“A stellar work of art meets filmmaking.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
- Indie Shorts Mag
The story of Office Man, who works in a box. He seems content fulfilling the requirements of his daily routine, until a computer error changes everything.
Box Office Smash has currently gained 14 awards, 10 nominations and 5 Official Selections on the international film festival circuit.
WINNER (First Place) The Maco Project Film Festival, New York 2018
WINNER Best Drama Short, Best Original Score, Best Director & Best Cinematography at Royal Wolf Film Awards Los Angeles 2018
WINNER Best Narrative Short, Best Director, Best Cinematography & Best Original Score at the Pinnacle Film Awards Hollywood Hills 2018
WINNER Best Short Film at The Monkey Bread Tree Film Awards 2018
WINNER (Silver) Best Indie Short and (Bronze) Best Male Director at the Independent Shorts Awards Los Angeles 2018
WINNER Best Actor at Falcon International Film Festival London November Edition 2018
WINNER Best Soundtrack Melbourne Short Film Festival 2019
NOMINATED Best Scenario & Best Art Direction Eindhoven Film Festival, Netherlands 2018
NOMINATED Best Short Film & Best Director International Short Film Festival London 2018
NOMINATED Best Original Score Indie Short Fest Los Angeles 2018
NOMINATED Best Director, Best Narrative Short, Best Original Score & Best Production Design Olympus Film Festival Los Angeles 2019
OFFICIAL SELECTION Disappear Here Film Festival Ballyliffin 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION Short Sounds Film Festival 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION Queen Palm International Film Festival, Palm Springs 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION Prisma Film Awards, Rome 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION Falcon International Film Festival November Edition London 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION Indie Short Fest Los Angeles 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION Falcon International Film Festival London 2019
OFFICIAL SELECTION Bermuda International Film Festival 2019 (an Academy Award qualifying festival)
“4.2/5 Stars: ‘Box Office Smash’ has it all. Be it Killeen’s acting or Dunn’s direction & editing, or Bell’s keen fusing of his composition to the pace of the film, ‘Box Office Smash’ is a stellar work of art meets filmmaking.”
- Indie Shorts Mag (indieshortsmag.com/reviews/2018/10/box-office-smash-is-like-its-namesake/)
"Box Office Smash is so powerful in its conviction and execution it will leave a beaming smile on your face."
- Confessions From a Geek Mind (confessionsfromageekmind.com/2018/10/08/box-office-smash-review/)
"Phil Dunn’s short film Box Office Smash is well… a box office smash!"
- Ben Rider, Festival Director, TMBT Film Awards (themonkeybreadtree.com/summer-2018/)
"“Box Office Smash” is one of the big pleasant surprises of the October round. A powerful metaphor."
- Independent Shorts Awards, LA.
"Recommended viewing for sure."
"Box Office Smash is a clever film with high entertainment value."
- Festival Director, Pinnacle Film Awards, Hollywood.
Office Man: James Killeen
Dog Walker: Lou Kenney
Written & Directed by: Phil Dunn
Original Score: Thomas Bell
Director of Photography: Mario Genovese
Production Company: Authentive
Producer: Elissa Day
Colourist: Stef Colosi
Sound Design: Rich Vossgatter
Sound Design Assistant: Matt Walters
Editor/Compositing: Phil Dunn
Set Design/Art Direction: Phil Dunn
Camera & Lighting Equipment: Procam London
Sound Recordist: Garen Kazandjian
IMDb page: imdb.com/title/tt8984084/