Director: J.B. Herndon
United States, 2009, 13 min
WINNER: Spirit Award
Cast:Darius Uczkowski, Jan Uczkowski, Jesse Turits, David Lamberton, Cynthia Granville
Crew:Producer: Celina Paiz - Screenwriter: J.B. Herndon - Editor: Celina Paiz, J.B. Herndon - Cinematographer: Jarin Blaschke - Sound: Matt Rocker
Sales:Olivier Heitz - Premium Films - 130 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France - T: +33 (0)1 42 77 06 39
Everything is on autopilot. A bicycle propels forward with no rider and adolescent boys make internet videos. At home, Mark's family drifts in isolation, escaping the lazy afternoon, when reality circles back.
About the director
Born 1981 in Springfield, Colorado, J.B. Herndon drove cattle and plowed fields on the family farm before studying at Brown University. His first short film, THE SOLDIER'S WIFE, screened at festivals such as the Locarno International Film Festival and South by Southwest. He received the Jerome Foundation's Media Arts grant for the production of AUTOPILOT, his second short. He is based in Brooklyn, NY.