a decision when his friend is attacked by three neighborhood rivals.

Festivals:
Hamptons International Film Festival 2014
Silhouette Film Festival 2015
Ozark Shorts 2016

Coming Soon

Written and Directed by LEV PAKMAN
Produced by LEV PAKMAN
In association with FROM THE HEART PRODUCTIONS and CROOKED LETTER FILMS
Director of Photography JUSTIN LEVINE
Starring PICO ALEXANDER and LUKE MARCUS ROSEN

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Susan Wides - 'this--seasons'

2016
'T' Space
Rhinebeck, NY
susanwides.com

Directed & Edited by LEV PAKMAN

Leffie Louise - "Birdhouse"

Director/Editor/Producer: Gabriel Gomez & Lev Pakman
Color: Carlos Flores Espinoza
Titles: Elena Scott
Creative Consultant: Kahiem Rivera
Starring: Levi Capper, Mark Stewart, Karen Curlee, Kahiem Rivera, Dora Margery, Jesse Capper, and Blaine Capper

Special Thanks: the family
soundcloud.com/leffielouise

Side Effected

An urgent meeting between a pharmaceutical company executive and one of his upstart young employees is called in order to discuss a troubling rumor about a new drug.

Festivals/Competitions:
Palm Springs International Shortfest 2013  ("Audience Favorite")
Grolsch Film Works' Online Shorts Showcase March 2014 (1st Prize)
Synesthesia Film Festival April 2014 ("Audience Choice" Award)
Cannes Short Film Corner 2013
San Diego Film Festival 2013
Hill Country Film Festival 2014
Leiden International Short Film Experience 2014
St Kilda International Film Festival 2014

Screenings: 
Museum of Contemporary Art - San Diego, CA
Wiz Art Night of USA Short Films - Lviv, Ukraine

Press:

"...whip smart dialogue and razor sharp editing lead to nasty, funny swipe at the remorselessness of the business world and refusal to take responsibility."

--The Huffington Post 

"Taut verbal and visual storytelling equates to big laughs in this short film."

--The Desert Sun

"Great pace, great performances and a compelling social message, with the point subtly made."

--Jane Schoettle, Toronto Int'l Film Festival Programmer

"...delivered its simple yet interesting premise with sure-footed confidence."

--Oliver Lunn, www.grolschfilmworks.com

Directed by LEV PAKMAN
Written by JOSH BROWN
Produced by LEV PAKMAN
Director of Photography JUSTIN LEVINE
Starring RANDALL HOLDEN and EVAN JONES

Download Press Kit

WAITRESS - Intuit TurboTax :15

Directed by LEV PAKMAN
Creative Director DANIEL GRAY (Dailey Ideas)
Produced by MAX PAVA
Director of Photography MATT HEYMANN

MIDNIGHT SNACK - Intuit TurboTax :15

Directed by LEV PAKMAN
Creative Director DANIEL GRAY (Dailey Ideas)
Produced by MAX PAVA
Director of Photography MATT HEYMANN

 

GURNEY - Intuit TurboTax :15

Directed by LEV PAKMAN
Produced by MAX PAVA
Director of Photography MATT HEYMANN

For the Record

In a vapid industrial suburb, a teenage boy is faced with a decision when his friend is attacked by three neighborhood rivals.

Festivals:
Hamptons International Film Festival 2014
Silhouette Film Festival 2015
Ozark Shorts 2016

Coming Soon

Written and Directed by LEV PAKMAN
Produced by LEV PAKMAN
In association with FROM THE HEART PRODUCTIONS and CROOKED LETTER FILMS
Director of Photography JUSTIN LEVINE
Starring PICO ALEXANDER and LUKE MARCUS ROSEN

Download Press Kit

Susan Wides - 'this--seasons'

2016
'T' Space
Rhinebeck, NY
susanwides.com

Directed & Edited by LEV PAKMAN

Leffie Louise - "Birdhouse"

Director/Editor/Producer: Gabriel Gomez & Lev Pakman
Color: Carlos Flores Espinoza
Titles: Elena Scott
Creative Consultant: Kahiem Rivera
Starring: Levi Capper, Mark Stewart, Karen Curlee, Kahiem Rivera, Dora Margery, Jesse Capper, and Blaine Capper

Special Thanks: the family
soundcloud.com/leffielouise

Side Effected
WAITRESS - Intuit TurboTax :15
MIDNIGHT SNACK - Intuit TurboTax :15
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For the Record
Susan Wides - 'this--seasons'
Leffie Louise - "Birdhouse"