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Made Public

On the eve of his wedding, Dave commits a cardinal sin: His doubts about tying the knot go viral.

Alone at the altar, the groom must confront his own cold feet, a Greek chorus of bridesmaids, and the bride herself — all to save his marriage before it’s even begun. From the brilliant and creative hands of Foster Wilson, a director who’s capable of shifting empowering conversations through a dynamic dramatic tone, all while keeping the edge on the comedic puns. After treating us with the snapper short ‘Waffles‘, Wilson takes us to the altar in ‘Made Public’, pending the results of a poll made the evening prior by the groom.

Made Public is an exploration of social media and its influence on our relationships — both public and private — and the perils of making our own decisions in a world dominated by likes, loves, and angry faces. The script won an Emergence Award for Female Filmmakers in 2017, granting us a dozen partnerships with production and post-production houses in Los Angeles. The short was shot in century-old church in just two days with a 77% female crew, including nearly all female keys. Starring Jeanine Mason (Roswell, New Mexico; Grey’s Anatomy) and Josh Zuckerman (90210), the film received the Audience Award at the 2019 Bentonville Film Festival and four awards, including Best Film and Best Director, at the 2019 Vaughan International Film Festival.

With an unusual and fun (but also sad) story, the film was driven by its spirited conversational pace and discovering progression. The dynamic couldn’t have reached such height without the brio of Jeanine Mason (who also stars in Waffles) and Josh Zuckerman, whose incredible performances simply take over the spirit and poise of the film.

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