"Bullies On Vacation" is a dark comedy short directed by Devon Gummersall and written by Brian Vander Ark, lead singer of the band The Verve Pipe. On vacation with his family, writer David Sandstedt discovers that his childhood taunter, Steve Vanderlaan, is vacationing with his family at the very same resort. A simple ‘sucker punch’ is anything but, and lessons learned are few and far between.
Explicit language and themes.

“Bullies on Vacation” won Best Short Film at the 2010 Ferndale Film Festival, Ferndale, MI, Best Comedy Short at the 2011 Detroit Windsor International Film Festival and Best Actor – Short, Best Supporting Actor – Short and Best Screen Play – Short at the 2nd Annual Michigan Film Awards. The film also received an Official Finalist Award at the 2011 Las Vegas Film Festival. “Bullies on Vacation” has Official Selection Accreditation at the 2011 Detroit Independent Film Festival, Capital City Film Festival, Sonoma International Film Festival, Indie Spirit Film Festival, Little Rock Film Festival, Waterfront Film Festival, Manhattan Film Festival and the Detroit Windsor International Film Festival, HollyShorts Film Festival and Blue Water Film Festival.

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